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


54 Pieces

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This week on the show: It's hard to believe but there are still people out there who refuse to believe that climate change is real, even when the ...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Earth, our home. As world leaders meet for COP24 to discuss climate change, we're asking what does home mean for the peop...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Asking the difficult questions - Why did tragedy strike an environmental activist couple in Chile? Who will win the fig...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: we bring you stories of greener transport around the world, from eco-motorbikes in Uganda to the cycle-mad city of Utrecht,...

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


  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: From a small amphibian with miraculous regeneration properties, to wild animals wandering the streets of Nairobi — and even...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Adapt and thrive - As our environment changes, we can change with it. From transforming plastic waste into stylish pavi...

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


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: How will life on Earth change under 3-degree warming? We journey to one location on each of our planet's continents to disc...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: How will life on Earth change under 3-degree warming? We journey to one location on each of our planet's continents to disc...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMUN, KRZA, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Our Changing Planet: when it comes to a world limit for global warming, 1.5 is the new 2 degrees. If temperatures continue to rise we may lose ou...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Plastic Pollution and Us - Plastic: are we addicted? We look at our relationship with plastic pollution — and in the s...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: You are what you eat - Our food choices affect the environment around us, but just how much? From Scandinavia to Somalia...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KMUN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our d...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Living Planet: Earth, wind and fire - This week on the show: Preventing mining pollution in Brazil, wind power finally taking off in Lebanon, ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KMUN, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's show, we join treetop activists in Germany's Hambach Forest as they fight to save the land from being mined for brown coal, we ventu...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMUN, KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's show: People who grow our food face challenges around the world. We take a tour, from organic farms in Brexit Britain to cattle ran...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMUN, KRZA, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week’s show: Plastic planet? - We are drowning in plastic! It pollutes our oceans, beaches, rivers and forests. Let's talk solutions. W...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFIU, KMUN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show: Pesticides and our Food - Thanks to the invention of pesticides, fresh foods can be imported from every corner of the worl...

Bought by KMUN, KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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Living Planet: Apes - Apes are humans' closest relatives, but these creatures are increasingly endangered. From Asia to Africa, human activi...

Bought by KRZA, KMUN, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's show: we dedicate a full show to the important resource of water. We'll hear from water conservationist Rajendra Singh who's bringi...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Living Planet: how much is too much? Just how many visitors are too many? The Greek island of Santorini struggles with tourism number...

Bought by KMUN, KRZA, KUPR low power FM, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5