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Caption: Sammy Roth
If you follow tech news, it’s pretty hard to miss stories reminding us of the tremendous potential that lithium-ion batteries have in store for the...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

Bought by KWIT, WCQS, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP and more

  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Atomo Coffee
Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — wha...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Biomass Renewable Energy is the Future and U.S. ECOGEN is leading the Global charge starting with Florida. Lets talk efficient fuel, Planting Eucal...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 26:52
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The UnCommonCore Podcast explores the ideas, experiences and perspectives that make us all different. Content includes everything from live to tape...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 38:02
Caption: Jane Goodall
World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall talks about her life’s work, the link between deforestation and climate change and wh...

Bought by KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KWIT, NPR Now, and WLPR

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jack Ewing
When a West Virginia University research team won a grant in 2012 to run some tests on diesel cars, they could not have imagined that their relativ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio

  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ice breaks away from a frozen coastline near the Norwegian Arctic town of Longyearbyen April 23, 2007 , Credit: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Arctic ice is melting at record levels, revealing an ocean open and vulnerable to enterprise and extraction. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
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A team at the University of Minnesota has invented a new technology to produce renewable car tires from trees and grasses. Lead researcher Prof. P...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 10:38
Caption: Larry Goulder, Tony Juniper, Greg Dalton, Credit: Sonya Abrams
It’s hard to put a price on something that’s always been free, but if Mother Nature were a corporation, she’d be a large-cap stock. Think about it ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Paul Salaman
There’s more than one way to support ecological conservation. Today on Sea Change Radio we talk with two individuals working on different fronts fo...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Abel
Since 1992, fish’n’chips fans may have noticed that there was no cod in their classic fried dish. That’s the year that the Canadian government issu...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ole Kaven
Apparently things are moving and shaking in Oklahoma, literally. In the past 8 years earthquakes in the “Sooner State” have increased from 2 a year...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio

  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Prof. Mae Davenport of the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources, along with colleagues from many other fields, has just completed...

Bought by KVSC and KFAI

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ken Geiser
When you see an ad sponsored by the chemical industry espousing the wonders of chemicals, you probably roll your eyes like most of us. But how much...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio

  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Brooke Borel
Now that Stephen Colbert has put his alter ego to bed, some of you may be missing broadcasters pretending to be someone else. Well, apparently, Col...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Is there an alternative to toxic chemicals for controlling weeds and eradicating noxious, invasive plants? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Register...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Being night sky friendly reduces accidents, saves money, and is good for business.

Bought by KRSC, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KALH, and KENW

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lisa Song
When we think of the potential dangers of fracking for natural gas, what may come to mind is the dramatic image of flaming tap-water. But the prosp...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Yellowstone Public Radio, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Coming Clean About Our Wardrobe's Water Footprint and Toxic Legacy

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:11
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you find water in California's drought stricken wine country? You can pay thousands for a scientific survey or — for about $500 — hire a "wa...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we go inside the Texas state legislature and hear from the author of a bill that would remove all crimin...

Bought by KVMR

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff Gunderson, director of Minnesota Sea Grant, spoke with WTIP's Randy Eastlund recently about work they did with Wisconsin Sea Grant to identify...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 12:01
Caption: Neela Banerjee
Even the most casual followers of energy policy have become aware of the controversy surrounding the massive expansion of fracking in this country ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Over the past few years, demand for seaweed has grown beyond its status as a long-lived local, seasonal harvest. Today it is used for fertilizer, h...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:18