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, May 19, 2017 9:00am
    Air Pollution Chokes Out Happiness / Air Pollution Transformed into Renewable Energy / Science Note: The Power of Dust / Solar Eclipsing Coal in Jobs / BirdNote: American Robins are Exceptional Singers / Astrophysics for People in a Hurry / Sounds of Space: The Songs Of Uranus And Neptune
  • Friday, May 12, 2017 9:00am
    Trump Admin Fires Key Science Advisors / Senate Saves Methane Rule / Big Plans For and Against Big Oil / BirdNote: Just Whose Ducklings Are Those? / The Charm and Mystery of ‘Steve’ / The Place Where You Live: Chadron, Nebraska
  • Friday, May 5, 2017 9:00am
    Breaking the Barriers to Offshore Oil / Follow the Oil Spill Data / Marching for the Climate, Before and In Trump’s Era / Novel Man-Made Minerals / Birdnote: Motherly Instincts / Unraveling the Myths and Mysteries of the Tides
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 9:00am
    The Goldman Winners 2017 / Marching for Science / Alaskan Bears and Wolves Under Gun / Wildebeest Jousting / Comments from Listeners / The Traveler’s Guide to Space
  • 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