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Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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Living Planet: Environment stories from around the world

The half-hour radio show makes the environment matter to you.

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world.

As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep 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." Hide full description

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world. As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep 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... Show full description


13 Pieces

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If the world fails to limit global warming to a maximum 2-degree target, the Earth could be on course for a potentially catastrophic temperature ri...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KUAF Public Radio, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Building with wood is often associated with deforestation. But it's becoming an increasingly popular material used for sustainable building project...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • 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 WEJP-LP 107.1, KCHU, WFIU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Canada debates whether its Mounties should be wearing muskrat hats, French farmers try to come to terms with increased numbers of brown bears, and ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KUAF Public Radio, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Festive feast from around the world... Wine producers vs. wild boars in Italy / Bugs on the menu in Kenya / Costa Rica coffee growers go green / V...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Tree "massacre" in Poland / How are the Inuit coping with climate change? / Iraq's wetland paradise under threat / Saving a red-feathered treasure ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KVSC, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 11

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Living Planet: The new gold rush We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing. T...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUAF Public Radio, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Living Planet: Pining for paradise Already planning your next holiday? Maybe you're dreaming about relaxing on an island beach, snorkelling in cor...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WEJP-LP 107.1, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Living Planet: In deep water Climate change means the sea level is rising and storms are more frequent and intense. We visit communit...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WNMU-FM, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on the show: The cost of farming UK’s mega-farm Pollution; Coffee Farmers in Kenya; and Toxic banana production in Ecuador

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on the show: Animals, to cuddle or kill? Shoot to kill or live and let live? We're not always kind to animals, unless perhaps they're...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KUPR low power FM, WEJP-LP 107.1, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Living Planet: The limits of exploitation. Our forests are rich in trees, our seas are full of fish, the earth holds a wealth of precious metals...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WFIU, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3