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Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW (Series)

Produced by DW - Deutsche Welle

Most recent piece in this series:

Living Planet 11/26/2021

From DW - Deutsche Welle | Part of the Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW series | 30:00

Lp1_small This week on the show: The price of perfume, climate miseducation in schools & tourism's toll - In the Comoros Islands, the world's demand for ylang ylang oil is leaving the region bare and its makers shorthanded. Why environmental groups and politicians in Barcelona are angry over plans to attract more tourists. And we speak to a journalist who has investigated the influence of the fossil fuel industry in American schools' climate change education.

Making Contact (Series)

Produced by Making Contact

Most recent piece in this series:

70 Million: Where Juvenile Detention Looks More Like Hanging Out

From Making Contact | Part of the Making Contact series | 29:00

Paul_hancock__hannah_wilkinson_and_victor_chavez_stand_in_front_of_basketball_hoops_outside_of_the_loft__st There’s a place in rural St. Johns, Arizona, where teens who have encounters with officers of the law can play pool, make music, and get mentored instead of going to jail. It’s called The Loft, and it’s the brainchild of a judge who wanted to save the county hundreds of millions of dollars and divert young people towards the support many were not getting at home.

Food Sleuth Radio (Series)

Produced by Dan Hemmelgarn

Most recent piece in this series:

Melanie Joy Interview

From Dan Hemmelgarn | Part of the Food Sleuth Radio series | 28:00

Food_sleuth_on_kopn_small Did you know that our perceptions of how and what we eat are influenced by our culture? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and registered dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Melanie Joy, PhD, psychologist and author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows. Joy specializes in the psychology of eating animals, social transformation, and relationships. She discusses her theory of carnism, and works to raise awareness of the brutality of factory farms.