Episode 27: What Her Cells Knew

Episode 27: What Her Cells Knew

Lucy came face-to-face with a family secret that upended her life. So she seized the moment. Photos from Lucy’s time in Alaska This slideshow requires JavaScript. Music Credits Harbor by Kai Engel is licensed under a Attribution License. January by Kai Engel is...
Season 3 Preview

Season 3 Preview

Season 3 of HumaNature takes to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the middle of an Indiana creek, and into one woman’s DNA.
Episode 26: Surviving Mom

Episode 26: Surviving Mom

In this episode, we’re excited to introduce you to a great storytelling podcast from Montana, Last Best Stories. Two friends were on a hike in Glacier National Park when a pair of fuzzy, cuddly-looking grizzly cubs crossed their path. But they knew momma bear wouldn’t...
Episode 25: Ordinary Giants

Episode 25: Ordinary Giants

Science journalist Lynda Mapes takes us deep into a New England forest, where one tree is telling the story of climate change. This is the final episode of our summer series, Science Camp, where we’re exploring the human side of science.       Click the...
Episode 24: Bearded Ladies

Episode 24: Bearded Ladies

This is the second episode in our three-part Science Camp series, where we’re exploring the human side of science. Paleobotanist Ellen Currano noticed a lack of other women in her field. So she decided to dress up as a man. Dr. Ellen Currano, Paleobotanist, University...
Episode 23: Between A Rock And A Holy Place

Episode 23: Between A Rock And A Holy Place

This is the first episode in a three-part summer series, called Science Camp, where we’re exploring the human side of science. Ryan Haupt had a lot of questions about his faith. When he started looking for answers, he unearthed them in unexpected places.    ...
Summer Series Preview

Summer Series Preview

We’re starting a new three-part summer series on June 21: Science Camp, where we explore the human side of science.  
Episode 22: Through The Keyhole

Episode 22: Through The Keyhole

Tyler Dunning went into the wild to distract himself from his grief…but ended up coming face to face with it instead.     A Field Guide To Losing Your Friends from Chad Clendinen on Vimeo.   Photos from Tyler’s book Yosemite Sand Dunes Capitol...
Episode 21: Running For Your Life

Episode 21: Running For Your Life

After breaking his back, doctors told Gary Havener he would never walk again. So…he decided to run. Photos by Tyler Tomasillo and Myke Hermsmeyer. Make your own Tarahumara pinole energy bars! Thanks to Andrew Olson of oneingredientchef.com for sharing this...
Episode 20: Dogs Are People, Too

Episode 20: Dogs Are People, Too

In 2007, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered at a dogfighting ring in Virginia. Most people thought they couldn’t be saved. But their stories had just begun.             Little Red. Credit Best Friends Animal Society Little Red....
Episode 19: Freedom

Episode 19: Freedom

150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mile journey to follow in their footsteps. Listener advisory: Just a note that this episode deals with themes of slavery and...
Episode 18: Go Tell It In The Desert

Episode 18: Go Tell It In The Desert

Arik was burning to share his faith with the world. But the people he thought needed his message the most weren’t interested in what he had to say. And the camels weren’t, either. Photos from the mission to Sudan.  Photography by Jon Dunham This slideshow requires...
Episode 17: The Ents Of Melbourne

Episode 17: The Ents Of Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia wanted its residents to help keep an eye on its trees. So they gave every tree an email address. But then the trees started to write back.     Share your love for trees! Post a picture of you with your favorite tree (or just the tree) on...
Episode 16: Amy And The Animals

Episode 16: Amy And The Animals

It was November 9, 2016. Amy was worried about the new political landscape. But some unusual encounters at work gave her fresh perspective.     Music Credits Less Than Three by Adrianna Krikl is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License....
Episode 15: The Young Man Of The Mountain

Episode 15: The Young Man Of The Mountain

In this episode, we’ll introduce you to another outdoor show we really like…New Hampshire Public Radio’s Outside/In. 12-year-old Tyler Armstrong was on a quest to climb Mount Everest, but he had people wondering: how young is too young to climb Mount Everest?  ...
Episode 14: It’s All Downwind From Here

Episode 14: It’s All Downwind From Here

Sophie May grew up in Alaska, spending lots of time outside. But when it came time to explore the wilderness as an adult, she found out she had more to learn.   Bear spray tips from My Open Country Essentials in Bear Country, a breakdown by the Alaska Department...
Episode 13: Bigfoot

Episode 13: Bigfoot

For our 13th episode, we venture off the beaten path to hear about Bigfoot and the scientist who’s on a mission to find him.    Photos from visiting John Mionczynski’s home in the Wind River Range.   A look into John Mionczynski’s Sasquatch...
Episode 11: Hoofprints On The Heart

Episode 11: Hoofprints On The Heart

This is the story of a love that spans continents. Jon Dunham set out on the longest, toughest walk of his life. But along the way, he met someone who helped carry the weight.  A small portion of Jon’s photos from his trek with Judas across Mexico and South...
Season 1 Recap

Season 1 Recap

Caroline and Micah reminisce about how HumaNature’s first season came about. And they play a part of the never-before-heard pilot episode. Fire up your grill(e)! Roy Hunter’s Roadkill Recipes  Here is my philosophy. In general, I like my game to taste like game....