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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

Thanksgiving Day Parade - Balloons. 23Nov17

11/23/2017
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What does it take to handle a four-story high balloon?

Duration: 00:01:59


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


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


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: 00:01:59


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: 00:02:42


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


Dead Buildings. 09Nov17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


Prospect and Refuge. 08Nov17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


A Walk in the Park. 07Nov17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


Poison Ivy - An Unexpected Discovery. 06Nov17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


A Life-Saving Charade. 03Nov17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


Psychogeography. 02Nov17

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

Duration: 00:02:59


Scorpion Venom. 01Nov17

11/1/2017
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Exciting new medical treatments are being developed from the venom of this feisty arachnid.

Duration: 00:01:59


Punkie Night. 31Oct17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


Scorpions - Ouch! 30Oct17

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

Duration: 00:01:59


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.

Duration: 00:01:59


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!

Duration: 00:01:59

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