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


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This week on the Show: Struggle for survival - This week, we look at how melting sea ice is threatening the survival of polar bears in the Arct...

Bought by WRGY, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Deep dive into food waste - Why do we waste so much food? And what can we do about it? Neil King and Gabe Borrud get to...

Bought by WRGY, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: The much anticipated IPCC report on the oceans and the cryosphere sets out the full extent to which the world’s oceans, gla...

Bought by WRGY, WFIU, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Leapfrogging to a greener world - As young people all over the world take to the streets to demand climate action and th...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Given Half a Chance - The dilemma of our times — our fast-moving, convenient lifestyles are polluting the planet and he...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY, KCNP, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: In times of change - we tackle stories of environmental change. Fires are burning throughout the Amazon, but what does ...

Bought by WRGY, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Living Planet: Jumping in the green end - DW's Neil King, Gabriel Borrud and Vanessa Fischer drop by the studio to talk...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: A sound environment - From natural sounds to artificial ones and even something in-between — this week's show is all ...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Seeing the forest for the trees - This week on Living Planet, we take a look at forests and how we use land. What benef...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Strokes of genius - When it comes to protecting the environment, sometimes the most unusual ideas are the best ones. F...

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


  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Haiti's ecological farmers - In the aftermath of natural disasters, decades of political crisis and facing an increasin...

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


  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Life's a beach - Summer is a time of sun, sea, and sand. But sand isn't just the stuff of beach holidays — we hear how ...

Bought by KRZA, WRGY, WFIU, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: A rare breed - We will hear stories about different species in the animal kingdom: nutria, pangolins, the golden lance...

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


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: It's getting hot in here! - Dangerous heat waves and raging wildfires across Europe and Alaska have destroyed huge areas...

Bought by WRGY, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Diving deep - We visit the Pescadero Basin off Mexico's Pacific coast and shipwrecks in the cold waters of the Baltic Se...

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


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Bolivia's water woes - Bolivia has been dealing with torrential rains and landslides, but is suffering from a lack of dri...

Bought by WRGY, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: What's left of the Amazon? - The Amazon Basin is the largest rainforest area in the world. Countless animal and plant s...

Bought by WRGY, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Challenging the status quo - We'll meet the Indian fishermen's wives who flexed their muscles to start their own rowing-...

Bought by WRGY, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and KBUT


  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Time for a change of diet - How might Hazelnuts be damaging the planet and its residents? What about sardines? On this ...

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


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Life and Death - We're talking about the environmental impacts of being born, as well as dying. What strain does our cur...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and WFIU


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3