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In ancient times, Aboriginal people in southwestern Australia quarried fine grained rock on an ancient hill called Barlangi Rock to make very sharp...

Bought by WLPR, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Imagine being under a clear natural night sky, with no moon, waiting to see stars down to the horizon, the Milky Way, star clusters, planets, the z...

Bought by WTIP, KRWG, WLPR, KSFR, and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: "Ponds on the Ocean" - Sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean. NASA image acquired July 12, 2011
Dahr Jamail asks us to begin to grieve for the world that is surely lost and to find a way toward adaptive change so that something may be salvaged...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes spoke with biologist and ecologist, David Inouye.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes spoke with water law expert John McClow.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious discusses abrupt climate change and how to deal with this dreadful concept. The guest is Guy McPherson, professor Emeritus of Natura...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Award-winning scientist Dr. Guy McPherson has concluded that for human civilization, the end is near. He advises the rate of change of our climate ...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KTRL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A large asteroid approached Earth from the direction of the Sun with little advanced warning.

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, author of Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, author of Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Award-winning scientist Dr. Guy McPherson has concluded that for human civilization, the end is near. He advises the rate of change of our climate ...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What plant seeds will be left for interstellar travelers to take with them.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KTRT RADIO INC and more


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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2016 is the warmest year the Earth has been in the more than 180 years of record keeping.

Bought by Radio Newark, KENW, KMXT, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The massive methane leak in California’s Aliso canyon highlights the global side effects of the fossil fuel industry on the atmosphere.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, WEZU, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We humans are writing a record of our activities into the rock layers currently being produced on planet Earth.

Bought by KRSC, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KRWG and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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195 nations and countless environmental activists were present at the 21st Conference of the Parties held in Paris, France. The Accords adopted at...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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“Our computer-generated scenarios all showed this growth stopping in the early decades of the 21st century, and, I must say, looking back now, it s...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, Bandon Community Radio, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WMUU-LP, KMUD and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 6
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“One of the ways that radical ideas become more mainstream is when those of us who hold them aren’t afraid to speak about them.” This thought has g...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, WYAP, WMUU-LP, KRZA, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Guy McPherson
Guy McPherson, professor emeritus of natural resources and the environment at the University of Arizona, where he taught and conducted research for...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 59:37
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Radio Curious discusses human extinction with Dr. Guy McPherson, co-author of “Extinction Dialogs:  How to Live With Death in Mind” and Professor ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Water Well Contamination in Colorado. Homeowners Wonder if Fracking Is To Blame. (2-part story; 5-6 minutes each)

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 11:16
Caption: Laura Flanders of GRITtv
Why are so few people talking about the risky operation starting at the ruined Fukushima nuclear plant?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Nov 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Powers
Not long ago, we were told that North America had entered a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas. Or, have we? If you’ve listened to ex...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Features a discussion with The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert about the impact of climate change on enviromental health, human health, and human ri...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 20:35