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HumaNature

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HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.

HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wyoming PR

Description:

HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 85: The Unclimbables

11/25/2020
Mo Beck was a professional climber who regularly won gold in competitions. But when she joined a team on a long expedition in the remote Cirque of the Unclimbables, she was amused to witness the tension between two of her fellow teammates...and the stinky solution.

Duration:00:23:12

Episode 84: Out On The Road

11/11/2020
Mikah Meyer grew up the son of a pastor and secretly struggled with his sexuality. But on a record-setting road trip to all of America's national parks, he realized its success hinged on being open about who he was.

Duration:00:23:43

Episode 83: The In-Between IV

10/28/2020
The leaves are scattering down the sidewalk and fog touches the tips of the trees. It’s that time of year again when the shadows lengthen and we bring you stories that aren’t quite human or all the way natural. Welcome to a most haunted theatre.

Duration:00:19:05

Episode 83: The In-Between IV

10/28/2020
The leaves are scattering down the sidewalk and fog touches the tips of the trees. It's that time of year again when the shadows lengthen and we bring you stories that aren't quite human or all the way natural. Welcome to a most haunted theatre.

Duration:00:19:02

Episode 82: The Afrovivalist

10/14/2020
Sharon Ross wanted to be prepared for anything. But when she joined others getting ready for the end of the world, she found herself the odd one out. (more…)

Duration:00:16:17

Season 6 Preview

10/7/2020
A glimpse of some of the stories coming your way this season, starting October 14. (more…)

Duration:00:02:55

Bonus Episode: The Source

9/23/2020
Climate change is all over the news, from burning forests to melting ice sheets. But it can seem like a big, abstract problem. Writer Manasseh Franklin wanted to make the melting of glaciers more real to people. So on an Alaskan rafting trip, she followed water to its source. It’s a story from our archives that’s just as poignant—and humorous—today. (more…)

Duration:00:23:44

Bonus Episode: Row Row Row Your Boat. Or Not.

8/26/2020
As summer wanes, we’re reaching into the archives for a story about a classic summer activity: a leisurely river float. At least, that’s what it was supposed to be. But when they lost their guide, a group of tourists got more than they bargained for. (more…)

Duration:00:16:22

Bonus Episode: Tipping Point

8/5/2020
While we work on new stories for this fall, here’s a summer favorite from 2019. Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho paddled thousands of miles in a canoe from Minneapolis to the shores of the Hudson Bay. The journey tested their physical strength – and the strength of their friendship. (more…)

Duration:00:21:15

Episode 81: The Ghost Of Africa

7/8/2020
South Africans Chris Diedericks and Anna Calitz wanted to go on a romantic getaway, but their adventure broke down before it even began. (more…)

Duration:00:22:17

Episode 80: Starstruck

6/24/2020
Juan Martinez grew up in South Central L.A. in the early nineties. He was struggling to find his way until he traded detention for a pack of jalapeño seeds. Those led him all the way to the stars. (more…)

Duration:00:10:37

Episode 79: The Feeling Of Being Alive

6/10/2020
Boyd Varty lives on a game reserve in South Africa near Kruger National Park. After his family began returning the land to its wild state, it awakened something wild in him, too. (more…)

Duration:00:20:39

Episode 78: Biking On Empty

5/21/2020
After cycling across America, Taylor Thibodeau had a lifetime of adventures ahead of him…until a mysterious illness cut that short. Then he decided to adventure anyway. (more…)

Duration:00:16:57

Episode 77: Morley’s Vision

5/6/2020
Morley Nelson delighted in watching raptors in aerial combat as they fought over nesting sites. And he made it his life’s mission to protect the part of Idaho’s Snake River with the highest nesting density of birds of prey in North America. This time, we’re bringing you a story from the new podcast Common Land to tell the story of how the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area was created. (more…)

Duration:00:30:58

Episode 76: Close Encounters Of The Wild Kind II

4/22/2020
It’s springtime and Earth Day! Animals are on the move, and sometimes their paths cross with people. Here are five stories to help you get outside while you’re stuck at home. (more…)

Duration:00:27:36

Episode 75: Trying To Get Home

4/8/2020
Michael Benanav studies nomadic people as a writer and photographer. So when he was invited to accompany the Van Gujjar of northern India on their annual migration with their water buffalo, he jumped at the chance. Turned out, they wanted a journalist along that year for reasons he hadn’t expected. (more…)

Duration:00:31:40

Bonus Episode: Hiking Through History

3/25/2020
When Tarik Moore became an Outdoor Afro leader, the first hike he planned wasn’t a traditional one. He took his group down city streets to commemorate Philadelphia’s Osage Avenue bombing. (more…)

Duration:00:07:23

Episode 74: Does A Kid Poop In The Woods?

3/11/2020
Cindy Ross wanted to keep pursuing her long-distance hiking passion after she had kids. But she didn’t know how to make that happen. Then a chance encounter with a llama breeder opened the path to the Continental Divide Trail. (more…)

Duration:00:11:36

Episode 73: Not Healed, But Healing

2/26/2020
Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running…and the Pacific Crest Trail. If you like HumaNature, help us tell more stories! Support us at https://donate.nprstations.org/wpr/humanature. You can also follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/HumaNaturePod, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/humanaturepodcast, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HumaNaturePodcast. (more…)

Duration:00:19:30

Episode 72: Everyone Needs A Purpose

2/12/2020
Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book ‘Born to Run.’ And now he has an unusual new running partner⁠—a donkey named Sherman. If you like HumaNature, help us tell more stories! Support us at https://donate.nprstations.org/wpr/humanature. You can also follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/HumaNaturePod, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/humanaturepodcast, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HumaNaturePodcast. (more…)

Duration:00:31:08