Go Green


In support of the Greentopia Festival (September 10-15, 2013)
WXXI is proud to bring its viewers and listeners various environmental programming. Content focuses on awareness and appreciation for the environment and the planet as a whole.

Coming Up

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 8:00pm
Take an intimate look at elephants through the lens of perhaps the greatest storytellers of natural history.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:00pm
An exploration of the remarkable life and groundbreaking ideas of biologist E.O Wilson
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:00pm
Watch as animal rescue center caregivers work to provide wild baby orphans a second chance at life.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 8:00pm
Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife restoration stories, living proof that nature can recover from near collapse, so long as humans protect it and help it to heal.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Its name stirs images of the savage, the untamable. The wolverine.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 8:00pm
A rare opportunity to watch one of nature’s great “reality shows” delivered through state-of-the-art filming technologies and live reports from air, sea, and below the waves.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 6:00am
There’s nothing better than a gorgeous beach in an exotic locale.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:00pm
Uncover the science behind the hunting instincts of the great white shark.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 9:30pm
Exploring the role of Frederick Law Olmsted in the Buffalo parks system and his work with the Free Niagara Movement.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
Martin Clunes examines the role of the world's working horses as he begins training his own beloved Clydesdales
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 8:00pm
Operation Wild tells the remarkable stories of animals in need and the dedicated caregivers who push the boundaries of veterinary medicine to help them.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
The climate is going haywire, and politicians are bickering over what to do about it, or whether to do anything at all. But that’s only part of the story.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 8:00pm
Examine the plight of crested black macaques, feisty monkeys with punk hair and expressive faces.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
Learn why the sagebrush and greater sage-grouse of the American West are losing ground.
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00pm
Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 9:00pm
Hosted by public radio veterans Alex Chadwick and Flora Lichtman, “The Adaptors” chronicles how people are adapting to climate change.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
Watch as birds collect, compete for, reject and steal materials with which to build their nests.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that human beings have had on the natural world during his lifetime.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
Follow a band of orangs that use tools, share food, forage together and create a distinct culture.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:00pm
Determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet, musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial. 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
Take a detailed look at owls and see how they’re influencing 21st-century technology and design.


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