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On the fifth and final episode of California Burning, we look for solutions that address the many different factors associated with the wildfires p...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Category 5 Hurricanes & Mega Fires the New Normal ? We get the facts with data based Volo Foundation co-founder Thais Lopez Vogel

  • Added: Sep 15, 2019
  • Length: 25:39
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Generic 30 second promo for the 5 part series - California Burning

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Art Beat
On this episode of Art Beat we continue our coverage of the 2019 Frozen River Film Festival. This time around I talk to one of the Emmy winning pro...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:18
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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".

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio snapshot celebrating the unique diversity of tidepools along the pacific coast.

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The bizarre and wonderful sea anemone. This segment shares sea anemone life history.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Who was Charles Darwin and what led him to describe what we now call the theory of evolution? These curious questions are ones that I have been fol...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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A story of 3 towns who find that storing solar energy in giant batteries is cheaper and safer than power plants.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Earthquakes occur on faults and fault ruptures many miles beneath the surface. Dr. Lori Dengler says we needn't worry about storms and surface wat...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The next earthquake is likely to happen when you least expect it. Relatively infrequent events are hard to plan for. Geologist Lori Dengler advise...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
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A glimpse of why the Conversation Earth series was created and how guests and topics are chosen. Dave and Kaitlyn also share highlights from the fi...

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  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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The mountain beaver is an important part of ecosystem health. Research Ecologist Bill Zielinski wrote this segment about this little-known mammal.

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Demolition Truck hauling wood, glass, concrete, etc. into a large metal trash container. 10:30am, sunny, breezy, 65 degrees. Recorded less than 50 ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
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Ospreys are the world’s most widespread raptor, found near water everywhere except Antarctica. Naturalist Ken Burton wrote this segment about the ...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Current digital networks and analytical techniques have vastly improved our understanding of earthquakes. Data is processed within minutes of a ...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on the word epicenter. Depending on magnitude, the "dot on the map" may or may not b...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Small earthquakes really don't do much for stress release - but they do facilitate healthy discussions about preparedness. Dr. Lori Dengler share...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Landscape Ambience: 11:45 pm, a chorus of toads and frogs erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. St. Augustine, Northeast Florida. Original clip. EQ,...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:47
Caption: Bleached Anemone at Gab Gab II, Guam, Credit: Corri Gobin
Something happened to one of my favorite places this year. On Wavelengths Ocean Podcast I take you to the island of Guam where coral bleaching impa...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 12:30
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The impact of a 1,200 foot diameter asteroid would produce devastating earth quakes and wind blasts over many square miles on the Earth's surface.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Cal State University Monterey Bay college professor Daniel Fernandez talks about his fog catchers and how they can convert fog into water.

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 52:11
  • Purchases: 1
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A glimpse of why the Conversation Earth series was created and how guests and topics are chosen. Dave and Kaitlyn also share highlights from the fi...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1