• 2011
  • 21:35
  • Canada

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The Hunter

By Dominic Girard

They say one man's trash is another man's treasure... Well, in Darren Atkinson's case, it's also his job. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Why would anyone, in his right mind, jump into Lake Michigan in the middle of a Chicago Winter?

By Fallon Schlossman

The polar plunge: a story of cold water and warm hearts. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Cooler by the Lake

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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A Bittersweet Experiment

By Elise Pepple and Ellen Frankenstein

Two producers explore the hungers generated from living on an island in Alaska and some attempts at satisfying them. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 57:27
  • USA

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Songs of the Earth

By Zack Ezor, Conor Gillies & Qainat Khan

Behold, an hour of radio packed with exquisite field recordings from all corners of the planet. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #131: The Space Show

By Various

This hour: a one way mission to mars, a Russian cosmonaut's favorite music, the Voyager golden record, the sound of the northern lights, and more. (more)

Space
  • 2005
  • 15:28
  • USA

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Mad About Magpies

By Guy Hand

Many people look to the natural world for clues about living a more harmonious life. For example, we aspire to traits we associate with certain animals: the wisdom of the owl, the noble bearing of the bald eagle, or the grace of the swan. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:20
  • USA

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Where is the Extinction Capital of the World?

By Laurie Sumiye

A wildlife biologist shares a surprising fact about Hawaii's native species. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 3:00
  • US

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Where Have All the Cars Gone?

By Hunter Bermudez and Becca Grumet

Becca and Hunter discover CicLAvia, a place where no cars go. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • ENGLAND

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The Sweet Tweet Suite

By Geoff McQueen

When your appetite is for nature and for unusual sounds then you have to go on the odd adventure... (more)

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  • 2015
  • 3:00
  • USA

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When Will We Lose It?

By Eve Abrams

Between sea level rise and a disappearing coastline it feels inevitable that life as we know it in New Orleans is on a limited run, but how much time do we have? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • UK

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Green Fingers Gather

By Vaska Trajkovska

"Reflections on gardening, allotments, and community in a Garden Sunday event at Plot 22 - a nature space, allotment garden, meeting circle, and learning resource." (more)

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  • 2005
  • 1:01
  • USA

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One-Minute Vacations

By Aaron Ximm

The world makes its own music, but we rarely listen with fresh ears says Aaron Ximm, sound artist, field recordist and founder of quietamerican.org. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:09
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (Inverse Winter)

By Sarah Bromer

In Tucson, Arizona, summer is like winter in Canada. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #66: The Falling Show

By Various producers

This hour: a man falls out of the sky, a woman falls into a hole, and a man recovers from a serious rock climbing accident. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:57
  • USA

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From Green to Gone

By Hannah Ayers

A tree is a precious thing in a city...but does anyone care when a tree in their own backyard is cut down? (more)

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  • 2008
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #92: The Water Show

By Various

This hour: a disappearing lake, a luxury liner on the Adriatic Sea, and more. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 29:33
  • USA

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Rip, Rift, and Panic

By Susan Stone

Rip, Rift, and Panic weaves together stories, archival tape, and sound to create a portrait of the emotional and logistical aspects of living along an earthquake fault line. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweet Stalking the Wild Rhubarb

By Laura Markowitz

After generous winter rains the Sonoran Desert offers up wild rhubarb, and ethnobotanist Martha Ames Burgess knows where to look for it and how to turn it into a juicy desert dessert. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:24
  • UK

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When did I get turned around?

By Tom Harrison

An exploration of the cacophony and cyclical nature of life. (more)

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