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We think of the Great Lakes today as a great place to play on the beach, to swim, to go fishing. But those huge, beautiful lakes are changing. The ...

Bought by Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Indian farmer and his wheat, Credit: Petr Kosina / CIMMYT
Journalist Christian Parenti speaks about his new book, "Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence." He connects the effect...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Commercial pig farms have a reputation for their smell, but Stephen Green was more troubled by the sound of all those pigs, confined in quarters so...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Torbjörn Törnqvist says sea-level rise will overtake natural subsidence as a cause of land loss., Credit: Barry Yeoman
Most of us shudder to imagine the impact of another large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and for good reason. A spill in future decades could hav...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:36
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Every year, in cities across the world, cyclists throw off their clothes and ride naked as part of the World Naked Bike Ride - a global protest mov...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 18:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Before Katrina, Sharon Hanshaw owned a beauty salon and lived in a house on a tree-lined street. All that all changed when the hurricane hit Biloxi...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, KOSU and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Hope or Despair on the 41st Earth Day? US Whistleblower Says Fukushima Hydrogen Explosion Could Happen Here. Oil Companies’ Control Over Media

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and KQED


  • Added: Apr 23, 2011
  • Length: 57:03
  • Purchases: 2
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New Orleans East is home to the most-dense ethnically Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam. In the Gulf region, about 80 percent of Vietnamese ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KGNU, Vermont Public Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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With federal support for public transit hanging in the balance, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal trans...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Chemist Wilma Subra has spent her career defending local communities against Louisiana’s powerful oil and gas industry. Since the Deepwater Horizon...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, Vermont Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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For Nat Turner, garden rakes and shovels are tools for transformation. He's transformed an old store in New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward into an urba...

Bought by KOSU, KCMJ Community Radio, KWMR, WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Dr. Kyshun Webster is a man who gets things done. And before that, he was a kid who got things done. Now the founder and executive director of Oper...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, Vermont Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WFIU and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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With transportation jobs on the line, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal transportation choices - privat...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KMUN and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
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Sustainable Design for the Future, from IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation. Sustainable planning – of buildings and communi...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KZYX, KISU, WNYC, KZYX and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Fresh Greens 2.0
NHPR teams up with Generation PRX and the Terrascope Youth Radio group at MIT for another one-hour youth special. "Fresh Greens 2.0" examines what ...

Bought by WNIJ, KBRP Community Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSFR, WEKU and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 12
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Today on Don't Cha Know - A tribute and recognition to the life's work of Dr. Calvin Fremling. One of the foremost authorities on the endangered en...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 16:03
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Exploring the appeal and annoyances of backyard chickens as some Denver residents push for an initiative to change the city's current hen laws.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
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Cincy Paranormal Radio 12-20-10

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 01:02:45
Caption: Inside Technology
The Water-Energy Crunch is a clash of essential needs. Humans are thirsty creatures who need water to drink and bathe, but also to produce most for...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUNM, 90.5 WESA and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
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In 1987, a barge filled with New York City garbage was dragged up and down the East Coast and into Mexican and Caribbean waters. Our panelists use ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, WRPI and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Winona LaDuke has spent decades working on issues of renewable energy, health, and environmental justice on northern Minnesota's White Earth Reserv...

Bought by KVNF, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KZYX, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1971 famed Chef Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. The current popularity of Farmers’ Markets and Community Gardens can i...

Bought by KVMR, KZYX, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2010
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Mass of maggots
One of the most disgusting creatures is in fact one of the most useful. Join Paula Kahumbu and Dino Martins on a smelly journey of discovery.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2010
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 2
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John Francis spent two decades walking across North and South America, spreading a silent message of respect for the earth. He takes host Majora Ca...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KWMR, WCAI / WNAN, Vermont Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Brenda Palms Barber is driven by a certainty that "people deserve second chances and you can choose to turn your life around." Brenda started a tra...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, Vermont Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, The Public's Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7