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 how refugees in Cameroon are creating shade and fresher air, as they connect their tree-planting project to the Grea...

Bought by Radio Kansas


  • Added: Apr 20, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: We head to the Hawaiian Islands to hear how climate change and the touristic obsession with a dreamy island getaway is stead...

Bought by WXDU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Apr 13, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We hear how the next zoonotic disease could be brewing in Kenya and speak to a non-profit group trying to save the world's r...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Mar 30, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: The Way of Water. From the water shortage in the Western United States to changes in floodplains in the Amazon, how is clima...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We follow Australians battered by climate catastrophes, a walrus devoid of its ice floes and Indians from the eastern state ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Mar 16, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Climate in the classroom. How should we talk to kids about climate change? From Belgian teens interacting with climate chan...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: At a time when many people are struggling to pay their energy bills, we hear how oil and gas giants are raking in the profit...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2023
  • Length: 29:57
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This week on Living Planet — more farmers around the world are turning their backs on industrial agriculture in an effort to shore up food supplies...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week we head to the Canary Islands, where scientists are devising novel ways to squeeze every last drop of moisture out of the air to revive f...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: A deep dive on how the massive shift toward burning wood for energy in Europe is killing central European old-growth forest...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet, we hear from climate scientists whose work has been disrupted by the war in Ukraine. We visit an ambitious project in t...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet — a controversial oil pipeline in Uganda stirs up strong reactions. We ask what fossil fuels have to do with our beauty ...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Finding the cold on a warming planet - warming winter sports, cold supermarkets and ancient ice cores.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Jan 19, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Today on Living Planet, we ask: Are activists going too far, harming their own cause? Or are they not going far enough, in light of climate realiti...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet — as Brazil welcomes its next president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, we reflect on the destruction the Amazon has experie...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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On today’s show, we’re sharing a few of our favorite moments from this year. The things that really made us go ‘ahhh’ and ‘ooooh’ and ‘wait, really?’.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WXDU, and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Dec 29, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet, we're getting a little festive – venturing to chestnut groves in Italy and to the Swiss Alps for an old-school weather ...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: A betrayal of resources. Namibia's Fishrot scandal and a First Nation view of the global biodiversity conference.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Have you ever wondered what happens to the stuff you throw away? In this episode, we follow the dirty trail of British waste...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WXDU, and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Dec 08, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Is it time to end biofuels? As energy prices go sky-high this winter, any source of affordable energy may seem like a welco...

Bought by WXDU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Dec 02, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3