Living on Earth: Extra

Series produced by Living On Earth

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LOE half-hour weekly extra program.

This is the series for the half-hour weekly extra program.


56 Pieces

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Seventy percent of our planet is covered by the oceans, but the high seas are among the least-explored frontiers on Earth. In this vast wilderness ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The fine particulate air pollution known as PM2.5 has been shown to be deadly with correlation to heart attacks and strokes, and a new study links ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Climate loss and damage is already upon us, even as UN negotiators look for fair ways to share responsibility. Also, a traditional Thanksgiving din...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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One of the EPA’s most important roles is to set limits for pollutants in our air and water. Now the agency is proposing a controversial rule to req...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In late October, nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from the existing Keystone pipeline into a North Dakota wetland, reviving concerns abo...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Pope Francis recently called the bishops of the Amazon to Rome for a synod with lay members of the indigenous community to discuss human rights, cl...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A glut of cheap natural gas has petrochemical companies turning to ethane, a component of natural gas, to make plastic. But the process comes with ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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More than 10,000 farmers and ranchers from across the country have signed on to a letter that urges Congress to support a Green New Deal. They’re a...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2019 Alaskan fat bear tournament is over and we have a winner! Fat Bear Week is a yearly competition organized by Katmai National Park and Pres...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Just a tiny fraction of the world’s species have been catalogued by modern science but checking key tiny bits of DNA can dramatically speed up the ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Scientists have documented a staggering decline in North America’s birds in recent decades. As many as 3 billion birds have disappeared since 1970,...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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When Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, it crippled the island’s fossil fuel-dependent electrical grid. To improve resiliency, the territor...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang says his proposed “Freedom Dividend” of a thousand dollars a month to every American over 18 could he...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Democratic presidential hopefuls spell out their plans to address the climate emergency at town halls hosted by CNN, and a Harvard economist review...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Listening to forests might help protect them. Scientists are gathering acoustic data from animals that make sounds, like birds, primates and insect...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A new study finds that single-use diapers and sanitary pads contain phthalates and volatile organic compounds, chemicals that are known to cause a ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In the Gaza Strip, where every three out of four people are refugees, clean water is scarce, and that’s led to a worsening health crisis for Gaza’s...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The National Wildlife Refuge system was created in 1903 as secure havens for native creatures and migrating birds. But today commercial agriculture...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The recent wave of migrant caravans coming from Central America has a link to climate change: many of the migrants are fleeing their homes in the w...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Some people have fond childhood memories of raising monarch caterpillars. Experts say there are ways to ensure captive-bred monarch butterflies are...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00