Best Plastic podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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Wrapped In Plastic
Monthly
 
Every week, Jason Book navigates the pop culture landscape.
 
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The Science Hour
Weekly
 
Science news and highlights of the week
 
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Discovery
Weekly
 
Explorations in the world of science.
 
Short-format, original reports from the environment podcast Living Planet - released every Thursday by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster. We bring you stories on eco problems and their solutions from around the world - visit dw.com/environment for more.
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
The National Academy of Engineering works with the Washington, D.C. region's most listened-to radio station — the all-news format WTOP Radio — and the nation's only radio station specifically dedicated to covering news related to the federal government — WFED 1500 AM — To provide weekly features highlighting engineering innovations and stories that add technical context to issues in the news.
 
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Environment
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Stories about the environment focused on the Pacific Northwest, with many from KNKX's Environment reporter, Bellamy Pailthorp.
 
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Green Sense Radio
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Green Sense Radio his hosted by Green Sense Farms founder Robert Colangelo. The program features entrepreneurs, innovators, academics, and policy makers who are making the world a better place.
 
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The Inquiry
Weekly
 
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Welcome to The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Show hosted by entrepreneurs and brand builders Lauryn Evarts Bosstick and Michael Bosstick. On this show you'll find a mix of audio entertainment including interviews with celebrities, entrepreneurs, influencers, experts, and thought leaders. You will also hear listener and audience questions answered on a weekly basis to answer questions on health, wellness, business, branding, marketing, and relationships.
 
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RNZ: Nine To Noon
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From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
Interviews with successful plastic surgeons and innovators in the field of cosmetic surgery.
 
Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems. We meet people with ideas to make the world a better place and investigate whether they work.
 
The Android and Google Podcast for Everyone. Hosted by Daniel Bader.
 
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Build or Destroy
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Challenge traditional mindsets- Identify habits that Build or Destroy our health and provide ideas and tools for optimal living in the easiest way possible.
 
Welcome to the ethical and sustainable podcast brought to you by the team at KANA.
 
Deutche Welle's eco@africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own. eco@africa offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.
 
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The Forum
Weekly
 
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts.
 
Exploring the coolest and most incredible stuff in science, from way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth to a future where humans live in space! Fun Kids Science Weekly is hosted by Dan and is the perfect science podcast for kids and families everywhere. Each week, you'll find episodes from series like Deep Space High, Age of the Dinosaurs and Professor Hallux. There's also a special guest, top experts answering all your science questions and Dangerous Dan - something scientific that’s also ...
 
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Woman's Hour
Monthly
 
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
 
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Click
Weekly
 
Technological and digital news from around the world.
 
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
 
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Costing the Earth
Monthly+
 
Fresh ideas from the sharpest minds working toward a cleaner, greener planet.
 
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Dr Karl on triplej
Monthly
 
Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Zan Rowe and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triplej listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers! Thursdays from 11am EST.
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
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Environment : NPR
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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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On The Record
Weekly
 
On The Record started as 938LIVE’s flagship one-on-one personality-based interview show. Now running more than 60 episodes, it is a hard-hitting and thought-provoking weekly interview with thought leaders across Singapore, on issues ranging from politics, the arts, business, the economy to social causes.
 
Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.
 
Pediatric Specialty Care Spotlight podcasts from Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago, offers interviews with our physicians and clinicians in their areas of pediatric specialty care. Intended for parents, patients' families and clinicians.
 
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Hack
Daily
 
Shoving the J into journalism, Hack covers current affairs, music, politics and culture with youth in mind. Get our half-hour radio program sent directly to you each weekday.
 
Weekend Edition Sunday combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. The show features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.
 
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Seeker Plus
Weekly
 
Built for enthusiastic science fans seeking comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez breaks down big topics and digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics in physics, biology, space exploration, psychology, and more!
 
