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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.
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New York, NY

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Walrus's Unexpected Sound

11/16/2018
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Underwater avant-garde percussion!

Duration:00:02:00

Songs of the Bowhead Whale

11/15/2018
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The Bowhead Whale lives in an underwater jungle of sound.

Duration:00:02:32

Longest River in the World

11/14/2018
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The Nile is being altered by both natural and man-made influences.

Duration:00:02:00

Persimmon Harvest

11/13/2018
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An annual harvest of wild persimmons has been a lifelong tradition. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:00

Sound Census

11/12/2018
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A new way to count Bowhead whales.

Duration:00:03:19

Losing an Icon

11/9/2018
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Old-growth forests in the US are disappearing, and with them a symbol of American wildlife.

Duration:00:02:00

The Holy Grail of Birdwatching

11/8/2018
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Searching for the near-extinct Ivory-Billed Woodpecker.

Duration:00:02:00

Festival of Light

11/7/2018
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Welcome to Diwali - a luminous celebration of enlightenment.

Duration:00:02:00

Communing with Elks, Squirrels and Other Critters

11/6/2018
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Artificial calling devices make it possible to talk with animals.

Duration:00:02:00

Calling All Ducks

11/5/2018
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With a little know-how, voila!

Duration:00:02:00

Gobbles, Clucks and Yelps

11/2/2018
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A whole range of turkey vocalizations can be mimicked with calling devices.

Duration:00:02:00

Meet the Take-Your-Pants-Off Ant

11/1/2018
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Living comfortably in the rainforest sometimes means just staying out of harm's way.

Duration:00:02:00

Punkie Night

10/31/2018
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A precursor of Halloween?

Duration:00:02:00

Legends of the Mandrake

10/30/2018
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On Halloween eve, it's an essential part of any witch's sorcery kit.

Duration:00:02:10

The Moose-Wolf Equation

10/29/2018
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New insights into the relationship between predator and prey.

Duration:00:02:00

A Place for Wolves

10/26/2018
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Eliminating wolves from Yellowstone National Park has increased the populations of the animals they used to prey upon.

Duration:00:02:00

Spiders vs Hoppers

10/25/2018
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For 2000 years, the Chinese have been able to keep one of the world's most destructive insect pests in check without the use of pesticides.

Duration:00:02:32

Rainforest Goldrush

10/24/2018
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As traditional lands are invaded by gold miners, the Yanomami's way of life is threatened.

Duration:00:02:00

The Price of Contact

10/23/2018
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The Yanomami People of the Northwest Amazon are paying a heavy price for contact with the outside world.

Duration:00:02:00

On the Verge of Extinction

10/22/2018
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Why is the chimpanzee disappearing? This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:00