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Episodes

Thanksgiving Day Parade - Inflation Day. 22Nov17

11/22/2017
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Watching the giant parade balloons being filled on the day before Thanksgiving has become part of New York's holiday celebration.

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The Oysters of Chesapeake Bay. 21Nov17

11/21/2017
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The home to a multimillion dollar oyster industry is threatened by industrial and agricultural pollution.

Duration: 00:01:59


The Future of Oysters. 20Nov17

11/20/2017
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Increasing levels of acidity in our oceans could have a serious impact on the oyster industry.

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Taking the Pulse of Oysters. 17Nov17

11/17/2017
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They're an important shellfish, both for their environmental and economic value.

Duration: 00:12:00


Water and Arsenic. 16Nov17

11/16/2017
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Around the world, people are being poisoned by naturally occurring toxins in their drinking water.

Duration: 00:01:59


A Volcano's Deepest Voice. 15Nov17

11/15/2017
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Volcanoes could be giving us clues to when they'll erupt, if we knew how to listen to them.

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Coal Ash and Water. 14Nov17

11/14/2017
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You don't want coal ash to end up in a water supply.

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Best Tasting Water? 13Nov17

11/13/2017
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If you think water with the least traces of minerals in it tastes best, you're in for a surprise.

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Bricks, Sky and Green. 10Nov17

11/10/2017
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The recipe for an enlivening cityscape? A good mix of blue and green.

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Dead Buildings. 09Nov17

11/9/2017
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The architecture of a cityscape can affect our well-being in unexpected ways.

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Prospect and Refuge. 08Nov17

11/8/2017
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Good habitat choice comes down to seeing but not being seen.

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A Walk in the Park. 07Nov17

11/7/2017
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A neuroscientist explores architecture and nature.

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Poison Ivy - An Unexpected Discovery. 06Nov17

11/6/2017
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A new way of controlling Poison Ivy?

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A Life-Saving Charade. 03Nov17

11/3/2017
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To avoid predators, Piping Plovers have adopted a theatrical strategy.

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Psychogeography. 02Nov17

11/2/2017
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Studying the interactions between people and places.

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Punkie Night. 31Oct17

10/31/2017
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A precursor to Halloween? A Legacy Program from the Pulse of the Planet archive.

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Scorpions - Ouch! 30Oct17

10/30/2017
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How dangerous is a scorpion sting?

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Poison Ivy - Solving a Mystery. 27Oct17

10/27/2017
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Researchers trying to grow Poison Ivy discovered that all their seedlings were being destroyed.

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Poison Ivy vs Fungus. 26Oct17

10/26/2017
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You think researchers studying poison ivy have an easy time growing it? Not quite!

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Urban Ants. 25Oct17

10/25/2017
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Meet the unofficial members of the New York City sanitation department.

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