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TERRA 237: The Last Run – Part 1

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"Ironically, as we work to save the salmon, it may turn out that the salmon save us." (Paul Schell, Mayor of Seattle) Salmon are an indicator species - their health closely tracks the health of the watershed to which ...

TERRA 719: TRUST Pennsylvania

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Ashley Funk is an 18-year old from western Pennsylvania. Ashley is many things. She is an identical twin, the founder of Pollution Patrol, a volunteer at the local care home, and she loves to sing with her friends aro...

TERRA 814: The Hudson River Clearwater Revival – Part 2

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A group of middle school students sets sail on the Hudson River, aboard the Clearwater tall ship to learn about chemical water pollution. Produced by Hilary Hudson

TERRA 411: Buddha and the Big Fish

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What could a conservation organization, a group of Buddhist monks and a really big fish all have in common? They come together in a small part of Mongolia known as The Eg-Uur Watershed Area where some amazing things a...

TERRA 530: Shifting Sands

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How will climate change affect desert environments and ecosystems?

TERRA 345: Bioneers Preview

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This week­end TERRA will be tak­ing off to Cal­i­for­nia for an amaz­ing event. The Bioneers con­fer­ence is held once a year and offers thou­sands of peo­ple the chance to fig­ure out how to grow their own food, redu...

TERRA 448: Frog, Chemical, Water, You – Part 1

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Amphibians are indicator species. Because of their sensitive permeable skin, scientists use amphibians to gauge the overall health of the worldwide ecosystem that we all share. So with nearly half of the world's amphi...

TERRA 413: Higher Ground – Part 2

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In part two of Higher Ground, the battle over Florida's beaches continues. In the middle of this conflict between developers and preservationists are the sea turtles which use this fragile habitat as nesting ground. A...

TERRA 1101: The Owls of Montana – Episode 2

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This second episode of a 2-part series on Montana's owls gets up close and personal! Distill Productions follows along with the team at the Owl Research Institute as they trap and tag Boreal, Northern Sah-wet, and Sho...

TERRA 452: Cascading Effects – Part 2

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Examining the sublime landscapes of North Cascade, Mount Rainier, and Olympic National Parks, researchers shed light on emerging indications that climate change is real and predict how warming temperatures will affect...

TERRA 703: Lines In The Sand

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In 1998, Dr. James Thomson perfected a method to grow human Embryonic Stem Cells in a laboratory environment. His discovery sparked a new debate in what historically has been a long line of moral dilemmas initiated by...

TERRA 335: Oil On Ice – Part 3

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The Gwich'in tribe of Northern Alaska have been hunting caribou in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve for hundreds of years. They rely on the herd's yearly migration for their survival and their way of life. The car...

TERRA 414: Ranching the New West – Part 1

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There's a new model of ranching emerging that emphasizes a holistic view of the ranch as a multidimensional resource and not just a home for cattle. Duke Phillips of Colorado is a pioneer in this approach, which provi...

TERRA 803: WildFIRE PIRE – A World on 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 442: Gimme Green – Part 3

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Lawns are undeniably an American symbol. But what do they really symbolize? Pride and prosperity? Or waste and conformity? Gimme Green is a humorous look at the American obsession with the residential lawn and the eff...

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