TED Radio Hour For centuries, humans have relied on the oceans for resources and food... but even the deepest sea has its limits. This hour, TED speakers discuss how we can save our seas to save our planet.

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An SOS From The Ocean

For centuries, humans have relied on the oceans for resources and food... but even the deepest sea has its limits. This hour, TED speakers discuss how we can save our seas to save our planet.

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A Love Letter To The Ocean

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Words are never just words. They carry context and controversy; they can signal identity or sow discord. This week, TED speakers explore the history and politics of our ever-evolving language.

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Repair, Repurpose, Reimagine

"Reduce, reuse, recycle." We've heard that for decades—but does it work? This hour, TED speakers reimagine the well-known slogan and reconsider how we think about what we consume and throw away.

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