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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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
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As Living on Earth celebrates 30 years on the air, we explore Earth as a complex and self-sustaining organism known as Gaia. Over billions of years...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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On the next Living on Earth, Mother Trees help nurture life in the forests of British Columbia.   SIMARD: You know, an old tree never really dies, ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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Every year, over a million birds migrate to several National Wildlife Refuges along the Oregon-California border. But this year unprecedented droug...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2021
  • 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: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
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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