Living on Earth: Extra

Series produced by Living On Earth

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LOE half-hour weekly extra program.

This is the series for the half-hour weekly extra program.


90 Pieces

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The environmental movement in America has deep ties to the nation’s history of systemic racism and white supremacy. Now, as Americans confront raci...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The Trump Administration has rolled back rules for a 50-year-old bedrock environmental law that requires careful study of possible impacts from maj...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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With a historic SpaceX launch and several Mars missions underway, 2020 is proving a pivotal year for space exploration. How innovations in space te...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The iconic Jane Goodall has spent her life advocating for the conservation of the natural world. Sixty years ago on July 14th, 1960, Jane arrived i...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The innate curiosity about and connection to the natural world that many of us experience as children are often lost on the path to adulthood. Auth...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The fossil fuel divestment movement is making inroads at major institutions, including Ivy League schools, massive pension funds and more. Author a...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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June 19th marks the holiday known as Juneteenth, when African Americans gather to celebrate their ancestors’ emancipation from slavery with picnics...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Environmental pollution and exposure to climate risks like heat waves are closely linked with systemic racism, yet the environmental movement has l...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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A group of Black scientists, birders, and nature enthusiasts recently convened on social media to create the first ever Black Birders Week. It’s gi...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be worse than average and bring three or more extremely dangerous storms, at a time when FEMA is...

  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Long before the COVID-19 disruptions forced dairy farmers to dump of milk into fields, a third of all food produced was going to waste in the US. T...

  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Paris Climate Agreement architect Christiana Figueres writes in her new book "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis" about the urgent ...

  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The coronavirus has affected nearly all elements of the economy, and with grocery shortages and massive food dumping, one of the most visible effec...

  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Farmworkers are considered essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they face special risks as more than half of US farmworkers are undo...

  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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1970 saw the birth of Earth Day as well as major environmental laws including the Clean Air Act and NEPA. In the 50 years since, environmental law ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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April 22nd, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, when some 20 million Americans peacefully rallied for protecting the planet. De...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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COVID-19 appears to be deadlier to people with years of exposure to high air pollution, strengthening the case for cleaning up dirty air that alrea...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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The coronavirus pandemic appears well-managed in countries that acted swiftly, with the science of epidemiology as their guide, while others have s...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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New research finds that the mid-Delta region of the Mississippi River is ripe for growing more specialty crops such as fruits and vegetables, which...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Wildlife trafficking is a highly lucrative form of organized crime with deadly consequences, because in addition to threatening ecosystems, it play...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00