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Caption: Hardy and Patti Plyler, Credit: Charles McGuigan
this is the conclusion of The Scotch Bonnet Republic, Ocracoke Island, and how local fisherman saved their way of life.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 24:42
Caption: James Gaskil, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island is the Key West of the southeast. And where that notable Key claims the conch as its emblem, this remote island off North Carolina...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 27:26
Caption: Will Turner, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Will Turner of Richmond, Virginia now holds the world record for the number of Ironman triathlons completed in a single calendar year—Sixty one. ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 27:16
Caption: Iron Man Will Turner in Grand Teton., Credit: Chris Defestano
Will Turner is the Real Iron Man. No special effects, no suit of armor, no comic book fiction. Will is the genuine article. He now holds the world ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 26:14
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.
Encountering one of the last red wolves in the wild at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And a run in with a black bear.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:57
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
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For the next four weeks we’ll be looking for a highly social animal called the red wolf, or rufus canis. Under the current administration, the red ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 24:59
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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A special evergreen edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man in the wilderness searches a lake for a missing boater, a recovering alcoholic s...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KVNF, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KSKA and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Unbeknownst to most commuters, ferns grow at the Van Ness-UDC Metro station in Washington, D.C.., Credit: Andy Baldwin
What's the perfect environment for a fern species dating back 65 million years? Look no further than Washington, D.C.'s subway system.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fields of sunflowers on PEI up near Souris., Credit: Charles McGuigan
The Mig Maw had a name for this place that means cradle on the waves. Which is exactly what Prince Edward Island—PEI as the people here call it—loo...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 26:31
Caption: J.B. Gaskill of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island North Carolina is the Key West of the mid-Atlantic. It's far removed from the mainland and the Outer Banks, surrounded by water, on...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Moorings on Cobb Island., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands and the waters and salt marshes that surround them represent the most pristine coastal region on the Eastern Seaboard. U...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 25:24
Caption: Aarti with a dress by Chrissy Wai-Ching
In Seattle, some in the fashion industry are going green. Aarti Chandorkar finds out how two young designers - Chrissy Wai-Ching and Renee Corrick ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 2
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Two professors walk up to a lunch truck, and the conversation they have there may change the way we study microbiology. Sometimes science has a lot...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:21
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Moving all your belongings by bike might sound crazy, but if enough people get involved, it can be both fun and efficient.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Karin Parramore's tiny house, Credit: Califia Suntree
Destination DIY producer Califia Suntree spoke to two women who built their own tiny houses about living a minimalist lifestyle. The houses are bot...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Calvin Jollimore and his daughter., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Prince Edward Island is known the world over for its mussels. Nothing quite like them and those produced on PEI account for 80 percent of all musse...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:06

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1