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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How accurate was Vonnegut when he described the end of the world? We tackle climate science with climate researchers from the Scripp’s Institute of...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 24:57
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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
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Yale University ornithology professor Richard Prum’s newest book is "Evolution of Beauty. How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:53
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Nature writer Craig Childs is the author of Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. It’s a travelogue of places and people, just like us...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Red wolves used to roam free across most of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida, from Missouri to Texas, one of the top dogs in the fo...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 24:08
Caption: Stephen Nash
Using the Grand Canyon as the trailhead for his book, journalist Stephen Nash sounds an alarm of urgency for protecting our national parks.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeremy Lent
In November, 2017, over fifteen thousand scientists from 184 countries issued a warning to humanity.

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“From the forests perspective, there is no such thing as a bad fire.” Dr Dominick DellaSalla Calls wild fires “natures phoenix” and discusses the i...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 50:36
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning naturalist, poet & author discusses her most recent book "The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Dr. Rush Holt
The Trump Administration is calling for drastic cuts in scientific research and development.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: March for Science
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order. Its purpose is to reverse efforts to shrink America’s carbon footprint.

Bought by WCPN, KVSC, and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Dr. Gary Griggs, Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and director of the Institute of Marine Sciences talks abo...

Bought by KFOI Radio and WGRN-LP 94.1


  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Ted has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, and sliced beef in a meat-packing plant. Considered the master o...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
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After decades of field work in southern Arizona, these two retired Univ of Colorado professors have authored the first in their Arizona Borderlands...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
Caption: Hogg Island moorings., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands, and the waters and salt marshes that surround them, are among the most pristine coastal regions on the entire Eastern S...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 25:17
Caption: Peter B. Doran
Oil is one of the earth’s coveted substances. We love it and we hate it. Yet, it surrounds our lives every day.

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Barry Truitt at the helm., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands and the waters and salt marshes that surround them represent the most pristine coastal region on the Eastern Seaboard. U...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
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Environmental issues are mounting, and the stakes are huge. So how might big data be used to tackle the issues of sustainability, climate change, h...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 34:51
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Animals are easy to love - most of them. But it takes a special breed of human to fall for one particular type animal.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Philip Warburg
American is standing on the brink of an extraordinary revolution: an energy revolution.

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ken Geiser
We are surrounded by chemicals every day. They’re in our clothing, cosmetics, household products, electronics, and even our children’s toys.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A research team at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is using underwater recorders to track the life, and increasingly, the DEATH, of coral ...

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 4