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.


295 Pieces

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Donald Trump’s running mate, Ohio Senator J. D. Vance, once held moderate Republican stances on climate and clean energy. But he now echoes Trump o...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Thirteen young plaintiffs who took the Hawaii Department of Transportation to court over its role in the climate crisis have won a settlement that ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Stargazing has profoundly shaped who we are as human beings, and gave rise to science, religion, and origin stories from diverse traditions. The au...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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The 40 Acre Conservation League seeks to ease access to the outdoors for people of color and recently purchased its first piece of land, 650 acres ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Generations of Black Americans have faced racism, redlining and environmental injustices, such as breathing 40 percent dirtier air and being twice ...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Hair care products marketed to Black women today often include cancer-causing formaldehyde and hormone disrupting chemicals. But back in the early ...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Summer has barely begun in the Northern Hemisphere but extreme heat is already baking Pakistan, where climate disruption is also bringing frequent ...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Carbon-intensive industries like steel and chemical manufacturing require a lot of heat to operate, most of which comes from burning fossil fuels. ...

  • Added: May 31, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Facing costly climate impacts such as the billion-dollar flood disaster of July 2023, Vermont is seeking to make fossil fuel companies pay for some...

  • Added: May 24, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Zoologists have long seen behaviors of self-medicating in the animal kingdom, but until now it has rarely if ever been documented in scientific li...

  • Added: May 17, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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To replace the Clean Power plan the Obama Administration failed to get past the courts the EPA published new rules for existing coal plants and ne...

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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Advanced nuclear reactor designs that incorporate liquid sodium offer more flexibility in power output to an electrical grid where renewable energy...

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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On Earth Day President Biden announced the official launch of the American Climate Corps. Special Assistant to the President on Climate Maggie Thom...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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An Earth Month special that explores Earth as a complex and self-sustaining organism known as Gaia. Over billions of years life has interacted with...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2024
  • Length: 29:00
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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