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Caption: Offshore aquaculture operation, Credit: NMFS/NOAA
Aquaculture has long been a controversial industry fraught with conflict: waste and feed pollution, use of antibiotics, escape of genetically modif...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
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"Food keeps us from dying and it connects us." Alton Brown talks about food's power to connect, and how media and technology impact that relations...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Fishing vessels set out from Shenjiamen Port in Zhoushan city, East China's Zhejiang province., Credit: Xinhua | Liang Minhui
China is the world's largest consumer, producer, and exporter of every fish species caught by their vast industrial fishing fleet, at a rate on tra...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Sundrop Farms in South Australia is a growing leader in sustainable agriculture. They are using southern ocean seawater to grow high quality produce, including tens of thousands of tomato plants. , Credit: SunDropFarms.com
In this episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss two ideas--floating farms and saltwater agriculture--that are using ocean and renewable resources t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:40
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Conversation with Martin Graefe of Concordia Language Villages

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Tom Truelove of Truelove Farms, Credit: Lindsay Rush
LEDE: “Organic,” “Locally-grown,” “Certified Humane,” “GMO-Free." We've all seen the labels stamped on packages of chicken breast at the grocery ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Frozen tuna in the hold of a fishing ship. , Credit: Alex Hofford | Greenpeace | MarinePhotobank.org
World fisheries are in crisis, with many species pushed to the edge of extinction. The current system is a recipe for disaster: demand is up; exter...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:25
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In this commentary Youth Radio's Desmond Meagley explains why family time at his home is often overshadowed by technology.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
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The global water crisis and the prospects for future water resources is forcing adjustments for how we measure the water that is used, how it is va...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
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Because of persistent drought and water crises due to unsustainable practices, California is facing many challenges to its very existence. It is wa...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:23
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"Virtual water" is used to produce everything that we incorporate into our lives each day but is not listed on labels or calculated into price. Whe...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Boats cluster together in a Moroccan port., Credit: Mike Markovina | Marine Photobank
As the world population has grown, the demand for food has increased, technologies for more efficient harvest have evolved, and our natural systems...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:46
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An article published by The Guardian in October provides a stark exposé of one of the largest Chinese suppliers of premium tuna to the Japanese mar...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: Tuna purse seiner: illegal fishing by an Ecuadorian tuna boat in Panamanian waters., Credit: CONAMAR Foundation | Marine Photobank
Fish supplies are being rapidly depleted due to overfishing, especially in the deep ocean outside of national jurisdiction. The EU has developed ac...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
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The Cookie Cart is a north side Minneapolis business which gives many high school kids their first jobs, as is the case with this poet, Darrien.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
  • Purchases: 1
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In the relaxation drink market, companies aren’t waging the usual battle over a single word like “energy”; instead they’re picking their drugs of c...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Laura Flanders of GRITtv
Why are so few people talking about the risky operation starting at the ruined Fukushima nuclear plant?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Nov 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shark fins drying in the sun cover the roof of a factory building in Hong Kong, Credit: AFP
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will ask, "Who is the top predator here?" and, "If certain endangered species do in fact con...

  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Photo courtesty of ISSF, Credit: Andy Maluche
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss efforts being made my Interpol and other organizations to combat unreported fis...

  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Super trawler Abel Tasman, formerly the F/V Margiris, a recently renamed and reflagged 430 foot, 9,500 gross ton suction harvest and freezer ship owned by Seafish Tasmania in partnership with Seafish Tasmania Pelagic, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Dutch
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the surprisingly small number of corporate conglomerates that control the fishi...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 06:31
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted this week to destroy the program that has enabled the recovery of six endangered species through a successf...

  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: Tuna at market, Credit: Earth Times
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the relationship of fisherman and customer; market pressure and the necessity f...

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:51
Caption: An Indonesian collecting plastic goods amidst a pile of rubbish.  Ciliwung River, Jakarta, Indonesia., Credit: Ardiles Rante
Today, one of the most startling manifestations of waste is the vast accumulation of petroleum-plastic thought to be no longer useful enough to eve...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Liz and Charles Handy, Credit: Copyright-Elizabeth Handy
Phalana Tiller talks with noted author Charles Handy and photographer Liz Handy about their latest work. She also interviews former Trader Joe's ex...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Michelle Obama’s plan to eliminate obesity includes partnering with major retailers like Walmart to bring affordable, healthy food to neighborhoods...

Bought by WCSU-FM and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2