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. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
Living Planet: Resilience rising
As the world experiences the harsh impacts of climate change firsthand, societies and experts alike are attempting to adapt before it's too late. Kenyan communities pursue strategies to manage severe floods and droughts, while scientists in Spain seek to protect rice cultivation from salty seawater. And Venice tests its new tide gate.
Living Planet: Elephants and dingos and bears (oh my!)
From Zimbabwe to Australia to Italy, we meet the communities living alongside wild animals – and discover just how challenging it can be to coexist.
Living Planet: Climate cause and consequence
From oil development in Namibia and the "forgotten" greenhouse gas methane, to the growing trend of climate lawsuits and restoring forests in Kashmir — we explore causes and effects of climate change.
Living Planet: The curse of clean energy — hydropower on the Mekong
The Mekong River in Southeast Asia flows for 4,350 kilometers from China to Vietnam through Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. China's construction of large hydropower dams to feed the country's growing energy needs is causing problems downriver, including dire impacts on the waters and fertile soil that feed hundreds of millions of people.
Living Planet: Creatures great and small
From caring for baby monkeys in Kenya, once mighty lions in Sudan to genetically modified mosquitos and whale researchers in the Mediterranean: On this week's show it's all about creatures great and small.
Living Planet: Back from the brink
Researchers find protecting the panda has come at the expense of helping other species thrive in the same habitat. Meanwhile, a peculiar native marsupial in Australia faces extinction, threatened by a unique type of contagious cancer. And: an ambitious rewilding project in The Netherlands that's seen a neglected lake transformed into an archipelago teeming with life.