On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared. He stopped teaching his regular exercise class at Slimmons, cut off his closest friends, and removed himself from the public eye after decades as one of the most accessible celebrities in the world. Nobody has heard from him - and no one knows why he left. Filmmaker Dan Taberski was a Slimmons regular and a friend of Richard’s. Missing Richard Simmons is Dan’s search for Richard - and the deeper he digs, the stranger it gets. Li ...
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Threshold is a Peabody Award-winning podcast that tells captivating stories about people and the planet. Each season, we do a deep dive into one pressing environmental story, exploring it through the intersections of science, politics, culture, and environmental justice. We aim to make space for thoughtful, honest, and intersectional conversations about human relationships with the natural world. Season 4: "Time to 1.5" documents this profound moment in human history, when the window for keeping global heating to 1.5ºC is still open—just barely. Season 3: "The Refuge." The controversy over drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Season 2: "Cold Comfort." Climate change in the Arctic through the eyes of people who live there. Season 1: "Oh Give Me a Home." Can we ever have wild, free-roaming bison again?