Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2019. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Living Planet 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.
Living Planet: Here today, gone tomorrow? 2019-04-18 09:00:00 From destroying rainforests to support our lifestyle habits to tackling the ever-growing mountain of waste from our consumer society. We pull back the curtain on where things come from and where they end up. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: High tech farming 2019-04-11 09:00:00 Drones flying above farms in the United Kingdom, app-based farming in Uganda and improving potato farming in India. We look at how technology is helping feed the world, and what new developments are out there. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Fishing for answers 2019-04-04 09:50:00 On this episode, we travel the seas and look at fishing communities around the world. How do fishermen protect the natural environment? And when are their practices harmful? From Brexit's implications for sustainable fisheries to cage fishing in Uganda, we're fishing for answers on this fintastic show! 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Making friends, making enemies 2019-03-28 10:00:00 We have a complex relationship with the other living beings around us. From farming animals, keeping pets, and even conservation work to restore creatures' habitats. We exercise god-like control over the environment around us, making decisions about which creatures deserve to live amongst us, and which of them don't. 30 minutes
Living Planet: The F word 2019-03-21 10:05:00 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. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: School's out... for the climate 2019-03-14 10:50:00 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? 30 minutes
Living Planet: Waste not 2019-03-07 09:50:00 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. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Move fast and build things 2019-02-28 09:50:00 From origami-like electric cars, to drones taking out a rat infestation in the Galapagos, to one company that is quite literally sucking CO2 out of the air in an effort to mitigate climate change. This week on Living Planet we're looking towards the future with new technologies that address environmental problems. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Green protests, greener clubs 2019-02-21 09:50:00 As a global phenomenon, it's no wonder that climate change's impacts can be felt in our work, home life, and even our leisure activities. This is leading people to take to the streets, as is the case with recent climate action protests in France, and to make more sustainable choices in the least likely of places. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Setting a precedent 2019-02-14 09:30:00 When it comes to the health of our planet, we often look to the example set by others. This week on Living Planet, we take a look at one U.S. state that is trying to set the bar high, one area in Chile that has a dismally low environmental record, and we speak with an environmental lawyer trying to set new precedents in Europe and beyond. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Best Science Podcasts 2019
We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2019. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Changing The World What does it take to change the world for the better? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas on activismâwhat motivates it, why it matters, and how each of us can make a difference. Guests include civil rights activist Ruby Sales, labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, author Jeremy Heimans, "craftivist" Sarah Corbett, and designer and futurist Angela Oguntala.
#521 The Curious Life of Krill Krill may be one of the most abundant forms of life on our planet... but it turns out we don't know that much about them. For a create that underpins a massive ocean ecosystem and lives in our oceans in massive numbers, they're surprisingly difficult to study. We sit down and shine some light on these underappreciated crustaceans with Stephen Nicol, Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania, Scientific Advisor to the Association of Responsible Krill Harvesting Companies, and author of the book "The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World".