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Seventeen-year-old Paloma Martinez lives in Tucson, Arizona. She's heard that a global water crisis might be coming, and her mom thinks Tucson is g...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 13:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Lettuce celebrate food!! - On the show: Can obesity induced inflammation reduce your ability to taste? How much CO² does one sand...

Bought by KRZA and WXDU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Spectrum: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it … ? - This week’s show is all about driving, flying and cycling. We navigate the streets of one Eu...

Bought by KRZA, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 3
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The wild peacocks of Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California have inhabited the area for over 100 years and now number more than 1,000. For a...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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If you send scientists to the beach, they may come back with the next way to produce biofuels. But it takes a lot of collaboration along the way.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:36
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It's like gang warfare, but with really tiny gang members. Some microbes provide their relatives with protection, emitting antibiotics that kill of...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
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High schooler William Whittenbury attacks the dire situation of the endangered porpoise - the vaquitas. William hopes to change the fate of the vaq...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
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Diamond, Demetrius, Josh and Kevin interview Jamin Bogi (Group Against Smog and Pollution), Phil Johnson (The Heinz Endowments) and Neil Donahue (C...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
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Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shellfish larvae at Penn Cove Shellfish Farm., Credit: Hillary Sanders
Shellfish farmers, researchers, and chefs share their concerns about water contamination in the Sound and the danger is poses to shellfish.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Conservationists in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica describe their relationship with birds. Excerpted from "Pura Vida: Costa Rica's Culture of Conservation."

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  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Researcher Heiko Langer removes one of three baby osprey for banding from a nest west of Missoula.
Traces of heavy metals that reflect the health of a whole ecosystem can be found in vials of blood from osprey chicks. Researchers from the Montana...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KBGA 89.9 FM, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:19
  • Purchases: 3
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Two professors walk up to a lunch truck, and the conversation they have there may change the way we study microbiology. Sometimes science has a lot...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:21
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Sounds affect us in ways we might not notice.

Bought by KSKA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
An older building in West Cambridge is renewed in an eco-friendly way

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:46
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Fresh Pond. A great name for where Cambridge's water comes from.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:54

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:19

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Can a city also be a forest? Cambridge thinks so.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
The Charles River is no longer dirty water.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Although Harvard is known as the "Crimson," it's really very green.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:31

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Find the full-size tour map at: http://web.mit.edu/tyr/tours/Cambridge-Green-Audio-Tour/CambridgeGreenAudioTourMap-8.5x11.pdf
Converting an "old" building into a new "green" one.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:52

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:39

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:18