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Caption: Bacteria to the Future, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why did the chicken take antibiotics? To fatten it up and prevent bacterial infection. But farms have become superbug factories, threatening our l...

Bought by KFOI Radio, Royalton Community Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer and more

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Between a changing climate and an invasion of parasites, it’s a tough time for the little honeybee. A Norfolk woman’s quest to give bees a home may...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WOUB and more

  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 6
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:
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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How did Huntsville, Alabama become home to a whole host of German restaurants? It has more to do with rocket science, than with Southerners’ love o...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 33:42
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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Did you know that every calorie we eat starts with a seed? Are you concerned about the patenting of seeds, and the future of our food supply? Join...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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The role of soil microbes in human health is largely a mystery. The public is told that we need genetically engineered crops and their related herb...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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The size of a nanometer -- one billionth of a meter – is hard to imagine, but a sheet of newspaper is 100,000 nanometers thick. Nanoscale materia...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Should we be engineering seeds and patenting genes? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview wit...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Why do farmers choose to produce food organically? And what are their challenges as neighbors plant genetically modified crops that are sprayed wit...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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
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If you’re curious about where and how our taste preferences originate, and other mysteries about our sense of taste, then Join Food Sleuth Radio h...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Are genetically engineered foods safe to eat? Would labeling help consumers? Join Food Sleuth Radio Host and registered dietitian, Melinda Hemmelga...

Bought by KMUN

  • Added: Nov 05, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The human gut is home to more than 3.5 pounds of natural bacteria that help us resist infections and aid in the digestion and absorption of critica...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
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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
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Food Sleuth Radio host, Melinda Hemmelgarn, interviews Megan Westgate, Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project. Do you agree that consumers have...

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: Feb 13, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio

  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Global hunger - can the world handle the hungry population? Experts suggest various ways to feed more than 6-billion people every day.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 29:00