Living On Earth

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Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit.

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Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world. "Living on Earth" presents riveting features and commentary on everything from culture, economics and technology to health, law, food and transportation. It covers topics from the small challenges of everyday life to the future state of the environment and the health and well-being of the world's inhabitants. Curwood and company draw from an impressive array of experts, commentators and journalists, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of New York's Hayden Planetarium; Mark Hertsgaard, author of "Earth Odyssey"; Janet Raloff of "Science News"; author Sy Montgomery; and award-winning producer Terry Fitzpatrick. "Living on Earth" is a truly compelling hour of radio journalism. Hide full description

Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world. "Living on Earth" presents riveting features and commentary on everything from culture, economics and technology to health, law, food and transportation. It covers topics from the small challenges of everyday life to the future state of the environment and the health and well-being of the world's inhabitants. Curwood and company draw from an impressive array of experts, commentators and journalists, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of New... Show full description


11 Pieces

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At the 24th Conference of the Parties in Katowice, Poland, almost all 190-plus countries called for stronger international commitments on climate a...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District is sending Deb Haaland to Capitol Hill in January. She’s one of the first Native American women elected to ...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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The latest National Climate Assessment brings the most serious warning yet about present and future climate impacts in the U.S. But the Trump Admin...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In a major setback for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a federal judge has halted the project, citing poor environmental reviews. Also, the...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Fueled in part by climate change, California’s 2018 wildfire season is the most deadly on record. And mega-fires fires are becoming increasingly co...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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With the 2018 Democratic victories winning control of the House of Representatives environmental advocates see it as a crucible for oversight of Pr...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Most cities in the United States add fluoride to the water supply in an attempt to prevent tooth decay, but recent studies show a correlation betwe...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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A surge of toxic red and green algae blooms is fueling frustration with Florida Republican Governor and Senate candidate Rick Scott and could affec...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is likely to shift the Supreme Court towards narrower interpretations of environmental law and limit the gov...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Antarctica is losing more than 200 billion tons of ice each year as warmer ocean temperatures eat away at the icy continent from below, three times...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00