November 21, 2022

The Bird Lady

If you find an injured or orphaned bird, who’re you going to call?

October 31, 2022

All Birds Great and Small

For the past twenty years, wildlife bird rehabilitator Annie Mardiney has rescued thousands of birds. “They’re hungry all the time!”

October 10, 2022

Sacred Ground and the Little Brother of War

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with Hutke Fields, the Principal Chief of the Natchez Nation. “You have to listen to everything, including Mother Earth” A taste of the Natchez Language, the no-holds-barred game of Stickball, and what it feels like to be chosen.

September 19, 2022

Every Step a Prayer

“We have certain ways we follow..”

August 29, 2022

Language of the Birds

There is a subtle interaction – a kind of feedback loop – between birds and their environment.

August 8, 2022

A Deep Dive into the World of Birdsong

Do birds hear any differently than we do? The answer will likely surprise you.

July 18, 2022

Exploring the Amazon With Sound

Discovering maps of sound with the mind’s ear.

June 27, 2022

Singing Ice – Doug Quin and the Sounds of Antarctica

Meet sound artist and field recordist Doug Quin, as we embark on an audio journey to the Antarctic.

June 6, 2022

Australian Dawn

Headphones on as we launch our new expanded format with a favorite recording, dawn at Grampians National Park in Australia, a beautiful soundscape, plus and interview with the Cultural Heritage Officer at Grampians (Brambuk) National Park in Australia. We welcome your questions and insights at pulse@igc.org or via the contact link at pulseplanet.com.

June 3, 2022

Final Program

A look back at 34 years of Pulse of the Planet as we celebrate our final radio broadcast.

May 18, 2022

Soundscape Invitation

Listeners are invited to share their favorite sounds on AmericanSoundscapes.com.

April 28, 2022

Ruby Throated Hummingbirds

Meet the bird with the fastest wings in the world.

April 27, 2022

Bald Eagles Nest

It’s the nesting season of our national symbol, the bald eagle.

April 20, 2022

Manatees – Red Tide

Their population has slowly been rising over last decade, but now they’re facing a new threat to their survival.

April 1, 2022

A Trojan Horse Made of Clay

Fooling cancer cells!

March 31, 2022

Swamp song

A dawn chorus of amphibians – headphones on!

March 30, 2022

It Comes in Many Guises

Wherever you may be right now, odds are you’re not far from clay in one form or another.

March 17, 2022

Oasis

Headphones on! Picture being under a palm tree next to a burbling brook in the middle of California’s Anza-Borrego desert.

February 15, 2022

Aussie Birds

Australia is home to about one tenth of the world’s living bird species. Here’s a sampling of a few of them – headphones on!

February 14, 2022

Mt. Lewis Wind

Headphones on for a sound portrait of a cloud forest.

January 25, 2022

It Knocks a Great Hole in Winter

The Up Helly Aa festival gives the people of the Shetland Islands a chance to torch a replica of a Viking galley.

December 1, 2021

MIT

OK, who put that bus on top of the library building?

July 14, 1994

KOGI, THE – Message From a Lost World

After a self-imposed exile of one thousand years, an ancient tribe of people have an urgent message for the rest of our planet.