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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology

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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Wild Turkeys

It's mating season for a uniquely American bird that's been brought back from the brink of extinction.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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22 Mar 2019

Rank #1

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Kalas

Dipping into the Doop of ancestral Sweden.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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13 Dec 2018

Rank #2

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A World-Class Gathering

The yearly migration of Sand Hill Cranes brings half a million birds to roost in Nebraska's Platte River.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

15 Aug 2018

Rank #3

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Coolest Recycling on the Planet

One of the biggest challenges facing Antarctic scientists.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

5 Oct 2018

Rank #4

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Stealth Nanoparticles 26Apr18

If nanoparticles from consumer products end up in solid wastes, what effect could that have on the environment?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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26 Apr 2018

Rank #5

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Almost Human

Our closest living relatives?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

18 Oct 2018

Rank #6

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The Chinese Bigfoot

Legends of a Chinese Wildman go back 2500 years in eastern literature.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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27 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Tornados - Stormy Weather

The season to watch out for tornadoes depends on what part of the country you live in.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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11 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Tornado - Modeling

A tornado in a tank is providing a safe opportunity for scientists to learn more about these destructive natural phenomena.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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On the Verge of Extinction

Why is the chimpanzee disappearing? This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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22 Oct 2018

Rank #10

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Warming Warning 08May18

Everything George Woodwell spoke about three decades ago has come to pass and his advice for the future is as relevant today as when we first broadcast these programs. Part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

8 May 2018

Rank #11

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Cloud Water 02May18

A large cumulous cloud weighs about the same as a 747.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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2 May 2018

Rank #12

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A Life-Saving Charade. 03Nov17

To avoid predators, Piping Plovers have adopted a theatrical strategy.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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3 Nov 2017

Rank #13

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Alarm Calls. 24Nov17

What's a bird to do when it sees a predator lurking nearby?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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24 Nov 2017

Rank #14

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Fermi's Paradox. 17Oct17

If they’re out there, why haven't they come here?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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17 Oct 2017

Rank #15

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Mississippi's Sandhill Cranes

Up close with one of the rarest bird populations in North America. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

1 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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Psychogeography. 02Nov17

Studying the interactions between people and places.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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2 Nov 2017

Rank #17

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Rocksalt Everlasting

Why is it salt turning up in streams in the summertime? Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2mins

6 Feb 2018

Rank #18

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Poison Ivy - An Unexpected Discovery

A new way of controlling Poison Ivy?Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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19 Nov 2019

Rank #19

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Protecting Animals and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

In Africa, wildlife conservation areas are saving endangered species while denying indigenous peoples access to their traditional lands. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Moringe Parkipuny (1948 - 2013) was a parlimentarian, activist and indigenous spokesperson.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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22 Jun 2018

Rank #20