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Young Climate Feminist Leaders Talk
30 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On September 25, 2020, WEDO (the Women's Environment and Development Organization) hosted a virtual "Radical Futures Roundtable: Young Climate Feminists in Conversation." Panelists from around the world talked about how they came by their radicalism and their expertise, and about their radical visions for the future.
About blockades protecting some of the last big-tree, old-growth forest on Vancouver Island.
29 Sep, 2020 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Carole Tootill and Joshua Wright are residents of British Columbia who are heavily involved in forest protection activism. Scott Neigh interviews them about the Fairy Creek blockades, which are protecting some of the last big-tree, old-growth forest on Vancouver Island from clear-cut logging. Tootill grew up in B.C., and first got involved in environmental and forest protection issues as a...
Voices from Manitoba, Colombia, Brazil and east Himalayas on Hydro-power
04 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week’s Global Research News Hour features a variety of speakers from a conference on Hydro-impacted communities hosted by Wa Ni Ska Tan. They include speakers from three Manitoba communities, Senator Mary Jane McCallum, speakers from Columbia, Brazil, and feminist political ecologist Deepa Joshi.
Forests Ontario - Who Speaks for the Forest?
10 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:28 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Flooding, drought, shorter planting seasons, insects, fire, and invasive species threaten the integrity of our existing forests. Those threats are being amplified by the effects of climate change. Forests Ontario has worked hard to strengthen its position as the voice for our forests. Through breakthroughs and milestones, it has made significant strides in its mission to make Ontario’s forests greener....
Discussing the protests & elections throughout South America with Chossudovsky, Escobar & Schertow
02 Nov, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch |

From the uprisings in Ecuador to the demonstrations in Chile to the elections in Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay, tis week's show probes the popular actions against austerity, privatization and other neoliberal policies across South America. Professor Michel Chossudovsky provides a historical context to last month's eruptions, including a recounting of his own recollections from having lived through the 70s era...
Two Gentlemen of Labrador
22 Oct, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

What keeps us from growing more food - when we know that we can? Why is there sometimes a gap between the potential of our land and the actual food production that takes place? Is the commitment to eat local food harder to grow than the food itself? This week on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show,"...
FOR WEEK OF MARCH 11 2019 Lisa Curran and forest collapse in Borneo
20 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies when she won a 5-year "Genius Grant." Part of her genius was in studying forests intensely on the ground and also from satellites; part was in developing women scientists for a field dominated by men.
We explore the changing nature of forestry in Canada.
17 Nov, 2017 | 0:56:29 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Forests are a part of Canadian identity, and are the basis of an industry that supports thousands across the country (and has for centuries.) While forestry’s past played a significant role in the development of many rural places, major shifts, including some as a result of climate change, are shaping a future that might look quite different from what we’re...
Dahr Jamail on Current Climate indicators, Dane Wigington on Geoengineering dangers
10 Nov, 2017 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Michael Welch |

On the occasion of the 23rd annual UN Climate conference currently underway in Bonn, the Global Research News Hour is examining the most up to date information on how human impacts is affecting the biosphere of planet Earth. In the first half hour, Dahr Jamail, award-winning journalist and staff writer for Truthout.org joins us to elaborate on record high temperatures,...
Indigenous hill dwellers push back against tree plantations
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus cash-crop plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.
Women Re-Greening the World
13 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives: The late Professor Wangari Maathai discusses the Green Belt Movement that she founded with the National Council of Women of Kenya, to address problems of streams drying up, food insecurity, and a dearth of firewood and fencing. The still-active project organizes grassroots women to plant and care for millions and millions of trees.
Pepe Escobar on Brazil's Economic Crisis, John Schertow on Indigenous struggle in Brazil
20 May, 2016 | 0:59:13 |
EN | Michael Welch |

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we take a look behind the scenes and beyond the rhetoric of the current power struggle in Brazil. In the first part of the show, we hear from independent geopolitical analyst, writer and author Pepe Escobar. The Brazilian born commentator provides his analysis of the real reasons behind the coup, the forces seeking...
Michael J Murphy on Geo-Engineering Dangers, Carrie Saxifrage on her new book
24 Apr, 2015 | 0:59:26 |
EN | Michael Welch |

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we mark Earth Day with two interviews related to the urgent call to defend the planet from environmental damage. First, we hear from Michael J Murphy, director/producer of the films "What in the World are the Spraying" and "Why in the World are they Spraying". He discusses the clear and present threats associated...
Find out how the magical Evans Cherry came to be in Edmonton's supposedly unforgiving climate!
17 Aug, 2014 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

Gardeners and farmers alike are all limited to the zones they live in. Since the 1960's Agriculture Canada has been publishing a national map of Plant Hardiness Zones to help farmers and gardeners plan their crops to ensure their plantings can withstand the at times extreme temperatures to make it to harvest time. But when it comes to fruit trees,...
Hopping off the technology treadmill, eye-opening novels, and fierce little red squirrels
16 Dec, 2013 | 0:29:07 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

This week on Terra Informa, two new stories that have us envisioning, and then questioning our future environmental perspectives, with a story on the new Edmonton Ambleside Ecostation and the Blatchford Redevelopment project, in “Treadmill”, and then a story about one woman’s deep shift in her perspective on knowledge of our planet in this week’s Eye-opener. We’ll also revisit a...
He Shoots, He Scores! For the environment!
05 Feb, 2013 | 0:28:56 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

He Shoots, He Scores! With the shortened NHL season in now in full swing, Terra Informa highlights a new initiative that's helping to save the environment when the goalie can't make the save.
Stories from up in a tree and in a round dance on owls, and Idle No More
30 Dec, 2012 | 0:29:05 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

This week, Girl Gone Wild's Jamie Pratt is back to teach us all about owls - from Hedwig to the Great Horned. Then, we speak to participants at an Idle No More round dance in Edmonton about the national movement. Finally, we have the scoop on North America's annual backyard bird count!
This week: Which type of Christmas tree is better? And what happened at Ogden Point?
24 Dec, 2012 | 0:29:02 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

This week, we'll help keep your face from turning red over your greenery. It's a seasonal story we know you've all been pining for—articifial vs. live Christmas Tree showdown! But before the sparks can fly, we'll head out to the West Coast to visit a breakwater that is as much a natural sanctuary as it is a tool of human...
Their lives, their language, their songs
27 Aug, 2012 | 0:57:37 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In Karnataka state, India, the government seized the forest and relocated the indigenous tribal peoples. They have been moved five times in 14 years. Adaptation has both good and bad effects.
Just in time for summer, we bring you the low down on some great new environmental books
02 Jul, 2012 | 0:28:59 |
EN | Terra Informa | Terra Informa Environmental News

During the summer months there's nothing quite like soaking up a little sun with the company of a good book. With that in mind, on today's show we're going to take a look at a few titles you may want to add to your summer reading list. We interview Adria Vasil, author of the immensely popular Ecoholic series, which aim...
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