Listening resource links
Here are some links which should be useful for practicing your listening skills

Short radio programs about environmental issues (with transcripts)
Randall's listening lab graded listening activities
Elllo.org great variety of listening materials - many conversations from foreigners in Japan
BBC's world service 'Learn English' news and entertainment audio (with transcripts)any from foreigners in Japan
BBC's interviews with famous people
BBC's Video Nation A collection of short videos from people around Britain and archived into themes-based lists
Radio Expeditions Audio documentaries from around the world
All Things Considered Audio talk show on a variety of topics
Radio Diaries