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What is the Arctic? Who lives there? How are their lives changing as the climate warms? In this Earth Day Special, we take listeners on a three-par...

Bought by KUT, Wyoming Public Radio, KVNF, KJZZ, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 6
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Sergio Avila Villegas always loved big cats. But his faith in his scientific research was shaken when he discovered its true cost.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 15:33
  • Purchases: 2
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18 months of reporting. All eight Arctic countries. So many fascinating people. On the final episode of season two of Threshold, we pull back a lit...

Bought by Prairie Public, KBUT, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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The Greenland ice sheet is basically a giant ice cube the size of Alaska. What happens when it melts? We spent five days camping out on the ice wit...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. Oil, minerals, pollution -- it's a web of complicated environmental stories t...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of M...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when the thing you can't live without in the short term threatens your very existence in the long run? Meet two whalers in Utqiagvik, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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If there's one thing everybody's heard about the Arctic, it's that sea ice is melting, and that's bad news. But what's less well-known is that some...

Bought by Prairie Public and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Take a trip through the Norwegian archipelago, meet workers in the tourism industry, and get a glimpse of some charismatic Arctic megafauna. Plus, ...

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 18:33
  • Purchases: 1
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After thousands of years of tradition, a shifting climate is forcing changes in the way Sámi families herd reindeer. But some climate solutions are...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and KBUT


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Everyone's heard of Vikings -- their daring North Atlantic voyages, their mysterious runes. But there's another ancient culture in Arctic Scandinav...

Bought by Prairie Public and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 2
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An eight-ton concrete ball and a 32,000-year-old needle collection. What's all this got to do with the Arctic? Find out on this episode of Threshold.

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KBUT, WMPG, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
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All across the Arctic, frozen soil is thawing out. A lot of stuff is buried there -- plants and animals that lived more than 10,000 years ago. What...

Bought by Prairie Public, PRX Remix, Wyoming Public Radio, KBUT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Among the various STEM education organizations that have developed throughout the last several years, there is ChickTech. The local Austin chapter ...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 35:42
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Promos for Season Two of Threshold

Bought by KBUT, Wyoming Public Radio, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: :58
  • Purchases: 3
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When a major storm hit Shishmaref, Alaska in 2005, it became a poster child for climate change in the Arctic. Dramatic pictures of houses falling i...

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KPIP-LP, and KBUT


  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 4
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In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.

Bought by Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, KPIP-LP, KSFR, and KBUT


  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Psychotherapists and trauma researchers can contribute to the understanding of how and why sexual assault victims remain silent and why that silenc...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
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What is the Arctic, how is it changing, and why does this matter to all of us?

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Red wolves used to roam free across most of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida, from Missouri to Texas, one of the top dogs in the fo...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 24:08
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Richmond California is a working class town that grew up in the shadow of a Chevron refinery. The company ran both the economy – and the local gove...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, WFAE, WAMU, WUTC and more


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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“Between A Rock And A Holy Place” Ryan Haupt had a lot of questions about his faith. When he started looking for answers, he unearthed them in une...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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“Bearded Ladies” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Paleobotanist Ellen Currano noticed a lack of other women in her field. So she...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
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Marcus Eriksen wanted to draw attention to a problem no one could see. So he sailed into the middle of it.

Bought by KRZA and KUER


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"Trash Bandits And Border Collies" and "The Ents Of Melbourne" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Maggie had it all: a fine house,...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:00