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Robert MacFarlane is an explorer and a linguist of landscape. His newest book, "Underland: A Deep Time Journey," is an odyssey full of surprises th...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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If humans have human rights because they’re persons, are there some nonhumans who are also persons with nonhuman rights?

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: :59
Caption: Earthrise, NASA image AS08-14-2383, taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission
A scientific paper published in May 2019 states that eight urgent, simultaneous actions are needed to head off potential ecological disaster in the...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a preview of our special miniseries on one of the most complex environmental issues in the United States—the future of Alaska’s Arctic Nati...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:56
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Increasingly, people around the world are experiencing a fresh water crisis. More than 17 countries are under high water stress, and one fourth of ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:25
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Natural shifts in light and dark are critical to all forms of life. We talk with naturalist and dark skies advocate Crystal White about what darkn...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 25:11
  • Purchases: 1
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There has never been a better time to become a citizen scientist: curious individuals interested in collecting data to build toward solutions, expa...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: De'Anthony Jones
Youth movements are rising to restore people and planet. De’Anthony Jones, a former President of the Environmental Students Organization at Sacrame...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
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Join us on a journey into a permafrost tunnel in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Bought by PRX Remix and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Nocturnists, Credit: Lindsay Mound
In this special episode, Emily sits down with physician Matt McCarthy, a infectious disease specialist at New York Presbyterian Hospital who resear...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 31:17
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio we call upon the Canadian government to amend and expand their June 2019 legislative action--the Wild Animal a...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
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The invasion of woody vegetation is a world-wide problem. Research shows that over the past 100 years, tree-like plants have steadily encroached on...

Bought by WOUB and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 08:26
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on World Ocean Radio we introduce listeners to Project Drawdown, a collective of scholars and innovators assembled to address the challen...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:32
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Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity's annual demands on Nature exceed the capacity for Earth's ecosystems to regenerate those resource...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 05:14
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Victor “Blue” Paat is a undergraduate senior studying Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with minors in Biochemistry and Music. He currently studie...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 04:29
Caption: Jack Hutton, Richard Ladkani, Cynthia Smith and Andrea Crota, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Ladkani, Jack Hutton, Cynthia Smith, and Andrea Crota talk symbols, hope, and the definition of extremist.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2019
  • Length: 23:03
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We’re use to hearing about how much humans have impacted the earth. Scientists have given a name for this period to recognize human dominance over ...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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With the Hearts in the Ice expedition set to begin one month from now, World Ocean Radio is revisiting a special episode dedicated to the upcoming ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:28
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Anne-Laure is a rising senior at the University of Arizona double majoring in Natural Resources (emphasis in Wildlife Conservation and Management) ...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:26
Caption: Wolf Schram for Unsplash
How often do we think about what lies below the surface of the land, below the sea floor? This week on World Ocean Radio we're thinking about water...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:33
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The new climate reality means that those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, while those living in the North will be affec...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, KWIT and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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According to David Wallace-Wells, we’re cooked – literally. In his new book The Uninhabitable Earth, Wallace-Wells explores how climate change will...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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According to David Wallace-Wells, we’re cooked – literally. In his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth," Wallace-Wells explores how climate change wi...

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, WCQS, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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I revealed most of my personal chicken history in this show. It is an ongoing saga, though I am much more in control of my crazy love for chickens....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carl Safina
Calling someone an “animal” means they’re less than human – not worthy of respect, rights, or even of life itself. But in truth -- and in biologica...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:30