Full story - June 01, 2010
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.
Full story - July 04, 2008
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.
Full story - March 06, 2009
Researchers design a structure that can shield coastal villages from tsunamis. Jessie Martin reports.
Full story - May 09, 2008
Despite their geographic differences, indigenous people often have similar problems when it comes to the environment. Living on Earth's Bobby Bascomb reports.
Full story - June 19, 2009
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.
Full story - January 25, 2008
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.