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Caption: Cory Doctorow
How we deal with the possibilities of tomorrow are very dependent on how we handle those possibilities today. Sounds simple, however, even when we ...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ants hunt for food, but how do they know how to get back? Content warning: Science is messy. Some ants were harmed and we talk about it. Not in gre...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 08:50
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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
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The electronic medical record and a list of to-dos distract family medicine resident Milana Pebenito from her patient's impending death.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:04
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.

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is autism a disability...or an evolutionary adaptation?

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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Amy Barton has an eye for dangerous and innovative doctors and Dr. Robert Liston is no exception. FYI This episode has some up-close discussions of...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 03:09
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes spoke with water law expert John McClow.

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  • 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: Big Hunger by Andrew Fisher and Big Chicken by Maryn McKenna
Antibiotics in chicken getting away from us and hunger groups loving on corporations. Plus ending hunger by force of law.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 2
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 ...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The first two-party debate of the 2016 presidential election; wreaking havoc in Africa and the Spanish Main, Sir Francis Drake disembarks at Plymou...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 02:22:44
Caption: Bob Topmiller, chief of toxicology at the Hamilton County Coroner's Office, holds a small vial containing carfentanil extracted from a sample of blood., Credit: Jake Harper/Side Effects
Heroin isn't new in Cincinnati, but the recent surge in overdoses is being blamed on an even more potent drug called carfentanil. It's 100 times st...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alan Schwartz
A high percentage of children in the United States are getting diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, as it’s become known.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Epidemiology Professor Ralph Frerichs
A controversy involving United Nations Peacekeeping forces, the World Health Organization, and scientists --- not to mention the people of Haiti -...

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  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
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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.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7