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: 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
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This week on the show: How contentious water rights can get in times of drought. Rolling blackouts in Lebanon are leaving many frustrated, scared ...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: , Living Planet brings you another podcast we think you'll enjoy: The Wild with Chris Morgan. Often we go to nature to find ...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: DIY solutions for secondhand clothing, gardens & beehives - When communities face challenges they often find thei...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: 'Reality check': IPCC and phasing out fossil fuels We talk about the IPCC's grave warning to the world and why we urgently...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: In a special crossover episode with DW's Africalink and Living Planet, we dive into the issue of climate change across Afri...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: As The Netherlands desperately tries to reduce its nitrogen emissions, Dutch farmers are up in arms about what that will m...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Climate change is here — not on its way - From heatwaves and wildfires in North America to catastrophic flooding in German...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: The water we drink, the air we breathe - When we think of the things that are most vital to our lives, what comes to mi...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: we often talk about all the greenhouse gas emissions people put into the atmosphere. But this week, we’re looking at ways ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: we've got plastics on the brain — especially pervasive, single-use plastics — as a ban of these items comes into force in...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Crude awakenings Oil on the delta, spills in the Russian Arctic and revolts in the boardroom Oil is big business. It's an...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Avocado farming in the right place, frog love songs & reviving life underwater in Scotland - We hear of efforts to breat...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Fighting coal in Ghana, Ibiza's ancient seeds, the art of climate science and Germany's car questions - We examine how...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Agribiz, making denim & corporate greenwashing - From shocks to industrial agriculture in the face of a dramatically c...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Defining wilderness - We ask some deep environmental questions: What rights does nature have? Should people be consider...

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  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: DIY solutions for the South African veld, community gardens, busy beehives and secondhand clothing - When communities ...

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  • Added: May 24, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Unexpected ideas - Spain grapples with the environmental impact of the renewable energy boom. Young entrepreneurs in Ken...

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  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:56
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Freedom, farming and food security Across the world, people are having to rethink the way they grow food in the face of ...

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  • Added: May 08, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1