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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology

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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:

New York, NY

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Marathon - Jock Semple

4/16/2021
Remembering one of the driving forces behind the Boston Marathon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Boston Marathon

4/15/2021
This year's Marathon will take place in October, but its legacy lies on Patriot's Day. "It's a long way from Hopkinton to the Pru!" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Appalachian Spring - Poke and Ramps

4/14/2021
Springtime brings the culinary delight of wild ramps to this Appalachian community. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Thingyan

4/13/2021
In Myanmar, will the new year bring a temporary reprieve from societal taboos? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:34

Edible Insects --Silkworms

4/12/2021
Silkworm pupae, fried and served with onions, is a popular snack in some parts of China. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Edible Insects

4/9/2021
Insects are an important source of protein for many societies around the world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Appalachian Spring - Plant Pharmacy

4/8/2021
In rural Appalachia, if you need to get to the drug store for something ailing you, the remedy might be found growing outside your door. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Long Live the Turtle

4/7/2021
Can turtles help us live longer? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:59

Pet Turtles

4/6/2021
They make fine pets, but keeping a companion turtle may not be such a great idea. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

New Blossom, New Music, New Year

4/5/2021
Today's Japanese Cherry Blossom festival sounds somewhat different than it used to. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Cherry Blossom Fest - Old and New

4/2/2021
In the US, the annual Cherry Blossom festival has come to include both traditional and modern Japanese art forms. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Cherry Blossom - Spirit of the Samurai

4/1/2021
In Japanese culture, the blossoming of the Cherry Tree represents an ancient code of honor. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Turtles - Havens and Hazards

3/31/2021
Both help and harm can come from unexpected places. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Turtles in Trouble

3/30/2021
Rare and protected species are poached and smuggled to Asia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

A Most Flamboyant Display

3/29/2021
Part of the ritual of witnessing the mating rites of prairie chickens is waking up before sunrise and finding the right location - in total darkness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:59

The Great Leveler

3/26/2021
In India, Holi heralds the coming of spring with color, mayhem and a sense of cultural solidarity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Dream On

3/25/2021
Environmental ideas sometimes come from unexpected places. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Wild Turkeys

3/24/2021
It's mating season for a uniquely American bird that's been brought back from the brink of extinction. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

The Amazing Sage Grouse

3/23/2021
The strange sounds of the male Sage Grouse are matched only by their equally unusual reproductive behavior. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Lock up the Priests, Don the Goat Hair

3/22/2021
Northern Bulgaria's traditional fertility festival heralds the coming of spring. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00