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What is the Arctic? Who lives there? How are their lives changing as the climate warms? In this Earth Day Special, we take listeners on a three-par...

Bought by KVNF, KJZZ, Spokane Public Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 4
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18 months of reporting. All eight Arctic countries. So many fascinating people. On the final episode of season two of Threshold, we pull back a lit...

Bought by Prairie Public, KBUT, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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The Greenland ice sheet is basically a giant ice cube the size of Alaska. What happens when it melts? We spent five days camping out on the ice wit...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. Oil, minerals, pollution -- it's a web of complicated environmental stories t...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of M...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when the thing you can't live without in the short term threatens your very existence in the long run? Meet two whalers in Utqiagvik, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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If there's one thing everybody's heard about the Arctic, it's that sea ice is melting, and that's bad news. But what's less well-known is that some...

Bought by Prairie Public and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Take a trip through the Norwegian archipelago, meet workers in the tourism industry, and get a glimpse of some charismatic Arctic megafauna. Plus, ...

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 18:33
  • Purchases: 1
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After thousands of years of tradition, a shifting climate is forcing changes in the way Sámi families herd reindeer. But some climate solutions are...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Bob Kustra interviews Randall Fuller who's written an historical take on how Darwin's Theory of Evolution ignited leaders and thinkers in the US in...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone's heard of Vikings -- their daring North Atlantic voyages, their mysterious runes. But there's another ancient culture in Arctic Scandinav...

Bought by Prairie Public and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 2
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An eight-ton concrete ball and a 32,000-year-old needle collection. What's all this got to do with the Arctic? Find out on this episode of Threshold.

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KBUT, WMPG, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: How do you "graduate" astronaut school? We ask Europe's newest astronaut. Also, the strange story of a roaring Himalayan flo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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All across the Arctic, frozen soil is thawing out. A lot of stuff is buried there -- plants and animals that lived more than 10,000 years ago. What...

Bought by Prairie Public, PRX Remix, Wyoming Public Radio, KBUT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
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When a major storm hit Shishmaref, Alaska in 2005, it became a poster child for climate change in the Arctic. Dramatic pictures of houses falling i...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KPIP-LP, and KBUT


  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 4
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In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KPIP-LP, KSFR, and KBUT


  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Spectrum: An apple a day keeps the doctor away - We take a look at how South Africa has become a world leader in penis transplant...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Spectrum: Marijuana, sex, soccer and sleep - On this week's show: If Marijuana can make old mice brains younger, does that work with humans too?...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s show, it’s all about insects… An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that the bio...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Rats and other vermin are adversely impacting respiratory health.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
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Spectrum: Things you have to think about when eating in zero gravity - Can you eat rice in space? Do we digest food differently in zero g's? An...

Bought by KRJF-lp, WXDU, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Spectrum: Germany’s wild boar Problem - For German hunters, it’s open season on wild boars all year round. There is, perhaps, good reason for t...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Spectrum: Where are all the women in science? - On the show, we honor the women of STEM - females in the fields of science, technology, enginee...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KRZA, WXDU, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the Show: Animals and us Wolves and humans on a confrontation course in Norway; fish doing things not even apes can manage; and, in ...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: You are what you eat! Can chocolates, sweets and sugary snacks ever be healthy? Can eating junk food now affect your childre...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6