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In 1993, more than 1,000 levees broke along the Mississippi River, flooding thousands of acres. In most cases the floods were seen as an “Act of Go...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:08
  • Purchases: 1
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There are plenty of entrepreneurs coming up with solutions to the many problems with water. But they're not getting enough interested investors.

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Melting Alaskan glacier, Credit: Rupa Shenoy
Water is claiming more coastal land, everywhere. So, do we prepare for that, or protect against it?

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Swansea Water Manager Robert Marquis
Our biggest source of freshwater is running out -- everywhere.

Bought by WABE, WLPR, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Our progress on cleaning up waterways has stalled, and scientists are blaming... everyone.

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


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Our relationship with water is changing, and we can’t ignore that water’s moods are getting a lot more dramatic.

Bought by WLPR and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Judith Haggard is one of two nurse practitioners at the Otto Bean Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. The clinic has no full-time doctor so Haggard works with a collaborating physician outside of the SEMO Health Network, which runs Otto Bean., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
The Missouri Bootheel is a region emblematic of the social and medical problems facing rural Missouri, and really, all of rural America. Life expec...

Bought by WAMC and WABE


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Public transportation is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than driving a car, but in cities where it is widely used—like New York, Boston ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:52
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A recent poll shows forty percent of Americans still think Gulf seafood isn’t safe to eat. Commercial fishermen in Bayou La Batre are fighting to w...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:34
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The Alabama beach tourism industry was hit hard by the Gulf oil spill, and it could take years before local officials know if visitor businesses ha...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2011
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Canon City Mustangs, Credit: Amy Hadden Marsh
Feature story about BLM wild horse and burro holding facility at Canon City, Colorado, and why there are over 2,000 mustangs and burros there.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2009
  • Length: 03:58
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Each year, more people visit zoos than all major sporting events combined. But while top zoos say they're at the forefront of wildlife education a...

Bought by KWIT, North State Public Radio, KGOU, WNYC, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: May 14, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This report describes the impact tighter border security and toughened immigration efforts are having on border communities.

Bought by KOSU, KDNK, 90.5 WSNC, PRX Election Podcast, WILL and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 6