Best Environment podcasts (Updated February 2018; image)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Insider Podcast
Rare
 
Stay updated on our latest news with your mp3 player
 
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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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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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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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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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Podcasts – Green Planet Monitor
 
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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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Terra Informa
Monthly+
 
Weekly environmental news on Canadian community radio
 
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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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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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WUWM-FM: Environment
Weekly+
 
Assorted stories from WUWM-FM
 
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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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Leadership and the Environment
Weekly+
 
Beyond talk, to action Hear leaders and luminaries take on personal challenges to live by their environmental values. No more telling others what to do. You'll hear their struggles and triumphs.
 
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Last summer's wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.
 
Through the Melting Arctic Seas / Beyond the Headlines / Huge Reserves of Mercury Discovered in Arctic Permafrost / As Sea Levels Rise, Nantucket Shores Up Crumbling Beaches / The Telescope in the Ice: The Hunt for the Ghost Particle / Sea Lions at Play
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
In a cave full of flying bats, why don't they get in each other's way?
 
Dozens of activists from around the region traveled to Renton Wednesday for a public hearing on Puget Sound Energy’s latest 20-year energy blueprint . The protesters say the utility needs to do more to get off of fossil fuels sooner.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Our forests are rich in trees, our seas are full of fish, the earth holds a wealth of precious metals – but for how long?
 
"But acting on the environment will distract me from getting ahead," complain many people to excuse themselves from acting. How they miss that national and global demand is a huge opportunity to lead or advance at any level if they act, I don't know. Maybe fear? I think they're expressing a lack of imagination. Most of these people who think th ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
On city sidewalks we can walk without bumping into each other. Is that Swarming?
 
Alisa Cohn is at the top of the leadership coaching and speaking game. Inc. Magazine named her a top 100 speaker. Marshall Goldsmith selected her as a top 100 coach. Since I've known her for a while, I also happen to know she's a charming, fun, engaging person. Since I think a lot of listeners want to lead more effectively, I wanted to share ho ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Planning a walk in the woods? Some tips on avoiding ticks.
 
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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment
 
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The 2016 disagreement between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders over the best energy mix to help us get to a 100% renewable future sure does seem antiquated these days with climate change deniers and fossil fuel interests at the helm in Washington. This week on Sea Change Radio, though, we get an update on the continued divisions within the De ...…
 
In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild.
 
Low-income, rural areas are the most vulnerable to drinking water quality violations that could affect people’s health, according to a new nationwide study .By rmwillia@umich.edu (Rebecca Williams).
 
In the last General Election environmental issues barely merited a mention. Nine months on and the Prime Minister is making keynote speeches on recycling and Michael Gove is issuing a flurry of policy initiatives to get the green-minded voter on-side. Tom Heap sets out to discover why this remarkable transformation has taken place. Is it the At ...…
 
With the potential of another drought looming, California is looking at recycled wastewater as a source for drinking. Recycled water is California's single largest source of new water supplies.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Disease-carrying ticks can be active year-round.
 
Our world is filled with systems based on beliefs that made sense in the past, but that evidence contradicts. Growth and technology are contributing to environmental degradation. The invisible hand doesn't win against the tragedy of the commons. And so on. We didn't create these systems but we can act to create new ones based on new beliefs, su ...…
 
The Trump administration could give companies permission to set off sonic explosions to explore for oil and gas deposits. Scientists say this could seriously harm marine life.
 
This week we dug into the archives and found a story from last year. In February of 2017, Edmonton hosted the city’s second Winter City Shake Up – a conference that addresses how we can make our cities more lovable, healthy, safe, and accessible and ultimately how we can beat the odds and thrive in […]…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Since this report was initially filed, the CDC now estimates there are 300,000 cases of Lyme in the US each year.
 
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Nature's Past: A Podcast of the Network in Canadian History and Environment
 
Find out more about NiCHE's new peer-reviewed publication.
 
The story of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager, under arrest in Israel has attracted attention worldwide
 
Professional skiers and resorts in Aspen face a problem this season: deal with patches of dirt caused by warmer temperatures or make the climate worse by making and moving artificial snow.
 
