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Living on Earth
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.
Climate One
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference.
BirdNote strives to transport listeners out of the daily grind and into the natural world with outstanding audio programming and online content. The stories we tell are rich in sound, imagery, and information, connecting the ways and needs of birds to the lives of listeners. We inspire people to listen, look, and exclaim, “Oh, that’s what that is!”
Out There
Out There is a podcast that explores big questions through intimate stories outdoors.
BBC Earth Podcast
Intimate stories and surprising truths about nature, science and the human experience in a podcast the size of the planet. Each week the BBC Earth podcast brings you a collection of immersive stories about our world and the astonishing creatures, landscapes and elements in it. Close your eyes and open your ears as you travel from the impenetrable forests of Uganda to research bases in the Antarctic; the edges of the Thar Desert to the Shores of Lake Tahoe. You’ll get up close and personal wi ...
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.
Outside Podcast
Live Bravely
Vroege Vogels
Radioprogramma over natuur, milieu, klimaat en duurzaamheid.
Scotland Outdoors
Your free, weekly, pocket guide to the Scottish outdoors. A flavour of the countryside in 15 minutes! From BBC Radio Scotland
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 for more.
Our connection to the outdoors runs deep in our DNA, but our relationship to the natural world can be complicated. From the unintended human costs of clean energy, to the murky ethics of high-risk rescue missions, to our seemingly eternal conflict with invasive species, we dive head first into those complexities with stories, in-depth reporting, and a touch of nerdiness. You don’t have to be a conservation biologist, a whitewater kayaker, or an obsessive composter to love Outside/In. It’s a ...
HumaNature is the podcast that explores where humans and our habitat meet. The show tells real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.
Nature's Voice
Love nature? You'll love Nature's Voice. Each month we'll bring you features, interviews and news of birds and wildlife, from back gardens to the Sumatran rainforest. If you can't get enough, try dipping into our back catalogue. We'll take you soaring
Open Country
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of the British Isles
Under the Weather
Meteorologists Simon King and Clare Nasir love the weather. In this BBC podcast, they are joined by a range of experts as they answer some of weather’s most challenging questions.
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Oil Drilling Blocked for Climate / Climate Disasters and Softening Property Values / The Racial Gap of Pollution Responsibility / Beyond the Headlines / GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski on the 2019 Public Lands Act / Baboon, "The Observer" In this week's episode, a federal judge temporarily blocked drilling after he found the Bureau of Land Managemen ...…
What does it take to get people off their phones and into the outdoors? Research has shown the deleterious effects of electronics on weight, sleep, and cognitive development in children, who in 2018 spend four hours or more each day glued to screens. Other barriers like income and proximity to nature make access to the outdoors extremely challe ...…
In the Hawaiian lowlands, most of birds you hear are from somewhere else. But when you get away from the beaches and climb higher, you’ll find the great forest refuges, where many of Hawaii’s native birds still thrive — and where the Big Island’s natural soundscape plays on.By (Tune In to
With some people choosing not to fly and some trying to reduce emissions with carbon offsets, aviation is a hot topic among environmentalists. We ask how the industry is tackling its environmental impact and what the future could hold.
Surf Scoters are perfectly at home in the element they’re named for. They swim smack in the middle of what surfers call the impact zone: Just where the waves break with greatest violence. Why risk the harshest waves when there’s calmer water close by?By (Tune In to
Most of us want a life partner. But what if your soulmate never materializes? On this episode, writer and photographer Mara Kuhn shares a story about being single well past the age when most of your peers are paired off. It’s a story that takes us from the deep south to the highest peak in Colorado, and it explores why being single might actual ...…
We begin the second series of the BBC Earth Podcast in bustling, often polluted, but always charismatic cities. In today’s built-up world, it’s easy to forget that nature is often closer than we might think. Meet the two women from a suburban London council estate who bonded over their discovery of some very unexpected guests from the woods at ...…
The Cuyahoga River flows through Cleveland. In the 1960s, the old industrial city was so polluted that the river repeatedly caught fire. Decades of environmental regulation has made a difference.
