Threshold Each season on Threshold, we tell one story from the natural world, and what it says about us. This season, the story of the American bison.
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Episode 12: Here Be Dragons

The Greenland ice sheet is basically a giant ice cube the size of Alaska. What happens when it melts? We spent five days camping out on the ice with a team of scientists who are trying to find out. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 11: Life Is Too Hard Without Music

All across the Arctic, indigenous languages are on the decline. But in many communities, people are finding new ways to reclaim both language and culture. Join some Inuit rockers in northern Canada in the recording studio, singing in their own language and making their first new studio album in more than 30 years. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 10: Nickel For Your Thoughts

Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. Oil, minerals, pollution — it's a web of complicated environmental stories that need to be told. But in Russia, investigative journalists have become an endangered species. Spend some time around a nickel smelter and meet a veteran journalist fighting to do his job. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 09: Who Asked You?

Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of Murmansk, the Arctic's largest city? Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 08: Oil and Water

What happens when the thing you can't live without in the short term threatens your very existence in the long run? Meet two whalers in Utqiagvik, Alaska trying to answer that question. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 07: Hello Central

If there's one thing everybody's heard about the Arctic, it's that sea ice is melting, and that's bad news. But what's less well-known is that some people see opportunity in sea ice loss. This time, take a seat in the captain's chair of a Finnish icebreaker, sing along with a very musical Alaskan mayor, and find out what it means when the world gets a whole new ocean. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Extra 01: Scenes From Svalbard

Take a trip through the Norwegian archipelago, meet workers in the tourism industry, and get a glimpse of some charismatic Arctic megafauna. Plus, Newsmatch begins. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org/donate. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 06: The Things I Can See On the Mountains

After thousands of years of tradition, a shifting climate is forcing changes in the way Sámi families herd reindeer. But some climate solutions are also threatening their way of life. This is the story of the Aleksandersens, a Sámi reindeer herding family in northern Norway. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 05: Just Decide

Everyone's heard of Vikings — their daring North Atlantic voyages, their mysterious runes. But there's another ancient culture in Arctic Scandinavia that's much older, and just as fascinating — the Sámi. While the Vikings have been celebrated, Sámi music, language and traditions were forced underground. Why? Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

S02 Episode 04: Becoming Arctic, Becoming Human

An eight-ton concrete ball and a 32,000-year-old needle collection. What's all this got to do with the Arctic? Find out on this episode of Threshold. Find out more at www.thresholdpodcast.org. Our reporting is made possible by listeners like you. Become part of our passionate network of supporters at https://www.patreon.com/thresholdpodcast. This season is underwritten by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Production partners: Montana Public Radio and PRI's The World.

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