• 2007
  • 18:05
  • USA

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Circling the Center of Creation

By Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier joins the ranks of thousands of religious pilgrims who have been circling the base of Mount Kailash in Tibet for centuries. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:48
  • USA

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When Condos Travel

By Sara Robberson

This piece explores what happens when trailers want to stay put, but condos travel -- removing Austin residents and their beloved trees. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (For A Classroom)

By Aaron Sand

A few late students help us understand why the classroom is a special place. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (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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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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One Man's Sour, Another Man's Sweet

By Kerry Klein

Kerry Klein brings reclaimed food to a potluck - and doesn’t tell anyone. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Traveling and Trees

By Pauline Kochanski

How trees affect me as a photographer. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Telepathic Trees

By Amber Cortes

Brief encounters of the inter-species communication kind. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Green Tree Dervish

By Abby Wendle

Photographer Gaylord Herron has traveled all over the world photographing different cultures, but he's also found fulfillment in his own backyard. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Ernie's Green Free Tree

By Nancy Camden

Under Ernie’s Free Tree neighbors and passersby pick from the free pile, the last of Ernie Winger’s possessions—recycling, laughing, crying, remembering a generous man who began life as a poor cast-off to become a neighborhood treasure. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:18
  • USA

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Dawn at Chicago's Magic Hedge

By Noe Cuellar

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Family Tree

By Kyle Sweet-Chavez & Sergio Chavez

Two families share very different reasons for planting a tree when their baby is born. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 13:07
  • Canada

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Prey

By Rachel Bryant

As producer Rachel Bryant researched seabirds in the remote arctic wilderness of Southampton Island, Nunavut, she began thinking about issues of survival and vulnerability. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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The Last Morning was a Sweet One

By Alix Blair

A short story in sounds of our food's start to finish, from morning to night (though not necessarily in the same day!) (more)

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  • 2012
  • 78:21
  • USA

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The Story as Walkabout

By Krissy Clark & Pejk Malinovski

Smartphones and other gadgets have detached our listening experiences from the radio, and are making another kind of attachment possible - to where the stories actually take place. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Farm-Fresh Egg: A Sweet Return

By Casey Kuhn

The locavore movement is sweeping the nation - and cookbook author Jennifer Thompson and a farmers market vendor explain why fresh eggs are the best eggs. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

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