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, January 19, 2018 8:00am
    Migratory Bird Protections Under Fire / Beyond the Headlines / Making a Bird List and Checking It Twice / Babysitting Arctic Terns / Year of the Bird / BirdNote®: Help Screech-Owls Find Homes
  • Friday, January 12, 2018 8:00am
    Costliest Disaster Year Ever / Offshore Drilling Under Fire / Nature, The First Best Teacher / Bitcoin, The Energy Hog / Beyond the Headlines / Saving Trees That Helped Save Dust Bowl America
  • Friday, January 5, 2018 8:00am
    Feds OK Wilderness Mining Lease / Heat Drives Migration / African Dams Dry Up Wetlands & Local Jobs / BirdNote®: Dawn ‘Round the World / Safer Solutions for Hungry Wolves -- Emerging Science Note / The Headlines & Beyond Previews 2018 / Sounds of Winter
  • Friday, December 29, 2017 8:00am
    Nesting Turtles at Home in Suburbia / Turtles Hatch! / Tiny Turtles at School / Wee Turtles Graduate / Painted Turtles and Climate Change / Snapping Turtle: Mark Seth Lender
  • Friday, December 22, 2017 8:00am
    Christmas Candles / Mary’s New Year’s Eve / Superbowl Sundae / A Green Message for the Next Generation / A Mainer's Family Traditions