Best Environment podcasts (Updated January 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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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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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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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
 
Listen, Read, Watch
 
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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
Weekly
 
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
 
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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Talk about a generous conversation! Dorie Clark shares about how to make yourself known, to become a leader, and to connect with others. She shares her personal experiences, since she didn't start with any advantages, and some of what she shares in her books. We talked about one of my big questions: do you need to go through a major life challe ...…
 
Residents of some Moscow suburbs complain their lives are being ruined by the smell and sight of giant garbage dumps that ring the city. There is no recycling of garbage in the Russian capital, all trash goes into the expanding landfills.
 
Health experts say we can catch the flu if someone coughs near us. But now there’s evidence we can spread the influenza virus into the air just by breathing.By rmwillia@umich.edu (Rebecca Williams).
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
In many countries around the world, people can walk into a pharmacy and purchase antibiotics without a prescription.
 
Washington state has some of the most beautiful mountains in the world for winter sports – and also the most deadly. Last year, more people died in avalanche accidents here than in any other state in the nation.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Every year, at least 23,000 people in the US die because of antibiotic resistant infections.
 
Not often when two men chat on the internet do tears well up and they get choked up. I loved this conversation for its being unscripted and unguarded. Daniel allowed himself to be vulnerable. He asked about posting this interview on his podcast because of the rawness of the emotion that came up. My leadership mistake I recorded this conversatio ...…
 
Visitors to national parks across the United States will see the impact of the government shutdown. Many parks will remain open but services are being discontinued.
 
Feeling out of place takes on whole new dimension when you’re in a foreign country. Perhaps no one understands this more than new immigrants and refugees. And there’s a woman who meets lots of them here in the Seattle area. Sophorn Sim is an outreach worker for the environmental non-profit, ECOSS , connecting other refugees and new immigrants w ...…
 
Authorities are closing a dump on the outskirts of Brasilia. Some 2,000 trash-pickers, who sort and sell recyclables, depend on the dump for their livelihoods — despite the risk of disease and injury.
 
Migratory Bird Protections Under Fire / Beyond the Headlines / Making a Bird List and Checking It Twice / Babysitting Arctic Terns / Year of the Bird / BirdNote®: Help Screech-Owls Find Homes
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Celebrating significant unheralded lives.
 
Hillsides in Washington shaped by glaciers often provide stunning natural beauty that makes people want to live near them. They also come with a high risk of landslides, especially when logged. The state Commissioner of Public Lands took to the slopes Thursday near Olympia to urge legislators to help state regulators minimize the hazards.…
 
Microorganisms play a vital role in growing food and sustaining the planet, but they do it anonymously. Scientists haven't identified most soil microbes, but they are learning which are most common.
 
The city experienced the darkest month in its recorded history in December. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with reporter Charles Maynes, who lived through those nearly sunless weeks.
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing. That's driving a race to extract materials from ever-more remote corners of the Earth – and beyond.
 
At least 14 communities in Michigan have water contaminated with a family of chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS . One of those sites, in West Michigan, has gotten a lot of attention recently. This month, the state abruptly announced a cleanup standard for PFAS. But these chemicals have been a pollution problem in th ...…
 
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to journalist Elliott Woods, whose profile of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke just appeared in Outside magazine.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The stories of everyday people form an important and overlooked part of our history.
 
Jade Gray set out with a mission to create the “Patagonia of Pizza.” Originally from New Zealand, today’s guest has pioneered sustainable entrepreneurship in Beijing over the past two decades. He is the co-founder of Gung Ho! Ventures, which includes the Gung Ho! Pizza restaurants in Beijing. To become the “Patagonia of Pizza,” Jade’s company h ...…
 
A meteor streaked over southeast Michigan Tuesday night, creating a sonic boom so loud it shook houses. After seeing the spectacle in the night sky, thousands of people took to social media to share what they witnessed.
 
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, who has resigned from the National Park System Advisory Board. He, along with eight others, have said that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has failed to meet with the board once since being confirmed last March.
 
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Leadership and the Environment
 
You will not forget this conversation. Dov brings his full self intellectually and emotionally, especially starting about 20 minutes in. I guarantee you will hear a person speaking a way you want to---unfiltered yet thoughtful, enthusiastic yet measured. Dov shares details of his life, authentically and raw, even when it hurts. He shares how he ...…
 
Now that the Trump administration has excluded Florida from its offshore drilling proposal, other places want the same. They're making their case as the public comment period gets underway.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
Tracking the sources of acid rain involved some low-tech highly creative methods.
 