While many doubt the wisdom of rebuilding in a fire zone, the first building permits have been issued as the town of Paradise, Calif. begins to recover from the devastating Camp Fire of last November.
Emily Dickinson: "The Birds begun at Four o'clock..." As the first rays of sunlight fill the trees on a spring morning, a symphony of birdsong erupts. As early morning light extinguishes the stars, male birds begin to belt out their songs. One of the magical gifts of spring is the dawn song.By (Tune In to
As the host and creator of the MeatEater podcast and Netflix series of the same name, Steven Rinella spends a lot of time talking about hunting, fishing, and cooking. He is a proud voice in what’s often called the hook-and-bullet crowd. But he’s also a staunch conservationist, a longtime contributing editor of Outside magazine, and the author o ...…
More than 100,000 people descended on Lake Elsinore, Calif., over the weekend for a chance to frolic among the flowers. City officials strained to keep up.
Nebraska officials face millions of dollars in repairs after floods inundated parts of the state. Repairs to bridges and highways could take months or years to finish.
What bird can fly straight up and down, backward and forward, and even upside down? A hummingbird can do all this -- and fly up to 75 miles an hour. And most amazing of all? This bird can slow from 25 miles an hour to a dead stop in a space no longer than your index finger!By (Tune In to
Japan doesn't think battery electric cars are the only future for transportation. It is investing millions to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, citing their convenience for consumers.
While Purple Martins west of the Rockies will happily nest in an old woodpecker hole, Purple Martins east of the Rockies rarely nest in natural cavities. Instead, they nest in birdhouses provided by humans. They depend on people to a huge extent and thrive close by their homes.By (Tune In to
On the West Coast, the sound of Pacific Chorus Frogs - also known as Pacific Tree Frogs - signals the arrival of spring. To send their calls into the night, the males swell their throat sacs to three times the size of their heads.By (Tune In to
Radioprogramma over natuur, milieu, klimaat en duurzaamheid. Presentatie: Menno Bentveld.
President Trump signed a sweeping land conservation bill into law on Tuesday, giving the Untied States five new national monuments.
Two herons, one dark, the other white, feed at the edge of a wooded pond in the South. Both birds are Little Blue Herons. What's going on here? Well, the white bird is a juvenile. These young herons forage with flocks of Snowy Egrets, which stir up prey.By (Tune In to
Thousands of students around the world — and across the U.S. — skipped school on Friday to protest inaction on climate change.
Youth Strike for Climate / Carbon Pricing and the Green New Deal / Beyond The Headlines / BirdNote®: How a Bird Came to Look Like a Caterpillar / "Hockey Stick" Climatologist Wins Tyler Prize In this episode: A million or more students around the world join the Youth Climate Strike March 15th, inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and her ...…
Student strikes, the Brexit boondoggle and Chinese leadership on civil aviation dominated the week in global news.
Geese migrate north between February and April, making stopovers along the way to rest and eat. Most are bound for their breeding grounds in the far north. But we’ll hear them again soon, on their way back south in October.By (Tune In to
Greg Dalton sits down for a rare interview with newly-confirmed U.S. EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler on cars, coal, and climate. Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board, responds to Wheeler’s position on vehicle standards, and discusses her agency’s role leading a group of states in contesting the Trump administration’s revised auto ...…
Students around the world and across the U.S. skipped classes Friday to protest inaction on climate change. It's part of a wave of pressure from young people who say their future is at stake.
