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: We hear from people in California whose home insurers have left them in the lurch as weather extremes intensify in the state...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Living Planet - Fast fashion's takeover. Writer and stylist Aja Barber on the imperialism of the fashion industry and how t...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Life in the Arctic & Russia's exiled environmentalists. We hear from Russian climate activists and environmental organizatio...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Water woes & how to combat water scarcity. What do you do if there isn't enough fresh drinking water around? According to th...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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Living Planet – How did we become planet plastic? Each year, the world produces 430 million tons of plastics – and that figure is set to triple by...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Thhis week on the show: When extreme heat & mass tourism collide. As the northern hemisphere’s summer heat intensifies; wildfires burn from Greece ...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We visit the state of West Virginia in the United States to hear from people grappling with the phase out of coal mining. Wh...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: The power of solar. Solar energy is about to get a push in Croatia which has a lot of sunshine, but so far hasn't really don...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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The world on fire: How to deal with wildfires As fires are burning in Canada in what's been called an unprecedented wildfire season, how can we pre...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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We hear about how used cars from wealthy countries are getting a second life in Ghana. And we talk to a transport sustainability researcher about w...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet: Cooling amphibians & carbon-capturing mollusks. Why the survival of the Mexican axolotl matters for keeping Mexico City's temperatu...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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How do sperm whales express their cultural differences? And what kind of music would birds and the wind make if you gave them the chance? In today'...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Bill McKibben on power & the climate crisis (rebroadcast)

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet - an in-depth interview with Amitav Ghosh.

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week we ran an episode swap with the very interesting and inspiring true-crime climate podcast, Drilled - the first episode from their new sea...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: All about critical minerals and the quest for industrial sustainability. We hear from people in Puchuncaví, Chile, who want...

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  • Added: May 25, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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In this special episode, three experts on climate disinformation discuss how factually inaccurate and misleading information travels around the web...

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  • Added: May 19, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We hear why Kenyan farmers are rejecting genetically modified seeds, meet the biodiversity guardians protecting peace in the...

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  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week we're sharing an episode from Heat of the Moment, a podcast from Foreign Policy in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds.

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  • Added: May 04, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Too many deer in the Scottish Highlands are leading to community disputes over how to deal with them. As India works to clea...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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