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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This week on the show: As Europe and North America deal with record-breaking heatwaves, we look at how cities from Ahmedabad, India to Athens, Gre...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: In India's cold desert, farmers have found ways to grow food year-round, but climate change is creating new obstacles. Our...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Living Planet brings you another podcast we think you'll enjoy: the Africa Climate Podcast. As the climate — and the weath...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Fuel on the fire - We unpack the science of climate attribution, as scientists find South Asia’s extreme heatwave was mad...

  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Australians are heading to the polls in what many see as a last-chance climate election, as the fossil-fuel-friendly count...

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We dive underwater to visit creatures great and very, very small. Some of them are vocal, some are vital for the air we br...

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  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: European countries have been scrambling to find new energy sources to reduce their dependence on Russia, but some countrie...

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  • Added: May 07, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: We reveal an environmental crime that is contaminating the world's oceans and going largely undetected. We also hear about...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Where do nature and art meet? From the vast majesty of the Antarctic to the neat symmetry of a beehive, environmentally-min...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: In this special episode, three experts on climate disinformation discuss how factually inaccurate and misleading informatio...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: a unique approach to dealing with illegal gold mining in Mozambique, how Indigenous crabbers in the Pacific Northwest of th...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: we speak with Fridays for Future activist Luisa Neubauer, who reflects on four years in a movement for climate action. Cali...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Out There: The Right to Complain (special episode) - This week, Living Planet brings you another podcast we think you'll enjoy: Out There. When...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: as the climate heats up, we hear about the dry future predicted for one of Scotland's best known exports. We travel to East...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: We ask a climate economist if Putin’s war in Ukraine could see the world fast-track a switch to renewables. From the South...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Is it already too late? In a week of landmark environmental announcements, we ask: is it too late to halt the climate cr...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Climate change's encroaching toll - Climate change can seem far away from our daily lives. But behind headlines about me...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: We get a sobering breakdown on the extreme weather events facing most Indians amid the unfolding climate crisis. A climate...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we tackle a few thorny subjects. In South Africa, we look at poaching – not of animals, but of plants! Plants that could be sitting on y...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Saving the Winter Olympics and the forever chemicals inside us all - We take a look at harmful chemicals that stay in ou...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1