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Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
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Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch... more

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Reenvisioning the restroom (rebroadcast)

It's perfectly natural and something we do every day. Whether you use a squat toilet, a pit latrine or a... more

21 Sep 2023 · 30 minutes
The growing microplastics problem

Microplastics have been found everywhere — from the deepest parts of the ocean to the heights of Mount Everest. A... more

14 Sep 2023 · 29 minutes
Insuring ourselves against the inevitable

We hear from people in California whose home insurers have left them in the lurch as weather extremes intensify in... more

08 Sep 2023 · 30 minutes
Giving up fast fashion

Writer and stylist Aja Barber on the imperialism of the fashion industry and how to kick your shopping addiction. And... more

31 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
Water woes & how to combat water scarcity

What do you do if there isn't enough fresh drinking water around? According to the World Resources Institute, a quarter... more

24 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
Life in the Arctic & Russia's exiled environmentalists

We hear from Russian climate activists and environmental organizations working in exile. And we take you to Svalbard in the... more

17 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
How did we become planet plastic?

Each year, the world produces 430 million tons of plastics – and that figure is set to triple by 2060.... more

10 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
Extreme heat & mass tourism

As the northern hemisphere's summer heat intensifies, wildfires burn from Greece to Algeria to California, and climate scientists admit that... more

04 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
Leaving coal, not people, behind

We visit the state of West Virginia in the United States to hear from people grappling with the phase out... more

27 Jul 2023 · 30 minutes
The power of solar

Solar energy is about to get a push in Croatia which has a lot of sunshine, but so far hasn't... more

20 Jul 2023 · 29 minutes
Living Planet | Deutsche Welle
Reenvisioning the restroom (rebroadcast)
Living Planet | Deutsche Welle