David Biello is one of the few people I've met who understands environmental issues, doesn't complain or vent doom and gloom. Instead he approaches with a simple, but responsible and thoughtful perspective. I met David after reading a review of his book, The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age, saying that Dav ...…
 
Privately funded scientists made a virus related to smallpox from scratch, hoping their version might lead to a better smallpox vaccine. But critics question the need — and worry about repercussions.
 
Bundle up and brace for what could be the coldest weather western Washington has seen in a long while, says KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass. A blast of Arctic air is headed our way, creating what will be a major cold wave over the next several days. Mass says it’s going to get really wintry around here.…
 
Solar Market Takes a Dip / Beyond The Headlines / More Pipelines, Fewer Salamanders / It’s Raining Viruses, But Don’t Panic / Frog Skin Fights the Flu / The End of Epidemics
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
They're playing our smell.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Shoot to kill or live and let live? We're not always kind to animals, unless perhaps they're in a zoo. We'll get up close and personal with a zebra finch and find out why Germans really love their bears.
 
King County Executive Dow Constantine is encouraging people who want to protect Puget Sound to buy British Columbia wines. It’s the latest volley in a minor trade war between B.C. and its neighboring province of Alberta. Earlier this month, Alberta announced a boycott on British Columbia wines, with premiere Rachel Notley directing regulators t ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
"If it smells bad, it is bad." Really?
 
China is a country with over 600 million gamers. What if all of this game playing could lead to good? With its Serious Games Initiative, the DC-based Wilson Center is working to communicate science and policy complexities through the world’s most dynamic medium: gaming. Most recently, the Serious Games Initiative teamed up with another Wilson C ...…
 
Michael's schedule turned a modest one-month challenge into a five-month one. Many would give up. I suspect most people respond that way to environmental challenges---when it gets harder or unpredictable, they abandon it. I wondered how Michael would handle it. Needless to say, he stuck to it---amid the extra time, involving his wife, travel, a ...…
 
Who doesn't have a dream car? If you can afford it, especially if you've aspired to it your whole life, isn't owning and driving your dream car one of the great joys and well-earned accomplishments in life? What if you found something better? What if what you liked better was not having the car? Does the idea of getting rid of one of your highe ...…
 
Michael Honeycutt, the top toxicologist for Texas, is the latest chair of the EPA's science advisory board. But some scientists warn his views align more with industry than with scientific consensus.
 
In Arkansas, a regulatory committee of farmers and small-business owners banned the latest weed-killing technology from the giant agrichemical company. Monsanto is taking them to court.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
There's lots of ways to tune out sights and sounds, but not smells.
 
Members of Congress who represent Puget Sound are pushing back against the Trump administration’s budget for 2019 in part because it would zero out all federal funding for cleanup and recovery of the iconic ecosystem.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead lyricist, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and environmentalist, died in his sleep this past week at the age of 70 after a lengthy illness. Host Alex Wise had the honor of meeting and interviewing Mr. Barlow for Sea Change Radio a couple of times and this week we pay tribute to him by re-visiting ...…
 
This month, hundreds of spear fishers went to Black Lake in northern Michigan. They competed to catch just six lake sturgeon before the fishing season ended. Sturgeon are a state threatened species, and their harvest is tightly regulated.By rmwillia@umich.edu (Rebecca Williams).
 
The Trump administration has proposed its budget for fiscal year 2019. It would once again gut funding for a multi-million-dollar federal conservation and outdoor recreation program.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Fertilizers and nanoparticles can lead to unpleasant consequences.
 
Photo by: California National Guard This week on Terra Informa, we dip into the archives to bring back an interview with the infamous George Kourounis, a world-renowned storm chaser, adventurer, and host of the international TV show Angry Planet. His work has taken him around the world to document extraordinary natural events like tornadoes and ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Going down....!
 
The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John's has reopened but the staff is still assessing the damage to park buildings and the coral reefs. It's unclear how long it will take to remove sunken vessels and restore amenities to the park, that before the storms, received nearly a half million visitors a year.…
 
Stormwater runoff is the largest source of toxic chemicals entering Puget Sound. It happens when rain hits pavement and carries pollutants such as oil or brake dust into local waterways, and it turns out bridges are an especially big source of that runoff. A local developer is piloting a solution that will be featured at a Green Infrastructure ...…
 
America’s Toxic Schools / Beyond the Headlines / China Rejects US Recyclable Plastic / Plastic Trash to Cash / Children & Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know
 
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