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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology

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Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Location:

Belcourt, ND

Description:

Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Twitter:

@PulsePlanet

Language:

English

Contact:

Pulse of the Planet PO Box 919 Stone Ridge, NY 12484


Episodes

The Ascent of a Queen

8/7/2020
When bees lose their queen, the hive makes a distinctive sound. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:39

Perseid Meteor Shower

8/6/2020
A celestial treat: the annual rain of space dust entering the Earth's atmosphere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:39

The Importance of Being a Bee

8/5/2020
Honeybees play a crucial role in agriculture. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Mites

8/4/2020
Predatory insect mites are infecting honeybee hives, but pesticides used to control the mites just might be making things worse! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Inside the Hive

8/3/2020
With thousands of bees to feed, a hive needs a good store of honey to get through the winter. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Barry Farber

7/31/2020
Dedicated to the memory of Barry Farber. The pioneering radio talk jock recalls an unforgettable interview with Alfred Hitchcock. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Saving Organs - One Pipe at a Time

7/30/2020
Can chemistry keep some of the world's oldest organs from turning to dust? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Fifty Shades of Infrastructure

7/29/2020
It's alive! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Urban Ecology

7/28/2020
More than half the people on the planet live in cities. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Casa de la Trova

7/27/2020
Every day of the week, you can get a taste of Santiago Cuba's folk tradition at the Casa de la Trova See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:10

Fazenda Dawn

7/24/2020
Headphone listening recommended - early morning at a ranch in Brazil's Pantanal region. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:05:45

Turtles Targeted

7/23/2020
Prior to Holy Week in South America, red-footed tortoises best make themselves scarce See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

The Turtle's Dilemma

7/22/2020
A turtle's long life span is turning out to be a disadvantage for its survival. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Carousel Organs

7/21/2020
Painted ponies and pipe organ music from paper scrolls have delighted carousel enthusiasts since the 1800's. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:06

Over the Hill Gang

7/20/2020
Reminiscing on the Golden Days of Boxing in San Francisco. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Giglio

7/17/2020
A four ton 72 foot tower is carried and danced through the streets of Williamsburg Brooklyn by one hundred men. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:07:22

Cantometrics - Culture and Music

7/16/2020
Developed by sound recordist Alan Lomax in the 1950s, Cantometrics is a measure of music in relation to the culture from which it stems. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:01

Controlling Mosquitos in Cities

7/15/2020
The simplest way to protect yourself from mosquitos at home? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Urban Mosquitos

7/14/2020
Guess who is their prime target? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Chinese Fishing Nets

7/13/2020
Net fisherman's chant in Kerala, India. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00