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, April 21, 2017 9:00am
    Marching for the Earth and Science / Passing Up the March for Science / Lead Safety Budget Cuts / Beyond The Headlines / Science Note: Ant First Aid / How to Save Most Species / We Are All In This Together
  • Friday, April 14, 2017 9:00am
    EPA Boss Under Fire from Left and Right / Beyond The Headlines / Roundup® Maker Sued Over Cancer Risks / Science Note: Why Lyme Disease Thrives Up North / Climate Change and Your Health / Death and Life of the Great Lakes / Purrfect for Cats and Coffee
  • Friday, April 7, 2017 9:00am
    Keystone Fight Renewed / Clues to the Long-term Effects of Gulf Spills / Yurok Tribe Losing Salmon and Way of Life / Remembering Sir Derek Walcott, Nobel Prize-Winning Poet / A Blueprint for $1 Trillion Infrastructure Spending / BirdNote: Thieving Frigatebirds
  • Friday, March 31, 2017 9:00am
    Trump Dumps Fed Climate Programs / Science Note: Cooling the Arctic with Guano / Chemicals Reduce Sperm Counts / BirdNote: “The Golden Pendulum”: Montezuma Oropendola / Watching the Arctic Melt / A Way to Refreeze the Arctic / Mallards Brave New England’s Winter Surf
  • Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00am
    U.S. Nixes G20 Climate Finance Declaration / Science Note: Enduring Swifts / El Niño Returns? / The Place Where You Live: The American River, Sacramento, CA / Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right