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The UnCommonCore Podcast is about the ideas, experiences and perspectives that make us different from each other. Content includes live to tape rec...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:02
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
Caption: Red Pines on the cemetary edge in a Ted Cruz-kind-of-Christian town, Credit: Susan Cook/ Google Earth
I’ve been asking for about 9 years now why Red Pines that have thrived for hundreds of years would die. Not that I knew 9 years ago they would die....

  • Added: Sep 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:45
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Science journalist Lynda Mapes takes us deep into a New England forest, where one tree is telling the story of climate change. This is the final ep...

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 16:38
  • Purchases: 2
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If you want to experience the outdoors without actually having to leave your room, then his episode of The Rough Draft Diaries is the one for you! ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Kent Bekker, the Director of Conservation at the Toledo Zoo. Kent's local conservation work began...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...even the polar bears can teach him..., Credit: Susan Cook
Recently, millions protested government inaction on climate change and global warming. Let us find words to help the current administration grasp...

  • Added: May 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:52
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Why do astronomers feel a giant new telescope on top of Mauna Kea is so important? What will Hawaii — and the scientific community — stand to lose ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 38:39
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: stories of animal encounters. A scientist risks his reputation to pursue Bigfoot; pigeons save t...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
A United States outdoor clothing store sells coats, labelled to assure us that the down is from US Ducks Independently Verified to Have been Neith...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:17
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When Ryan and Sinehan Lessard first started dating, they discovered they have something strange in common: after they die, they both want to “becom...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 31:12
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If you’re even the least bit interested in solar power, you’ve probably come across an obscure, hard-to-parse, seemingly conflict-free term: net me...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 39:36
  • Purchases: 1
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains is a source of pride and peace; for his mom and dad it is a source of constant worry...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's hour long radio episode takes you from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, to the trails that snake through the White Mountains, an...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KUT


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 2
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When Tony Bosco turned 30, he decided he wanted out of the rat race. So he went to his hometown in New Jersey, walked into the woods, and stayed th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 23:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Two stories about people fighting and overcoming tough odds: First, the tale of Tony Bosco, who camped in the woods around Rutgers University for m...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise and fall of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, a quaint New England tradition that took a dark turn when riots broke out in 2014. Plus, the calme...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Iago Hale has a vision: it’s one where the economy is revitalized by local farmers selling delicious cold hardy kiwi berries to the masses. Meanwhi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 17:15
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s not surprising that many of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. The surprising part is how similar the molecular components of...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 35:36
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For our 13th episode, we venture off the beaten path to hear about Bigfoot and the scientist who’s on a mission to find him.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 18:38
  • Purchases: 2
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When a Harvard professor accidentally let Gypsy Moths loose in the 1860s, he didn't release he was unleashing a scourge that would plague New Engla...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Technology advances at breakneck speed, so why hasn’t the electric grid changed in 60 years? This week’s episode explores things, that for one rea...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Ep 3 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Tyler Armstrong is 12-years-old. He loves video games, laser tag, and he wants to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. In this episo...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Episode 2 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Ever since becoming a reporter, Sam has heard stories about a secret hunting reserve in New Hampshire, stocked with elk and 200-pound wild boar. I...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
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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