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.


291 Pieces

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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 28, 2020
  • 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 21, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Environmental destruction and habitat loss can feel overwhelming, but the trend can be reversed, as people around the world reclaim land and help m...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Every year, several hundred intrepid hikers walk all the way from Mexico to Canada, along the Pacific Crest Trail. At more than twenty-six hundred ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The new novel Migrations is set in a future world where polar bears, chimpanzees and wolves are extinct. For the novel’s protagonist, this mass ext...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Thanksgiving is a time for many US families and friends to gather and be thankful, but for Native Americans it can also be a reminder of the displa...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Oysters can be eaten in many ways beyond the half-shell, and when farmed correctly they help nourish local economies and ecosystems. Celebrity chef...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The massive effort to transition power from one President to his successor must lay a strong foundation for the key priorities President-elect Joe ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Some Republicans see opportunity for bipartisanship with a Democratic president, especially on the climate. How climate solutions can find support ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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An influential new collection of essays seeks to elevate women’s voices in the climate movement and makes a strong case that diversity and inclusio...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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For decades North Carolina and Georgia favored Republican candidates, but a growing demographic of young people in these states is tightening Senat...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Jenni please fill Studies show that children exposed in utero to the pesticide chlorpyrifos suffer brain damage. But in a new risk assessment the E...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is a textualist who tends to interpret the law narrowly, meaning that if she is confirmed, she would genera...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Democratic nominee for President Joe Biden is offering a $2 trillion climate plan as part of his “Build Back Better” economic recovery agenda. Form...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Climate and the environment are controversial subjects in several closely-watched US Senate races in the South this fall. The region faces signific...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Fires are inevitable in much of the West due to the region’s ecology, but devasting megafires aren’t. How fire itself can be used as a tool to mana...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Clean water is a basic human right, according to the United Nations. Yet for millions of Americans, it can still be expensive and hard to come by. ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Black women in America commonly use hair relaxers, leave-in conditioners, and relaxers to straighten and smooth their textured hair. But many of th...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Green spaces are known to provide physical and mental health benefits, and a recent study finds that living near the coast can provide the same ben...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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For a couple of months each year, seasonal monsoons try to quench the thirst of the desert southwest, but much of the water runs off. Now conservat...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 29:00