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Caption: H2O Radio
We’ve heard about the deteriorating status of American infrastructure and most imagine crumbling bridges and potholed roads. But there’s another lo...

Bought by KGNU and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Brennan Byrd holding a piece of Cob building material
On the fifth and final episode of California Burning, we look for solutions that address the many different factors associated with the wildfires p...

Bought by WMRA, KSKA, KALW, WJFF, KCBX and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Dan Keiser, the Oak Man, Credit: Britta Greene
The Mendota Dakota tribal community honored arborist Dan Keiser at their annual pow wow in September of 2019. Keiser goes by "Oak Man," a nickname ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 09:15
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Generic 30 second promo for the 5 part series - California Burning

Bought by KCBX, KALW, KUSU, KSQD Santa Cruz, KWMR and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 6
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In this episode Dave visits with Stockton Rush, founder and CEO of OceanGate in Everett, Washington. The company is working on an ambitious plan to...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 32:16

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Bob Kustra speaks with Peter Brannen about Earth's mass-extinctions and piecing together the details with the world's leading paleontologists and g...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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-South Carolina banned the sale of alcohol in 1915. But the state itself had established its own dispensary system more than a decade earlier. -Moo...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Royalton Community Radio, KXCV and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Clean energy expert Richard Munson’s newest biography is "Tesla. Inventor of the Modern.” Serbian-American Nikola Tesla, born more than 150 years ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Nature writer Craig Childs is the author of Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. It’s a travelogue of places and people, just like us...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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
Caption: Aerial view of some of the fish-salting tanks (cetaria) in the ancient Roman city of Baelo Claudia, near today's Tarifa in Spain. , Credit: D. Bernal-Casasola, University of Cadiz
Whales used the Mediterranean as breeding grounds during ancient Roman times.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A town square offers a trove of archaeological discoveries.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: H2O Radio News
John Wesley Powell recognized—back in 1869—that U.S. development west of the 100th meridian would have to be different than the East because water ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
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Award-winning naturalist, poet & author discusses her most recent book "The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Jordan Fisher Smith talks about and reads from 'Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, A Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature

Bought by KWMR, KSFR, KGLT, KMRE-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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After decades of field work in southern Arizona, these two retired Univ of Colorado professors have authored the first in their Arizona Borderlands...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
Caption: Huntington Beach, 1926, Credit:  Photo Courtesy of the Orange County Archives Barbara K. Milkovich Collection CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Did early 20th century oil wells in southern California trigger major earthquakes?

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Prof. John Green is a retired geology professor from UMD whose specialty is the geology of the Arrowhead region. He stopped in to chat with WTIP's ...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 13:15
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Humans have been altering the climate for a long time – but how long, exactly? This question is central to the Anthropocene debate. When did the hu...

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 1