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The Briefing Room
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David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news
 
Husband and Wife ll Creators Of The Bio Integration Technique ll Speakers ll Somatic Trauma Release ll Body Intelligence ll Bio Hacking Is Nice - Bio Integration is Key
 
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The Daily Debrief
Daily
 
The Daily Debrief is a rundown of the most important news of the day in under 20 minutes. You’ve seen the headlines throughout the day. Now it’s time to understand the stories behind them. Our host, Richard Suchet, will offer listeners a deep dive into the most compelling headlines, providing an in-depth view into the stories with a thorough analysis that you just can’t get from a standard news report. Powered by the award-winning news team at LBC.
 
The Sounds in My Head is a music podcast featuring songs and bands you might have missed. Hosted by an indie-pop loving Brooklynite named Daniel since 2004.
 
Betches Media presents a podcast for people who love all types of sketchy things—from cults to conspiracy theories to, yes, crime. But we won't only talk about murders. Betches Editor-in-Chief, Sara Levine, and popular memer, Hannah Perkins, give you the lowdown on one morbidly fascinating topic per episode. We'll give you the facts of each case, punctuated with jokes and side tangents, and our own personal theories. At the end of each episode we play a relevant, mostly appropriate game. As ...
 
It's all about some short stories and few day to day activities.
 
The latest medical news, analysis and reporting. (Updated periodically)
 
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Minimalist Chics
Monthly+
 
A limited-series podcast about 2 besties on a journey to figure out how to adult in life without all the extraness.
 
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Wow in the World
Weekly
 
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.
 
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No Additives
Monthly
 
 
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The Real Story
Weekly
 
Global experts and decision makers discuss, debate and analyse a key news story.
 
What are the pros? What are the cons? A comedy podcast helping you see both sides of the minor issues, hosted by novelists Luke Smitherd and Matt Shaw.
 
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Planet Indiana
Monthly+
 
Join me and my delinquent friends as we talk about anything ranging from sports to current news. We deliver sensual eargasms every Tuesday and Thursday evening from the greatest state on the planet, Indiana. We hope you enjoy our nonsense just as much as we do!
 
FoodBev.com for industry analysis, interviews and commentary on the food and drinks industry.
 
A podcast about ideas. Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, and Sony Award-winning radio host Geoff Lloyd talk to smart thinkers from around the world.
 
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On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 15, President Trump announces that Ryan Zinke is leaving his post as secretary of the interior by the end of the year, and a Texas judge rules that the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate is unconstitutional. Also, musician Nils Lofgren has been performing for 50 years, and a look at unconventional punk r ...…
 
A coalition of states with Democratic leadership is promising to appeal a Texas federal court ruling on Friday that aimed to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. The case was brought by a group of Republican state attorneys general and is expected to go to the U.S. Supreme Court. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield join ...…
 
Natasha Gordon tells us about her new play Nine Night and how it feels to be the first black British female playwright to have a play showing in the West End.What difference does it make to have female MP’s and voters when it comes to improving women’s lives? We hear from MPs Nusrat Ghani from the Conservatives, Labour's Jess Phillips, Jo Swins ...…
 
A major climate conference is wrapping up in Poland. Officials are working to create a rulebook for future reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
 
New parliament house is one of our iconic buildings. It attracts thousands of visitors as well as being the engine room of our democracy. Builders, politicians and artists discuss how well the building has met its design brief in supporting our system of government and promoting Australian design.
 
What happens when you cross a supernova and a black hole? Why is the hedgehog species declining so quickly and what can we do to help? What has the world recently learnt about tsunamis? Dan answers all in the Fun Kids Science Weekly.
 
Episode Notes Let's talk about Promises. Do you keep them, make them, or break them? Colin and Avinash talk about this and more in this episode and make interesting promises to themselves. Off Topic is a short series airing every Friday to just talk about different aspects of lifestyles and how sustainable values tie into it. Visit us at: Websi ...…
 
With just two days left in most states for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, preliminary numbers are showing enrollment down about 12 percent from last year. To explain the drop, John Yang learns more from Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News.
 
As a major climate conference nears its end in Poland, negotiators are still haggling over the rules nations must follow in order to meet their commitments to reduce greenhouse gases.
 
