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


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


  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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
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This week on the show: Marathon Journeys - Twice a year, our feathered friends make a marathon migration for warmth and food. We take some tim...

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


  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Why the reluctance on climate action? - Why is it taking us so long to do something about climate change? Is it all in the...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: All about greener transport around the world — from eco-motorbikes in Uganda to the cycle-mad city of Utrecht. And we talk...

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


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Just how many visitors are too many? The Greek island of Santorini struggles with tourism numbers it can't handle. How long...

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


  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Here today, gone tomorrow? - From destroying rainforests to support our lifestyle habits to tackling the ever-growing mo...

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


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: High tech farming - Drones flying above farms in the United Kingdom, app-based farming in Uganda and improving potato far...

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


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: we're traveling the seas and looking at fishing communities around the world. How do fishermen protect the natural environm...

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


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Making friends, making enemies - We have a complex relationship with the other living beings around us. From farming an...

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: With some people choosing not to fly and some trying to reduce emissions with carbon offsets, aviation is a hot topic among...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: School's out... for the climate - Student strikes demanding climate action are gaining momentum around the world, fossil...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Waste not - From Scotland to South Africa, the Himalayas to Hawaii, this week we feature stories from around the wor...

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Move fast and build things - From origami-like electric cars, to drones taking out a rat infestation in the Galapagos, to...

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


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2