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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Earth Day, eco activists on TikTok and nuclear energy post-Chernobyl - In this episode of Living Planet, we hear about some of the different way...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring glacial caves, the fight over meatless lunches and Niger Delta women stand up to oil pollution - This week on Living Planet, stories o...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Now or never: The planet's biggest environmental problems — part 2 - From species extinction to waste, land degradation ...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Now or never: The planet's biggest environmental problems — part 1 - From species extinction to waste, land degradatio...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Water wars - In the Global North, clean water is taken for granted — but in some places it means the difference betwee...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Trees are often seen as something to be chopped down for economic gain or cleared to make way for development. But without ...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Rethinking farming - We depend on farming — and farmers — to grow the food we need to survive. Agriculture can be envir...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Fossil fuel's last gasp? - As more countries seek to phase in renewable energies, coal retains a firm grip in many par...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Sustainability & the city - We're taking a look at our cities. From our food systems to transportation and urban plannin...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Big ideas - As our planet faces unprecedented environmental crises, it's becoming clear that piecemeal solutions can't f...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Raptors illegally hunted in Scotland, protecting vultures and cranes in Kenya, Spain's trash-gobbling storks - Whether y...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: To fly or not to fly? - Is it possible to fly with a clear environmental conscience? And, if not, what is being done to m...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Feeding forests - We find out how we can feed forests so they can sustain us. Forest defenders in Romania are standing up...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: The ways we need water - Although freshwater sustains us in so many ways, it's often taken for granted — until it's go...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Out and about - As rising numbers of COVID-19 infections keep us home, you may be dreaming of getting out and about. In...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Greener pastures post-Brexit, invisible waste & the abuse environmentalists face online - We hear how new measures in the...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Some greats from a grueling year - In this year-end special, we reflect on the challenges of the pandemic and beyond. F...

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Your holiday meat - On this special Christmas episode, we talk about meat. Producing that turkey, ham or roast beef ha...

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: It's all about insects! - We'll find out how the "murder hornet" could spread across the US and Europe, the ways in whic...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Green politics - When it comes to the environment, politics has a big role to play. This is top of mind as the Paris Agre...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2