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TERRA 1122: Chocolate in the Jungle

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A small group of Ecuadorians, united under the name of Itapoa, are buying up remaining land in the Choco Rainforest of Ecuador. Only 5% of its original size, very little of which is protected, the Choco once covered t...

TERRA 1105: In Pursuit of Plastics

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In Pursuit of Plastics follows the transatlantic expedition of The Ocean Cleanup as they sail through the North Atlantic Gyre aboard the S/V Sea Dragon to collect data on vertical plastics distribution. The Ocean Clea...

TERRA 908: Potomac: The River Runs Through Us

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The Potomac River is the source of drinking water for six million people in the Washington DC area. Safe drinking water depends on clean rivers. Each person can make a difference to protect this essential resource for...

TERRA 821: Glass Half Full

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Glass Half Full is the story of three Montana organizations that recycle glass. A city official, a passionate self-starter, and a dedicated craftsman take us through the possibilities that glass recycling have for a c...

TERRA 1007: Livestock Guardian Dogs: Working on Common Ground

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Ranchers who struggle to coexist with large predators are finding new hope in old dog breeds. While these Old World livestock guardian dog breeds have successfully defended livestock from predators for thousands of ...

TERRA 717: Whiteout

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White­out explores the mys­tery behind the White Nose Syn­drome epi­demic. Since 2006, over six mil­lion bats have been infected and died from the dis­ease. Though it is still a mys­tery that befud­dles many sci­en­ti...

TERRA 325: A Cat Called Elvis – Part 1

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In kazakh Mongolia the name for Snow Leopard is "Elvis" and these elusive animals are constantly threatened. Their territory is shrinking as the human population surrounding them increases, Mongolian Herders kill them...

TERRA 529: Angels of the Forest: Silky Sifaka Lemurs of Madagascar – Part 2

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In this program produced by Sharon Pieczenik, Erik Patel, a PhD Candidate at Cornell University, discusses his efforts to save Silky Sifaka lemurs in Madagascar. Ninety-eight percent of Madagascar’s mammals, including...

TERRA 825: WildFIRE PIRE: The Cradle of Fire

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WildFIRE PIRE is a National Science Foundation five-year project that is an international partnership coordinated by the Montana Institute on Ecosystems and Montana State University that focuses on the causes and cons...

TERRA 531: Source to Sea, The Columbia River Swim – Part 1

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Join Chris Swain for a thirteen-hundred mile swim down one of America's greatest and most troubled rivers.

TERRA 204: Tracking the Pacific Fisher

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The imperiled Pacific Fisher makes its home in the beautiful conifer-hardwood forests of Northern California. The primary caretakers of this forest, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, have teamed up with the Wildlife Conservatio...

TERRA 822: WildFIRE PIRE: The (un)Luck of the Draw

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WildFIRE PIRE is a National Science Foundation five-year project that is an international partnership coordinated by the Montana Institute on Ecosystems and Montana State University that focuses on the causes and cons...

TERRA 818: Fallen Gardens

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FALLEN GARDENS explores the relationship between garden culture and deer populations. Communities on the Sunshine Coast represent many of the interface locations in British Columbia attempting to balance a respectful ...

TERRA 303: Jewels of the Jungle – Part 1

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Dr. Gary Strobel's signature red stocking cap lives in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Why? Strobel is one of only a handful of plant scientists scouring the planet the old-fashioned way for the n...

TERRA 807: Inches of Snow and Tide

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The Olympic Peninsula is a land of snowy mountains, rocky tidepools, and crashing waves. Explore one small patch of coastline at low tide and you can find tiny sea stars, camouflaged fish, and eighty-year-old anemones...

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