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HOUR ONE: "Books We Can't Forget" - Is there a book that changed your life? Celebrated authors share their favorite reads to launch our new podcast...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: :00
Caption: Earthrise, NASA image AS08-14-2383, taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission
A scientific paper published in May 2019 states that eight urgent, simultaneous actions are needed to head off potential ecological disaster in the...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Increasingly, people around the world are experiencing a fresh water crisis. More than 17 countries are under high water stress, and one fourth of ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:25
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HOUR ONE: "If Your Clothes Could Talk" - Unless you're a nudist, you probably wear clothes. But if they could talk, what would they say about you? ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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There has never been a better time to become a citizen scientist: curious individuals interested in collecting data to build toward solutions, expa...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio we call upon the Canadian government to amend and expand their June 2019 legislative action--the Wild Animal a...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
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This week on World Ocean Radio we introduce listeners to Project Drawdown, a collective of scholars and innovators assembled to address the challen...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:32
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Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity's annual demands on Nature exceed the capacity for Earth's ecosystems to regenerate those resource...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 05:14
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With the Hearts in the Ice expedition set to begin one month from now, World Ocean Radio is revisiting a special episode dedicated to the upcoming ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Wolf Schram for Unsplash
How often do we think about what lies below the surface of the land, below the sea floor? This week on World Ocean Radio we're thinking about water...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:33
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HOUR ONE: "Why Do We Meet?" - Studies show we're all disappointed with our friendships. Is it time to rethink the way we gather? HOUR TWO: "Worsh...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: 'Loving Bees' - Bees are endangered, but all over the world, people are stepping up to save them — in backyards, science labs, and the ur...

  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Desalination plant in Hamburg, Germany, Credit: World Atlas | worldatlas.com/articles/can-we-make-drinking-water-out-of-ocean-water.html
This week on World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill gets us thinking about seawater: as a resource for fresh drinking water, as a means for robust rene...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
Can hope co-exist with cataclysmic realities like climate change? We conclude our "Hope" series with a look at the future.

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
HOUR ONE: "Hope: Are We Really Doomed?" - Can hope co-exist with cataclysmic realities like climate change? We conclude our "Hope" series with a lo...

  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Solar energy has emerged worldwide as a serious and viable alternative to fossil fuels, and can now be found in many places around the world. In th...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: "Charlotte’s Hope” was tagged and observed by scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and filmed by BBC 1 for Blue Planet Live, in Charlotte Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula on March 11, 2019. Charlotte's Hope was then adopted and named by Peter
There has never been a better time to be a citizen scientist--those individuals interested in the collection of data toward solutions, the expansio...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Phytoplankton (and algae) form the lowest trophic level, the base of the aquatic food web, Credit: NOAA | www.noaa.gov
Food webs describe who eats whom in an ecological community. In the aquatic food web, humans feed down the food chain, consuming lesser and lesser ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:27
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Invention and management of energy systems have led to increased efficiency and less reliance on unsustainable supplies of fossil fuels. In this ep...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: 500 Episodes, Credit: World Ocean Radio
This week marks the 500th episode of World Ocean Radio! For more than 10 years, World Ocean Radio has been engaging in dialogue about ocean issues,...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: Ernest Shakelton British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, Credit: Public Domain Review
Antarctica, terra nullius--nobody's land, has long been a place apart, once explored only by intrepid and resourceful individuals willing to risk f...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:16
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HOUR ONE: "In Search Of Real Food" - Supermarkets are designed to make you think you have a lot of choices. But do you? This hour, reclaiming real ...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy of dikes, dams, g...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 05:28
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HOUR ONE: "The Secret Language of Trees" - When was the last time you listened to a tree? Biologists are just beginning to unravel their vast netwo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Citizen Scientists Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby , Credit: Hearts in the Ice
This week on World Ocean Radio we introduce listeners to two women who are planning to embark on an unsupported exploration in the Arctic: 270 days...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 1