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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

Humans and Wildlife - Who's Protecting Who?

8/17/2018
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If you farm near a wildlife park, what's to prevent a buffalo from trampling your crops?

Duration:00:02:41

Elephants and Ivory

8/16/2018
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Famed anthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey unveils his strategy to protect Kenya's elephants. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:41

A World-Class Gathering

8/15/2018
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The yearly migration of Sand Hill Cranes brings half a million birds to roost in Nebraska's Platte River.

Duration:00:02:41

Calling All Frogs!

8/14/2018
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A montage of vocalizations from around the world - and their variety will surprise you.

Duration:00:02:41

Disappearing Frogs - It's No Magic Trick

8/13/2018
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Are amphibians barometers of environmental change?

Duration:00:03:16

Secrets of Bird Banding

8/10/2018
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Tracking avian populations on Block island.

Duration:00:03:16

What's That Silver Bracelet?

8/9/2018
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Unlocking a bird's life story.

Duration:00:02:41

Sounds of a Caravan

8/8/2018
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Meet the animal designed for long distance desert treks.

Duration:00:03:16

An Ancient Pathway Through the Desert

8/7/2018
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"They're like the cowboys of the Chisholm trail."

Duration:00:02:41

The Fine Art of Observing Whales

8/6/2018
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Life in slow-motion reveals its mysteries to the patient observer.

Duration:00:02:41

The Evolving Song

8/3/2018
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All the humpback whales of the North Pacific sing the same, slowly changing song.

Duration:00:03:16

Largest Animals on Earth

8/2/2018
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Being huge and fearless has its disadvantages. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:41

The Stuff of Legends

8/1/2018
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A first sighting of a whale can take your breath away. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:41

Birds and Landfills

7/31/2018
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What's a bird like you doing in a dump like this? This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:03:16

Keening

7/30/2018
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No Kayapo ceremony would be complete without the siren-like collective speech of the women, known as keening. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration. Anthropologist Terry Turner (1935-2015) was a strong proponent for the rights of indigenous peoples.

Duration:00:02:37

A Song Like No Other

7/27/2018
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How Roger Payne discovered that the long, complicated vocalizations of the humpback whales were actually songs. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:37

Stopping a Dam

7/26/2018
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The Kayapo of Brazil proved that indigenous people can become a powerful voice in their own defense. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration. Anthropologist Terry Turner (1935-2015) was a strong proponent for the rights of indigenous peoples.

Duration:00:02:55

Tradition as Weapon

7/25/2018
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A history of confrontation made the Kayapo formidable opponents to a government plan to flood their lands. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration. Anthropologist Terry Turner (1935-2015) was a strong proponent for the rights of indigenous people

Duration:00:02:37

Returning Home

7/24/2018
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Decades after a government program removed them from their lands, some of Australia's indigenous peoples have returned to their traditional homes. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:55

From Homeland to Bomb Site

7/23/2018
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The Pintobee people of Western Australia were forcibly removed from their ancestral land to create an atomic bomb test site. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

Duration:00:02:55