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06
DEC

Earth, our home

As world leaders meet for COP24 to discuss climate change, we're asking what home means to the people — and animals — we share the planet with. This week on Living Planet, we're looking at what decisions are being made to help protect planet Earth, our home.
29
NOV

Asking the difficult questions

Why did tragedy strike an environmental activist couple in Chile? Who will win the fight over Germany’s coal phase-out and why is the movement attracting protesters from around the globe? Is the main purpose of beach cleanups is to soothe our conscience? We dig into these tricky subjects on this week’s episode of Living Planet.
22
NOV

Cleaning up the commute

This week, we bring you stories of greener transport around the world, from eco-motorbikes in Uganda to the cycle-mad city of Utrecht, and talk to the man who's made Swedes ashamed to fly.
15
NOV

The web of life

From a small amphibian with miraculous regeneration properties, to wild animals wandering the streets of Nairobi — and even the healing powers of our forests. We take a closer look at the weird and wonderful life that calls our planet home, and ask some hard questions about the future of the planet's biodiversity.
08
NOV

Adapt and thrive

Climate change: how can we adapt to a bad situation? From turning plastic waste into stylish pavers in Ghana, balancing a booming lithium industry with environmental protection in Chile and tackling the problem of food waste in Berlin. Plus, could warmer temperatures lead to the birth of a British wine industry?
01
NOV

3 degrees on 7 continents — part 2

How will life on Earth change under 3-degree warming? We journey to one location on each of our planet's continents to discover the far-reaching consequences of climate change — and find out how communities are responding. On part 2: Hurricanes in North America, vanishing traditional ways of life in South America, and coral bleaching off the coast of Fiji.
25
OCT

3 degrees on 7 continents — part 1

How will life on Earth change under 3-degree warming? We journey to one location on each of our planet's continents to discover the far-reaching consequences of climate change — and find out how communities are responding. On part 1: Dramatic changes in Antarctica, bushfires in Australia, drought and water scarcity in Africa and living green in Europe.
18
OCT

Our changing planet

When it comes to a world limit for global warming, 1.5 is the new 2 degrees. If temperatures continue to rise we may lose our coral, food, alpine snow and beer, among many other things. We zoom in on these issues and ask how we can prevent huge lifestyle changes — and find out how technology can help us.
11
OCT

Plastic pollution and us

Plastic — are we addicted? We look at our relationship with plastic pollution — and in the spirit of recycling, we're highlighting some best-ofs from previous coverage and looking at plastic-free living, reloaded.
04
OCT

You are what you eat

Our food choices affect the environment around us, but just how much? From Scandinavia to Somalia, we explore different diets around the world and take a closer look at how what we eat impacts the environment — and how the environment influences what we eat.
27
SEP

There's something in the water

What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our drinking water, and studying why there's not enough - or sometimes too much water.
20
SEP

Earth, wind and fire

Preventing mining pollution in Brazil, wind power finally taking off in Lebanon, and harvesting water from volcanic steam in Kenya. We take a look at development, progress and innovation by looking closer at the elements.

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