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Caption: Robert H. Frank
It’s well understood that our environments affects our behavior. Realistically, though, it works both ways. Our behavior profoundly impacts our env...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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
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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roger S. Gottlieb
Here’s the conundrum: a good person doesn’t knowingly create devastation and suffering. Yet, that is exactly what we’re doing with our environment....

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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From artificial beaches maintained by natural ocean currents, to projects that make extra room for rivers flowing through cities, the Dutch know ho...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 18:14
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
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Want a bike lane? Then go out and paint one on the road. Citizens in Macon redesigned downtown streets to show their city what the future can be....

Bought by WFHB, KMRE-LP, WRGY, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kelly Church, Credit: Richard Church, Pottawatomi and Ottawa
2018 National Heritage Fellow Kelly Church is an Anishanabe basketmaker who combines a traditional craft with a contemporary eye.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:56
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
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Jennifer Haigh's novel Heat and Light takes a hard look at fracking in an Appalchian town

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:18
Caption: Stephen Nash
Using the Grand Canyon as the trailhead for his book, journalist Stephen Nash sounds an alarm of urgency for protecting our national parks.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeremy Lent
In November, 2017, over fifteen thousand scientists from 184 countries issued a warning to humanity.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matthew Willey and Bees, Credit: The Good of the Hive
Matthew Willey's multi-year initiative The Good of the Hive is more than an art project.

Bought by WLRH, WCAI / WNAN, and WNJR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 25:12
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00