World Ocean Radio

Series produced by World Ocean Observatory

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5-minute audio essays on global ocean topics by Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory

World Ocean Radio is a weekly 5-minute audio feature for web listeners, podcasts, and worldwide distribution through community radio stations and partners. WOR provides weekly 5-minute commentary from longtime host Peter Neill, offering a unique perspective on important and relevant ocean issues. Thanks to private and foundation funds, we are able to offer World Ocean Radio for syndicated use at no cost.

Broadcast affiliates: We automatically send emails every Monday with mp3 file, episode summary, and links to image file and broadcast page. Episodes are also available for direct download from The Pacifica Network and The Public Radio Exchange.

We hope you'll find World Ocean Radio programming engaging and relevant for your listening audience. It is our belief that the sea connects all things. No matter where your listeners live, these broadcasts offer meaningful and relevant information for us all about the state of our world ocean.

Please let us know what you think: CONTACT US at director@thew2o.net so that we may begin sharing World Ocean Radio weekly broadcasts with you and your listening audience.

The WORLD OCEAN OBSERVATORY is a major utility for ocean communication as a means to advance public awareness and political will, and is dedicated to providing information and education about the health of the ocean. We believe that informed citizens worldwide can unite to sustain the ocean through mitigation and change of human behavior on land and sea. Our focus is the full spectrum of ocean issues: climate, fresh water, food, energy, trade, transportation, public health, finance, governance, security, recreation, and culture. It is our belief that the sea connects all things. Hide full description

World Ocean Radio is a weekly 5-minute audio feature for web listeners, podcasts, and worldwide distribution through community radio stations and partners. WOR provides weekly 5-minute commentary from longtime host Peter Neill, offering a unique perspective on important and relevant ocean issues. Thanks to private and foundation funds, we are able to offer World Ocean Radio for syndicated use at no cost. Broadcast affiliates: We automatically send emails every Monday with mp3 file, episode summary, and links to image file and broadcast page. Episodes are also available for direct download from The Pacifica Network and The Public Radio Exchange. We hope you'll find World Ocean Radio programming engaging and relevant for your listening audience. It is our belief that the sea connects all... Show full description


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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a shift from suggestions for change to analysis and observation of those things that are mi...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2023
  • Length: 05:15
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a proposed solution to advance successful connection and communication within and with thos...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2023
  • Length: 10:25
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series by listing some of the most critical changes and improvements required to create a new, sustaina...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2023
  • Length: 05:14
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This week on World Ocean Radio as part of the multi-part RESCUE series we revisit the concept of ecosystem services accounting and propose that, in...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2023
  • Length: 05:14
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The multi-part RESCUE series continues this week with a discussion of the reality of carbon offsets, corporate accounting, and the concept of net z...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2023
  • Length: 05:09
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with a hypothetical tale of investment, manufacture and accounting, and the financial analyses of ...

  • Added: May 31, 2023
  • Length: 05:10
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with a breakdown of a 2020 Report by the World Resource Institute High Level Panel for Sustainable...

  • Added: May 24, 2023
  • Length: 05:18
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with a call for a new valuation of ecosystem services and natural resources that reflects the true...

  • Added: May 17, 2023
  • Length: 05:04
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with a turn toward the topic of finance. This episode lays out a plan for future editions that foc...

  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 05:02
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with an examination of familiar products derived from the ocean that we use to support our ways of...

  • Added: May 03, 2023
  • Length: 05:04
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This week the multi-part RESCUE series continues with an advancement of the sub-theme of technology. We're talking about the pitfalls of modern agr...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2023
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: Photo by Tim Foster on Unsplash, Credit: @timberfoster
This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with the topic of seafood consumption. While more than 3 billion people worldwide rely on wild-c...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2023
  • Length: 05:05
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with an outline of the four technological focus areas of the recently announced Ocean Climate Ac...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2023
  • Length: 10:38
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with defined programs and relationships that apply technologies toward public good, such as a un...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2023
  • Length: 05:27
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a discussion of alternative energy solutions, battery technology, geothermal energy product...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2023
  • Length: 05:24
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a discussion of Earth law, a framework built upon the idea that ecosystems have the right t...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2023
  • Length: 05:11
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a continuation of UNCLOS, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. In early Mar...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2023
  • Length: 04:58
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a highlight of UNCLOS, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, a major example...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2023
  • Length: 05:04
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series with a highlight of two policies--the Antarctic Treaty and the Hamilton Agreement for the Sargas...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2023
  • Length: 05:05
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This week we continue the multi-part RESCUE series by featuring some successful initiatives and ocean progress, with examples of policies related t...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2023
  • Length: 05:03