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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:

Kingston, 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.

Twitter:

@PulsePlanet

Language:

English


Episodes

A Prehistoric Soundscape

10/23/2020
You'll never think of koalas as placid, leaf-chewing marsupials again after hearing the racket they make during breeding season! Following this episode - a preview of Sacred Mounds, Jim Metzner's new audiobook!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:06:15

Seal Pup Calls

10/22/2020
For Weddell seals, every sound tells a story. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Weddell Seals Mate

10/21/2020
The mating game - Antarctic style. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Native Bees

10/20/2020
With honeybees endangered, it's native bees to the rescue! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Giants of Jazz Piano

10/19/2020
A 1970's Jam session at Boston's Berklee College of Music with th e late Ray Santisi and Makoto Ozone. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Turning Junk Land into Bee Habitats

10/16/2020
The land beneath powerlines is a prime spot for native bees to thrive. Following this episode - a preview of Sacred Mounds, Jim Metzner's new audiobook!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:07:21

Bug Havens

10/15/2020
Beetles need a place to live, too See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Parasite Bees

10/14/2020
Forget about the hive; some bees are downright anti-social! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Doing the Brain Wave

10/13/2020
How does a crowd of sports enthusiasts function like a brain? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:22

Howlers

10/12/2020
Their eerie sounds echo through the forests of Central and South America. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Frontiers of the Brain

10/9/2020
Science Diarist John Beggs explains what makes neuroscience like the Wild West. Following this episode - a preview of Sacred Mounds, Jim Metzner's new audiobook!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:07:18

'Shroom Quest

10/8/2020
When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree species. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Trickle Down Storms

10/7/2020
A lot more than water flows into our rivers during a storm. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Do Storm Clouds Have a Silver Lining?

10/6/2020
The un-seeen effects of storms on the ecosystem. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Fish and Floods

10/5/2020
Can fish just ride out a flood? Following this episode - a preview of Sacred Mounds, Jim Metzner's new audiobook!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:10

Asia Bats - It's All in the Data

10/2/2020
What's more difficult than catching and tagging bats? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Asia Bats - All in a Name

10/1/2020
Correctly identifying Indonesian bats can be tricky, even for those in the know. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:29

An Insect Thermometer

9/30/2020
Telling the temperature by sound. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Katydids and Crickets - Patterns of Sound

9/29/2020
Crickets and katydids sing for their mates, each species calling for love with a different tune. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Katydids and Crickets - Virtuosos

9/28/2020
There's more to a cricket chirp than you might realize! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00