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Caption: Marchers from the very first Kolkata Pride march, Credit: Sandip Roy
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York. But it also marks the 20th anniversary of the first Pride march in Kolkata...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Modi film poster
When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die. In elections, though, you might just live to fight another day.

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata
What does Sandip Roy miss most about San Francisco? Clean Air.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas at thier wedding
Once outrage in distant India would barely ruffle feathers in New York. But no more. As the newsletter Broadsheet pointed out today if media is glo...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy remembers the veterans of World War 1, the Indian veterens.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Giant Anteater, Credit:  (Projeto Tamanduá/www.tamandua.org)
How giant anteaters get enough food into their tiny mouths to survive.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A photo from the exhibition "Full Moon on a Dark Night" at Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata, Credit: courtesy Soumya Sankar Bose from the show Full Moon on a Dark Night at Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata
This year Sandip Roy sees a new side of queer life in India.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Plastic garbage triggers disease in coral reefs.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Learning about how the human body moves from anatomically accurate humanoid robots.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a new political force center stage in India these days. The cow. The cow has always been holy to millions of Hindus but it’s still a plac...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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A government laboratory works to maintain supplies of some little-known metals.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cross-section of a prickly pear cactus, Credit: Susanne Bard
The drought-defying interior of the prickly pear cactus holds a secret to purifying water.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A trickle of data from the New Horizons spacecraft is building into a flood of new findings.

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Storks in Europe are forgoing migration to Africa because of the ready availability of human food from landfills.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The body and wings of the dragonfly Pantala flavescens have evolved in a way that lets the insect glide extraordinary distances on weather currents The body and wings of the dragonfly Pantala flavescens have evolved in a way that lets the insect glide ext, Credit: Greg Lasley
One species of dragonfly traverses vast oceans to breed.

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The massive methane leak in California’s Aliso canyon highlights the global side effects of the fossil fuel industry on the atmosphere.

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The loud noise of insects causes some birds to delay the onset of their song in the morning.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, WEZU, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: An Ethiopian wolf among a herd of grazing gelada monkeys., Credit: © Jeff Kerby
An unusual relationship has formed between Ethiopian wolves and gelada baboons.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A pied currawoong., Credit: Steve Igic
A tiny Australian bird sets off false alarms to fool predators.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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2014 Science Breakthroughs of the Year: The rise of the pint-sized satellite.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Goodfellow's tree-kangaroos inhabit the rainforests of New Guinea., Credit: (Liquid Ghoul/Wikipedia)
Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sea turtle, Credit: Copyright Caroline Rogers
A global perspective is needed to cut down on the unintentional casualties of commercial fishing.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Gulaab Gang Poster
This is a story about two films that are in the eye of a peculiar storm in India. One is called Gulaab Gang. The other is called Gulaabi Gang with...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Elephants respond to Maasai male playback., Credit: courtesy of Graeme Shannon
Elephants can discriminate between human voices that pose a threat to their safety and those that do not.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:01