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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."


47 Pieces

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There's only so much CO2 we can release before we push the global temperature above 2 degrees – what scientists call our carbon budget. Do we stand...

Bought by WYAP, KUAF Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KWIT, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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As the 23rd annual UN climate conference kicked off in Bonn this week, the message from small island states was loud and clear: 1.5 to stay alive. ...

Bought by KMXT, WTJU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Energy production and use account for about two-thirds of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide - carbon dioxide makes up the majority of those em...

Bought by WTJU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KVSC, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Transportation is one of the major drivers of global warming. Hear about local initiatives to bring down emissions, from efforts to pedestrianize P...

Bought by WTJU, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, WFIU, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Agriculture is one of the major contributors to global warming - it accounts for about a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. As the global populat...

Bought by WTJU, KRZA, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, WXDU and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Is this the new normal and how do we prepare? After a summer of severe weather events, Europeans are asking. How are farmers coping? Italy was rava...

Bought by WTJU, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, WYAP, KWIT and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 8
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What does it mean to live sustainably? We head into the domestic sphere to find out what some eco-freaks are doing to reduce their own carbon footp...

Bought by WTJU, KCHU, KRZA, WNMU-FM, KWIT and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Could a risky dam project be the solution to Lebanon's water woes? / Can the Dead Sea be brought back to life? / What's behind hundreds of dolphin...

Bought by WTJU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, WYAP, KWIT and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Can Norway wean itself off fossil fuels while pushing for Arctic oil? / Who’s voting for the environment in Germany’s upcoming election? / How cli...

Bought by KRZA, WXDU, WYAP, WTJU, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Plastic particles are contaminating our drinking water / How a temporary hotel made of ocean trash found its way to Cologne / What’s got environmen...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KCHU, WTJU, WFIU, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Mongolia's miners consider the environmental cost of gold, Albania's hydropower plans threaten Europe's last large free-flowing river, and meet the...

Bought by KCHU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WYAP, WFIU, WTJU and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 8
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How European cities are getting cars off the road to combat air pollution and the entrepreneurs embracing waste with taste. Presented by Charlotta ...

Bought by KMXT, KWIT, WFIU, WTJU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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What water? Water is life. From having too much to not enough, we explore the impact a warming world is having on access to water. Presented by Cha...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, WYAP, WTJU, WFIU and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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To mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, find out how indigenous groups are fighting to preserve their native lands and resourc...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WYAP, KUAF Public Radio, WTJU, WFIU and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Belize has to choose between ecotourism and agriculture, Galapagos’ biodiversity is under threat and Bali is caught between conservation and island...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, WYAP, KMXT, WTJU and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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From bio-hacking to crowd-butchering, solar-powered milk cans to livestock resilient enough for Africa's drought-ridden future. And two words: came...

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


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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 KRZA, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WYAP, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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