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Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rythmns of nature and culture worldwide ...

Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rythmns of nature and culture worldwide ...
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Belcourt, ND

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Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rythmns of nature and culture worldwide ...

Twitter:

@PulsePlanet

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Protecting Animals and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

6/22/2018
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In Africa, wildlife conservation areas are saving endangered species while denying indigenous peoples access to their traditional lands. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Moringe Parkipuny (1948 - 2013) was a parlimentarian, activist and indigenous spokesperson.

Duration:00:02:55

Nomads of East Africa

6/21/2018
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For centuries, the Maasai have herded their cattle throughout East Africa, but their use of traditional grazing lands is being restricted. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Moringe Parkipuny (1948 - 2013) was a parlimentarian, activist and indigenous spokesperson.

Duration:00:03:10

Diversity of Life

6/20/2018
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"We have little evidence that there is any ecosystem smaller than the surface of the earth." This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Famed biologist, theorist, educator and author Lynn Margulis (1938- 2011) co-developed the Gaia Hypothesis.

Duration:00:02:55

Gaia

6/19/2018
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The earth is a living system. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Famed biologist, theorist, educator and author Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) co-developed the Gaia Hypothesis.

Duration:00:03:10

So Many Options, So Few Choices

6/18/2018
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Of the hundreds of thousands of species of plants in the world, humanity depends on only about a dozen species for food. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His work inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

Duration:00:01:59

Portrait of a Lake

6/15/2018
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The words of Thoreau still evoke the timeless feeling of a remote mountain lake. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:36

Drugs from Plants

6/14/2018
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A wide range of exotic plants have yielded drugs valuable to western medicine. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His work inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

Duration:00:03:09

Lost Knowledge of the Amazon

6/13/2018
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A pioneering ethnobotanist worked with indigenous peoples around the world to discover useful plants. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His story inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

Duration:00:01:59

Rainforest Music

6/12/2018
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Singing with birds and waterfalls. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Duration:00:02:36

Like a Waterfall in Your Head

6/11/2018
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The sound flows down and mixes with your thoughts. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Duration:00:02:36

Glacier Dynamics

6/8/2018
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Icebergs are forming and seas are rising. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Stanley S. Jacobs is currently a Special Research Scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth

Duration:00:02:37

An Iceberg Calves

6/7/2018
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A roar and a tremendous splash herald the birth of a new iceberg. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Stanley S. Jacobs is currently a Special Research Scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Duration:00:02:00

When a Tree Falls in the Rainforest..

6/6/2018
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..You'd better be listening! This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Duration:00:02:36

A Fluidity of Sounds

6/5/2018
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An audio snapshot of the daily life of the Bosavi people of Papua New Guinea. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Duration:00:02:36

Voices in the Forest

6/4/2018
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For the Bosavi people of Papua, New Guinea, sounds convey the pulse of the rainforest. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Steven Feld is currently Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Duration:00:01:59

Storm in the Amazon 01Jun18

6/1/2018
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Thunder shakes the darkening skies as heavy showers refresh the rainforest. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:36

Price of Deforestation 31May18

5/31/2018
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Every year, an area about the size of the state of Massachusetts burns in the Brazilian Rainforest. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:36

Slash and Burn. 30May18

5/30/2018
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A centuries-old farming method may actually help save portions of the rainforest. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

Voices of the Amazon. 29May18

5/29/2018
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The Amazonian Rainforest s alive with sound. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:36

Giant Pandas. 28May18

5/28/2018
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The Panda is still threatened with extinction by poaching. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:36