Living Planet


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 Sep 15, 2021


Looking to reconnect with nature? Want to make better decisions for the health of the planet? Every Friday, Living Planet brings you the stories, facts and debates on the key environmental issues of our time.

Episode Date
Deep Dive: Why you’d better check the sunscreen you use
Jul 12, 2024
Deep Dive: Euro 2024 – can soccer go green?
Jul 05, 2024
Deep Dive: Are we blind to our pets’ climate crimes?
Jun 28, 2024
Deep dive: The true cost of sugar
Jun 21, 2024
Deep Dive: Could ocean viruses be used for carbon capture?
Jun 14, 2024
Deep Dive: Where do all the flowers come from?
Jun 07, 2024
A Quick Update: Living Planet gets a refresh
Jun 05, 2024
Deep dive: Reviving repair culture
May 30, 2024
What's better: electric cars vs combustion cars?
May 23, 2024
Introducing: Feet in 2 Worlds
May 16, 2024
Naturally connected: The significance of a stream
May 09, 2024
Deep dive: The hidden toll of roadkill
May 02, 2024
Deep dive: The evolution of our plastic dependency
Apr 25, 2024
Deep dive: Mercury’s tantalizing promise of endless gold in South America
Apr 18, 2024
Deep dive: Illegal bushmeat trade
Apr 11, 2024
What's better: Cotton or polyester clothing?
Apr 04, 2024
Naturally connected: An ode to the crow
Mar 28, 2024
What's better: Contact lenses or glasses?
Mar 21, 2024
Deep dive: The iron grip of Brazil's mining industry
Mar 14, 2024
What's better: Tea or coffee?
Mar 08, 2024
What's better: Plastic or paper?
Feb 29, 2024
What's better: E-readers or paper books?
Feb 22, 2024
Naturally connected: The comfort of a tree
Feb 15, 2024
Deep dive: We need to talk about farmers and mental health
Feb 08, 2024
Deep dive: The truly amazing world of fungi
Feb 01, 2024
If you love salmon, you might want to listen to this...
Jan 25, 2024
Why this 3D-printed house could be a gamechanger
Jan 19, 2024
Is recycling really the answer to the plastic crisis?
Jan 11, 2024
Bioplastics: The good, the bad and the ugly
Jan 04, 2024
Bugs that eat plastic
Dec 28, 2023
The everyday Americans tackling climate change
Dec 21, 2023
What kind of world is possible?
Dec 15, 2023
Cooling amphibians & carbon-capturing mollusks
Dec 07, 2023
Whisky's peat problem, the repair cafe & climate skeptics cashing in on the green economy
Nov 30, 2023
Amitav Ghosh on colonialism & the climate crisis
Nov 23, 2023
War & warming
Nov 17, 2023
Holding on: Dutch farmers, California's salmon & Germany's Ahr valley
Nov 09, 2023
Is it time to end biofuels?
Nov 02, 2023
Rethinking conservation
Oct 26, 2023
The business of bogs
Oct 19, 2023
Out with the old: European cities & climate change
Oct 12, 2023
Tweaks for the environment? From pills for burping cows, eyes on cows' butts & more
Oct 05, 2023
Introducing: The Big Switch on Europe's energy crisis
Sep 29, 2023
Reenvisioning the restroom
Sep 21, 2023
The growing microplastics problem
Sep 14, 2023
Insuring ourselves against the inevitable
Sep 08, 2023
Giving up fast fashion
Aug 31, 2023
Water woes & how to combat water scarcity
Aug 24, 2023
Life in the Arctic & Russia's exiled environmentalists
Aug 17, 2023
How did we become planet plastic?
Aug 10, 2023
Extreme heat & mass tourism
Aug 04, 2023
Leaving coal, not people, behind
Jul 27, 2023
The power of solar
Jul 20, 2023
Cooling amphibians & carbon-capturing mollusks
Jul 13, 2023
Where your dirty old cars end up & Norway's bid to mine the ocean floor
Jul 06, 2023
The world on fire: How to deal with wildfires
Jun 29, 2023
Whale speak, nature's opera & tidal marshes (rebroadcast)
Jun 22, 2023
Bill McKibben on power & the climate emergency
Jun 15, 2023
Amitav Ghosh on colonialism & the climate crisis
Jun 08, 2023
Introducing: Drilled on ExxonMobil's oil colonialism in Guyana
Jun 01, 2023
Critical minerals & decarbonization: Can we have our cake and eat it, too?
May 25, 2023
Climate misinformation: How do we tackle it?
May 18, 2023
Genetic modification divides Kenya, swapping coca for biodiversity in Colombia & Ghana's eroding coastline
May 11, 2023
Introducing: Heat of the Moment on what a 'just transition' really means
May 04, 2023
Conflicting priorities: The cost of cobalt, dealing with deer in Scotland & fighting heat and air pollution in India's slums
Apr 27, 2023
Fake electronics lead to e-waste, the pitfalls of compostable packaging and a greener refugee camp
Apr 20, 2023
Hawaii: Paradise in peril
Apr 13, 2023
A change of taste: Coffee, wine & flying
Apr 06, 2023
Preventing the next pandemic
Mar 30, 2023
The Way of Water
Mar 23, 2023
Searching for home on a hotter planet
Mar 16, 2023
Climate in the classroom
Mar 09, 2023
Profits, peaks & climate-proofing islands
Mar 02, 2023
Back to basics: Hand-pollination, ancient grains & organic hope
Feb 23, 2023
Flower power, cloud catchers & green cobalt
Feb 16, 2023
Europe is destroying ancient forests in the name of 'green energy'
Feb 09, 2023
The nature around us: Permafrost science breaks down in the Russian Arctic, building a library of species, biopiracy and brown hyenas
Feb 02, 2023
How do we shake fossil fuels? Petrochemicals in beauty products, Uganda's pipeline battle and evaluating EVs
Jan 26, 2023
Finding the cold on a warming planet — balmy winter sports, chilly supermarkets and ancient ice cores
Jan 19, 2023
Too far or not far enough?
Jan 12, 2023
Assault on the Amazon's guardians
Jan 05, 2023
Another spin around the sun
Dec 29, 2022
Maintaining tradition: Growing chestnuts & tasting the weather
Dec 22, 2022
A betrayal of resources: Namibia's Fishrot scandal and a First Nation view of the global biodiversity conference
Dec 15, 2022
Into the wasteland: An investigative special
Dec 08, 2022
Is it time to end biofuels?
Dec 01, 2022
Planting the seeds of change
Nov 24, 2022
Climate justice: Who’s gonna pay for climate change?
Nov 18, 2022
Headed in the wrong direction
Nov 10, 2022
Where there's smoke...
Nov 03, 2022
Faster fashion – online returns, social media hauls and pashmina in peril
Oct 27, 2022
Living with nature: Kampala's conundrum, river accidentally rerouted to the Amazon and the world's biggest baobab
Oct 20, 2022
Low emissions, high consequences
Oct 13, 2022
Thaw in the Arctic: Difficulties researching ice at the North Pole
Oct 06, 2022
Whale speak, nature's opera & tidal marshes
Sep 30, 2022
Stopping monumental melting
Sep 22, 2022
What keeps you up at night?
Sep 15, 2022
Reenvisioning the restroom
Sep 08, 2022
Scotch whisky, drinking seawater & the 'green Bitcoin' wave (rebroadcast)
Sep 01, 2022
Frog love songs, rocky reef revivals & avocado farming done right (rebroadcast)
Aug 25, 2022