December 14th is the 100th anniversary of the first time some women, an estimated eight million of them, were eligible to vote. It was also the first time that women were able to stand for election as a Member of Parliament. We’ll be celebrating these milestones in a special programme broadcasting live from Parliament. Jane Garvey will be joine ...…
 
Martin White rounds up the day's biggest news in the world of food and beverages, including: FrieslandCampina and DMK sign mozzarella production deal, Ingredion invests $140m to boost growth in plant-based proteins, and FrieslandCampina and DMK sign mozzarella production deal
 
Extreme weather and coastal erosion in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott are threatening the city's population. But a youth project to plant trees is helping to protect the city while providing residents with shade.
 
Faye Cuevas used to work for he US military, but now she's using her expertise to save elephants from poachers in Kenya. She's developed a surveillance network that also protects the rangers tasked with defending them.
 
Cities occupy only two percent of the world's landmass, but their carbon footprint is huge: they account for more than 70 percent of global CO2 emissions. How can we improve the air in cities?
 
Among the attendees to this year's climate conference were several major corporations, which are increasingly committed to reducing the emissions of their own operations.
 
Jill Stark was wracked by anxiety and depression. She talks to Paul Barclay about hitting rock bottom, the myth of happiness, and what her struggles have taught her.
 
In 2014, the Chinese government issued a document aimed at increasing the amount of 'trust' in society. Today this emerging system is known as China's social credit system - like a credit score but tracking more than financial transactions. China's central government wants to have the system in place across China by 2020, using a range of infor ...…
 
On this episode we sit down with entrepreneur David Meltzer. Dave Meltzer is a Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Humanitarian, and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing. Dave brings a ton of value to this episode by covering topics on time management, how to pick yourself up and dust yourself off after setbacks and failures, and how to reach fulf ...…
 
The week that was with Radar and Melanie Bracewell with the lighter side of the headlines.
 
Music reviewer Grant Smithies goes ape this week over new double album Mirror from Wellington's Orchestra Of Spheres, then sheds a tear for dearly departed singer/guitarist Pete Shelley of Manchester punk pioneers, Buzzcocks. We finish with a rare funk gem from mysterious Antiguan soul singer, West Phillips.…
 
Holly Walker reviews Renee: These Two Hands, which is published by Makaro Press.
 
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Jonathan Pershing, former Special Envoy for Climate Change under President Obama, about how the U.S. can advance climate negotiations under President Trump.
 
Before being discovered by Stevie Wonder, winning a Grammy with Natalie Cole and working with the likes of Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick - Tena Clark grew up in small town Waynesboro, Mississippi. She was the daughter of the richest man in town, but in the 1950s an 1960s, racism, segregation and Ku Klux Klan violence were ever present. Ten ...…
 
Koro Vaka'uta on the West Papua Liberation Army claiming responsibility for the deaths of up to seventeen construction workers.
 
Theresa May has been back in Brussels to attend a meeting of EU leaders, a day after surviving a leadership challenge at home. Her mission: to try to extract some form of concession from the other 27 EU member states that might persuade MPs in Westminster to support the withdrawal agreement the UK has concluded with the EU. Few commentators giv ...…
 
Berkeley Professor of Chemistry and Nobel Prize nominee, Omar Yaghi, talks with Kathryn about solving some of the world's most challenging problems through the construction of metal-organic frameworks - or MOFS. MOFS are created by a process of crystallisation, and to the naked eye, look like baby powder. Professor Yahgi uses them to harvest wa ...…
 
Two and a half years ago, Te Puea Marae in Mangere made headlines when it opened its doors to what turned out to be hundreds of homeless people in Auckland, in the midst of the city's housing crisis. Now research into what became a transitional housing project between the Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge, and T ...…
 
A canoe club in a Cape Town Township is helping revitalize a waste-strewn mugging hotspot and raising environmental awareness. At the club, kids have to do something for nature before putting their boats into the water.
 
