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The late Wangari Maathai was a biologist, environmentalist, and the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. She was born under British colo...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on resilience in ab...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 47:12
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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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Meet C. explodens; worker ants who rupture their own abdomens--filled with toxic goo--to protect the colony from predators.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:59
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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
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 Royalton Community Radio, KICI, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WHCP-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In 1960, investigators found dark bits of feather stuck inside a crashed airplane's engines. They needed someone to figure out what bird they belon...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 27:16
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This episode comes to you direct from New York City where Maeve lives and Mary was attending Climate Week. Governments, diplomates, business leader...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 40:52
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This episode serves up an all-you-can-eat investigation into food and its connection to climate. We meet Mothers of Invention in India, Nigeria and...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 36:41
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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
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Mary and Maeve are talking about money, money. Fighting climate change might be a moral necessity but women are learning to hit vested interests ...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 37:01

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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This Valentine’s Day we could have just brought you some sappy love stories from science’s past. But instead we offer you three tales of lust, lone...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:17:06
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on passion. Guests ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 51:34
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An environmental success story.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:10
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Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, talk about their work in this interview at the K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: M Jackson
Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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The unsung hero of a scientific odyssey.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 22
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It's there and it's square. And now we know why.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:47
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There is no such thing as closure. Family therapist Pauline Boss says that the idea of closure, in fact, leads us astray — it’s a myth we need to p...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Singer songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman has carved out a career of over two and a half decades writing hit songs for artist like Faith Hill, Willie ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that opening a book for the joy of it floods us with good feelings? Rana Dajani created We Love Reading to foster a love of reading in...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 16:49
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Rachel Naomi Remen’s lifelong struggle with Crohn’s disease has shaped her practice of medicine, and she in turn is helping to reshape the art of h...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:00

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5