Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW

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Living Planet: Environment stories from around the world

The half-hour radio show makes the environment matter to you.

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world.

As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep you up-to-date on the state of the planet's environment.

Living Planet has won top awards for environmental programming, including gold and silver medals at the New York International Radio Festival, and has received a special United Nations gold award for an "outstanding radio program which best exemplifies the ideals and goals of the United Nations." Hide full description

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world. As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep you up-to-date on the state of the planet's environment.Living Planet has won top awards for environmental programming, including gold and silver medals at the New York International Radio Festival, and has received a special United Nations gold award for an "outstanding radio program... Show full description


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Living Planet: Strokes of genius - When it comes to protecting the environment, sometimes the most unusual ideas are the best ones. From using d...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Animals, to cuddle or kill? - Shoot to kill or live and let live? We're not always kind to animals, unless perhaps they're in a z...

Bought by KRZA, KUPR low power FM, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: “Sisters are doin’ it!” - Women in Saudi Arabia made the headlines this week. They are now allowed to drive, thanks not least ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Insects and us - On this week’s show: Most people think of insects as pests to get rid of — but our survival may be intimately...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: The new gold rush We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing....

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Building eco-metropolises - Ever more people in the world are living in urban areas. But how can we make our cities sustainable? ...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Battle over resources - In Nigeria, farmers and herdsmen clash over resources, as herdsmen need land for their cattle to graze o...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Spring cleaning - This week on the show. It's time for a bit of spring cleaning, whether it's your summer wardrobe, the local ...

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  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Batty about biodiversity - There’s bat appreciation day, international day for biodiversity and the day of endangered species – ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: A journey to Africa - Rwanda’s mountain gorillas were once headed for extinction. Their numbers are now slowly recove...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 3
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LLiving Planet: Walk the Walk - On the show this week: Climate protection is on the agenda at talks in Bonn. But back home, who's really ta...

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  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: To the ends of the Earth - Our planet is full of remote and risky places — and some people will do anything to protect them or u...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Bird's-eye view - What's happening to our birds? French songbirds are disappearing, Berlin's pigeons are thriving, and wetland...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: extreme weather and us Hurricanes, floods, fires, droughts – as our planet warms, extreme weather events are becoming more frequen...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Our edible footprint - This week on the show: From wine to maple syrup, some of our most-loved delicacies could be at risk from...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Living Planet: Nature in transition - On this week’s show: Colombia’s impressive birdlife has survived civil war. Can it now help save the cou...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, KRJF-lp, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Living Planet: Playing with food - This week on the show: from cultured cabbages to musical leeks, we explore the weird and wonderful ways that...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet: Caribbean after the storm - In 2017, two hurricanes of the highest intensity — Category 5 — wreaked havoc on the ...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Living Planet: Nuclear, post-Fukushima - Seven years on from Fukushima, we look at Japan's controversial efforts to send evacuees homes, and ba...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KVSC, WEJP-LP 107.1, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Living Planet: The limits of exploitation. Our forests are rich in trees, our seas are full of fish, the earth holds a wealth of precious metals...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUPR low power FM, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9