Best Environment podcasts (Updated September 2017; image)
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Costing the Earth
Monthly+
 
Programme looking at man's effect on the environment and how the environment reacts, questioning accepted truths, challenging those in charge and reporting on progress towards improving the world
 
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Environment : NPR
Daily+
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
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Environment and Climate News Podcast
 
The Heartland Institute podcast featuring scientists, authors, and policy experts who take the non-alarmist, climate-realist position on environment and energy policy. Hosted by H. Sterling Burnett and Isaac Orr.
 
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PRI: Living on Earth
Weekly
 
Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and human health, you can count on Host Steve Curwood and the LOE public radio news team to keep you up to date with fair and accurate coverage.
 
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Greenpeace Podcast
Monthly
 
The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound-rich environmental stories that travel across borders. Engaging listeners through storytelling, this podcast builds environmental literacy in a way that inspires, amuses and empowers. Listen to monthly 15 minute episodes that break down some of today's hottest and most controversial environmental issues.Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to f ...
 
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Insider Podcast
Rare
 
Stay updated on our latest news with your mp3 player
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
Weekly
 
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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The Environment Report
Weekly+
 
Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" hosted by Rebecca Williams explores the relationship between the natural world and the everyday lives of people in Michigan. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
 
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The Global Energy & Environmental Law Podcast
 
A discussion of global and local environmental law issues. Produced by the University of South Dakota School of Law and the International Environmental Law Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association. Hosted by Professor Myanna Dellinger
 
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FOR THE WILD
Monthly
 
This weekly hour-long program is a forum for powerful conversations with the philosophers, scientists, activists, healers, artists and others who are leading the movements to restore our beleaguered planet to its natural balance. The show deals with the most urgent questions facing the next generation of Earth stewards. How do we reverse ecological damages and create a culture of regeneration? How do we confront the psychological challenges of an uncertain future, while healing the age-old w ...
 
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Sea Change Radio
Weekly
 
Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
 
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Podcasts – Green Planet Monitor
Monthly
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.
 
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Terra Informa
Weekly
 
Weekly environmental news on Canadian community radio
 
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Earthwise
Monthly
 
Every Earthwise programme features a discussion on conservation, environment or peace with justice. The interview might be with a local Cantabrian, with someone in a different part of the country, or a distinguished person from overseas.Broadcast on the first and third Monday evening at 9pm repeated the following Wednesday at 9:30am.The choice of topics varies considerably. Earthwise hopes that people who are especially interested in conservation will also find peace with justice issues inte ...
 
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WUWM-FM: Environment
Weekly+
 
Assorted stories from WUWM-FM
 
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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment
 
A monthly discussion about the environmental history community and research in Canada.
 
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Environment
Weekly+
 
Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KNKX's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
 
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Environment China
Monthly+
 
Environment China is a bi-weekly podcast from the Beijing Energy Network (BEN), a grassroots organization created to help understand and tackle China’s energy and environmental challenges. The podcast features conversations with advocates, entrepreneurs, and experts and aims to highlight innovative solutions for improving China’s environment. We explore how they do their work, what strategies and solutions they have found, and why now is the right time for real and positive progress for Chin ...
 
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The prospect of a major oil spill is something that has many people concerned about the future of the Salish Sea, especially now that the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has been approved by Canada.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
This week on Terra Informa we bring you two stories. First we discuss the challenges facing bats today and then bring you to a new school pilot project centered around reducing single-use plastics.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
There are three countries in the world where polio is still found.
 
Puerto Ricans are still left without power after Hurricane Maria, and rebuilding efforts are further complicated with structural damage of a major dam. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Luis Ferre Sadurni of the New York Times about the devastation there.
 
The US Military & Climate Disruption / Climate Week 2017 / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: Roosting Tree Swallows / Science Note: The World’s Most Common Language, It Seems / Big Chicken
 
Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Tinker with the micro-ecology of just one plant, and you risk altering an entire ecosystem.
 
As the situation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria continues, we hear from Patricia Mazzei, a writer for The Miami Herald.
 
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with the chief of staff of the Puerto Rico government, William Villafañe, about how the island is doing now that Hurricane Maria has finally left the province.
 
Mexico has had an earthquake early-warning system for decades, and other countries that get earthquakes — Japan, Taiwan — have them, too. The U.S. does not. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones, who spent years working with the U.S. Geological Survey to create a system.
 
It's been two days since a powerful earthquake violently shook central Mexico killing at least 245 people. But buildings keep falling even as rescue efforts turn more to recovery and reconstruction.
 
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Shankar Vedantam, host of NPR's Hidden Brain podcast about how witnessing traumatic events — even from a great distance — can affect mental health.
 
Hurricane Irma hit Florida's citrus groves hard. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Ellis Hunt Jr., a Florida citrus grower and Chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission about the damage.
 
An epic wildfire season in Montana has conservatives blaming environmentalists for blocking logging projects, but scientists say climate change is making fire seasons longer and more intense.
 
The National Flood Insurance Program backs most flood insurance policies, but has many problems. Around one percent of insured homes have been responsible for around a quarter of the claims paid out.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
This week, can Norway wean itself off fossil fuels while pushing for Arctic oil? Who’s voting for the environment in Germany’s upcoming election? Plus, how climate lobbyists are blocking efforts to fight climate change.
 
