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Caption:  Claudia Riedener has lived in Tacoma since 1998, and is co-founder of the grassroots environmental group Redefine Tacoma., Credit: (photographer unknown)
Special for Climate Week: Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked g...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week marks International Tiger Day. And they certainly need one.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy compares our current heat wave to a typical “Indian Summer.”

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children protest at Love Canal, Credit: Center for Health, Environment & Justice
This week marked the 40th anniversary of the federal emergency declaration at Love Canal, the New York neighborhood endanger by industrial pollutio...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sandip Roy in Hawai'i
Hot lava™. This is a smoky, spicy, garlic salt. But now when I look at my Hot Lava garlic salt I feel a pang.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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A documentary that explores a phenomenon known as the Solidarity Economy, including voices from all over the world involved in different movements ...

Bought by KUNM and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1993, more than 1,000 levees broke along the Mississippi River, flooding thousands of acres. In most cases the floods were seen as an “Act of Go...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Tree "massacre" in Poland / How are the Inuit coping with climate change? / Iraq's wetland paradise under threat / Saving a red-feathered treasure ...

Bought by 'The Sea', KRJF-lp, WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Festive feast from around the world... Wine producers vs. wild boars in Italy / Bugs on the menu in Kenya / Costa Rica coffee growers go green / V...

Bought by KRJF-lp, WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Canada debates whether its Mounties should be wearing muskrat hats, French farmers try to come to terms with increased numbers of brown bears, and ...

Bought by 'The Sea', WFIU, KRJF-lp, WEJP-LP 107.1, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 13
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The sea turtles of Fiji’s Mana Island / The CO2 threat to our ocean-dwellers - Cold water corals in a warming climate / Not just monkey business in...

Bought by 'The Sea', KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEJP-LP 107.1, KCHU and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Building with wood is often associated with deforestation. But it's becoming an increasingly popular material used for sustainable building project...

Bought by 'The Sea', KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 11
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If the world fails to limit global warming to a maximum 2-degree target, the Earth could be on course for a potentially catastrophic temperature ri...

Bought by 'The Sea', KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEJP-LP 107.1, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 13
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It may be hard to imagine a composer being inspired by public hearings and court cases. But Lake Erie and its problems take center stage in a new o...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lake Superior beach near Duluth, Credit: Dan Kraker, Minnesota Public Radio
Here's a question for you Great Lakes lovers. Which is the clearest lake? You probably guessed Lake Superior. Well, that was true for a long time. ...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WBFO, WCPN and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tony David (right) and an apprentice, Angelo Johnson (left) look out over the water where the dam used to be., Credit: Veronica Volk
Seventy-two dams in the U-S were demolished last year; and hundreds more were removed in the past decade. Most are taken down as part of an effort ...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Andrea Patterson inspects a common yellowthroat in order to determine its age and sex during the banding process., Credit: Veronica Volk
Some of the migratory songbirds that pass through the Great Lakes region are already on the move, but their migratory patterns are shifting due to ...

Bought by WAMC, WCMU, WCPN, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Diver prepares to head into waters of Lake Huron, Credit: Ben Thorp
Scientists are trying to figure out how Earth developed an atmosphere rich in oxygen. The answer to this billion-year-old mystery may lie in an unl...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s visit to Buffalo New York -- a day that helped clean up waterways across the...

Bought by WABE, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WBFO, and WXXI


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 5
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Something very different is going on up in Boothbay, Maine. It was an experiment which – if it works – could represent a fundamental shift in the w...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:15
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Jeffrey Friedman talks water, politics, and surviving civilization.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: Construction outside of Juneau, Credit: Reade Levinson
Alaska is the last place on Earth with a thriving wild salmon fishery. Today, new open-pit copper and gold mines in development in British Columbia...

Bought by KUOW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 2
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There are plenty of entrepreneurs coming up with solutions to the many problems with water. But they're not getting enough interested investors.

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Melting Alaskan glacier, Credit: Rupa Shenoy
Water is claiming more coastal land, everywhere. So, do we prepare for that, or protect against it?

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Swansea Water Manager Robert Marquis
Our biggest source of freshwater is running out -- everywhere.

Bought by WABE, WLPR, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3