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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
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains is a source of pride and peace; for his mom and dad it is a source of constant worry...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two stories about people fighting and overcoming tough odds: First, the tale of Tony Bosco, who camped in the woods around Rutgers University for m...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise and fall of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, a quaint New England tradition that took a dark turn when riots broke out in 2014. Plus, the calme...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
  • Purchases: 1
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When a Harvard professor accidentally let Gypsy Moths loose in the 1860s, he didn't release he was unleashing a scourge that would plague New Engla...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There used to be a time when you could strike out into the vast unexplored wilderness and stake your claim – but not anymore. Today, the story of ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
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Technology advances at breakneck speed, so why hasn’t the electric grid changed in 60 years? This week’s episode explores things, that for one rea...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Ep 3 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Tyler Armstrong is 12-years-old. He loves video games, laser tag, and he wants to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. In this episo...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Episode 2 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Ever since becoming a reporter, Sam has heard stories about a secret hunting reserve in New Hampshire, stocked with elk and 200-pound wild boar. I...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
How do you define wilderness? Why are humans drawn to summits? Will the cold-hardy kiwi save a struggling local economy, or will it destroy a nativ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:29
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: Should the federal gas tax be raised to fund infrastructure?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The Highway Trust Fund provides funding for road, bridge, and mass transit projects across the country and it’s running out of money. Its revenue s...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, WMUU-LP, KUNM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:38
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Bicyclists take to the streets en mass in a fight over the ‘right to the city’.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KTSW 89.9, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WXDU and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2012
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Silverback Kabirizi, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
Fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain making them one the world's most endangered species. For more than 20 years people around the world have be...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:06
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
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3-Day Teach-in in Washington DC on Global Crisis in September 2007

  • Added: Dec 18, 2007
  • Length: 54:09
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Hour-long program about the intersection of people and the natural world

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KBUT, WFAE, KVNF, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2007
  • Length: 54:04
  • Purchases: 26
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Hour long program about the intersection of people and the natural world

Bought by WFAE, WCAI / WNAN, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2007
  • Length: 55:59
  • Purchases: 27
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Hour-long program about the intersection of people and the natural world.

Bought by WFAE, WCAI / WNAN, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, KOSU and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2007
  • Length: 55:29
  • Purchases: 27
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Hour-long program about the intersection of people and the natural world.

Bought by WFAE, WCAI / WNAN, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, KUT and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2007
  • Length: 55:34
  • Purchases: 24