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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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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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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: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:29
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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
Caption: A radar view of Venus reveals the surface of the cloud-shrouded planet., Credit: Mattias Malmer/NASA/JPL
We have so much to learn about Venus, says JPL scientist Sue Smrekar. What we learn will help us understand our own world and Mars. Sue joins us ...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KDNK, KMRE-LP, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: David Vogel is author of the new book California Greenin’ How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader. , Credit: James Meinerth
California. Land of sunshine and seashore. In an effort to protect the state’s magnificent landscape, California has led the country in environment...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KCMJ Community Radio, KWIT, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Can tweets reveal how thoughts and moods shift throughout the day?

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Leading experts in climate science and environmental research join WorldCanvass host Joan Kjaer to discuss the most pressing concerns facing Iowans...

Bought by KZUM


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 19:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist concept of the Tiangong-1 space station, Credit: CMSA
By the time you hear this week’s episode, China’s Tiangong-1 may have spectacularly re-entered our planet’s atmosphere, raining metal on an unpredi...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal many lakes on Titan's surface, some filled with liquid, and some appearing as empty depressions. The data were obtained by Cassini's radar instrument from 2004 to 2013., Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / ASI / USGS
A computer model based on our best data about Saturn’s cloud-shrouded moon says that torrential liquid methane pounds the surface far more frequent...

Bought by KWMR, KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist concept of uneven dust ring surrounding “Tabby’s Star” KIC 8462852, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
It may not host an alien “megastructure” but Tabby’s Star still guards many mysteries of science. Astronomer and astrophysicist Tabetha “Tabby” Boy...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Representatives of Congress and the National Space Council, along with several astronauts, joined President Donald J. Trump, for the president’s signing of Space Policy Directive 1., Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
On December 11th President Donald Trump signed a memorandum that firmly points the US space effort toward the Moon, but without providing many deta...

Bought by KDNK, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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To celebrate Life of the Law’s 100th Episode, Life of the Law and the National Science Foundation brought five NSF funded scholars to the NSF Headq...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:07:16
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Science magazine named it as their Breakthrough of the Year for 2015. It's a game-changing new gene editing tool, called CRISPR. And it has the pot...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 30:18
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In an encyclical letter, Pope Francis himself will intervene next week on the global story of climate change, bringing scientific and moral authori...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KZYX


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
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People who are financially dependent on their spouse June be more likely to cheat on them.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A juvenile smalltooth sawfish., Credit: (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)
A critically endangered fish may be making up for to a lack of mates by reproducing without sex.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Former Curiosity Rover Project Scientist John Grotzinger, Credit: Mat Kaplan
The Mars Science Laboratory rover has accomplished its primary goals on the Red Planet, and John Grotzinger has left his central role to become Cha...

Bought by WTJU, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Dr. Margaret Haney, a Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Substance Use Research Center at the Columbia University Medic...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:20
Caption: Artist's conception of the completed European Extremely Large Telescope, Credit: ESO
Joe Liske, host of Hubblecast, is also the top scientist on the European Southern Observatory’s European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), now und...

Bought by KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Artist's conception of the Dawn spacecraft approaching Ceres in the asteroid belt., Credit: NASA/JPL
The Planetary Society’s experts look forward to a great year of firsts in the solar system and beyond. Bill Nye the Science Guy provides a status ...

Bought by KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The MAVEN spacecraft circling Mars., Credit: NASA/GSFC
Not just the air. Where is the water that was plentiful on the red planet billions of years ago? MAVEN may help answer these questions. Principa...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WSLR, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Our ideas about how the anatomical differences in male and female brains explain the behaviors of men and women may be based on bias rather than sc...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1