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In the early evening of January 17, 2018 six hundred and seventy four observers in 11 States and Canada reported a fireball meteor streaking across...

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRZA, WTIP and more

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Biomass Renewable Energy is the Future and U.S. ECOGEN is leading the Global charge starting with Florida. Lets talk efficient fuel, Planting Eucal...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 26:52
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We hear a lot in the news about the Antarctic ice sheet melting – but what else threatens a place so cold, so remote, and so seemingly barren? In t...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 21:32
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The word “inauguration" takes us all the way back to the politics of ancient Rome and the birds behind the words inauguration, inaugural, auspiciou...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 22:14
Caption: Delaware Avenue., Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Put-In-Bay, on an island in Lake Erie, is a summer destination for vacationers and tourists. But when winter comes and ferry service to the mainlan...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WKSU, and WBFO

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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Tim Giago Talks about the Hopi Youth that ran 1,000 Miles to Standing Rock in Support of the Water Protectors

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:17
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-In his book City Cycling, Ralph Buehler emphasizes that bicycling shouldn’t be limited to those who are trained, fit, and daring enough to battle ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Radio Phoenix, WMUU-LP, WAMC, KEDT and more

  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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Tune into our Innovate interview with Wayne Pacelle of The Humane Society of the United States on leading animal advocacy efforts and combatting la...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 45:54
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Tune into our Innovate podcast with Pierre Ferrari, president and CEO of Heifer International, on bringing sustainable agriculture and commerce to ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 47:20
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Cloud seeding -- intervening in clouds to squeeze out precipitation -- is done all over the world. But it's not an exact science; we still have muc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Tune into our Innovate interview with Managing Editor Robert Rimm and Liz Maw, CEO of Net Impact. Liz discusses nonprofit strategy and the importan...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 34:18
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Managing Editor Robert Rimm hosts a dialogue with Ashoka Fellow James Thornton, Founder and CEO of ClientEarth, an organization of legal experts pu...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 55:11
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“Minnesota 13” is the name of a corn seed developed at the University of Minnesota to suit the shorter growing season in the upper Midwest. But dur...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
Caption: The Entrance to the Gates Co-op at Richardson Bay, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
From the outside, Richardson Bay in tony Sausalito looks like a manicured sea of floating million dollar homes, bobbing up and down in orderly rows...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Jesse Moss, San Francisco, CA 10/26/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jesse Moss talks recapturing cinematic freedom, finding common ground, and surrendering to the moment.

Bought by Prairie Public

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 16:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, American Voices, Hark!, KFAI and more

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 11
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A Roman Catholic Sister in her 80s who wrote “The Grace to Race, “ she’s the oldest person ever (man or woman) to finish an Ironman Triathlon. This...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Solar workers installing panels on the Shawl Anderson Dance Center, Credit: Andreas Karelas
Among these new and creative ways to finance solar panels is crowdfunding. Instead of one person or organization paying tens of thousands of dollar...

Bought by KSFR

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Moosewatch volunteer Dave Beck holds up a marked antler. Team leader Jeff Holden looks on. They mark the antlers and hang them in a tree so others know the antler has been found and documented., Credit: Mark Brush
Wolves and moose are at the heart of the world’s longest running study of a predator and its prey. The drama unfolds on Isle Royale National Park ...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio and WTIP

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rolf Peterson on Caribou Island, one of more than 450 smaller islands in the national park's archipelago., Credit: Mark Brush
Researchers have studied the wolves and moose on a remote island archipelago in Lake Superior for 54 years. These days, the wolves are in trouble.

Bought by Delta College Public Radio and WTIP

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Barry Truitt at the helm., Credit: Charles McGuiga
Virginia’s Barrier Islands and the waters and salt marshes that surround them represent the most pristine coastal region on the Eastern Seaboard. A...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2012
  • Length: 27:16
Caption: Courtesy of the Maine Department of Transportation
Lynn Smith moved to Maine in hopes of retiring in peace - but there was one thing she hadn't counted on.

Bought by KUOW, PRX Remix, and WAMC

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A locally-grown tomato, Credit: Kyle Durbin
An feature-length interview with Slow Food International Secretary General Paolo di Croce about how his organization plans to feed the growing worl...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:24
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Stand on a street corner at dawn in Newmarket, England and you'll see a spectacle unique in the world: 3,000 racehorses parade through town every d...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 05:38
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Kivalina is on the frontlines of global climate change where an island is literally washing away.


  • Added: Apr 29, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 7