National Geographic Weekend
National Geographic Radio - August 31, 201409/01/14
This week, we encounter blue whales, pirates and tropical storms while rowing across the Indian Ocean, then we meet some glow-in-the-dark sharks, and finally we jam to some music remixed from the sounds of Antarctica's glaciers melting.
National Geographic Radio - August 24, 2014
This week on National Geographic Weekend, join host Boyd Matson and his guests as they survive a deadly avalanche in Washington State, honor fallen war journalists through music, and try to determine which animal has the meanest bite force in history.
National Geographic Radio - August 17, 2014
This week, we talk with hippos while exploring the Okavango Delta, then we learn the secrets of the American seafood industry, road trip 25,000 miles with young children, and find out what our nose knows about love.
National Geographic Radio - August 10, 2014
This week, we climb with no excuses and join the first climbing team on El Capitan where everybody is missing a limb, then we learn the secrets of Africa's greatest animal trackers, and finally, we look at modern day slavery around the world,...
National Geographic Radio - August 3, 2014
This week, we cure cancer in our spare time between high school prom and taking SAT tests, then we learn the science behind fireflies, and finally, we extract venom from snakes at great personal risk.
National Geographic Radio - July 27, 2014
In a rerun from May 2013, we survive a shotgun shell to the head in the Amazon, then we investigate a mysterious disappearance -- first of a kayaker, then of a crocodile -- and finally, we revisit the first American ascent of Mount Everest.
National Geographic Radio - July 20, 2014
This week, we run 200 miles through mountains on three continents, then we transport human skulls across borders (in the name of science), meet the newest forms of antibiotic resistant bacteria, and dance with elephants while they play music.
National Geographic Radio - June 13, 2014
This week, we talk pushing boundaries and risk with NASCAR's Jeff Gordon, then we learn about the everyday risk for women seeking education under Afghanistan's Taliban, jam with a Grammy-nominated country musician, and learn how to put an opossum back...
National Geographic Radio - June 6, 2014
This week, we fly rhinos to safety in a cargo plane, then we meet the man who discovered Ebola, and finally, we visit every country in the world without a plane ticket.
National Geographic Radio - June 29, 2014
This week, we refuel a satellite at 17,500 miles per hour, then we learn to play futbol the Brazilian way, and finally, we run out of air 100 feet below the Arctic Ocean.
National Geographic Radio - June 22, 2014
This week, we fly with a dog on our backs (no airplane required), then we pursue snow leopards through the Himalayan foothills, and finally we travel to the North Pole for the last time.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - June 15
This week, we negotiate a truce between armies to save elephants, then we jam at the intersection of jazz and physics, and finally, we run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - June 8
This week, we run 1,000 miles through the Middle East in the name of peace, then dive 90 feet off a cliff, and finally, we learn to farm the oceans.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - June 1
This week, we slackline 4,000 feet above the ground between hot air balloons, recycle a cruise ship, and search for sobriety in the South Pacific's remotest islands.
Nat Geo Weekend - May 25
This week, we take a spill on a previously unclimbed South African wall, then we explore new worlds deep into space, and finally, we track Great White sharks to their secret breeding grounds.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - May 18
This week, we kayak from Australia to New Zealand, then we face the Taliban and our own digestive tract to climb in Pakistan, and finally, we hunt for Sasquatch at night.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - May 11
This week, we share the spirit of adventure with kids, then we learn how dangerous social media information can be, and finally, we meet a Jane Goodall and Calamity Jane trouble-making do-gooder hybrid.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - May 4
This week, we drive to the coldest cities on the planet, learn the secret behind joke-telling, and look for wild animals in San Francisco's parks.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - April 27
This week, we mourn the 16 Sherpas who died on Everest, row across the Pacific Ocean, and dodge landmines in Cambodia.
Nat Geo Weekend Radio - April 20
This week, Boyd helps Jane Goodall cut the cake at her 80th birthday party, then we roar at lions for our lives, and finally, we perform Laos' first-ever brain surgery... on a bear.
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