The White House has been spewing some pretty foul policy lately. It can be difficult to identify something hopeful about our struggling planet. Maybe the fact that the hole in the ozone layer is actually shrinking! This week on Sea Change Radio, we check in with Durwood Zaelke, one of the original crafters of the Montreal Protocol 30 years ago, ...…
 
More than three centuries of thriving marine commerce and those notorious storms in the Great Lakes have given Michigan a wealth of historic shipwrecks. There are nearly a thousand on the bottomlands of the state's 13 designated underwater preserves alone. But Michigan's mostly volunteer system of protecting the shipwrecks is showing signs of t ...…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The discovery of acid rain.
 
January is one of the coldest months out West. Three towns in Minnesota, Colorado and Wyoming have historically claimed the title of "Ice Box of the Nation." But, there can only be one. International Falls, Minn., did legally secure the title in 2008, but the other two towns still unofficially claim it.…
 
A vigil was held Sunday night in Santa Barbara, Calif., for the 20 victims who were killed in devastating mudslides last week.
 
A public hearing on Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal to tax fossil fuel emissions takes place Tuesday in Olympia. A coalition of environmental groups is urging people to go and organizing carpools to ensure a strong turnout. They say the governor’s carbon tax is just one of at least three climate policies they want to see action on this session. And ...…
 
Bill Lishman, known by many as ‘Father Goose’, passed on December 30 after a battle with Leukemia. Bill Lishman was an eccentric artist who found he had a strong affinity for birds after he began flying ultralight aircrafts. He found joy in flying alongside flocks of ducks and saw that he could use his unique […]…
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The surprising backstory of Martin Luther King's most famous speech.
 
My friend told me this show angered him -- hearing people act as if little changes were significant... not knowing not to get new plastic bags. I shared some of my thoughts on people making trivial changes and what motivates me. I expect I'll share more personal thoughts on leadership and the environment as I develop my voice.…
 
Search and rescue operations in Southern California continue for people still missing after this week's massive mudslides and debris flow. Many areas are still unreachable in Santa Barbara County.
 
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Rita Bourbon, who survived the California mudslides in her home, but sadly found her neighbor's body in her backyard.
 
Insurance companies are increasingly dropping homeowners in California because of wildfire risk. There's concern the problem will grow worse after this year's destructive fire season.
 
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To tackle climate change, geoengineer Tim Kruger is developing technology that could remove large quantities of CO2 from the atmosphere. But he says it takes unprecedented cooperation to make it work.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The nomadic herdsmen of Scandinavia have preserved their oral history in a unique form.
 
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Leadership and the Environment
 
Dan Pink's second conversation was short and sweet, like his personal challenge. After a few guests learning, growing, and leading from having to overcome big challenges, Dan shared an easy, simple experience. The story was that there was no story. While many portray changing your diet as impossible or a big challenge, Dan and his wife simply s ...…
 
There’s too much salt getting into our rivers and streams. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds over the past 50 years, freshwater systems across the country have become saltier, and that can cause problems for people, wildlife and our infrastructure.By rmwillia@umich.edu (Rebecca Williams).
 
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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
 
Climate change threatens India's most sacred river, Senegalese octopus come back from the brink, Chilean fishermen embrace sustainable practices, and we meet the volunteer who's been spearheading the world’s biggest beach cleanup.
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
The nomadic herdsmen of Scandinavia have preserved their oral history in a unique form.
 
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Environment and Climate News Podcast
 
 
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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology
 
What happens when nanoparticles find their way into the environment?
 
Washington is the only west coast state in the U.S. that allows Atlantic salmon net pen farming in open water. That may change in the wake of a summer spill of more than 300,000 of the non-native fish into Puget Sound.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
As we move into a new year, and try to square 2017 in our rear view mirrors, it’s an opportune moment to contemplate how we avoid repeating the mistakes of the past, both recent and ancient. This week on Sea Change Radio, we get philosophical with Jeremy Lent, whose new book, The Patterning Instinct seeks to explain what has made us tick as a s ...…
 
Scientists might have found a new way to combat white-nose syndrome , a disease caused by a fungus killing millions of bats in the U.S. and Canada.By rmwillia@umich.edu (Rebecca Williams).
 
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