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Caption: Jones Mountain cabin
It started with the red wolves at Alligator River, took me out to the Blue Ridge Mountains, then down to a tribal gathering of the Chickahominy in ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 26:43
Caption: Ida Valley, Credit: Charles McGuigan
It all started with the red wolves who now live, for the most part, in eastern North Carolina at Alligator River. These wolves had once numbered in...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 24:33
Caption: Katrina Powell, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Just as the red wolves were dispossessed of their homes so too were the people who had inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for many gene...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Kim Wheeler is the Wolf Lady. She knows more about red wolves than just about anybody in the world. And the more I learn about these remarkable ani...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 24:51
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Red wolves used to roam free across most of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida, from Missouri to Texas, one of the top dogs in the fo...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 24:08
Caption: Sunset overlooking Mobile Bay in Fairhope, Alabama. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Imagine: crabs, fish, eels—a whole team of sea creatures—rushing towards the shore, and then sitting there, as if waiting to be caught. This isn’t ...

Bought by KVLU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 22:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Wyoming naturalist joins game herd, 'becomes' a mule deer

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 21:04
Caption: Colony of American oyster catchers on a lesser Barrier Island., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Oyster Virginia is an old fishing village on the seaside of the Easter Shore. On the road in there are old dead rises, some half submerged in the s...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 26:36
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
Caption: Solar workers installing panels on the Shawl Anderson Dance Center, Credit: Andreas Karelas
Among these new and creative ways to finance solar panels is crowdfunding. Instead of one person or organization paying tens of thousands of dollar...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dragonfly wearing a "telemetry backpack"
Why itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny backpacks may be the key to understanding how animals capture prey.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:43
  • 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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Filmmaker Mark Lewis on challenging himself, glamorizing amphibians, and the human folly of trying to outsmart Mother Nature.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 19:17

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Arthur Boone is a recycling educator and consultant
Californians do a pretty good job thinking twice before throwing things away ... we divert more than 60% of our waste away from landfills. But what...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 06:46
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Hand fishing, grabbling, or noodling is something that Gary Altizer knows plenty about. After all, he is a proud 4th generation noodler. Listen a...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ken Kirkland in his garage, where he produces homemade biodiesel from restaurant-used vegetable oil., Credit: Photo by Roisin Hunt
Gas prices have been dropping over the last few weeks, but a gallon of unleaded recently ran around $4.50 in San Francisco. Some people have resort...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rebecca Burgess has pledged to wear clothes made completely within 150 miles from her home
Few of us know exactly what goes into making our clothes – the chemicals, fibers, and dyes. But one Bay Area woman is determined to take localism t...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Not all owls hunt at night and nest in trees. Burrowing owls greet the sun from abandoned prairie dog dens. What else makes these tiny birds unique?

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Big Bend National Park is home to many rare and endangered species, but the Big Bend gambusia lives particularly close to the edge of extinction. H...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Some birds sing. Others twitter, tweet or trill. But the common nighthawk goes boom in the night. This noise isn’t all that sets nighthawks apart i...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Learning to vocalize is a surprisingly unusual ability in the animal world. How do young songbirds master their musical talents?

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The 21 oak species in our region assume many forms and are survivors of the last Ice Age. Who are these tenacious trees? And what animals depend on...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1