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: Vulture cuisine, Ugandan super bananas and a city designed for rain - How a vulture restaurant is helping bring the bir...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Bitcoin's carbon footprint, South Africa and Europe's energy transitions - The cryptocurrency Bitcoin consumes a huge amou...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: The future of water: Floating cities, geothermal power and water scarcity - We live on a watery planet — nearly three...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: How to save our dying forests (special episode) - We bring you an episode of DW's On the Green Fence, hosted by Neil King...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: A year of environment stories (holiday special) - In this special episode, we reflect on a year of environmental reportin...

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Building anew – from our houses to our cities How should we construct our houses and cities to better withstand a changin...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Migration, military emissions & how climate change is transforming language - From new words in the dictionary to new mig...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: we climb up into the Scottish Highlands in search of the country's last patches of snow. We also talk about how the world'...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: The price of perfume, climate miseducation in schools & tourism's toll - In the Comoros Islands, the world's demand for y...

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Where do we go from here? - COP26 conclusions, a glimpse into the future of green tech-powered living in Sweden, the mar...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: COP26: The heart of the matter - Delegates are running out of time to agree on how to keep global temperatures in check ...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Why global climate conferences matter This week, we're talking about the biggest environment event of the year – the global climate conference kno...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Kenya's rising lakes - Rising waters in 17 lakes in Kenya - including Lake Baringo and Lake Bogoria - are displacing peop...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: we have stories of environmental concerns colliding with symbols of cultural importance. We venture to the spot in Italy w...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Lives at stake: Baka people in Cameroon, lithium mining in Nevada and industrial fishing in Sierra Leone - Around the wor...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: New greenwashing rules, the promise of hydrogen and secondhand plants - We hear about regulations to curb greenwashing i...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Sacred forests, a destructive pilgrimage and religious leaders speak out - Most religions have a connection to the Earth...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Revisiting Berlin's wetlands, the global food agenda and queer inclusion - As we edge closer to Germany's federal election...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Air conditioning & peatlands – simple solutions, big climate impacts - Today we take a look at things that are often over...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Living Planet: What does it mean for an ecosystem to be intact? And what does it take to keep it that way? We'll also check in on the...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2