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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.
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF MARCH 4, 2019
19 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nanoparticles are so small that they slip through normal regulatory loopholes; they are already in the receipts we handle, our food packaging, clothing, and cosmetics. Little is yet known about their effects, but they can behave in strange and likely dangerous ways. Feitshans calls for international harmonization of regulation and for the public to inform itself about what is in...
Saving the Planet - Energy, Plastic, and an eco-mystery
16 Feb, 2019 | 0:29:58 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Continuing our interviews with entrepreneurs at the Sustainable Hamilton-Burlington Expo 2018: Adam Firchuk, Director, Business Development for Rodan Energy Solutions; and Robert Pocius, President of TekPak Solutions. And we spoke with Marissa Slaven, palliative care physician and author of an eco-mystery novel aimed at the Young Adult audience, 'Code Blue'.
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
16 Feb, 2019 | 0:29:27 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUT 90.3FM on the unceded territories of the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee, as well as CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota by producer Michael Welch. Headlines: First Provincially-Funded Overdose Prevention Centre in Nelson, B.C. |...
Chatting with Farmer Jim Lester
06 Feb, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on Fit to Eat we head toward the outer limits... of St. John's... to visit Jim Lester at his farm, just a turnip's throw from a major freeway. We talk about adversity and opportunity, agri-tourism, working with consumers, aquaponics, and building more food production capacity in this province. Oh, and I ask him how he keeps "Farmer Jim" separate...
Growing greens in the shadow of Gros Morne mountain
06 Feb, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat we head to one of the enclave communities of the majestic Gros Morne National Park - Norris Point. We visit with a couple of young farmers who are growing vegetables and herbs and micro-greens and more, with great success. They are providing fresh foods in a region where such pleasures are often in short...
part 2 of 8 80 Cities
03 Feb, 2019 | 0:27:27 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Gil Penalosa has traveled to more than 350 communities around the world looking for the best ideas to improve life for people of all ages. He believes the measure of a good place is whether we'd feel comfortable with an 8-year-old biking alone to the neighborhood park or someone in their 80s walking to the grocery store.
8 80 Cities is a Canadian non-profit organization in urban planning - part 1 of 2
03 Feb, 2019 | 0:30:01 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair of 880 Cities, has traveled to more than 350 communities around the world looking for the best ideas to improve life for people of all ages. He believes the measure of a good place is whether we'd feel comfortable with an 8-year-old biking alone to the neighborhood park or someone in their 80s walking to...
Cory MorningStar discusses her new series: The Manufacture of Greta Thunberg - For Consent
01 Feb, 2019 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour, we consider the possibility that some of the most prominent climate campaigns on the planet, including the Greta Thunberg-led Climate Strikes are in fact being co-opted by the world's most prominent financial elites, via vehicles like large environmental NGOs, to serve a pre-existing agenda having more to do with expanding capitalism than reversing or...
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
29 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. Headlines: Changes to Education Funding in Ontario | Gau Mahadevan & Lizzie Chatham CKUT Canadian Climate Policy Gains in 2018 | Catherine Fisher, CJLY Features: Wet'suwet'en solidarity actions...
"Back to the Land" with Steve and Lisa
22 Jan, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat we go both backwards and forwards in time. We meet a couple of pioneers who have traded the streets of Vancouver (and St. John's) for the homemade and self-provisioned comforts of a homestead. But by taking this choice, which some see as going "backwards," they have actually been going forwards in time - to...
Is There Hope When it Comes to Climate Change?
17 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Despite the doom and gloom we often hear, the disasters and catastrophic events that grab headlines, there is an optimistic stream that flows through society when we here of individuals, organizations, and increasingly businesses that refuse to just let human-induced climate change take over. Are we reaching a tipping point when a 15 year old goes on strike against Climate...
Meeting with Mervin
12 Jan, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week I visit with Mervin Wiseman, a certified master mariner, a policy lover, a long-time executive member of the NL Federation of Agriculture, and the operator of the largest silver fox farm in the known universe. Or something like that. But we don't really get around to talking about fur very much. We spend too much time chatting about...
Talking Climate Change with Paul Beckwith & Dahr Jamail
11 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On a week when youth around the planet are mobilizing strikes for ‘climate action,’ the Global Research News Hour highlights the major indicators of a natural world in crisis due to global warming. In the first half hour, following a short report on a local (Winnipeg) youth activist event, University of Ottawa based climate systems scientist Paul Beckwith outlines some...
Geraldine McManus talks about the Spirit of the Buffalo Camp in rural Manitoba.
08 Jan, 2019 | 0:27:55 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Geraldine McManus is a Two-Spirit Dakota woman of the Bear Clan. She is the driving force behind the Spirit of the Buffalo Camp, a prayer camp in rural Manitoba on the US/Canada border that sits on top of where Enbridge's Line 3 tar sands pipeline runs. Scott Neigh interviews her about about her opposition to Line 3 and about the...
Visiting with Nathan Dennis and Melvin Rideout
07 Jan, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Over 60 years ago, the Commission of Government opened up over 12,000 hectares of land for agriculture in the Cormack area of NL. This show, we visit two farmers who are part of the vibrant group of folks who still farm in that area. We spend time with Nathan Dennis, who has free-run eggs, pork, lamb, beef and root crops,...
Shared leadership between men and women at every level is a cornerstone of this society.
07 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

British journalist Rahila Gupta traveled to Northern Syria to witness the grassroots feminist democracy being built in territory liberated from the Islamic State. She has written extensively about the impressive network of women's cooperatives, political education and legislative accomplishments built in just a few years.
B-Corporations
05 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Many feel that society’s most challenging problems can`t be solved by government and non-profits alone. Companies, small businesses and worker co-ops also play a significant part in addressing socio-economic and environmental issues. Certified B Corporations are businesses that focus on social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B stands for Benefit. We spoke...
2018: Most censored. Major economic, geostrategic and geopolitical stories.
04 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:44 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour debuts in 2019 with a special look at key stories from the past year and what they portend for 2019. Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director of Project Censored, speaks to some of the key themes running through the top 25 most censored stories of the past year, and this year's CENSORED 2019 compendium. Dr....
In Ferryland with Brian and Jane Yager, the Garlic Growers
02 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week we head to the magical village of Ferryland to visit with a couple of folks who grow garlic. A lot of garlic. Vampires beware! They also grow a few other vegetables, and they produce a traditional soil nutrition supplement. We spend the day with Brian and Jane Yager of the Natural Gardener, and we welcome you to join...
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