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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."


38 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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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 WYAP, KUAF Public Radio, WTJU, WFIU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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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