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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
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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There's a lot of talk about food these days, from farmer's markets to the local food movement. But in some communities, there's a whole different c...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, WRGY, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and KENW


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 32:45
  • Purchases: 4
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 an India bristling with news about beef raids, vegetarian only housing societies and animal slaughter bans, being vegetarian has started soundin...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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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: FoodShare Toronto's Mobile Good Food Market, Credit: foodshare.net
Using the buzzwords "food desert" and "food insecure" might have positive and negative impacts on the places and people they describe.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2013
  • Length: 09:14
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: girl eating the Togolese staple food "pâte", Credit: Carla Seidl
Dessert? Some people have never even heard of it. This piece examines the cultural relativity of this sweet, after-meal food practice by contrastin...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:12
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Hold that fork! Block that barbeque! Do you know the source of the meat that's sizzling on the grill? Can we trust meat inspectors to catch pathoge...

Bought by WZEN.org, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUOW, WRPI and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Corn: that most American of grains. These days corn is feed, fuel and ubiquitous sweetener, the biggest of business and some say the core of an ind...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2011
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Two lives spent breaking the mold of both traditional and feminist perspectives are recounted in candid conversation, each with a focused sense of ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WZEN.org, KREV-LP, KUOW, WHRV and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 7
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"For most of my adult life, I’ve had my hands on the wheel. With lists on my mind and places to be and things to do. I’ve worked hard and tried to ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Migrant Labor and the Poverty that Produces our Plenty

Bought by WSKG, WRPI, and WJFF


  • Added: Aug 20, 2007
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Feeding our hunger for connection

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Aug 20, 2007
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Deep-frying a turkey for Thanksgiving

Bought by KTXK, KUAC, KDNK, WAMC, KUHB and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2003
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 8