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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 ...

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@PulsePlanet

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Foraging Central Park

7/19/2018
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Harvesting culinary delights in the wilds of New York City parks. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:03:16

Feared by Day, Stalked by Night

7/18/2018
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The balance of power between two species can shift when the sun goes down. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration. Anthropologist John Cavallo's (1939-2009) work spanned many disciplines. He was the Director of the Rutgers' Center for Public Archaeology.

Duration:00:02:36

Turtles Targeted

7/17/2018
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Prior to Holy Week in South America, red-footed tortoises best make themselves scarce. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

The Turtle's Dilemma

7/16/2018
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A turtle's long life span is turning out to be a disadvantage for its survival. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

Dreaming The Land

7/13/2018
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Their homelands are rooted in myths of the past. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:03:10

Shell Music

7/12/2018
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Mangbetu women use snail shells as percussion instruments. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:55

Become What You Hunt

7/11/2018
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An immersive visit with the Mangbetu people of Central Africa. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

Controlling Mosquitos in Cities

7/10/2018
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The simplest way to protect yourself from mosquitos at home?

Duration:00:03:10

Urban Mosquitos

7/9/2018
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Guess who is their prime target?

Duration:00:03:16

World's Largest Pharmacy

7/6/2018
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Do indigenous peoples benefit when western science "discovers" their herbal medicines? This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001), "the father of modern ethnobotany", inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

Duration:00:03:10

Living off the Land

7/5/2018
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Take only what you need. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

Water Drumming

7/4/2018
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If your society forbids you to use musical instruments, play the river! This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:03:10

Fifty Shades of Infrastructure

7/3/2018
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It's alive!

Duration:00:02:55

Urban Ecology

7/2/2018
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More than half the people on the planet live in cities.

Duration:00:03:10

Sandhill Cranes

6/29/2018
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As water projects drain a Midwestern river, the resting places for hundreds of thousands of migrating birds are threatened. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:55

Do Monkeys Have a Language?

6/28/2018
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One of the classic studies of animal communication. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Dorothy Cheney is a professor of biology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Duration:00:02:55

Center of the Universe

6/27/2018
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The Yekuana roundhouse is a living symbol of the cosmos. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. David Guss is a professor emeritus at Tufts University.

Duration:00:02:54

The Shaman's Feast

6/26/2018
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The power of song can symbolically transform men into animals. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. David Guss is a professor emeritus at Tufts University.

Duration:00:02:37

When Culture Becomes a Work of Art

6/25/2018
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Among the Yekuana People of southern Venezuela, every object is hand-made. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. David Guss is a professor emeritus at Tufts University.

Duration:00:02:55

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