Living on Earth: Extra

Series produced by Living On Earth

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LOE half-hour weekly extra program.

This is the series for the half-hour weekly extra program.


281 Pieces

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Some scientists are predicting this year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be extremely active as a La Niña develops amid ocean warmth linked to glo...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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The razor-thin majority Democrats hold in the Senate could be crucial to passing more climate legislation under a second term for President Biden, ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Millions of acres of cropland in the U.S. may be contaminated from PFAS-tainted sewage sludge spread on fields as fertilizer. These “forever chemic...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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The handful of astronauts and cosmonauts on board the International Space Station float in a strange paradox, with the Earth constantly in view, bu...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Jupiter’s moon Europa, with a large liquid ocean beneath its icy crust, is one of the most promising places to look for extraterrestrial life. Also...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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As the climate crisis intensifies, a vital ocean current that includes the Gulf Stream seems to be falling apart, and thus could fail its mission t...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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1.) WILD GIRLS: To kick off Women’s History Month, we look at the history of women outdoors in America. From abolitionist Harriet Tubman to novelis...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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In this Black History Month special, “father of environmental justice” Dr. Robert Bullard is calling for justice for the community of Shiloh, Alaba...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Hormone-disrupting chemicals in plastics take a yearly economic toll in the hundreds of billions of dollars in the U.S. alone, according to a recen...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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To help address the climate crisis the city of Boston is piloting the replacement of natural gas with ground-source heat pumps in a public housing ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica holds enough ice that its melting could raise sea levels worldwide by 2 feet, but it’s so remote that until recently...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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When scientists began to warn in the later half of the twentieth century that burning oil, gas, and coal could bring severe consequences for our pl...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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The U.S. Department of Transportation recently granted more than $600 million to states and communities across the country to roll out new EV char...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley sends mixed signals on climate change, acknowledging that it’s real and human-caused while also touti...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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2023 saw some notable environmental decisions in U.S. federal and state courts, from the Supreme Court’s removal of some wetlands protections to th...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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From care and concern for endangered animals that could be among the last of their kind, to uncommon encounters with common rabbits, and more, this...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Native American myths and tales help us endure or even enjoy the short days and long nights of winter. Living on Earth’s annual celebration of stor...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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Author and animal whisperer Sy Montgomery’s latest book, Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell features miraculous stori...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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The very first bill that Speaker Mike Johnson passed through the House would block environmental justice efforts and gut many energy and climate pr...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
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COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber is also CEO of the UAE national oil company Adnoc, which according to leaked internal documents has used the COP pr...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 29:00