From Living Planet - Mongolia's miners consider the environmental cost of gold, Albania's hydropower plans threaten Europe's last large free-flowing river, and meet the pipeline protestor on a mission to save the planet.
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: Cost of development 2017-09-07 09:55:00 Mongolia's miners consider the environmental cost of gold, Albania's hydropower plans threaten Europe's last large free-flowing river, and meet the pipeline protestor on a mission to save the planet. 29 minutes, 59 seconds
Living Planet: Who decides? 2017-09-21 06:00:00 The German elections are just around the corner. But environmental issues haven't really played a big role during the election campaign. Find out why and how German voters feel about it. Plus: How climate lobbyists block efforts to fight climate change. And: What is the future of Norway's petroleum sector now that Norwegians went to the polls?
Living Planet: Save our seas 2017-09-14 09:55:00 Why plastic particles are contaminating our drinking water, how a temporary hotel made of ocean trash found its way to Cologne, and what's got environmentalists so happy - all in one show.
Living Planet: Cost of development 2017-09-07 09:55:00 Mongolia's miners consider the environmental cost of gold, Albania's hydropower plans threaten Europe's last large free-flowing river, and meet the pipeline protestor on a mission to save the planet.
Living Planet: Food for the future 2017-08-24 09:55:00 With Europe's farmers are facing crisis, creativity has become key to survival. While some are returning to traditional methods, others are turning to new technology - and in Kenya, future-proofing comes in the form of flying ants.
Living Planet: What water? 2017-08-17 09:55:00 Water is life. From having too much to not enough, we explore the impact a warming world is having on access to water.
Living Planet: Defending Mother Earth 2017-08-10 09:55:00 To mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we find out how indigenous groups are fighting to preserve their native lands and resources.
Living Planet: Milk 'n' meat 2017-07-27 09:55:00 This week, 21st century solutions for for sustainable food: From bio-hacking to crowd-butchering, solar-powered milk cans to livestock resilient enough for Africa's drought-ridden future. And two words: camel milk.
Living Planet: Wolves & wilderness 2017-07-20 09:55:00 As the world struggles with deforestation, should we be creating urban forests instead? Plus, wolves are returning to Germany, but age-old fears over the predator still persist.
Living Planet: Under the sea 2017-07-13 09:55:00 The world's oceans are full of weird and wonderful creatures. We splash down under the waves for a glimpse at some of the less charismatic species, we find out what's behind Europe's mysterious dolphin deaths, and we meet a tiny undersea sociopath who likes to smash things.
Living Planet: Our planet, our future 2017-07-06 09:55:00 As world leaders debate how best to move forward with implementing the goals of the Paris Agreement, cities and civil society are wasting no time in taking action.
Living Planet: The food we eat 2017-06-29 09:55:00 Fishy business in Vietnam and alternatives to chemical pesticides. Plus, can we save our bananas? How safe is Europe's food? And in Berlin, nightingales sing for their supper - all on this week's Living Planet.
Living Planet: New horizons 2017-06-15 09:55:00 Why scientists are worried about the collapse of Antarctica's ice shelf, how the Dutch have harnessed wind to power electric trains, and what green power means for refugees in the world's first solar-powered camp.
Living Planet: Making waves 2017-06-08 09:55:00 Oceans cover more than two-thirds of the planet. They are the lifeblood of the earth and crucial to our survival. But human activity is causing the health of our underwater worlds to deteriorate. Can we save our oceans before it's too late?
Living Planet: Our future food 2017-05-25 09:55:00 Why Germany's cheap food prices may need a rethink, French farmers look to natural pesticides to boost dwindling wine production, and Norway steps up climate protection of its "doomsday" seed vault.
Living Planet: Creating change - and a Tinder profile 2017-05-18 09:55:00 Uproar over new Polish law following tree "massacre," calls for fossil fuel lobbyists to be excluded from UN climate talks, and the last remaining male northern white rhino joins Tinder in a bid to find a suitable mate.
Living Planet: Flying into spring 2017-05-04 08:00:00 We talk about feathered friends flying in for Migratory Bird Day, the bees that buzz around downtown Toronto, and Greek guerilla gardeners greening up a dusty city.
Living Planet: Climate crossroads 2017-04-27 09:55:00 As concerned citizens take part in the People's Climate March on April 29th - we take a look at some efforts to marching the world toward a green energy future. Plus, how did the toad cross the road?
Living Planet: Doing our bit 2017-04-20 09:55:00 From sourcing superfoods to combating food waste, we explore the weird and wonderful ways people are living green.
Living Planet: Green giants for the chop 2017-04-13 09:55:00 The fight to protect Romania's precious old-growth forests from logging, and how energy scarcity makes forest protection in Zambia put livelihoods at risk.
Living Planet: Trees & Trump 2017-04-06 09:55:00 What Trump's executive order could mean for climate change policy, why fire-devastated communities in Chile are rethinking forests, plus meet the activists planting trees in the name of Trump.
Living Planet: In the crosshairs 2017-03-30 09:55:00 From hunters to the hunted: Why the colored game may soon be over for trophy hunters, Czechs get a taste for radioactive boar, plus the French tradition that's sliding towards extinction.
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Radiolab Presents: Anna in Somalia This week, we are presenting a story from NPR foreign correspondent Gregory Warner and his new globe-trotting podcast Rough Translation.
Mohammed was having the best six months of his life - working a job he loved, making mixtapes for his sweetheart - when the communist Somali regime perp-walked him out of his own home, and sentenced him to a lifetime of solitary confinement. With only concrete walls and cockroaches to keep him company, Mohammed felt miserable, alone, despondent. But then one day, eight months into his sentence, he heard a whisper, a whisper that would open up a portal to - of all places and times - 19th century Russia, and that would teach him how to live and love again.
Future Consequences From data collection to gene editing to AI, what we once considered science fiction is now becoming reality. This hour, TED speakers explore the future consequences of our present actions. Guests include designer Anab Jain, futurist Juan Enriquez, biologist Paul Knoepfler, and neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris.