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Our progress on cleaning up waterways has stalled, and scientists are blaming... everyone.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Our relationship with water is changing, and we can’t ignore that water’s moods are getting a lot more dramatic.

Bought by WLPR and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inspiring Texans to keep water flowing for future generations.
Our Desired Future is a 30 minute radio documentary designed for public radio to educate Texans on the interdependence of our groundwater, springs ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and KWBU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Climate change is here affecting weather conditions and sea levels. In India it's also having a more surprising influence on the country's tigers. ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a new push to get tourists in New Orleans off bourbon street and into nature. Eco-tourism is the new way to explore Louisiana according to ...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A deformed baby duck found at Kesterson NWR, Credit: U.S. Geological Survey
The internet has put whistleblowers in the public eye, and the government’s crosshairs. The world’s biggest institutions are running scared and cra...

Bought by WNJR and KMUN


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seed Academy at Seven Seeds Farm, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
The movement for GMO regulation is going local. And the seed and pesticide companies are fighting back. As part of “What the Fork”, a multi-media...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
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Every year for the past few years, tens of thousand of flytraps have gone missing – from the wild, from gardens, from nurseries. And, really, nobod...

Bought by KALH, 90.5 WESA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 21:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Some architects say there are just some buildings that should never have been built: buildings that violate human rights by design.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 19

  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 14:53
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
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Two first time radio producers travel to the Everglades intending to tell the story of a state-sanctioned Python hunt, but end up telling an altoge...

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 09, 2013
  • Length: 15:34
  • Purchases: 2
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: Yellowstone flyover 2, Credit: K. Gourlay
Whitebark pine trees, once a feature of the mountainous west, are under attack. Nearly two-thirds have died from beetle attacks and other causes, h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tropical Audobon Society members on the annual Christmas Bird Count, Credit: Dina Weinstein
The annual Christmas Bird Count involves birders all over the Americas as citizen scientists tracking population and environmental changes. Miami, ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: City recycling worker, Credit: QUEST
Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city steppe...

Bought by WAMC and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 2
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A new business helps local restaurants save money and help the planet by composting.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode fifteen takes us to the wilderness with former hotshot Mike Kennard. What's a hotshot? They're the folks on the front lines fighting forest...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2010
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Idaho's Bounty Crew, Credit: Paulette Phlipot Photography
A sound rich feature on an Idaho group working to distribute local food in winter.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2010
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dead Pine Beetles, Credit: Emilie Ritter
Pine Bark Beetles are turning green trees red

  • Added: Aug 20, 2009
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Canon City Mustangs, Credit: Amy Hadden Marsh
Feature story about BLM wild horse and burro holding facility at Canon City, Colorado, and why there are over 2,000 mustangs and burros there.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2009
  • Length: 03:58
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Each year, more people visit zoos than all major sporting events combined. But while top zoos say they're at the forefront of wildlife education a...

Bought by KWIT, North State Public Radio, KGOU, WNYC, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: May 14, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What's global warming doing to the ocean?

Bought by KZYX, KRUA, KUOW, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 6
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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"The toilet bowl that never flushes"

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KFAI, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4