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KVNF Public Radio for Western Colorado

High Country News

  • Come on home to Green River An audio slideshow created with photographer Andrew Cullen on what life is like in rural Green River, Utah, for a group of young architects and designers. November 12, 2012.

Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)

Living on Earth, Public Radio International

  • Out of a (noble) Gas The US is running out of its supply of readily-accessible helium. That means everything from balloons to MRIs could become more expensive. November 26, 2010.
  • Seeing the Forest for its Bugs The hemlock wooly adelgid is eating its way up the East Coast’s hemlock forests. Now researchers are fighting back with tiny beetles. July 9, 2010.
  • Papercrete Schoolhouse A teacher in Taiwan has a project for his students: construct a schoolhouse with papercrete – a mixture of recycled paper, water and a little bit of concrete.  January 22, 2010.
  • The Minnesota Twins Harvest Rainwater The Minnesota Twins are trying to keep their stadium as green as the outfield. February 5, 2010.
  • Hard as Sea Snails Researchers believe that better body and vehicle armor could be modeled on the shell of the scaly-foot snail, a tiny gastropod that lives on the floor of the Indian Ocean. February 19, 2010.
  • Nuclear Shop of Horrors Nuclear waste is extremely difficult to clean up. But a new synthetic material can snap up radioactive ions like a Venus fly-trap devours insects. March 12, 2010.
  • Prison Wind Cutting prison energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions is a breeze with wind power. April 9, 2010.
  • Solar Storage Scientists have developed a new technology that promises to store the sun’s energy all day and night.  June 25, 2010.

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