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Rank #30 in Nature category

Society & Culture
Places & Travel
Science
Natural Sciences
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Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.

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Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.

iTunes Ratings

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Excellent!

By valdes-stefy - Feb 13 2019
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My favorite podcast i always learn such important information that impacts my decisions and consumption habits. Keep it up!

A Wonderful World View!

By torilcole - Jan 04 2008
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I just love this podcast for the international stories they follow!

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
29
1
0
0
2

Excellent!

By valdes-stefy - Feb 13 2019
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My favorite podcast i always learn such important information that impacts my decisions and consumption habits. Keep it up!

A Wonderful World View!

By torilcole - Jan 04 2008
Read more
I just love this podcast for the international stories they follow!
Cover image of Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

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Rank #1: Living Planet: Resilience rising

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As the world experiences the harsh impacts of climate change firsthand, societies and experts alike are attempting to adapt before it's too late. Kenyan communities pursue strategies to manage severe floods and droughts, while scientists in Spain seek to protect rice cultivation from salty seawater. And Venice tests its new tide gate.

Oct 22 2020

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Rank #2: Living Planet: Elephants and dingos and bears (oh my!)

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From Zimbabwe to Australia to Italy, we meet the communities living alongside wild animals – and discover just how challenging it can be to coexist.

Oct 15 2020

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Rank #3: Living Planet: Climate cause and consequence

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From oil development in Namibia and the "forgotten" greenhouse gas methane, to the growing trend of climate lawsuits and restoring forests in Kashmir — we explore causes and effects of climate change.

Oct 08 2020

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Rank #4: Living Planet: The curse of clean energy — hydropower on the Mekong

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The Mekong River in Southeast Asia flows for 4,350 kilometers from China to Vietnam through Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. China's construction of large hydropower dams to feed the country's growing energy needs is causing problems downriver, including dire impacts on the waters and fertile soil that feed hundreds of millions of people.

Oct 01 2020

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Rank #5: Living Planet: Creatures great and small

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From caring for baby monkeys in Kenya, once mighty lions in Sudan to genetically modified mosquitos and whale researchers in the Mediterranean: On this week's show it's all about creatures great and small.

Sep 24 2020

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Rank #6: Living Planet: Back from the brink

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Researchers find protecting the panda has come at the expense of helping other species thrive in the same habitat. Meanwhile, a peculiar native marsupial in Australia faces extinction, threatened by a unique type of contagious cancer. And: an ambitious rewilding project in The Netherlands that's seen a neglected lake transformed into an archipelago teeming with life.

Sep 17 2020

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Rank #7: Living Planet: Megafauna

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From whether the coronavirus crisis is helping or hurting the iconic wildlife of Kenya, to reintroducing keystone species and rewilding parts of Europe — we hear about some big animals. Plus, a cow-free alternative to steak … from the 3D printer.

Sep 10 2020

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Rank #8: Living Planet: Fossil fuel damages

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As a major oil spill threatens coral reef ecosystems off Mauritius, locals are asking who'll pay for the cleanup. Meanwhile, activists in Australia are fighting a new coal mine they say will cause further damage to the Great Barrier Reef. Plus, we take an in-depth look at how France and Germany compare when it comes to climate policy.

Sep 03 2020

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Rank #9: Living Planet & Africalink: Africa's changing climate

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In a special crossover show with DW's Africalink and Living Planet, we dive into the issue of climate change across Africa. What does climate science and climate activism look like on a continent already dealing with climate impacts today? How can African nations address energy poverty without contributing more greenhouse gas emissions? And is it time for climate reparations?

Aug 27 2020

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Rank #10: Living Planet: Whose outdoors is it anyway?

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The outdoor community hasn't always had a good record when it comes to diversity. This week, we talk to people looking to make the outdoors more inclusive — from a co-founder of #BlackBirdersWeek in the US to a hiking group and a community garden in Germany. We also hear about the fight over how Nairobi National Park is managed, raising the question: Who is the park really for?

Aug 20 2020

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