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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Living Planet: Stopping monumental melting Glaciers may only exist in certain cold corners of the world, but just like tropical rainforests, peat...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Can't sleep? You're not alone. A recent report highlights how much sleep we'll lose each year as temperatures continue to ri...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet, we explore a topic that's perfectly natural and something we do every day. Whether you use a squat toilet, a pit latrin...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week show: Scotch whisky, drinking seawater & the 'green Bitcoin' wave

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We hear how the once decimated rocky reefs off the coast of Scotland have been replenished, travel to East Africa where fa...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Where do nature and art meet? From the vast majesty of the Antarctic to the neat symmetry of a beehive, environmentally-mi...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Who speaks for the trees? - We travel to the Brazilian Amazon, where the forest is disappearing at an alarming rate and...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: In the Congo, new oil and gas permits are being offered up in endangered gorilla habitats and giant tropical peatlands to f...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We explore how rich Gulf countries can gain more control over their food supply as climate change and political insecuritie...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We're plunging into the oceans with stories of algae, bivalves and dugongs! Seaweed farmers in Zanzibar are adapting to...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: What will it take to save species from extinction? - As scientists warn that the world is hurtling toward mass biodiversi...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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Rethinking conservation: Tourism, conservation colonialism and community management - This week on Living Planet, we head to South Africa,Keny...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: As the world opens up to tourism again, we hear from one place in the world that is being visited to death, and talk about ...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: As Europe and North America deal with record-breaking heatwaves, we look at how cities from Ahmedabad, India to Athens, Gre...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: In India's cold desert, farmers have found ways to grow food year-round, but climate change is creating new obstacles. Our...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Living Planet brings you another podcast we think you'll enjoy: the Africa Climate Podcast. As the climate — and the weath...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Fuel on the fire - We unpack the science of climate attribution, as scientists find South Asia’s extreme heatwave was mad...

  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Australians are heading to the polls in what many see as a last-chance climate election, as the fossil-fuel-friendly count...

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We dive underwater to visit creatures great and very, very small. Some of them are vocal, some are vital for the air we br...

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  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: European countries have been scrambling to find new energy sources to reduce their dependence on Russia, but some countrie...

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  • Added: May 07, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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