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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Hands and feet - You know what's better than five fingers? Six. We look at this strange new research and talk to a "po...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

Bought by KWIT, WCQS, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

Bought by WCQS, KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10
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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Climate change isn’t just an environmental problem – it’s also a health hazard. Air pollution and changing weather patterns give rise to heat-relat...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Are GMOs the answer to our planet’s food shortage? Or are they jeopardizing our health, crops and climate by creating a destructive cycle of Roundu...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUHF and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 9
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Red wing black birds, at least 6-10 in the surrounding marshy area near an east tributary to the Tolomato River, St. Augustine, FL. 3pm. Sunny. Hig...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
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We find out how it all ends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
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The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:01
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The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 17:33
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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March 14th is Pi Day! The irrational number that is the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Its Pi day! 3.141592.........

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
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Chemist Gary Patti shares how the emerging field of metabolomics, the study of metabolism, may hold clues for cancer research.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading around the world; chemist Tim Wencewicz explains what his lab is doing to solve the problem.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:48
  • Purchases: 1
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How is human milk different in the Himalayan highlands than in the United States, and what can these differences reveal about what moms and babies ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Treated for her first eating disorder at 11, Rebecca Lester now studies eating disorders as an anthropologist and psychotherapist.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A historian shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods, and discusses how their ideas about nutrition compare with how we think ab...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 1