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Real ways to win
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The climate struggle is not hopeless - culprits are scared and already getting punished. In addition to social media, bodies blocking pipelines, climate strikes, demonstrations and civil disobedience arrests, tools include lawsuits, runs on banks that bankroll the fossil fuel industry, massive "social risk" to degrade stock values, celebrity-fuelled rallies and teach-ins, recognizing indigenous cultural leadership, and re-connecting with nature...
Fighting Corporate Control & Building Local Power
19 Jan, 2020 | 0:26:24 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) challenges concentrated economic and political power, and instead champions an approach in which ownership is broadly distributed, institutions are humanly scaled, and decision-making is accountable to communities. Focusing on Public Banking, Broadband Access, Distributed Energy, Independent Businesses, Composting and Waste to Wealth, ILSR fights build local power and resiliency.
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour reviews the news stories from 2019. In the first half hour, Andy Lee Roth of Project discusses the most censored stories of 2018-19 as depicted in the media project's latest publication CENSORED 2020. In the second half hour, Abby and Robbie Martin, co-hosts of Media Roots Radio, join Global Research News Hour co-hosts Michael...
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....
Robert Hackett - Canada: Pipelines, Politics & the Press
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:57:02 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a contradictory record when it comes to the climate crisis. On one hand he declared a “national climate emergency.” On the other hand he plucked down more than $4 billion in public money to buy TMX, the Trans Mountain pipeline which will carry dirty tar sands oil. James Hansen, the renowned U.S. scientist warns,...
Topics: climate change, avian migration
19 Dec, 2019 | 0:26:09 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

Hosted by Julia "Jules" Cameron, For the Birds Podcast is all about our feathered friends (or foes) - the birds! In this episode, we talk about the great seasonal migrations and the affects of climate change on this journey. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney, Nova Scotia.*
Suburban Re-Mix
15 Dec, 2019 | 0:29:53 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Suburban Remix brings together experts in planning, urban design, real estate development, and urban policy to demonstrate how suburbs can use growing demand for urban living to renew their appeal as places to live, work, play, and invest. The case studies and analyses show how compact new urban places are already being created in suburbs to produce health, economic, and...
A season one recap
10 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat," it is the last show of season 1. We'll recap (very briefly), some of the material covered in the 54 shows that came before. You'll hear clips from the 75 people who were interviewed in this season, all jumbled in together. Plus a bit of fun here and there with music and local food...
Sewergate - 24 billion litres of sewage released in Hamilton
09 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:58 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

In July of 2018 it was discovered that over the course of the previous four years 24 billion litres, or over 5 billion gallons, enough to fill 10,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools of raw sewage was allowed to flow into one of the major creeks in the City of Hamilton, Canada. A gate meant to contain the sewage was left open. ...
Olafur talks about agriculture in Iceland, in the age of free traders
04 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

How can a small population, on a large island, protect its food production from diseases and economic aggression in an age of "free" trade? No, I'm not talking about the island of Newfoundland, but the country of Iceland. This week on "Fit to Eat" I speak with a wise farmer and researcher, Ólafur Dýrmundsson, about Iceland's struggles with maintaining clean...
Topics: deforestation, forestry, woodpeckers, and Canadian songbirds
02 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:32 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

Hosted by Julia "Jules" Cameron, For the Birds Podcast is all about our feathered friends (or foes) - the birds! In this episode, we look into Canadian forestry and the global threat of deforestation, and the woodpeckers and songbirds in Canadian forest habitats. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney,...
Grassroots organizing vs oligarchy in El Salvador
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marta Benavides's parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life, about her country El Salvador, and about the global forces that can only be opposed by community and an understanding of...
A Voice Along the Path
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives, in a recording from a book release of her novel Walking to Mercury and her handbook The Earth Path: Grounding Your Spirit in the Rhythms of Nature , Starhawk answers questions about activism, spirituality and religion, and how to live in relationship with the world. Local live music from the event.
Agriculture University of Iceland
27 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time on "Fit to Eat," we head back to the Agriculture University of Iceland for another show. At every step, we learn how the situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is somewhat similar to that in Iceland - in terms of the challenges around local food production, the need for secondary production, and the crucial imperative to stop importing so...
Business (as Sustainable) As Usual
24 Nov, 2019 | 0:29:45 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Sustainable Hamilton Burlington is a non-profit social enterprise serving the neighbouring cities of Hamilton and Burlington in Ontario, Canada. The folks there are dedicated to inspiring sustainability leadership in local business organizations for a healthier environment and thriving, prosperous communities. Sustainable Hamilton/Burlington recently held a Sustainable Business Conference.  Over 100 attendees came to the event to learn more about how their companies could...
Talking Food and the Lure of the Land, and More, with Mark Wilson
20 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Routes & Branches & Beyond

As the old song puts it, "How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm, once they've seen Paree [Paris]?" Children who grow up on farms may sometimes try to avoid becoming farmers themselves - but that is often futile. Today we meet with Mark Wilson, vegetable and mushroom grower from Portugal Cove, who was lured back to the land...
Rescue Dogs - a pending biodiversity issue
17 Nov, 2019 | 0:29:09 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

Save Our Scruff is a non-profit organization located in Toronto dedicated to rescuing dogs and finding them safe and suitable permanent homes through adoption, advocacy and education. Whether abandoned by owners, a mis-guided family gift, or left behind due to a climate event, thousands of dogs are in need of new homes.  Save Our Scruff is one, of many, community-based...
Using What we Have with Jason Bull and Stelman Flynn
12 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

How do farmers decide what to grow? Or gather? One way is to look around you. What does nature do well? Follow that. Today we hear from two food producers who celebrate our natural resources, and work to use what we have. Two voices, of entrepreneurs who are rooted in the values of rural communities, both past and present. I...
Indigenous Clean Energy
10 Nov, 2019 | 0:29:49 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

The Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise is a pan-Canadian not-for-profit platform which advances Indigenous inclusion in Canada’s energy futures economy through Indigenous leadership, and broad-based collaboration with energy companies, utilities, governments, development firms, cleantech innovators, academic sector, and capital markets. The 20/20 Catalysts Program is an award-winning interactive three-month program that connects First Nations, Inuit and Métis Catalysts to...
Agriculture and Rural Development (in Iceland and Beyond)
05 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Building a diverse food production system is just about the best rural development strategy possible. And vice versa. Today on "Fit to Eat," we test out that theory in Iceland, with teacher, researcher and rural development worker, Vifill Karlsson. We talk about attracting young farmers, enticing agri-tourists (and keeping them safe), supporting local production, the awkward urban-rural balance, and the...
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