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Top Rated Natural Sciences Podcasts

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Radiolab
A two-time Peabody Award-winner, Radiolab is an investigation told through sounds and stories, and centered around one big idea. In the Radiolab world, information sounds like music and science and culture collide. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
Hidden Brain
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Varmints!
The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.
StarkCast
StarkCast is hosted by Joe Stark. Shows will often feature guests where we will discuss various topics. Science, entertainment, pop culture, whatever comes to mind!
Two Bit Geeks
A two-nerds-talking podcast exploring science, philosophy, education, art, literature, geek culture, technology, and other human endeavors. New episodes roughly twice monthly.
Cool Facts About Animals
This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!
The Confessionals
Have you ever experienced the unexplained? Are you drawn to the strange and mysterious? You are not alone… The Confessionals is a podcast where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters. Join host Tony Merkel as he explores the fringe side of life, from Bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity, and everything in between. We welcome you to join us as we delve into the unknown.Connect with us!Website: www.theconfessionalspodcast.comPatreon: www.patreon.com/TheConfessionalsFacebook: www.facebook.com/TheConfessionalsPodcastTwitter: @TConfessionalsEmail: theconfessionalspodcast@gmail.com
Science Vs
Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact, wading through the mass of information so you don't have to.
Outside/In
Our connection to the outdoors runs deep in our DNA, but our relationship to the natural world can be complicated. From the unintended human costs of clean energy, to the murky ethics of high-risk rescue missions, to our seemingly eternal conflict with invasive species, we dive head first into those complexities with stories, in-depth reporting, and a touch of nerdiness. You don’t have to be a conservation biologist, a whitewater kayaker, or an obsessive composter to love Outside/In. It’s a show for anyone who has ever been outdoors. In short, it’s a show for *almost* everyone. Hosted by Sam Evans-Brown, Outside/In is a production of New Hampshire Public Radio.
Featured Creatures
The hosts Alan, Alex, and Garrett discuss a new monster each week.
Dogs in Our World
Host Adam Winston explores topics such as history, science, and philosophy in his quest to know more about the domestic dog. Each episode includes a teacher, author, or expert who shares their discoveries about the dogs in our world. Join the audience at dogsinourworld.com.
Bloggingheads.tv: The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to our guests, I hope to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories and the information I provide to guide you towards a living a life that will be healthy for the Ocean. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks, marine mammals (whales, dolphins, manatees, sea lions, seals), seabirds, fish (tuna, salmon, mackerel, cod, etc) as well as ocean issues like climate change/global warming (ocean acidification, increased sea temperatures, sea level rise, arctic melting, changing weather patterns), water pollution, plastic pollution (single-use plastic), coastal development, overfishing, whale hunting, fish poaching and more.
Strange Animals Podcast
A podcast about living, extinct, and imaginary animals!
Paradox: The Time Travel Podcast
Authors Nick Hurwitch and Phil Hornshaw dive through the wormhole of your favorite time travel movies, TV shows and stories to attempt to make sense of timelines, time machines and paradoxes.
The Beer Drinking Scientists
Modern science issues tackled over a beer. Marc and Darren talk all things science, and chat to the punters in the pub.
Zengineering: A Philosophy of Science, Technology, Art & Engineering
Zengineering Podcast is for everyone who loves Science & Technology and also cares deeply about the beauty of Life's Big Questions. We (Adam & Brian) are obsessed with the spot where modern Science, Technology & Engineering meet Philosophy, Art & Spirituality. We have found this to be the place where the most interesting questions are both formulated and discussed. It's the place where mental models are born, and that's what we're really chasing. Are you? Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zengineering-podcast/support
Hollywood Science
Have you ever watched a film and thought “that scientific principle is being completely violated to solely serve the needs of the protagonist in their efforts at overcoming this character-building obstacle”? Well that’s what this show is about. Each episode focuses on an a particular film to see how the science fiction holds up to the science fact.
Behind the Rind: The Story & Science of Cheese
Get ready to geek out about cheese! We'll explore complex aspects of cheese through the lens of history and science in this adorably short and entertaining podcast.
Climactic
We live in Climactic times. The culmination of billions of lives lived since the Industrial Revolution. The Anthropocene — our current age of technology, machines, and an insatiable need for fuel — has changed the planet and set us on a new path. There is now broad agreement that the consequences of our collective actions are severe. We’re facing an unprecedented future with a destabilised natural world due to rising temperatures. Climactic tells the stories of the people making a difference. Regular people like us, in a daily struggle to live sustainable lives. We want to be the people's voice on climate change, embedded in the community, from the perspective of the actual people. We want to hear these powerful stories. Are you a member of a community environmental group? Do you have knowledge of climate change? A regular person struggling to figure out your role? We'd love to help you tell your story.
The Science Show - ABC RN
The Science Show gives Australians unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms.
Skaana | Orcas and Oceans Podcast
Mark Leiren-Young, author of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and inventor of “eco-comedy”, meets the people who are making waves to save our oceans, orcas and environment. Find out how you can make waves too. You can use the affiliate links below to support the pod. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. https://www.skaana.org Facebook……….. https://www.facebook.com/skaanapod/ Twitter…………... @leirenyoung
American Birding Podcast
The American Birding Podcast brings together staff and friends of the American Birding Association as we talk about birds, birding, travel and conservation in North America and beyond. Join host Nate Swick every other Thursday for news and happenings, recent rarities, guests from around the birding world, and features of interest to every birder.
Skeptoid
Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.
BirdNote
Escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, BirdNote inspires you to notice the world around you. Join us for daily two-minute stories about birds, the environment, and more.