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Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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Living Planet - environment matters around the world... Deutsche Welle's weekly, award winning, environmental magazine with 30 minutes of in-depth, sound-rich independent reporting on the major environmental issues shaping our planet's health.

As humans' impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a need for independent reporting. Living Planet looks at new developments, advancing technologies, visits innovative projects, and keeps you up-to-date on the state of the earth.

Exploring the environmental issues facing the world today. this prize-winning weekly radio magazine brings you environmental news, background reports, interviews and features from our international network of correspondents. As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet analyzes environmental policies, looks at new technologies, visits innovative projects, and keeps you up-to-date on the state of the planet's environment. Living Planet has won top awards for environmental programming, including gold and silver medals at the New York International Radio Festival, and has received a special United Nations gold award for an "outstanding radio program which best exemplifies the ideals and goals of the United Nations."


30 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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As the state of the world's forests decline should we be creating urban forests? As top predators, wolves are an important part of the ecosystem. A...

Bought by WXDU, WYAP, WTJU, WFIU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 8
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The world's oceans are full of weird and wonderful creatures. We splash down under the waves for a glimpse at some of the less charismatic species,...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WYAP, KUAF Public Radio, WTJU and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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As world leaders debate how best to move forward with implementing the goals of the Paris Agreement, cities and civil society are wasting no time i...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WTJU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Fishy business in Vietnam / How safe is Europe's food / Alternatives to chemical pesticides / Can we save our bananas / Berlin’s nightingales sing ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WYAP, WTJU, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 8
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The sea turtles of Fiji’s Mana Island / The CO2 threat to our ocean-dwellers / Cold water corals in a warming climate / Not just monkey business in...

Bought by WFIU, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, WXDU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Why scientists are worried about the collapse of Antarctica's ice shelf / How the Dutch have harnessed wind to power electric trains / What green p...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WXDU, WMUU-LP, WTJU and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Oceans cover more than two-thirds of the planet. They are the lifeblood of the earth and crucial to our survival. But human activity is causing the...

Bought by KRZA, KMXT, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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From hunting pythons in the Everglades to chewing on alligator meatballs, we get a taste for the wild. Presented by Charlotta Lomas

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Why Germany’s cheap food prices may need a rethink / French farmers look to natural pesticides to boost dwindling wine production / Norway steps up...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, KUAF Public Radio, WYAP and more


  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Uproar over new Polish law following tree 'massacre' / Calls for fossil fuel lobbyists to be excluded from UN climate talks / The last remaining ma...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WXDU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Trump climate threats can't hold up UN talks in Bonn, but can the Great Lakes survive his budget cuts? And, making cities fit for the future. Pres...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KCHU and more


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Feathered friends fly in for migratory bird day / The bees who buzz around downtown Toronto / Greek guerilla gardeners green up a dusty city / Pres...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Is fake news endangering the green energy transition? / Madrid bans polluting diesel. / Can E-scooters clean up Mexico city’s dirty air? / How acti...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, KUAF Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderfu ways that people are living green. Presented by Charlotta Lomas

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WXDU, WMUU-LP, WYAP and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The fight to protect Romania's precious old-growth forests from logging, and how energy scarcity makes forest protection in Zambia put livelihoods ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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What Trump's executive order could mean for climate change policy / Why fire-devastated communities in Chile are rethinking forests / Meet the acti...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WXDU, WMUU-LP, WYAP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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From hunters to the hunted: Why the big trophy game may soon be over for hunters / Great white sharks in decline / Czechs get a taste for radioacti...

Bought by WMUU-LP, CI Dolphin Radio, WYAP, WNMU-FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Weedkiller glyphosate, is it really safe for humans and the environment? / Did human-made warming cause Peru's devastating flooding? / Why alien eu...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, KRZA, WMUU-LP, CI Dolphin Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The politics of climate change and why we all need to be desperately optimistic about our future. Plus, a luxury snail spa that's all about slime. ...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Norway takes electric strides toward carbon neutrality / Kenyans look to micro-solar to meet growing energy demands / Why climate change is a gende...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, CI Dolphin Radio, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 7