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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Low-Wage Workers Organize Largest Nationwide Protest to Push for $15 Minim...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A Dirty Little Secret Hiding in Plain Sight? The Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of.. That and other water stories for the week ending April 19, 2015.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:20
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"The Great Invisible" is a new documentary about the 2010 BP Oil Spill. The movie's director Margaret Brown grew up on the Alabama coast, and saw t...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 15:38
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A weekly news report about water and water issues around the globe.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 11:24
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill describes what a transformed Arctic might look like, and suggests that we should be encourag...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
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The world ocean is a sick sea. The symptoms are no longer deniable as we become familiar with stories of reported spills, leaks, dying reefs, warmi...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Leigh Fondakowski
When we talk about corporations trying harder to do the right thing when it comes to the environment, it’s important to remember the consequences o...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Two historic jewels: New Orleans & Venice, Italy are struggling to plan for sea level rise, in cities that already routinely flood because of quest...

Bought by WZEN.org and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 19, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon on April 21, 2010., Credit: Flickr user EPI2oh.
On this episode we look at how environments recover after natural and manmade disasters. First, we hear about how ecosystems repair themselves afte...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2012
  • Length: 13:42
Caption: Unemployed oyster shucker Tam Nguyen , Credit: Barry Yeoman
For many of Louisiana's oyster shuckers, shrimp peelers, and deckhands, survival after the BP oil spill meant accepting one-time payments of $5,000...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 17, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
  • 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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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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After the explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon Rig killed 11 workers in April 2010, oil began spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from the damaged well,...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Offshore oil spills have devastating consequences, yet storm-drain runoff from leaky cars and gas stations can be just as bad. Do the risks of deep...

Bought by WRFA-LP and WEKU


  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Patrons at Young at Heart Club in New Orleans' Pigeontown neighborhood., Credit: Barry Yeoman
Crescent City Blues takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Centra...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KCMJ Community Radio, Radio New Zealand, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Thomas Azwell with tea tank, Port Sonoma, CA, Credit: Catherine Girardeau
A UC Berkeley researcher is attacking toxic hydrocarbons left over from oil spills with microbes, earthworms, and a few acres of land. Catherine Gi...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 11, 2010
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Next American City's Editor-in-Chief Diana Lind talks with Mark Muro of the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program about the catastrop...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2010
  • Length: 16:21
Caption: Dr. Jack Alpert
Rumors, myth, and conspiracy pour out of the Gulf Gusher. Alex investigates. Plus Stanford Research's Jack Alpert explains "time blindness" - why w...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2010
  • Length: 53:00

  • Added: Jun 02, 2010
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Oil spills and how getting your hair cut could help to clean them up.

  • Added: May 20, 2010
  • Length: 10:12