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.


182 Pieces

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The Colorado River is parched in a megadrought. Why supply continues to shrink as demand holds steady. Also, fires and mudslides along I-70 in Colo...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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As a slew of extreme weather events hits the headlines, the evidence mounts we are headed for dangerous thresholds of climate disruption beyond the...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Many of us are fixated on the now: thinking about a project due Tuesday, or plans for the weekend. But the author of the book “Deep Time Reckoning”...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Over the past four decades, sperm levels among men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50%, and female fertility is also declining. Some...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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The deep ocean is one of the most challenging places on Earth to conduct scientific research, but new upgrades to the deep-sea submersible Alvin wi...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Insects far outnumber us on this planet, and they’ve shaped the course of human history. Stories about the ancient relationship between human socie...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Activists are ramping up actions against the Line 3 pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil through delicate wetlands and the treaty territory of...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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June 19th marks the holiday known as Juneteenth, when African Americans gather to celebrate their ancestors’ emancipation from slavery with picnics...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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California has often led the nation in environmental ambition, and now that his state finds itself with a big budget surplus Governor Gavin Newsom ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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PROMO FOR THIS PROGRAM: Brazil’s environment minister and nine other government officials are accused of corruption, including profiting from ill...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Few things are more important to our survival than food, but access to fresh, healthy food has become a luxury for many on the planet, and the food...

  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Brood X is here at last: trillions of cicadas, underground for the last 17 years, are emerging in numerous Eastern and Midwestern states to transfo...

  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Germany's highest court recently ruled that present government commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to protect future ne...

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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In a bipartisan vote the U.S. Senate approves $35 billion to address the public health hazards of lead pipes and overflowing wastewater. Why water ...

  • Added: May 07, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Animals like the American Bison, bald eagle, and giant panda have come dangerously close to extinction thanks to our own species. But thanks to som...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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As Living on Earth celebrates 30 years on the air, we share an Earth Day special that explores Earth as a complex and self-sustaining organism know...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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President Biden has invited 40 world leaders to a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate this Earth Day, a key moment in the international effort to add...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Some stereotypes about who can be “outdoorsy” can leave people of color out, but a pair of beloved Air Jordan “Bred” 11 sneakers is helping one env...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Enric Sala’s love for the ocean drew him into a career in marine biology. But as he studied damaged marine environments, he began to feel he was wr...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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The first broad study of all greenhouse gases in the Amazon rainforest reveals that the damaged ecosystem is now a net contributor to climate chang...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2021
  • Length: 29:00