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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
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An audio postcard featuring the northern harrier. Formerly called a marsh hawk, naturalist Ken Burton shares some life history about this easily id...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
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This segment of Sound Ecology celebrates the white-tailed kite. Naturalist Ken Burton shares some life history and behavior of this "angel hawk".

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
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JPL founder Jack Parsons and his fellow magician L. Ron Hubbard opened up a stargate to Hell in the Mojave Desert. Nothing has ever been quite the ...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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Estuaries are ecologically rich and important components of our coastal ecosystems. Fish biologist Katherine Osborn wrote this segment of Sound Eco...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:28
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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
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...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:46
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The Catalog of Life is an online database of the world's known species of animals, plants, fungi and micro-organisms. It holds the essential inform...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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For the past eight weeks we have been discussing the concepts of ocean literacy, a framework for formal and informal education to help us better un...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
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"The ocean is largely unexplored." So states the seventh and final Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better und...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: Coastal Port, Barcelona, Spain , Credit: Photo by Tobias A. Müller on Unsplash
"The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected." So states the sixth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us b...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Cozumel, Mexico , Credit: Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash
"The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems." So states the fifth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to he...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Psychotherapists and trauma researchers can contribute to the understanding of how and why sexual assault victims remain silent and why that silenc...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
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"The ocean makes Earth habitable." So states the fourth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us better understand the...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Bray, France, Credit: Stijn te Strake on Unsplash
"The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate." So states the third Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us ...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1
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"The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth." So states the second principle of the ocean literacy curriculum, a series of fundame...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 05:04
Caption: U.S. and Atlantic Ocean basin, Credit: NASA
"The Earth Has One Big Ocean With Many Features" So states the first principle of the ocean literacy curriculum, a series of fundamental concepts t...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:38
Caption: oceanliteracy.wp2.coexploration.org, Credit: Ocean Literacy Curriculum
This week's episode of World Ocean Radio kicks off a multi-part series on the Ocean Literacy Principles. The next eight episodes will provide an an...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:27
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There has long been public opposition to deep sea mining, a technology that extracts resources from the ocean floor. In this episode, part two of a...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:16
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There has long been public opposition to deep sea mining, a technology that extracts resources from the ocean floor. In this episode of World Ocean...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:23