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Caption: Moana and Maui sail toward land in this concept drawing for the movie, Credit: Walt Disney Studios
Disney’s latest animated movie, “Moana,” is riding a wave of popularity around the globe. Nominated for two Academy Awards this year, Native Hawaii...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting nesting murre colonies along the northern California coast. For air during late spring and summer.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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An Audio postcard highlighting the tiny, beautiful and behaviorally unique three-spined stickleback fish.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokulea, Credit: Courtesy Oiwi TV & the Polynesian Voyaging Society
The legendary Hawaiian voyaging canoe, Hokulea, is sailing around the world using the ancient art of wayfinding, navigating without instruments. Th...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:19
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Soothing sounds from the short lived singers of summer - cicadas, crickets, and grasshoppers.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jul 20, 2010
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The Book of Life: That book in heaven with the list of names? Well, biologists on earth have started their own version.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Island life evolves in isolation, and complex relationships develop that can make island ecosystems especially dependent on niche species.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Remember mowing your grandparent’s lawn with a push mower? Back then, the older generation had push mowers. Everyone else was into power.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Attention feed lot operators. Panda Energy International in Hereford, Texas, wants your manure. But only the good stuff.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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When the Moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, it’s the environment! At least it is at Pizza Fusion -- a chain of gourmet pizzerias.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The world’s rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate. But conservationists have a new trick that may help restore them. All it takes is so...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
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Get in and get out! It works for the Navy Seals. So why not do the same with a crack team of scientists?

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Followers of fish facts -- especially North Atlantic Cod enthusiasts -- are doing a double-take these days.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Six Flags theme parks staged a Halloween contest in which customers were offered free admission. All they had to do was eat a live Madagascar hissi...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We all know divorce can be painful for those involved. And now, researchers at the University of Michigan have determined that divorce also hurts t...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Nov 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Giant pandas are about as cute as an animal can get -- and, just as endangered.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Nov 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
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Holy algae, batfish, we need you to clean up that reef! When researchers wanted to know what fish on Australia's Great Barrier Reef was best at rem...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Oct 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Is Carl Safina, a prominent marine ecologist, up to something fishy?

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Oct 28, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Apparently, China's pandas could use some help. It seems that some of the males have lost their moves, their mojo, their get down and boogy...well ...

Bought by KOSU and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 28, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Sometimes good old Mother Nature seems a bit mixed up. For example, the rare okapi looks like an unlikely cross between a giraffe and a zebra. It w...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"Pygmy possum" and "giant rat." They sound like rock groups, but no! These are two mammals new to science found recently in a pristine jungle in th...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It's about the size of a small cat, but looks like a bizarre cross between a miniature antelope and an anteater. Give up?

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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If you're an endangered albatross, I have good news. You can fish without fear! Okay, maybe just less fear.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Not long ago, a kindergartener snapped a photo of a rare bird! Gabriel Gottfried spotted a large, dark-colored bird perched in a tree near his hom...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1