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.


167 Pieces

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When President Biden took office a year ago he laid out bold goals to halt federal oil and gas drilling, reach carbon neutrality by 2050, and recti...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Millions of Americans are breathing carcinogenic air pollution emitted from refineries and chemical plants, but EPA has failed to account for the c...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Two leading naturalists who pioneered the field of conservation biology passed away at the end of December 2021. A look back on E.O. Wilson’s love ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2022
  • 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 17, 2021
  • 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 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Underwater explorer Craig Foster dives nearly every day in the near-shore waters of South Africa and it’s here that he befriended an octopus, a rel...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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As Americans prepare to travel and gather in the end-of-year holiday season, many may be questioning how to do so safely in this era of the pandemi...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Our global food system feeds environmental crises like global warming and water pollution even as it fails to adequately feed billions of people wo...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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"The Reign of Wolf 21" is the true love story of an alpha pair who lead their Yellowstone pack with grace, courage, and an unbreakable bond. What t...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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The Three Sisters of corn, beans, and squash all grow together in a symbiotic planting relationship honed by Native Americans over many generations...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Tropical forests are a treasure trove of biodiversity and contain vast stores of carbon that threaten the stability of Earth’s climate system if re...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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As the UN climate talks called COP26 continue in Glasgow, Scotland, all eyes are on world leaders and negotiators as they face challenges to ramp u...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Fast food could be even more unhealthy than we knew – laden with phthalates, chemicals that are linked to serious health problems and even early de...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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More than 170 major companies have pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050, with many counting on carbon offsets to help them reach that goal. But...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Half Hour This week, we take a look at mult- trillion dollar reconciliation bills that addresses, in part, climate and the environment. Also, pht...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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For Indigenous People’s Day we take a look at the “Land Back” movement that seeks to return land like the Black Hills in South Dakota to its origin...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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If nations adopt new air quality guidelines from the World Health Organization millions of lives could be saved every year from deadly air pollutio...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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A recent study found that three-quarters of young people surveyed believe the future is frightening because of climate change. What young people ar...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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As COVID-19 spread continues and vaccine access remains limited in some of the countries most vulnerable to climate impacts, civil society is warni...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Hurricane Ida left people in the Louisiana region known as ‘Cancer Alley’ with destroyed homes, no electricity, and polluted water. That’s on top o...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 29:00