• Planet Earth: Our Loving Home
  • We present this show as a tribute and thanks to our beautiful planet, Earth. Each and every one of us can make a difference in preserving our environment and the planet.

Planet Earth: Our Loving Home

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Antarctica - A "Bell-Ringer" of Climate Change

Currently, Antarctica is one of the fastest warming areas in the world; the rate of temperature change there is three times faster than anywhere else on the planet. As a result of climate change, Antarctica is starting to melt. A new scientific report published in Nature revealed that in 2017 Antarctica experienced the warmest temperatures, lowest snow cover, and lowest autumn sea-ice cover on record.

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Plastic Pollution - Overloading Our Oceans

This episode we focus is overwhelming amounts of plastic inundating our precious oceans and causing severe damage to marine ecosystems worldwide. Aside from describing the mind-boggling enormity of the plastic problem, we will offer some ideas on minimizing the amount of plastic waste we produce to lessen the load on our life-rich oceans.

 

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Fog collectors: harvesting from the clouds

Fog collecting is a practical eco-friendly method that can help solve some of the world's water shortage problems. In some of Earth's driest most remote regions fog harvesting works with Mother Nature to supply fresh, clean water for communities, animals and plant life to live.

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Greenhouses of the Future

Because green houses can produce food under almost any climatic conditions, using far less water, and with substantially higher yields than traditional farming methods, high technology greenhouses could become even more important in the future, providing a stable source of high quality and delicious fruit and vegetables.

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Greening the Planet via Reforestation
Part 1 of 2

Some remarkable examples of reforestation initiatives currently being conducted around the world...

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Greening the Planet via Reforestation
Part 2 of 2

This episode will introduce some the laudable reforestation efforts happening around the globe to address the climate change and improve the environment.

 

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Saving Drylands:

Saving Drylands: COP10 United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

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Destructive Livestock Industry

Dr. Robert Goodland on Climate Change and the Destructive Livestock Industry

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Planetary Climate Systems

Understanding Planetary Climate Systems: An Interview with Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles

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Depletion of Mother Earth

The True Cost of Choosing Animal Products: Depletion of Mother Earth

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Acute Crisis

Kenya: Experiencing an Acute Crisis Due to Global Warming

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Where Disasters Strike Hard

From tornadoes and typhoons to earthquakes and floods, our planet is experiencing powerful events in ever more extreme forms...

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Climate Change and Global Public Health: A Direct Connection

A series of papers published in the esteemed British medical journal, The Lancet, examined how curbing greenhouse gas emissions in four sectors could enhance public health...

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A Climate Warning: Catastrophic Floods in Australia

On today's program we examine the intense flooding events that recently enveloped a large part of eastern Australia and how these floods were exacerbated by global warming...

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Livestock Raising: Devastating Forests and Driving Climate Change in Australia and Beyond

Australian scientists Gerard Bisshop and Dr. Clive McAlpine will discuss the severe environmental damage inflicted by livestock raising on our world...

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Disappearing Before Our Eyes: The Grave State of Arctic Ice

The Arctic is the polar crown of our planet, yet the ice and snow in this precious area are disappearing at an unprecedented rate due to climate change...

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Veli Albert Kallio: The Link Between Receding Glaciers and Natural Disasters

Recently subglacial volcanic eruptions, or those eruptions occurring below a glacier, have been occurring with increasing frequency with the acceleration of climate change...