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Nature

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Concrete and the Jungle

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

How do stay connected to nature in the big city?

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Movies on the Radio

Music for Planet Earth

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Tonight at 9 pm, David Garland presents rich, symphonic music from "Planet Earth," "Microcosmos" National Geographic specials and more.

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WNYC News

Extraordinary Species Living On the Edge

Friday, April 10, 2015

An exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History offers a look at the world of animals and plants with superpowers.

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WNYC News

An Easter with Kangaroos

Friday, April 03, 2015

The Standard Hotel, High Line is one of the places around New York City which offers pop-up petting zoos for the holidays. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Protecting Frogs from Extinction

Friday, April 03, 2015

In 2009, a frog was discovered in a rain forest in Ecuador that changed its skin texture from smooth to spiky, and in 2014, a new species of frog was found in Staten Island. 

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The Takeaway

How an 8-Year-Old Girl Became Queen of The Crows

Monday, March 09, 2015

What happens when some neighborhood crows befriend a little girl in Seattle? You might be surprised. 

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On Being

Mary Oliver — Listening to the World

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing.

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On Being

[Unedited] Mary Oliver with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. At 79, she honors us with an intimate conversation on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind her writing.

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The Takeaway

Where Cohabiting with Wildlife Is Necessary, and Deadly

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

In one Bangladeshi village, tigers kill about a person a week, but the locals accept it as a part of life. How do we incorporate wildlife into a planet with 7 billion people?

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The Takeaway

The World Gets Quieter in the Snow. It's Science.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Yes, there are fewer cars on the roads. More people are holed up indoors. But if you put the human factors aside, there are actually scientific reasons why the outside gets less noisy.

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The Takeaway

Obama's Move to Protect Arctic Wildlife Triggers Fight With GOP

Monday, January 26, 2015

To the dismay and fury of GOP leaders, President Obama urged Congress to protect 12 million acres of Alaskan wildlife, a move that would prevent all future oil and gas development.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Recording America's Rarest Bird

Friday, January 23, 2015

The story of finding and recording the rarest bird in America: the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker.

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The Takeaway

Historic First: Adventurers Free Climb 3,000-Foot Rock Face

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Relying only on their hands and feet to make their way up, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson summated El Capitan's Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park after a 19-day climb.

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99% Invisible

146- Mooallempalooza

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

As you probably know, 99% Invisible is a show about the built world, about things manufactured by humans. We don't tend to do stories about animals or nature. But our friend Jon Mooallem writes brilliant stories about the weird interactions between ani...

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On Being

Gordon Hempton — The Last Quiet Places: Silence and the Presence of Everything [remix]

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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On Being

[Unedited] Gordon Hempton with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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Radiolab

Worth

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We’ve gathered a handful of stories that show how every time we think we’ve settled on a price for something, it slips out of our grasp. 

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Radiolab

George in New Jersey

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

What if the Galapagos Islands' most beloved creature turned up right next door in scenic Woodland Park, New Jersey?
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99% Invisible

134- The Straight Line Is A Godless Line

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Straight lines form the core of our built environment. Building in straight lines makes predicting costs and calculating structural loads easier, since building materials come in linear units. Straight lines might be logical, predictable, and efficient,

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The Takeaway

Wilderness Act at 50: Community & Nature At Odds

Friday, September 05, 2014

The vast majority of the wilderness protected in the U.S. today was created before 1990. And since then, few designations have gotten through.

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