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Caption: Shawn Campbell helps Justin Herris get back on the boat after a dive at the Circle of Heroes military memorial off the coast of Clearwater, Fla., Credit: Stephanie Colombini/American Homefront
A growing number of programs try to treat PTSD by getting veterans into nature, even deep under the sea. But there's little scientific evidence tha...

Bought by KPBS, WOUB, Texas Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and Colorado Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A screenshot from a July 23 Facebook post shows mold on a mattress at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Other photos posted by airmen showed moldy shoes, walls, and uniforms., Credit: "Air Force amn/nco/snco" Facebook group
Mold has long been a problem at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. But when airmen started posting photos on Facebook, the Air Force stepped...

Bought by WOUB, KPBS, North Country Public Radio, WUSF, and Colorado Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: El Paso County, Col. resident Liz Rosenbaum spends about $70 per month on bottled drinking water rather than drink from her tap., Credit: Dan Boyce / American Homefront
The military is spending millions of dollars to clean up water contamination around bases throughout the country. But people living with the contam...

Bought by KPBS, WUSF, and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: by the Southern Environmental Law Center
An elderly couple steps up to defend their farm and neighbors when pipeline developers won’t back down from a risky, environmentally damaging proje...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 27:53
Caption: White Nose Fungus growing on the wing go a Northern Long Eared Bat , Credit: Rebecca Nolan
Scientists on Martha's vineyard investigate how to save bats from the deadly White Nose Fungus, which has been killing bats across North America.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 09:32
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And how California’s car emission standards continue to influence the rest of the country.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 39:44
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Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit ha...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The 2008 Kingston, Tennessee coal ash spill was disastrous at the time, but what came a decade later would reveal the full devastation of the tragedy.

Bought by KRZA and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 22:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

Bought by KFAI, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by WFHB, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Kathleen Dean Moore
Moral Philosopher and Environmental-Thought Leader, Kathleen Dean Moore, tells the hard, urgent truth about the state of Earth and calls out for mo...

Bought by WETS and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Lent in Oatka Creek , Credit: Caitlin Whyte, WXXI
A look at citizen science, through a project in western New York.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
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The stuff in Scotchguard and Teflon coatings is poisoning water supplies and never goes away It's even been found in animals on the North Pole! Wit...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Midshipmen from the Naval Academy depart the USS Higgins after a recent training exercise., Credit: Steve Walsh/American Homefront
The Navy is rolling out its latest plan to manage wildlife in its ocean training grounds from Southern California to Hawaii. But environmentalists ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Children protest at Love Canal, Credit: Center for Health, Environment & Justice
This week marked the 40th anniversary of the federal emergency declaration at Love Canal, the New York neighborhood endanger by industrial pollutio...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:32
Caption: The effects of erosion in Euclid, Ohio, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Great Lakes water levels are high right now – Lake Erie’s are two feet above average, which threatens coastal properties from Ashtabula to Toledo. ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WKAR, WOUB, WDET Detroit Public Radio, and WCMU


  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 5
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Canada is moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and officials predict that it’s likely to happen by the end of the year. As pot supplie...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WVBI-LP, North Country Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Downtown Manhattan Heliport in New York City
The helicopter crash in the East River that killed all five of its passengers renewed a call to ban helicopter tourism in NYC. But one group has be...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: Bobby Jones stand on the site of his old patio, which is now partially buried by last year's floods., Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
Last year, flooding along Lake Ontario caused millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses. Now, lake levels are several inches above norm...

Bought by WAMC, WKSU, WSKG, North Country Public Radio, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Denise Beyer of the Beyers Maple Farm in East Aurora New York, taps maple trees., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Scientists say climate change affects everything from weather patterns to animal migrations. And now, a popular breakfast condiment could be at ris...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WORT, WVBI-LP, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Rita McNamara is concerned about plan for landfill near her home., Credit: Morgan Springer
In northern Michigan, people who live near a landfill have been dealing with contaminated drinking water for decades. A new plan for the landfill m...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, and WCMU


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Water pipes are being installed near Foxconn site., Credit: Chuck Quirmbach
A huge factory -- as big as 11 football fields -- is triggering concerns in Wisconsin. Foxconn Technology plans to make liquid crystal display scre...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WXXI, WVBI-LP, WCPN, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dave Hurlburt of teh BayCreek Paddling Center, Credit: Caitlin Whyte
Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent to clean up the Great Lakes each year. And a federal law targets some of the most contaminated areas, tho...

Bought by WXXI, WAMC, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Different species of algae await testing in the ongoing fight against harmful algal blooms, Credit: Veronica Volk, Great Lakes Today
In the Great Lakes region, toxic algae blooms are a big problem. Every summer, they leave a green sheen on parts of the Great Lakes – and on many s...

Bought by KPIK-LP, WRVO Public Media, WVBI-LP, WBFO, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 8