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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.

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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!
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

Latest release on Sep 17, 2020

All 30 episodes from oldest to newest

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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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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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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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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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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Living Planet: The dam problem

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We take a deep dive into rivers and look at how mega-dams affect ecosystems. We'll also find out why the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is creating tensions in the Nile Basin, and visit farmers struggling with water shortages in Tunisia. Plus, the activists fighting to stop small dams being built on Montenegro's free-flowing rivers.

Aug 13 2020

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Living Planet: Cleaner cities, cleaner crops

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We discover the benefits of city trees and visit one of the world's largest urban farms in Paris. We learn about the dangers of smog for crops — and explore Nairobi on e-vehicles.

Aug 06 2020

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Living Planet: Endangered, in danger

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In this week’s show — how this year was again deadly for environmental defenders, dehorning rhinos to save them, and protecting the most endangered whale on Earth. Plus, COVID-19 challenges women working on environmental issues around the world.

Jul 30 2020

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Living Planet: Cleaning up our closets

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Fast fashion can be harmful for the planet — from its origin until the end of its lifecycle. So how can we buy more sustainable clothes and extend the usability of what we already have? This week we take a look at what's in our closet and its impact on the environment.

Jul 23 2020

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Living Planet: Can't see the forest …

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… for the trees? We head to old-growth forest in eastern Australia, where indigenous communities are fighting to protect the land from loggers, and visit a living forest laboratory in Germany. We'll also find out why Senegal's plans to build a green wall of trees have faltered, and what Siberia's fires mean for the climate.

Jul 16 2020

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