Pulse of the Planet
Todays' Daily Audio Program
April 01, 2015

Todays' Daily Audio Program

If Buildings Could Help in an Emergency
Instead of looking for "child finder" stickers, first responders to an emergency might one day be checking their iPads.
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This Month's Feature Story

This Month's Feature Story

This Month's Feature Stories

Wild Persimmon Pudding

Some years back, Pulse of the Planet listener Carrie Hamby shared her family's recipe for Persimmon Pudding - a Thanksgiving treat! Since then, many listeners have contacted us requesting the recipe. ...More

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Pulse Picks

Pulse Picks: Issues in the News

Pulse Picks
Highlight: CASA DE LA TROVA: Cuba's Down-home Music Salon

In 2001, photographer Phil Metzidakis and I traveled to Santiago de Cuba in eastern Cuba. It was part of an exchange program that allowed Americans to learn some of the dynamics and intricacies of Cuban music and dance. ...More

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Audio Adventures

Audio Adventures

Audio Adventures

Rare birds and frogs, a cool evening breeze, stinging trees, leeches. Its all in a day's work for climate researchers in a cloud forest. Experience a day in the life of a scientist in the Australian highlands with this immersive audio-visual adventure.


Each weekday, the Pulse of the Planet radio series provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sound.

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