A show about the natural world and how we use it. We explore science, energy, environmentalism, and reflections on how we think... more
President Joe Biden has kept – and broken – a lot of promises on climate change.
A parajumper candidate finds himself facing elimination for the most surprising reason: he can hold his breath way too long.
Arizona is rapidly depleting its water sources – is a Saudi Arabian alfalfa farm to blame?
Our latest round of listener questions has us exploring xeriscaping, green roofs, and the evolution of the human eye.
The Cold War mission to extract the world’s first complete ice core.
Electric vehicles are part of the solution to climate change. But what if they’re also part of the problem?
We need to electrify transportation if we’re going to avoid the worst climate impacts. Will we make it in time?
What caused the Peranos to abandon their dogs and screw so many people over? Nate enlists the help of a... more
Nate flies to Minnesota to follow a new lead about the New Zealand racing team.
Outside/In host Nate Hegyi gets a surprising tip that leads him into the frozen and tight-knit world of competitive sled... more
“We’re just one dead body away from Tiger King.”
Wherefore art thou, potpourri?
“Whoever owns the soil, it is theirs up to Heaven and down to Hell."
When a producer learns about a "toxic, self-cloning worm”, she starts sounding the alarm about impending eco-doom. Until, that is,... more
Despite being the only rodent with a holiday to its name, groundhogs are often considered pests.However, these natural-born diggers have... more
We explore the outer limits of life on Earth and answer your “extreme” questions in another edition of the Outside/Inbox.
It's always ourselves we find in the sea.
Reducing your dinner plate’s carbon footprint is easy, but putting its impact into perspective is anything but.
“I remember getting out of the water, laughing like I hadn't laughed in years.”
The third rail of environmental activism, the unlikely last-minute deal at COP27, and why tearing down renewable energy is sometimes... more
“I knew that I had to find my way back to that bird.”
Winter is coming. The team advises on living your best life.
Wait… an opossum has how many vaginas?
“If the money was right, I’d die out here for my family.”
You’ll never hear the term “leaf-peeper” on this show again.
When fear is almost fun – and when it’s only terrifying.
If we’re in the middle of a mass extinction, shouldn’t more species be going extinct?
Veterinarians and vet technicians are being forced to choose between taking care of animals and taking care of themselves.
Planting a tree often is almost a shorthand for doing a good deed. But such an act is not always... more
Of fire and ice, seagulls and dog poop.
Animal stories that will make you laugh, sweat, and want to stay on the boat.
For some, the Berkeley Community Garden is a multicultural oasis. To others… it’s just a pile of trash.
Is it safe to grow vegetables in your backyard garden?
Americans love a lawn. But keeping the grass green comes at a cost — especially in the desert.
A debate about evolutionary “success.” Who should wear the crown of GSOAT (greatest species of all time), and are humans... more
Nearly a hundred million acres of the truth about America.
How Yellowstone came to be.
Last summer, former Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown quit journalism to become a lobbyist for clean energy.
Meet the people who study dead bodies at a human decomposition facility.
The New York State Court of Appeals has ruled against expanding human rights to animals.
A debate about evolutionary “success.” Who should wear the crown of GSOAT (greatest species of all time), and are humans even in... more