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


80 Pieces

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This week on the show: When talking about climate change, we can sometimes feel overwhelmed with problems that don’t seem to have solutions. In th...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: From fossil fuels to water usage, our consumption has causes hidden environmental damage further along the supply chain....

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Humans have an interesting relationship with meat. Some love it, some object to it and some simply want other options fro...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Making changes - The new year is a time for reflection, making changes and figuring out ways we can make this year bet...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: How will Christmas change as the world gets increasingly warmer? We take a look at how reindeer are affected, whether a re...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Green living and us - With governments struggling to meet their climate goals, we look at what people in Germany and b...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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,...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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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...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 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...

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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...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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, ...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4