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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At the final Democratic primary debate before the 2020 Iowa caucuses, the six candidates onstage all discussed their concerns about climate impacts...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Australia is in the throes of its worst fire season in modern history. As thousands of homes are incinerated and an estimated billion animals peris...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The best science writing strives to entertain and educate in equal measures, and to help make the jargon of the scientific world accessible to the ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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In North America, bison have many ecological advantages over their nonnative cattle cousins, so some ranchers in Mexico are choosing to breed bison...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Winter is a time for gathering together and celebrating the rich human tradition of storytelling. Sharing stories that appeal to young and old alik...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Jane Fonda has been a Hollywood icon for a half-century, is a two-time Academy Award winner, and is currently starring in a hit Netflix show, but i...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Seventy percent of our planet is covered by the oceans, but the high seas are among the least-explored frontiers on Earth. In this vast wilderness ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The fine particulate air pollution known as PM2.5 has been shown to be deadly with correlation to heart attacks and strokes, and a new study links ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Climate loss and damage is already upon us, even as UN negotiators look for fair ways to share responsibility. Also, a traditional Thanksgiving din...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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One of the EPA’s most important roles is to set limits for pollutants in our air and water. Now the agency is proposing a controversial rule to req...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In late October, nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from the existing Keystone pipeline into a North Dakota wetland, reviving concerns abo...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Pope Francis recently called the bishops of the Amazon to Rome for a synod with lay members of the indigenous community to discuss human rights, cl...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A glut of cheap natural gas has petrochemical companies turning to ethane, a component of natural gas, to make plastic. But the process comes with ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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More than 10,000 farmers and ranchers from across the country have signed on to a letter that urges Congress to support a Green New Deal. They’re a...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2019 Alaskan fat bear tournament is over and we have a winner! Fat Bear Week is a yearly competition organized by Katmai National Park and Pres...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Just a tiny fraction of the world’s species have been catalogued by modern science but checking key tiny bits of DNA can dramatically speed up the ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Scientists have documented a staggering decline in North America’s birds in recent decades. As many as 3 billion birds have disappeared since 1970,...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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When Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, it crippled the island’s fossil fuel-dependent electrical grid. To improve resiliency, the territor...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang says his proposed “Freedom Dividend” of a thousand dollars a month to every American over 18 could he...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Democratic presidential hopefuls spell out their plans to address the climate emergency at town halls hosted by CNN, and a Harvard economist review...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00