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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...

  • 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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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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An audio snapshot celebrating the unique diversity of tidepools along the pacific coast.

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

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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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
Caption: Installing battery in Sterling
A story of 3 towns who find that storing solar energy in giant batteries is cheaper and safer than power plants.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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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...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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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...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:28
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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...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KTRL


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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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.

Bought by KRZA and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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 ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Current digital networks and analytical techniques have vastly improved our understanding of earthquakes. Data is processed within minutes of a ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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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...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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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...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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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.

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


  • 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.

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • 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...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 'Marco...Polo', Credit: wikimedia commons
May, early morning, 6:00am, warm, birds call and response, reminded me of playing 'Marco...Polo' in the pool as a child... No effects, only EQ. St....

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:55
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This segment of Sound Ecology highlights two small mammalian predators of the Pacific Northwest: the marten and the fisher.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The sounds of: Water; Guana Tolomato River; saltwater; September 2016; Warm; 80 degrees.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:01