Building a farmer's market in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles was a good start, but getting people to shop there is proving difficult.
Dealing with large amounts of manure on industrial livestock farms has never been easy, environmentally sustainable, or profitable, but that's starting to change. Living on Earth reports on a growing industry that capitalizes on the power poop.
Researchers design a structure that can shield coastal villages from tsunamis. Jessie Martin reports.
Despite their geographic differences, indigenous people often have similar problems when it comes to the environment. Living on Earth's Bobby Bascomb reports.
The United States has been helping the Colombian military fight a war on coca, the plant used to make cocaine. There are efforts to help farmers find alternatives to growing coca. Living on Earth's Conrad Fox reports on one of these alternatives.
We often blame rising population for the depletion of natural resources, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond tells host Bruce Gellerman that we should really be more concerned about increased rates of consumption, especially in affluent Western societies.