PRX - Pieces for Format: Special

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

47 results


Piece image
What was the carbon footprint of your dinner last night? This special documentary project examines how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabi...

Bought by KERA, KVSC, NPR Illinois, KHEN-LP, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
HAITI UNTOLD New one-hour documentary from Round Earth Media January 12, 2019, will mark nine years since Haiti was struck by a devastating earthqu...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KUNM, WBST, KTNA, WNYC and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 31
Piece image
Many cattle ranchers view wild bison as a threat to their livelihoods. But some think cattle and bison can coexist. On episode three of Threshold, ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
How did we go from more than 50 million wild bison to just 23 free-roaming animals? And how does the decimation of the herds relate to the oppressi...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
On this episode of Wish We Were Here, we take a close look at all sides of a controversial land deal and that bitterly divided the Colorado Springs...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Piece image
An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:17
Caption: Debate: Do hunters conserve wildlife?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In 2014, a permit to hunt a single endangered black rhino was sold for $350,000… as part of a program to support its conservation in Namibia. Count...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, XRAY.fm, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Residents of India, Israel confront water issues such as flooding, drought, pollution, and lack of access by the poor.
Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little. This documentary explor...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, WVPE, WRIR, WEKU and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Pete Seeger
Tribute to legendary singer-songwriter, political activist and environmentalist Pete Seeger featuring interviews, music and stories from a life far...

Bought by KGLT, RadioFreePalmer, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: At the Canoe Journey, Credit: Photos courtesy of Jack Storm, used with permission. Jack Storms/StormsPhoto.com
In the Pacific Northwest, Native Americans honor their cultural heritage by participating in an annual canoe journey. A Swinomish elder shares his ...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: 4 month old bear cub, Credit: Ben Kilham
You’re about to hear a story about the bear whisperer of Lyme New Hampshire, Ben Kilham, and the abandoned black bear cubs he has rescued, rehabili...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 27:53
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Mining provides the resources for many products we use every day, but it's more than just a big corporate enterprise. Listen in for a look at some ...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:34
Piece image
Sound is a vital though invisible aspect of human existence. “EarthTones” gives its audience the opportunity to experience the natural world throug...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A resident of Chicago's 49th Ward., Credit: Melissa Beck
A timely one-hour special, hosted by NPR's Scott Simon, that tells stories of American democracy at the local level. We listen in as people wrestle...

Bought by KPIK-LP, XRAY.fm, Nevada Public Radio, WNPR, KRCU and more


  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 79
Piece image
What do the poisoned Emperor Claudius, the Aztec storm deity Quetzacotl and a 5,500 year old Ice Man have in common? They were all crazy about mush...

Bought by KZYX, KZYX, and KHSU


  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:02:07
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions threaten the nation's coastal towns, Credit: Jan Sturmann
The San Francisco Bay is a place of beauty and biological diversity. But sea level rise and extreme weather will change human life along its coastl...

Bought by WHRV, KAAD-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WHRV, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Steve Mello is a farmer on Tyler Island in the San Francisco Bay Delta, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Rising waters threaten the lands of a farmer and of a developer, yet they and their families dismiss all warnings of danger. Why are so many of us ...

Bought by WHRV, KAAD-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WHRV, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Chuey Cazares and his family live in the tiny coastal town of Alviso at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Adapting to climate change will be a messy and painful business. And in the short term there will be winners and losers. Chuey Cazarez’s family is ...

Bought by WHRV, KAAD-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WHRV, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Caption: Aldo Leopold, Credit: Aldo Leopold Foundation
A celebration of the life Aldo Leopold, the man who wrote “A Sand County Almanac” in 1949, and introduced Ethics as the fundamental concept that sh...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WMUU-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KUNM, KWMR and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Artist rendering of the California High Speed Rail, Credit: CAHSRA
The Big Dig, the Bay Bridge, the Chunnel... Why do transportation projects go so spectacularly over budget? There's a simple explanation - this doc...

Bought by The Neighborhood and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 26:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inside Technology
30 Second Promo for Antarctica: Life On The Ice Special

Bought by WFIU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WCPN, 90.5 WSNC, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2010
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Inside Technology
:15 Second Promo for Antarctica: Life On The Ice Special

Bought by WFIU


  • Added: Jun 29, 2010
  • Length: :15
  • Purchases: 1