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You know you haven’t been hiking or botanizing out in the desert or grassland enough when you look to the roadsides for interesting plants, but I’l...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:13
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Well, I spent so much time jabbering about my conversion to a desert rat and monsoon believer that I left some stuff out and so here is what I left...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
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I don’t know any poultry fanciers that don’t have a guinea fowl story or two or three. Chickens are where it usually starts as they are the gateway...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 05:10
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We head up the road this week to California on Independence Day, 1776. The Thirteen Colonies busting loose. It would be 75 more years before folks ...

Bought by KPBS


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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" We live in a competitive world, but traditionally we are not a competitive people. Our heritage is to share our wealth. Our heritage is humility....

Bought by WTIP and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, what happens when you believe in someone ... even someone you don't know?

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 07:29
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"I told them my people can sense insincerity and they can sense defeat. They can tell if you think they are dysfunctional or hopeless or alcoholic ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 07:40
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" When I make my maple syrup, it’s the only time I find any peace. My dog stays by the fire and I can hear the popping and the cracking of the tree...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 06:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Arne Vainio, Credit: Ivy Vainio
"The story of how I became a doctor has several beginnings and maybe the middle part has a few different versions depending on what part of being a...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 1
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"I have something for you and for him. It’s the only Ojibwe song I know and it was given to me to sing in the American Cemetery in Luxembourg. I sa...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 1
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"Ernest knew that deep inside and he gave me something I didn’t even realize I needed. He gave me silence and he taught me in that silence. All of...

Bought by WTIP and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
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“I remember your stories and I appreciate what you tried to teach me. I wish I could have gone ricing with you and heard you knocking rice as t...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 07:16
  • Purchases: 1
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"I always think when you’re finding your family history, you want there to be a haunted Scottish castle on a moor and maybe some kind of...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 06:22
  • Purchases: 1
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"These men are in prison with the expectation from society that they are going to change for the better. They should be able to expect the same ...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: From "The Sea Ice is Our Highway: An Inuit Perspective on Transportation in the Arctic" a contribution to the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment, Credit: Inuit Circumpolar Council, CANADA
The first Arctic highway was the sea: a moving, shifting, frozen system that allowed its inhabitants to be sustained for generations. Since 1974, t...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 04:57
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We continue our summer travels with native American poet Deborah Miranda, who reads from her multi-genre book, BAD INDIANS: A TRIBAL MEMOIR, winne...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Humankind has for centuries been connected to the cycles of the year for sustenance from land and sea. We have built our communities and our spirit...

  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 05:41
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House finches are pretty darned cute and that’s why pet stores back in New York City in 1939 were selling them as “Hollywood Finches”. The Migrator...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
Caption: Inukshuk in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. Inukshuk are stone structures constructed to communicate with humans throughout the Arctic. Traditionally constructed by the Inuit, the word means “to act in the capacity of a human.”
Health and Welfare of the Indigenous People of the Arctic. In this episode, host Peter Neill examines the rights of the indigenous peoples of the A...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 09:44
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This is all probably more than you wanted to know, but what the yucca moths tell us is that there are, no doubt, hundreds of thousands of pollinato...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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Desert Rosemallow is the official common name I think, though I see it called Coulter’s Hibiscus as well.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:34
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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
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Jeremiah Williams, better known as Flag Boy Twin, may have left New Orleans, but he brought his rich heritage as a Mardi Gras Indian with him. Part...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The iconic blue footted booby, Credit: Rod Mast | Marine Photobank
W2O Director Peter Neill recently spent time in the Galãpagos Islands and is back to share his observations from a long-anticipated trip to the UNE...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 05:14