Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 233 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Living Planet: What's left of the Amazon?


The Amazon Basin is the largest rainforest area in the world. Countless animal and plant species are at home here as well as several indigenous peoples who still avoid any contact with the outside world. But the Amazon region is under threat from deforestation and development. The situation has become even more critical since the election of Brazil's new President, Jair Bolsonaro.


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Living Planet: Challenging the status quo


On this week's Living Planet we'll meet the Indian fishermen's wives who flexed their muscles to start their own rowing-boat mangrove tours. We'll find out why short-lived clothing could soon be out of fashion, whether local currencies help the environment and what sounds insects make.


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Living Planet: Time for a change of diet


How might Hazelnuts be damaging the planet and its residents? What about sardines? On this edition of Living Planet, we look at the unexpected impact of some foods and what our diets could look like in the future.


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Living Planet: Life and Death


This week on the show, we're talking about the environmental impacts of being born, as well as dying. What strain does our current population of over 7.6 billion people put on the earth? How much is our population expected to grow, and how will this growth further stress natural resources and the climate?


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Living Planet: Marathon Journeys


Twice a year, our feathered friends make a marathon migration for warmth and food. We take some time to celebrate these birds, as well as meeting one woman who is making marathon journeys of her own - running 100 marathons in 100 days to raise awareness of the scarcity and waste of our most valuable resource - water.


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 2019-05-16  29m
 
 

Living Planet: Why the reluctance on climate action?


Why is it taking us so long to do something about climate change? Is it all in the mind? That's what we're trying to find out in this week's episode. We speak with a psychologist and climate campaigners, and listen to a project that uses music and the sounds of nature to appeal directly to the heart and inspire environmental change.


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 2019-05-09  29m
 
 

Living Planet: Here today, gone tomorrow?


From destroying rainforests to support our lifestyle habits to tackling the ever-growing mountain of waste from our consumer society. We pull back the curtain on where things come from and where they end up.


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 2019-04-18  29m
 
 

Living Planet: High tech farming


Drones flying above farms in the United Kingdom, app-based farming in Uganda and improving potato farming in India. We look at how technology is helping feed the world, and what new developments are out there.


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 2019-04-11  29m
 
 

Living Planet: Fishing for answers


On this episode, we travel the seas and look at fishing communities around the world. How do fishermen protect the natural environment? And when are their practices harmful? From Brexit's implications for sustainable fisheries to cage fishing in Uganda, we're fishing for answers on this fintastic show!


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 2019-04-04  29m
 
 

Living Planet: Making friends, making enemies


We have a complex relationship with the other living beings around us. From farming animals, keeping pets, and even conservation work to restore creatures’ habitats. We exercise god-like control over the environment around us, making decisions about which creatures deserve to live amongst us, and which of them don’t.


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 2019-03-28  30m