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

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

Location:

Belcourt, ND

Description:

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

Twitter:

@PulsePlanet

Language:

English

Contact:

Pulse of the Planet PO Box 919 Stone Ridge, NY 12484


Episodes

The Sport of Kings

12/2/2020
A handful of hunters still practice the ancient sport of kings and they're meeting this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Hunting the Red Stag

12/1/2020
The sounds of the mating behavior, or 'rut', signal the start of Red Stag hunting season in Hungary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

The Gabra

11/30/2020
This time of year, the Gabra of Northeast Africa celebrate a holiday which commemorates human dependence on seasonal cycles. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Masquerade Test

11/27/2020
During Nigeria's Kalabari Masquerade, male dancers risk public humiliation for a chance at prestige. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:07:53

Family Thanksgiving

11/26/2020
Thanksgiving unites individuals and families in the spirit of gratitude and sharing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

First Thanksgiving

11/25/2020
All the trappings of a traditional Native American meal. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Drum Language

11/24/2020
Listen to the words of a water spirit, communicated through the rhythms of drums. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Kalabari Masquerade

11/23/2020
The dry winter months are masquerade season for the Kalabari people of Nigeria. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Celebrating the Sabbath

11/20/2020
For Syrian Jews, the Sabbath is both a time for rest and for song. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:08:34

A Marriage Song

11/19/2020
The words of a marriage song reflect a rich and dynamic musical tradition. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Pizmon

11/18/2020
For a group of Jews with roots in Syria, Pizmon music carries memories of the past as it marks the celebrations of the present. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

The Whale's Footprint

11/17/2020
When whales surface, they leave a smooth section of water known as a footprint. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Encountering Whales

11/16/2020
California Gray whales find safety in numbers on their long journey south. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Festival of Light

11/13/2020
Welcome to Diwali - a luminous celebration of enlightenment. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:06:31

Gray Whales

11/12/2020
Using kayaks and "a gentle angle of approach,” a researcher pays a visit to migrating Gray whales. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Ravens on the Alert

11/11/2020
How do ravens sense danger in their environment? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Hawk Watching

11/10/2020
One of the season's last glimpses of hawks, kestrels and other birds of prey as they soar above the cliffs of New Jersey. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Raven Cache

11/9/2020
For ravens, winter is a season which calls for strategy and some occasional bickering. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Persimmon Harvest

11/6/2020
An annual harvest of wild persimmons has been a lifelong tradition. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:07:18

The Swinging Chestnut Strikes Again

11/5/2020
Older Britons have adopted conkers, a children's game, and turned it into a competitive spectator sport. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:59