Living on Earth: Extra

Series produced by Living On Earth

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LOE half-hour weekly extra program.

This is the series for the half-hour weekly extra program.


20 Pieces

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Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has sparked a new youth climate movement with her weekly “school strike for climate”, and hundreds of thousands of ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Warmer water holds less oxygen than cool water does, so as climate change warms the oceans, they’re losing oxygen. Pollutants like nitrogen and pho...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Living on Earth pays a tribute to the late educator Dick Wheeler with a reprise of the story of his journey kayaking 1,500 miles along the migratio...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Listening to forests might help protect them. Scientists are gathering acoustic data from animals that make sounds, like birds, primates and insect...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The most sweeping land conservation bill in a decade, a rare bipartisan achievement in the Senate, designates 1.3 million new acres of wilderness, ...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A new study finds that single-use diapers and sanitary pads contain phthalates and volatile organic compounds, chemicals that are known to cause a ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Australia’s plants and animals evolved to withstand a hot climate, but the recent extreme heat is far from normal, and in recent weeks about a thir...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The recent wave of migrant caravans coming from Central America has a link to climate change: many of the migrants are fleeing their homes in the w...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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On his first day in office Brazil’s new President Jair Bolsonaro transferred the regulation of indigenous lands from the indigenous ministry to the...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In the weeks since the government shutdown began, concerns have grown about its impacts on national parks and forests, from the National Mall to Jo...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Locals call the lush tropical Indian state of Kerala “God’s own country”. But food there is laden with chemicals and cancer rates are rising. So th...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Hurricane Maria brought great hardship to the residents of Puerto Rico and killed thousands. Now survivors are forging ahead with a spirit of resil...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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At this coldest, darkest time of year, draw near the fire and the radio, join with family and friends, and savor the warmth and joy of good company...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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At the 24th Conference of the Parties in Katowice, Poland, almost all 190-plus countries called for stronger international commitments on climate a...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District is sending Deb Haaland to Capitol Hill in January. She’s one of the first Native American women elected to ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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There are fewer than 80 Sumatran Rhinos left in the wild, and past attempts to breed captive rhinos had limited success. But a new coalition is hop...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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In a major setback for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a federal judge has halted the project, citing poor environmental reviews. Also, it ...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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In the aftermath of the September 2018 natural gas explosions that rocked Massachusetts’ Merrimack Valley, volunteers are mobilizing to provide a g...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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With the 2018 Democratic victories winning control of the House of Representatives environmental advocates see it as a crucible for oversight of Pr...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00