HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.
Bonus Episode: Tipping Point
Wednesday 05 August 2020
: While we work on new stories for this fall, here’s a summer favorite from 2019. Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho paddled thousands of miles in...
Episode 81: The Ghost Of Africa
Wednesday 08 July 2020
: South Africans Chris Diedericks and Anna Calitz wanted to go on a romantic getaway, but their adventure broke down before it even began. ...
Episode 80: Starstruck
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: Juan Martinez grew up in South Central L.A. in the early nineties. He was struggling to find his way until he traded detention for a pack of...
Episode 79: The Feeling Of Being Alive
Wednesday 10 June 2020
: Boyd Varty lives on a game reserve in South Africa near Kruger National Park. After his family began returning the land to its wild state,...
Episode 78: Biking On Empty
Thursday 21 May 2020
: After cycling across America, Taylor Thibodeau had a lifetime of adventures ahead of him…until a mysterious illness cut that short. Then...
Episode 77: Morley’s Vision
Wednesday 06 May 2020
: Morley Nelson delighted in watching raptors in aerial combat as they fought over nesting sites. And he made it his life’s mission to...
Episode 76: Close Encounters Of The Wild Kind II
Wednesday 22 April 2020
: It’s springtime and Earth Day! Animals are on the move, and sometimes their paths cross with people. Here are five stories to help you get...
Episode 75: Trying To Get Home
Wednesday 08 April 2020
: Michael Benanav studies nomadic people as a writer and photographer. So when he was invited to accompany the Van Gujjar of northern India on...
Bonus Episode: Hiking Through History
Wednesday 25 March 2020
: When Tarik Moore became an Outdoor Afro leader, the first hike he planned wasn’t a traditional one. He took his group down city streets to...
Episode 74: Does A Kid Poop In The Woods?
Wednesday 11 March 2020
: Cindy Ross wanted to keep pursuing her long-distance hiking passion after she had kids. But she didn’t know how to make that happen. Then...
Episode 73: Not Healed, But Healing
Wednesday 26 February 2020
: Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running…and...
Episode 72: Everyone Needs A Purpose
Wednesday 12 February 2020
: Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book ‘Born to Run.’ And now he has an unusual new...
Bonus: Moose Surprise
Wednesday 05 February 2020
: We have a snazzy new t-shirt design for you. But it isn’t without a little controversy. Support This Podcast If you like HumaNature,...
Episode 71: The Summit
Wednesday 29 January 2020
: Tarik Moore always enjoyed nature. So when he found an outdoorsy community, it led to new adventures—like becoming a member of the first...
Episode 70: Through Oliver’s Eyes
Wednesday 15 January 2020
: When Wendy Hellowell’s son Oliver was born, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome. She realized the two of them would face enormous...
Episode 69: Brain On Nature
Wednesday 11 December 2019
: We’re taking a little break for the holidays, so we have a special treat for you from down under. The Australian podcast Brain on Nature...
Bonus Episode: Why Elephants Never Forget
Wednesday 27 November 2019
: As you feast on podcasts during the holidays, here’s a second helping of an old favorite. Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help...
Episode 68: All The World’s A Deer Stand
Wednesday 13 November 2019
: Fisher Neal was a struggling actor in New York City. So he turned to his old hunting skills for a side job extremely off-Broadway. ...
Episode 67: The In-Between III
Wednesday 30 October 2019
: A burned-bare house. A pervy spirit. The ghost of Schafer Meadows. A haunted woman. It’s our annual Halloween episode—keep your friends...
Episode 66: The Secret Of The Adirondack Lean-tos
Wednesday 09 October 2019
: Jeff Osgood and his friend Anthony just wanted to go on a winter hiking trip in the Adirondack Wilderness in upstate New York. But after a...
Episode 65: Deserted
Wednesday 25 September 2019
: Josh Patterson loved taking photographs of rare finds in the Mojave Desert. But on one trip, things didn’t go as planned. Photos by...
Episode 64: Migrations
Wednesday 11 September 2019
: Caroline Van Hemert and her husband Pat were nearly finished with the most ambitious trip of their lives, a 4000-mile trek across the Yukon...
Season 5 Preview
Wednesday 04 September 2019
: HumaNature returns on September 11 with a new season of stories where humans and our habitat meet. Music Blue Dot Sessions
Episode 63: Impermafrost
Wednesday 21 August 2019
: All across the Arctic, frozen soil is thawing out. A lot of stuff is buried there – plants and animals that lived more than 10,000 years...
Bonus Episode: Time Bomb
Wednesday 07 August 2019
: For her final episode as the host of HumaNature, Caroline has chosen an old favorite. Brian Corliss just wanted to quench his thirst. But on...