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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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
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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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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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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 Minneapolis


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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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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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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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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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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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Explores deep connections among the Icelandic culture, landscape and fisheries

  • Added: Sep 16, 2008
  • Length: 27:30
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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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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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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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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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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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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 KGNU Boulder, Colo. and WDBM


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 21:55
  • Purchases: 2