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The Fisher Kings

7/24/2017
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The Fisher Kings by Zach Zorich Along southern Florida’s coast, the ancient Calusa constructed an entire island of shell and defied the Spanish Conquest.

Duration:00:19:01

Hunger’s Children

7/17/2017
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Hunger’s Children by Ann Finkbeiner Fleeing the Irish Famine, some immigrants brought their islands with them to North America.

Duration:00:16:31

How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish?

7/10/2017
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How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish? by Sasha Chapman All of them—which makes conservation difficult when your neighbors keep poaching.

Duration:00:33:09

The Lunar Sea

6/13/2017
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The Lunar Sea by Ferris Jabr The moon influences life in a surprising and subtle way: with its light.

Duration:00:16:23

In The Land Of Lost Gardens

6/5/2017
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In the Land of Lost Gardens byHeather Pringle Tireless in her quest, ethnobotanist Nancy Turner works with indigenous elders to preserve plant knowledge dating back to the First People in the New World.

Duration:00:19:53

Bandits On The Beach

4/24/2017
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Bandits on the Beach by Jude Isabella What island raccoons tell us about fear.

Duration:00:27:22

Embracing the Weirdness

4/17/2017
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Embracing the Weirdness of Waterless Waterways by Jude Isabella The drought in California has created an obsession with water, but sometimes, no water is just fine.

Duration:00:25:23

Pool-landia

4/11/2017
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Pool-landia by Egill Bjarnason For 70 years, Iceland has kept afloat the idea that mandatory swimming lessons save lives, but the policy doesn’t hold water.

Duration:00:18:51

For Sale Wild Russian Killer Whales

3/21/2017
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For Sale: Wild Russian Killer Whales by Lina Zeldovich As Westerners condemn live whale shows, Russia hunts and sells killer whales to Chinese amusement parks.

Duration:00:23:30

From Vilified to Vindicated

3/6/2017
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From Vilified to Vindicated: the Story of Jacques Cinq-Mars by Heather Pringle How a toxic debate over the first Americans hobbled science for decades.

Duration:00:21:32

The Bounty of The Bone Pile

2/27/2017
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The Bounty of the Bone Pile by Michael Engelhard Butchered whales lure polar bears and tourists to a coastal Alaskan town. So far, so good. Sort of.

Duration:00:17:49

Saving the Silverspot

2/21/2017
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Saving the Silverspot by Rebecca Heisman A team of scientists and land managers is racing to save a butterfly that depends on fragile coastal habitat.

Duration:00:12:26

The Clam That Sank a Thousand Ships

2/6/2017
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The Clam That Sank a Thousand Ships by Sarah Gilman These infamous clams are invading new areas, buoyed by climate change and the 2011 tsunami in Japan.

Duration:00:24:40

How To Fund An Expedition

1/31/2017
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How to Fund an Expedition by Eli Kintisch Charles Francis Hall had the courage to explore the Arctic—and the savvy to get the wealthy to pay for it.

Duration:00:09:29

People Of The Sea Ice See Cracks Forming

1/23/2017
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People of the Sea Ice See Cracks Forming by Eli Kintisch One of Canada’s most northerly communities reinvents its relationship with a thawing landscape.

Duration:00:16:25

The Uncertain Future of Puffin for Dinner

1/16/2017
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The Uncertain Future of Puffin for Dinner by Cheryl Katz Hunting and eating puffins are Icelandic traditions. But for how much longer?

Duration:00:26:10

The Last Trial Of The Codfather

1/10/2017
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The Last Trial of the Codfather by Brendan Borrell Since his release from prison in the 1980s, Carlos Rafael has ruthlessly run his Massachusetts seafood business with little regard for the law. But is there any other way to survive the gauntlet of restrictions on the New England fishing industry?

Duration:00:32:06

The Whale Dying On The Mountain

1/9/2017
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The Whale Dying on the Mountain by J.B. MacKinnon As the Comox Glacier disappears so does part of the local culture.

Duration:00:22:26

Secret History Of Bioluminescence

1/9/2017
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The Secret History of Bioluminescence by Ferris Jabr Illuminating maps during war, guiding planes to safety, making genes and proteins visible—organisms get their glow on to help humans.

Duration:00:13:39