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: 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
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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This week on the show: Green parenting - What does it mean to be a mama or papa who's thinking about the environment? We hear about how our co...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: What's left behind - Villagers in the Ecuadorian Amazon are wondering how they'll survive an oil spill that's contamina...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Drowning in plastic - We find out how people are tackling plastic pollution around the world, from testing British wate...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Sounds of the sea - Although oceans cover more than two-thirds of the Earth, we don't often hear what goes on beneath the...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: What’s in our air? - It’s all around us and critical for life: air. But besides oxygen, that gas we breathe to live, wha...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Lifestyle choices - We learn about how much our food should really cost, what decluttering a family home can entail, and ...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's show: Resilience rising - As the world experiences the harsh impacts of climate change firsthand, societies and experts alike are a...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Elephants and dingos and bears (oh my!) - From Zimbabwe to Australia to Italy, we meet the communities living alongside ...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Climate cause and consequence - From oil development in Namibia and the "forgotten" greenhouse gas methane, to the growi...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: The curse of clean energy — hydropower on the Mekong - The Mekong River in Southeast Asia flows for 4,350 kilometers from...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Creatures great and small - From caring for baby monkeys in Kenya, once mighty lions in Sudan to genetically modified mos...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Back from the brink - Researchers find protecting the panda has come at the expense of helping other species thrive in th...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Megafauna - From whether the coronavirus crisis is helping or hurting the iconic wildlife of Kenya, to reintroducing k...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Fossil fuel damages - As a major oil spill threatens coral reef ecosystems off Mauritius, locals are asking who'll pay f...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Living Planet & Africalink: Africa's changing climate - In a special crossover show with DW's Africalink and Living Plane...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Whose outdoors is it anyway? - The outdoor community hasn't always had a good record when it comes to diversity. This w...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4