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Cook County is home to one of the darkest skies in the nation, and adventurers, artists, and photographers from around the world travel here to exp...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 22:16
Caption: John and Molly Chester's Farm
The award winning documentary The Biggest Little Farm is the focus of Dave's conversation with film maker turned farmer John Chester. He and his wi...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My team, the Catalina Sky Survey, would not find a single asteroid without Steward Observatory's Mountain Lemmon Operations, or Mtn Ops for short. ...

Bought by KRWG, WTIP, WLPR, KSFR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Dr. John Hausdoerffer is dean of the Western Colorado University School of Environment and Sustainability.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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On Saint Patrick's Day I discovered a comet which I share with my wife Annie Grauer.

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, WTIP, and KSFR


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the future one can envision a space mining family boarding a descendent of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle for a trip into low Earth orb...

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, WVTF, KRWG, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In 2017 my team the Catalina Sky Survey led the world in the discovery of Earth approaching objects by identifying 987 of them as they whizzed by us.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WEJP-LP 107.1 and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Long Winter nights with good seeing, from start to finish, are those on which the asteroid hunter makes new discoveries while being treated to view...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WEJP-LP 107.1, KKRN, WTIP, KSFR and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In less than 24 hours, while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona , I discovered two 25 foot diameter ...

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KSFR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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What had appeared as a solitary point of light returns to near Earth to reveal that it is two asteroids in a tight dance.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KKRN, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A snap shot of the kinds of objects which constantly streak past our Earth.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KUPR low power FM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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There’s a very robust debate going on right now as to exactly how much sea level rise we’re in for, and the Cliffs Notes version is that it’s betwe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lauret Savoy
WV talks with environmental earth scientist and writer Lauret Savoy about her stunning new book, TRACE. In it, Savoy examines how the country’s sti...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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A discussion of the economic, social, and political consequences of environmental degradation on populations and governmental systems. Special gues...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:52
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What are the environmental and public health effects of GMO crops, related herbicides and pesticides? How can we protect our loved ones and our foo...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Silverback Kabirizi, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
Fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain making them one the world's most endangered species. For more than 20 years people around the world have be...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:06
Caption: Residents are warned by Dow to 'enter at their own risk', Credit: Vincent Duffy
A Preview of the series "Dioxin Delays" by the Environment Report

  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:37
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Here?s a surprise: An efficient automatic dishwasher will use less water than hand-washing those same dishes.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2006
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Sandra Steingraber discusses her personal journey from cancer survivor to an investigation of cancer and the enviornment which resulted in her ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2006
  • Length: 29:30