The Green Planet Monitor

The Green Planet Monitor

Communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America are achieving development goals using local knowledge, skills and energy. This half-hour magazine program features original documentaries, news reports and music from around the world.
The Green Planet Monitor

Warm Wet Planet, Sixteenth Transmission ... Cars

July 13, 2006
| Human beings are deeply dependent on motorized machines called cars. Billions of these things now roam Earth's surface, killing humans and other creatures in a variety of ways.
Length: 07:42 minutes (7.05 MB)
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Warm Wet Planet, Fifteenth Transmission ... Trees

July 6, 2006
| Human beings can't decide whether to cherish trees or chop them down.
Length: 09:02
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Warm Wet Planet, Fourteenth Transmission ... Poison

June 29, 2006
| Judging from this latest voice transmission, human beings are poisoning their planet.
Length: 09:14
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Warm Wet Planet, Thirteenth Transmission ... Humanity

June 16, 2006
| Human beings reflect on the impact they've had on their planet, and the major changes they'll have to go through in order to survive.
Length: 08:46
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Warm Wet Planet, Twelfth Transmission ... Creation

June 8, 2006
| Human beings can't decide how exactly their planet came to be. They have plenty of imaginative ideas.
Length: 09:55
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Warm Wet Planet, Eleventh Transmission ... War Crimes

June 2, 2006
| According to a man named Ramsey Clark, former chief law enforcement officer of Earth's most powerful nation, the government he once served has committed war crimes.
Length: 07:40 minutes (7.03 MB)
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Warm Wet Planet, Tenth Transmission ... Diversity

May 25, 2006
| Earth is home to an astonishingly diverse array of creatures. But the planet appears to be in the midst of a dramatic die-off. One species, among tens of millions, is responsible for the carnage
Length: 09:30
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Warm Wet Planet, Ninth Transmission ... Warming

May 18, 2006
| The extraordinary activities of one of Earth's species appears to be heating up the planet's atmosphere.
Length: 07:12 minutes (6.6 MB)
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Warm Wet Planet, Eighth Transmission ... Consumption

May 11, 2006
| Human beings refer to themselves as "consumers." Their insatiable thirst for material consumption appears to be damaging Earth's biosphere, compromising life on the planet, as these recorded
Length: 08:19 minutes (7.62 MB)
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Warm Wet Planet, Seventh Transmission ... Economics

May 4, 2006
| Human economics values money above all else, while squandering finite resources and poisoning planet Earth. These captured recordings suggest Earthlings may be reconsidering their situation.
Length: 09:02