There’s a new guy running the drinking water division at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Eric Oswald served 12 years of active duty in the Air Force. He spent the last five years as a commander at the Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek. Oswald is not a drinking water expert.By emmacwin@umich.edu (Emma Winowiecki).
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
A diverse ecoysystem can be found within the leaves of one rainforest plant.
 
The California-China climate relationship has been thrust into the spotlight since Governor Jerry Brown of California visited China following President Trump’s Paris withdrawal announcement, and also recently extended the state's cap and trade program to 2030. This relationship could soon be taken to new heights as China prepares to launch the ...…
 
Less than a month after Hurricane Irma hit, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are dealing with another storm as Hurricane Maria barrels through the region.
 
Devastation expected from the hurricane will challenge many Puerto Rico institutions, especially its beleaguered power authority, which is still struggling to restore electricity in some areas after Hurricane Irma.
 
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Costing the Earth
 
Meet Gina Lopez, the radical green activist who suddenly found herself appointed Environment Minister for the Philippines. Rodrigo Duterte was elected President with the promise to cut crime by killing thousands of criminals. He lived up to expectations, initiating a vicious war against suspected drug dealers, ignoring the protests of internati ...…
 
Namesake of the Great Bear Rainforest: Kermode bear (Ursus americanus kermodei), also known as the Spirit bear. Photo by Richard Sandor. Today we are joined by Jody Holmes, forest defender and primary architect of the historic Great Bear Rainforest Agreements which protected the largest expanses of old growth temperate rainforest in the world. ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Are nanoparticles from products effecting the environment?
 
Plastic and prisons: two of America’s most toxic habits. Happily there are people working to create alternatives. This week on Sea Change Radio we learn about a new type of flexible compostable packaging, developed by Israeli entrepreneur, Daphna Nissenbaum, who hopes this new polymer will take a bite out of the enormous problem of plastic wast ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Signs of caterpillars are easy to spot, but how do you locate the caterpillars themselves?
 
One of the biggest concerns about the future of the Salish Sea is the likely expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. It carries tar sands oil from Canada’s eastern provinces to a terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia, just north of Vancouver.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the 5800 square kilometre iceberg that broke off this summer in the Antarctica.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
In Costa Rica's banana plantations, parasitoids can keep hungry caterpillars in check.
 
In 2015, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha discovered the lead contamination after Flint, Mich., switched its drinking water source. She talks with NPR's Michel Martin about helping reverse the problem.
 
Greenpeace is running a Ban the Bags campaign, to call for a ban on single use plastic bags, as a first step in trying to reduce the use of plastics, harmful to ocean life.
 
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Richard Chasm of Olalla, Ore. about living near wildfires. Author Michael Kodas explains why these disasters are growing more severe.
 
In coastal Georgia, Hurricane Irma caused far more flooding than expected. Researchers are looking at ways their mistakes there could improve future predictions elsewhere.
 
Caribbean Islands Face Warmer, Stormier Seas / The Everglades After Irma / Worrisome Right Whale Deaths / The Place Where You Live: Gold Beach, Oregon / Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Nature can be harsh, and in the case of caterpillar-eating parasitoids, it's downright gruesome.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Why plastic particles are contaminating our drinking water, how a temporary hotel made of ocean trash found its way to Cologne, and what’s got environmentalists so happy - all in one show.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
In Costa Rica's rainforest, the diversity of caterpillars rivals the variety of plants they consume.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
A prime spot to observe migrating dragonflies
 
Disinformation. It sometimes manifests in theatrical shows of ignorance, like Senior Republican Senator James Inhoffe bringing a snowball to the Senate floor as “evidence” that global warming is a hoax, or the persistent denial coming out of the ill-informed head of the current president that Harvey and Irma are unrelated to climate change. But ...…
 
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Costing the Earth
 
New developments in battery technology are changing the way we power Britain. More efficient, higher capacity batteries expand the range of electric vehicles and allow solar and wind power plants to provide smooth, 24 hour electricity. Tom Heap is in Cornwall where power companies and local innovators are developing a new battery-powered econom ...…
 
The number of state and federal lawsuits related to climate change has been on the rise since 2006. Sabrina McCormick is an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at The George Washington University Miliken Institute School of Public Health. She's the lead author of a study in the journal Science that finds the role of cli ...…
 
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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment
 
A discussion about why scholars abroad study Canadian environmental history.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
One of the world's most venerable insects has developed a sucessful means of reproduction.
 
If you’ve ever driven on I-5 north of Olympia, you’ve likely been struck by the unique landscape of the Nisqually River Delta. With Mount Rainier looming in the distance, a huge expanse of marshlands extends on either side of the highway where the fresh water of the river meets the salt water of southern Puget Sound. This is the southern end of ...…
 
This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the ongoing consultations about Canada's food policy with master food strategists Juanita Gnanapragasam and Kathryn Lennon.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Unfortunately for dragonflies, they're not the only creatures who migrate riding wind currents.
 
Hurricane Floods & Toxic Chemicals / Flood Insurance & Resilience / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: Fish e-DNA / The Great Fish Escape / Nantucket Wharf Audio Postcard
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
A sight to behold - thousands upon thousands of dragonflies.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Mongolia's miners consider the environmental cost of gold, Albania's hydropower plans threaten Europe's last large free-flowing river, and meet the pipeline protestor on a mission to save the planet.
 
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