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


45 Pieces

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Living Planet: Plastic Pollution and Us - Plastic: are we addicted? We look at our relationship with plastic pollution — and in the s...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: You are what you eat - Our food choices affect the environment around us, but just how much? From Scandinavia to Somalia...

Bought by KRZA, KMUN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our d...

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


  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Earth, wind and fire - This week on the show: Preventing mining pollution in Brazil, wind power finally taking off in Lebanon, ...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's show, we join treetop activists in Germany's Hambach Forest as they fight to save the land from being mined for brown coal, we ventu...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's show: People who grow our food face challenges around the world. We take a tour, from organic farms in Brexit Britain to cattle ran...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week’s show: Plastic planet? - We are drowning in plastic! It pollutes our oceans, beaches, rivers and forests. Let's talk solutions. W...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show: Pesticides and our Food - Thanks to the invention of pesticides, fresh foods can be imported from every corner of the worl...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Living Planet: Apes - Apes are humans' closest relatives, but these creatures are increasingly endangered. From Asia to Africa, human activi...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's show: we dedicate a full show to the important resource of water. We'll hear from water conservationist Rajendra Singh who's bringi...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Living Planet: how much is too much? Just how many visitors are too many? The Greek island of Santorini struggles with tourism number...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Living Planet: Drought grips farmers - It's hot out there. The heat wave sweeping across the northern hemisphere this week has farmers worried, e...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Disgusting creatures - Tarantulas, scorpions and cockroaches are not appealing — but they are important! Eels in Canada are bei...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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....

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  • 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? ...

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  • 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