Terrascope Radio Major Features

Series produced by Terrascope Radio

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From the remote Galapagos Archipelago, to the Arizona desert, to a tiny farming village in southern India, to the top of a volcano in Iceland, Terrascope Radio's young producers take you around the world, exploring how each culture's people face--and overcome--the challenges that come with living where they do.

From the remote Galapagos Archipelago, to the Arizona desert, to a tiny farming village in southern India, to the top of a volcano in Iceland, Terrascope Radio's young producers take you around the world, exploring how each culture's people face--and overcome--the challenges that come with living where they do.


16 Pieces

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About 30% of residents of the Navajo Nation don't have access to running water, and even for those who do, much of the water is contaminated with u...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 21:55
  • Purchases: 1
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From artificial beaches maintained by natural ocean currents, to projects that make extra room for rivers flowing through cities, the Dutch know ho...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 18:14
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In this personal exploration with radio-drama elements, a group of students tries to understand how such an enormous city, with such a large popula...

  • Added: May 21, 2017
  • Length: 17:13
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An engaging and informative look at farmers in a desert landscape, and at how their individual farming styles reflect their personal values.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 24:40
  • Purchases: 1
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What would you do if you were headmistress of a school with no water--none for drinking, none for cleaning, none for flushing, none? Here is the st...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 19:41
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Mining provides the resources for many products we use every day, but it's more than just a big corporate enterprise. Listen in for a look at some ...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:34
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Explores deep connections among the Icelandic culture, landscape and fisheries

  • Added: Sep 16, 2008
  • Length: 27:30
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A light-hearted but serious exploration of how water is used, conserved and transported in Arizona.

Bought by KRZA, KUT, Remix Radio, and YouthCast


  • Added: Jun 08, 2009
  • Length: 22:09
  • Purchases: 4
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Personal stories of New Orleans' recovery from Hurricane Katrina, as found by four young women on spring break from MIT

Bought by KVMR and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jul 18, 2007
  • Length: 24:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Part documentary, part sound-collage, this special explores Costa Rica, considered one of the "greenest" countries in the world, and its national e...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2013
  • Length: 21:19
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A warm, personal story about the lives and challenges of energy workers "behind the light switch."

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 16:49
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MIT Freshmen travel to Valdivia, Chile, and report on three stories of survival they have found there: ecological survival, cultural survival, and ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 23:26
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Four MIT freshmen studying environmental problem-solving visit the Galapagos Islands; they return with the voices of the people (and animals) who ...

Bought by WXLV-FM, WYSO, and KFAI


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 3
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In this unique combination of radio drama and field reporting, three teens from a future racked by climate change travel back in time to present-da...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Sep 21, 2010
  • Length: 22:27
  • Purchases: 1
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A radio drama/semi-romance built on sound gathered during a field trip to southwestern India. Two American travelers, brought by chance to a tiny I...

  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 22:19
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A college freshman travels to Chile and interviews survivors of the 1960 tsunami/earthquake.

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jun 12, 2006
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 1