Student strikes demanding climate action are gaining momentum around the world, fossil fuel industry workers are protesting restrictions on oil and gas development in Canada, and young activists in the US are talking about the Green New Deal and how to best tackle climate change through policy. Are young people the answer to climate change?…
The BBC Earth Podcasts returns for a second series from Thursday 21st March. We’ll be taking you on a journey from our beautiful but changing environment here on earth, to less explored corners of the universe. Imagine how it feels to discover a bear in your home… the lengths we would have to go, to exist on another planet. Close your eyes, ope ...…
For a long time, the elusive night parrot of the Australian outback was believed to be extinct. Then, an experienced birder with a reputation for dubious finds offered up foolproof evidence that the bird is still alive: photographs, feathers, and birdsong that he promises is the real deal. This week on the show, we're featuring our Australian p ...…
House Finches eat many kinds of seeds and fruits. A careful look at male House Finches at a feeder shows that, while most males show red feathering, some are decidedly more orange - and some even yellow.By (Tune In to
A major winter storm is expected to bring blizzard conditions and extremely strong winds to much of the central U.S. Forecasters say it will be one of Colorado's most intense storms.
Last year, China drastically cut back its imports of plastic waste to recycle. Now the U.S. and other wealthy nations must figure out what to do with their discards.
New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.
Mark speaks to wildlife cameraman Doug Allan.
Stopping climate change won't just mean a halt to burning coal and gasoline. It will mean an end to cutting forests and mining the soil to grow more food. Fortunately, it is possible.
The Cinereous Mourner is a small, ashy-gray bird that lives in the forest understory of the Amazon Basin.By (Tune In to
For this special two-part story, the Australian podcast Off Track takes us across the globe to the coast of Tasmania and back in time to 1973 for a story of survival and loss. (more…)
For this special two-part story, the Australian podcast Off Track takes us across the globe to the coast of Tasmania and back in time to 1973 for a story of survival and loss. (more…)
Indonesia, the only country with Komodo dragons in the wild, wants to double the number of tourists at a national park where many of the animals live. Conservationists warn against too many tourists.
Stopping climate change will mean big changes for cities, where most people in the world live. To understand how we get there, we visit a city where you can see the seeds of a carbon-free world.
Vroege Vogels Radio op NPO Radio 1 wordt zondag gepresenteerd door Menno Bentveld. In de uitzending o.a.: Paulien Cornelisse tussen het mos, verkiezing van de Groenste Politicus 2018, pollen, hooilanden, Vogeltrekjournaal en de column is van Onno Blom.
A new take on Bags for Life, the history of the lynx and a fish with a distinctive aroma
The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains throughout the country have a lot of people questioning the reality of climate change. If the planet is warming up, why is the Midwest suffering record cold temperatures? Climate scientists, communicators an ...…
Tornado Clusters and Climate Disruption / Beyond the Headlines / Oceans Losing Oxygen / Note on Emerging Science: Matchmaking for a Frog Named "Romeo" / Cloning Giant Sequoias / In Search of the Canary Tree In this episode, climate disruption -- and resiliency.Outbreaks of tornado clusters are being stoked by climate change, with 40 on the day ...…
From Scotland to South Africa, the Himalayas to Hawaii, this week we feature stories from around the world about how we deal with all the stuff we create, and discard. We're taking a look at waste's big problems and some of the inventive and pragmatic solutions to deal with it.
We hear it again and again: relationships require compromise. But what happens when you realize you’ve been letting your own identity slip away, for the benefit of a relationship? Today’s story, by Dani Harris, is about young love and a cross-country road trip, and it shows just how hard it can be to stand up for yourself when you care deeply a ...…
Recovery is the new frontier of athletic performance. The quicker you recuperate, the more you can train, and pro athletes across sports have been revitalizing their careers by taking time off. Now a wave of new recovery technologies are being pitched to a broader market: boots that improve blood flow, cryochambers, infrared pajamas. Science wr ...…
Vroege Vogels Radio op NPO Radio 1 wordt zondag gepresenteerd door Menno Bentveld. In de uitzending o.a.: leren over waterapen, een mollentelling, overtrekkende kraanvogels en de column is van Dolf Jansen.
Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith with the Scotland Outdoors podcast.
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