Martin White rounds up the day's biggest news in the world of food and beverages, including: Arla buys Mondelēz’s processed cheese division in the Middle East, Ball to sell Chinese beverage packaging plants for $225m, and FrieslandCampina buys Spanish cheese company Millán Vicente
 
We are now in an age where big decisions about our lives, from health care to recruitment, are being governed by computer programmes and data. The Royal Society has been running a series of events in its ongoing “You and AI” series and the most recent, held earlier this week, chewed over the ethics and the problems behind the control of machine ...…
 
World leaders, like US President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Bolsanaro have been calling global warming a hoax. A study shows that there is a link between climate change denial and right-wing nationalism. In an interview, the author of that study, Martin Hultman, explains how climate change denial is connected to politics.…
 
As hurricane season draws to a close, residents of America's east coast are feeling relief, but for the people of Tangier Island in Virginia, the overwhelming threat of wind and waves remains. Tangier's 450 residents could become amongst the first climate refugees in the United States, but many of them don't believe that climate change is causi ...…
 
In Greece, award-winning, internationally renowned drinking water is being produced. But what makes a world class mineral water? Soil content? Pollution control techniques? Green farming? And how will the water be affected by the current drought, which is one of the worst in decades?
 
The United States have come under fire from climate activists as their only side-event at COP24 was promoting the use of fossil fuels. On top of this, US President Donald Trumps' vow to leave the Paris Agreement has sent a clear message from his country: we don't believe in climate change and won’t be contributing to fixing it. What does that m ...…
 
Natasha Gordon is the first black British female playwright to have a play on in the West End. She talks about her role as Lorraine in "Nine Night" which is all about family, food, music and a Jamaican mourning ritual. Online shopping is being blamed for the lack of footfall on the high street this year but Sue Elliott-Nicholls doesn’t do her s ...…
 
This week we’re charging into the science of WAR! Are humans really prone to violence? When did war first begin on our planet? How have strategies and tactics changed since then? We’ll answer all that and more, in this episode about war. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
What's going on in a teenager's brain? We hear about research explaining their behaviour
 
Recent studies have shown that men are especially prone to loneliness and find it more difficult to deal with and recover from – particularly in Australia.
 
The Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a towering literary figure whose novels, chronicles and essays have lifted the lid on the horrors of the Soviet gulag network, which over several decades incarcerated millions of often innocent prisoners. Born a hundred years ago, Solzhenitsyn survived the brutal conditions of a gulag in Kazakhstan ...…
 
The plastic bag ban and the #NeverAgain gun control movement.
 
Oceans are full of invisible bacterial life that are highly attuned to their environment, so the Navy is trying to enlist them.
 
Journalists have been subject to more killings, and increasing levels of violence and intimidation in 2018, according to monitoring groups. This year alone more than 30 have been murdered, including Mexican veteran journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez who was stabbed to death in January, 5 journalists shot dead at their office in Annapolis in ...…
 
Journalists have been subject to more killings, and increasing levels of violence and intimidation in 2018, according to monitoring groups. This year alone more than 30 have been murdered, including Mexican veteran journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez who was stabbed to death in January, 5 journalists shot dead at their office in Annapolis in ...…
 
People who love Puget Sound orcas and want to save them from extinction will rally in Olympia tomorrow. And Gov. Jay Inslee plans to join them, immediately after announcing his budget priorities for the coming year.By bpailthorp@knkx.org (Bellamy Pailthorp).
 
Climate change has profoundly affected Ellicott City, Maryland. The mill town, located where multiple waterways converge, was devastated by a flood earlier this year, after already suffering a deadly deluge in 2016. John Yang and a team from the University of Maryland's Capital News Service explain the debate over whether destroying Ellicott Ci ...…
 
Climate change has profoundly affected Ellicott City, Maryland. The mill town, located where multiple waterways converge, was devastated by a flood earlier this year, after already suffering a deadly deluge in 2016. John Yang and a team from the University of Maryland's Capital News Service explain the debate over whether destroying Ellicott Ci ...…
 
In the old days, a man went to a barber shop for a haircut and a shave. But at Urban Kutz in Cleveland, patrons are more likely to be wearing a blood pressure cuff than a neck wrap. Gabriel Kramer of the PBS station Ideastream shares a story about a barber whose customers were “starting to disappear” and who decided to turn his shop into a heal ...…
 
Lara Strongman reviews two new drama series that have been adapted from popular novels. She's been watching, My Brilliant Friend on TVNZ and The City and The City on Neon.
 
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