Living on Earth

Saturdays at 1 pm

Keep your finger on the pulse of the issues affecting the planet we call home. Hosted by Steve Curwood, Living on Earth examines all sides of today's most important environmental concerns. Environmental experts and leading environmental journalists join the discussion each week with compelling features and commentary on how culture, economics, and technology shape the world around us. As the population and consumption continue to rise, Living on Earth continues to deliver the award-winning news on the subjects that affect the earth's inhabitants.

Ways to Connect


  • Friday, September 15, 2017 9:00am
    Caribbean Islands Face Warmer, Stormier Seas / The Everglades After Irma / Worrisome Right Whale Deaths / The Place Where You Live: Gold Beach, Oregon / Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray
  • Friday, September 8, 2017 9:00am
    Hurricane Floods & Toxic Chemicals / Flood Insurance & Resilience / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: Fish e-DNA / The Great Fish Escape / Nantucket Wharf Audio Postcard
  • Friday, September 1, 2017 9:00am
    Houston: Drenched, Damaged and Determined / Global Warming & Harvey / Justice After Storm Harvey / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: The Leaning Tree of New Caledonia / Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes From Around the World / BirdNote: Pungent Mudflat
  • Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00am
    The Value of National Parks / BirdNote: Voices of Our Public Lands / Emerging Science Note: Backyard Garden Threat to Bees / Squash Bee: The Pollinator That Follows Farmers / Roadsides as Vital Habitat / Seeds on Ice: Preserving the World’s Agricultural Heritage
  • Friday, August 18, 2017 9:00am
    Chemicals Reduce Sperm Counts / Freshening China’s Fish Farms / BirdNote: Thieving Frigatebirds / Golden Gobi Grizzlies / Polar Bear Summits Talus Mound