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Caption: "Charlotte’s Hope” was tagged and observed by scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and filmed by BBC 1 for Blue Planet Live, in Charlotte Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula on March 11, 2019. Charlotte's Hope was then adopted and named by Peter
There has never been a better time to be a citizen scientist--those individuals interested in the collection of data toward solutions, the expansio...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Free Range Dinosaurs, Credit: Seth Shostak
Dinosaurs are once again stomping their way across the silver screen. But these colossal beasts stole the show long before CGI brought them roarin...

Bought by KBBI, WHCP-LP, WRGY, KCSB-FM, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KICI, KHSQ and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

Bought by NPR Now, MPR News Stations, KHSQ, WLPR, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Phytoplankton (and algae) form the lowest trophic level, the base of the aquatic food web, Credit: NOAA | www.noaa.gov
Food webs describe who eats whom in an ecological community. In the aquatic food web, humans feed down the food chain, consuming lesser and lesser ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Go With the Flow, Credit: Seth Shostak
Solid materials get all the credit. Don’t get us wrong, we depend on their firmness for bridges, bones, and bento boxes. But liquids do us a solid...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KICI, Royalton Community Radio, WMUU-LP, WHCP-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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 KVNF, KJZZ, Spokane Public Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Women's History Month concludes with poet and essayist Kathryn Nuernberger. She discusses how she once shied away from being a "woman writer" and w...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Invention and management of energy systems have led to increased efficiency and less reliance on unsustainable supplies of fossil fuels. In this ep...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: DecodeHer, Credit: Seth Shostak
They were pioneers in their fields, yet their names are scarcely known – simply because they didn’t have a Y chromosome. We examine the accomplish...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KICI, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WHCP-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A Moment of Science
What Can Birds Tell Us about Wildlife Trafficking?

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Over the years, listeners have asked for short-form distillations of On Being — something to listen to while making a cup of tea. Our podcast Becom...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: You Are Exposed, Credit: Seth Shostak
There is no place like “ome.” Your microbiome is highly influential in determining your health and the course of disease. But it’s not the only “...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KICI, WHCP-LP, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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This episode explores the impact of climate change on public health, traversing political, scientific, radical and spiritual realms with our Mother...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 46:43
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“Illuminating.” @hollywoodreporter Watch @JustVisionMedia’s #NailaandtheUprising on @PBS March 26, 9 pm ET, as part of the acclaimed series @WomenW...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 47:47
Caption: 500 Episodes, Credit: World Ocean Radio
This week marks the 500th episode of World Ocean Radio! For more than 10 years, World Ocean Radio has been engaging in dialogue about ocean issues,...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:17
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Skeptic Check: Political Scientist, Credit: Seth Shostak
Many scientists Marched for Science; now some are diving deeper into political engagement: challenging public policy and even running for office th...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WHCP-LP, KBBI, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4