environment podcasts

Granting Immunity

“Diversity or die” could be your new health mantra. Don’t boost your immune system, cultivate it!...

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True Grit

(repeat)  Without sand, engineering would be stuck in the Middle Ages.  Wooden houses would line...

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Yule Like This

(repeat) Fir tree needles embedded in carpet are a holiday headache.  Why not decorate a...

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Handling the Holidays

The stress of the holidays can make you want to hide under the covers with a warm cup of cocoa....

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The Ears Have It

What’s the difference between a bird call and the sound of a pile driver?  Not much, when you’re...

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Zombies, Bigfoot, and Max Brooks

What do a zombie attack and a viral pandemic have in common?  They are both frightening,...

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The Other Living World

Reason for hope is just one thing that ecologist Carl Safina can offer.  He understands why many...

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The X-Flies (rebroadcast)

Insect populations are declining. But before you say “good riddance,” consider that...

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Mycology Education

Beneath our feet is a living network just as complex and extensive as the root systems in a...

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On Thin Ice (rebroadcast)

Water is essential for life – that we know. But the honeycomb lattice that forms when you...

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The Other Living World (rebroadcast)

Reason for hope is just one thing that ecologist Carl Safina can offer.  He understands why many...

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Handling the Holidays (rebroadcast)

The stress of the holidays can make you want to hide under the covers with a warm cup of cocoa....

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Iron, Coal, Wood

Maybe you don’t remember the days of the earliest coal-fired stoves. They changed domestic...

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Granting Immunity (rebroadcast)

“Diversity or die” could be your new health mantra. Don’t boost your immune...

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Creature Discomforts (rebroadcast)

Okay you animals, line up: stoned sloths, playful pandas, baleful bovines, and vile vultures....

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Waste Not (rebroadcast)

Waste Not\r\n Why create more landfill? Perhaps you should resist the urge to toss those old...

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Air Apparent (rebroadcast)

Whether you yawn, gasp, sniff, snore, or sigh, you’re availing yourself of our very special...

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The Ears Have It (rebroadcast)

What’s the difference between a bird call and the sound of a pile driver? Not much, when...

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Air Apparent (rebroadcast)

Whether you yawn, gasp, sniff, snore, or sigh, you’re availing yourself of our very special...

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Dimming the Sun

Does geoengineering offer a Plan B if nations at the U.N. climate meeting can't reduce carbon...

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