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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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
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For many of those living in and near tropical forests, one of the only ways to get cash to pay for healthcare is by logging. Now the nonprofit Heal...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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For years national parks and public lands in the United States have been severely underfunded. The Great American Outdoors Act is set to help turn ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The environmental movement in America has deep ties to the nation’s history of systemic racism and white supremacy. Now, as Americans confront raci...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The Trump Administration has rolled back rules for a 50-year-old bedrock environmental law that requires careful study of possible impacts from maj...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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With a historic SpaceX launch and several Mars missions underway, 2020 is proving a pivotal year for space exploration. How innovations in space te...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The iconic Jane Goodall has spent her life advocating for the conservation of the natural world. Sixty years ago on July 14th, 1960, Jane arrived i...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The innate curiosity about and connection to the natural world that many of us experience as children are often lost on the path to adulthood. Auth...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The fossil fuel divestment movement is making inroads at major institutions, including Ivy League schools, massive pension funds and more. Author a...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • 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 19, 2020
  • Length: 29:00