Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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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


20 Pieces

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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 KUPR low power FM and WFIU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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 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: 4
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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
  • Purchases: 9
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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 ...

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


  • 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
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This week on the show: Animals, to cuddle or kill? Shoot to kill or live and let live? We're not always kind to animals, unless perhaps they're...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on the show: The cost of farming UK’s mega-farm Pollution; Coffee Farmers in Kenya; and Toxic banana production in Ecuador

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Living Planet: In deep water Climate change means the sea level is rising and storms are more frequent and intense. We visit communit...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WNMU-FM, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Living Planet: Pining for paradise Already planning your next holiday? Maybe you're dreaming about relaxing on an island beach, snorkelling in cor...

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


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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. T...

Bought by WXDU, WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 11

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Tree "massacre" in Poland / How are the Inuit coping with climate change? / Iraq's wetland paradise under threat / Saving a red-feathered treasure ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KVSC, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Festive feast from around the world... Wine producers vs. wild boars in Italy / Bugs on the menu in Kenya / Costa Rica coffee growers go green / V...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Canada debates whether its Mounties should be wearing muskrat hats, French farmers try to come to terms with increased numbers of brown bears, and ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KUAF Public Radio, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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The sea turtles of Fiji’s Mana Island / The CO2 threat to our ocean-dwellers - Cold water corals in a warming climate / Not just monkey business in...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WEJP-LP 107.1, KCHU, WFIU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Building with wood is often associated with deforestation. But it's becoming an increasingly popular material used for sustainable building project...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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If the world fails to limit global warming to a maximum 2-degree target, the Earth could be on course for a potentially catastrophic temperature ri...

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


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 10