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This week on the show: The Florida Keys were devastated by Hurricane Irma over one year ago — we check in to see how residents are coping with de...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On the program this week, we'll be hearing how Brazil’s poorest border state is dealing with the influx of tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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Living Planet: Insects and us - On this week’s show: Most people think of insects as pests to get rid of — but our survival may be intimately...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Building eco-metropolises - Ever more people in the world are living in urban areas. But how can we make our cities sustainable? ...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Battle over resources - In Nigeria, farmers and herdsmen clash over resources, as herdsmen need land for their cattle to graze o...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: A journey to Africa - Rwanda’s mountain gorillas were once headed for extinction. Their numbers are now slowly recove...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 3
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A 400 foot diameter space rock's path could bring it to within an Earth diameter of the surface of our planet.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Small asteroids swarm about the Earth in its orbit around the Sun like gnats around an outdoor light in the summer time.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A small asteroid, which could pass under a basketball hoop, missed the Earth by about 9,000 miles.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park., Credit: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park.
New York State plans to shut off the American Falls, a major attraction for tourists who flock to Niagara Falls. It's part of a project to replace...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, WAMC, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Experts from around the Great Lakes gathered to discuss their priorities for the future of the region., Credit: Northland College
Groups around the US and Canada are watching the presidential election, hoping the next US president will continue to prioritize restoration effort...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WKSU, WXXI, WCPN and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 6
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The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted geysers erupting from Jupiter's Moon Europa.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a disintegrating comet 67 million miles from us.

Bought by WLPR, Radio Newark, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Brianna Boggan takes a water sample at Villa Angela-Euclid Beach, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Although a lot of beaches are tested for contamination in the water, many agencies use dated information to determine if it’s safe to swim. A new ...

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


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Lifeguards performing a drill at Silver Beach County Park, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
With lifeguards, warning signs, 911 phones and education efforts, beaches across the Great Lakes are preparing for emergencies. But how effective a...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUK, WXXI, WCPN and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Waves crash against pier near Silver Beach, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Berrien County, Mich., is a tourist destination because of its beautiful beaches and 50 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. But the community also ha...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUK, WXXI, WCPN and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 7
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Climate scientist and MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Ben Santer says scientists don't yet know if climate change is affecting the timing of the se...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Chuck Earnest's rice fields near Steele, Mo., are a waterfowl sanctuary during the non-growing season., Credit: Kristofor Husted
For such a small region, this sprawling landscape of the Bootheel has some of the most productive farmland in the U.S. A solid water supply and nut...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:50
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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They’re called bunker up north, and Pogies here in the South, and are sometimes referred to as “The Most Important Fish In the Sea”. These are the ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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In today’s EcoReport feature, Kim Ferraro, Water and Agricultural Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, talks about the ag-gag or ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
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In today’s EcoReport feature, Kim Ferraro, Water and Agricultural Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, talks about the ag-gag or ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:41
Caption: Researchers prepare to take samples of the ocean floor using a multicore device.
Biologist Steve Murawski is leading a new team of researchers trying to figure out the long-term impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill—not just on ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Atlantic salmon numbers are dropping all over the world. In the US, they can only be found in seven rivers. All of them are in Maine.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:54