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Caroline Van Hemert and her husband Pat were nearly finished with the most ambitious trip of their lives, a 4000-mile trek across the Yukon and Ala...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Bruce Smith was on a routine helicopter flight in the remote Wind River Mountains. But what goes up must come down…one way or another.

Bought by WDBM, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 18:26
  • Purchases: 3
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Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help animals that had been abused by humans. But a harrowing experience taught her that good intentions mig...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 18:24
  • Purchases: 3
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In 2013, Neil Hayward was depressed. He had just left the biotech company he helped start, and he was getting over the end of a very serious relati...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Sam won’t tell you this, but he’s a really great athlete. He has another secret, too. There’s this photo of him leading a ski race, and it’s plaste...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 17:19
  • Purchases: 1
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man walks from Mexico to the tip of South America with his best friend, a donkey; a man crosse...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KUT, KSUT and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Today, we take a step back to imagine a world without a web of GPS satellites telling your smartphone where you are every second of the day. While ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 24:33
  • Purchases: 1
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A group of 19th century pioneers lay claim to one of the world’s most inhospitable mountains and turn it into a premiere tourist destination.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 19:41
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man utters a curse that comes true, a summer stint at a dinosaur quarry challenges a woman’s s...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KSKA, KSUT and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Paddle MN producer Jim Gallagher from the center of Canada, Credit: Jim Gallagher
Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher shares an audio postcard from a canoe trip he took during the summer of 2015 in the barren lands at the cen...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:39
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How we change nature and nature changes us, from wildflower picking in Israel to ayahuasca retreats in Peru.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:33
  • Purchases: 1
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On Paddle Minnesota today Jared Munch talks with Jim Gallagher about his 1400 mile, 49 day circumnavigation of Lake Superior on a stand-up paddle b...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 12:50
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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
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Catch a wave on Lake Superior! Jim Gallagher talks with Randy Carlson of UMD’s Recreational Sports Outdoor Program about surfing the frigid waves ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: John Keaveny in canoe
This week Jim Gallagher talks with Bemidji State University alumnus and Beaver football player John Keaveny about his experience on the 5200 mile /...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 12:52
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: 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
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: Salvatore Angelica and Susanna Bianco of Gigi Bianco winery explain their various Slow Wines at a Rome tasting, Credit: Nancy Greenleese
The Slow Food movement has changed how we eat in the last quarter century. The Italian organization encourages us to dine on flavorful and health...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: Andrew Shaw and crew poling upstream in a batteau on the James
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Marshall Expedition, an important event in the history of early American commerce. Recently, a group o...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:27