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Vandana Shiva connects the present to the past
05 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

India passed three new farm bills during the COVID lockdown last fall that gave rise to a sustained farmers' strike that is perhaps the largest in history. Sustainable fashion journalist Aditi Mayer interviewed sustainable farming activist Vandana Shiva about what is going on and the history behind it. Maria Gilardin of TUC radio reports what the stock market says about...
A mode of transportation that couldn’t be more homegrown in this country if it tried - the canoe.
29 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner |

Today's program is about two subjects that are naturally Canadian -- plants which have grown here for centuries if not longer. And the canoe -- an important kind of transportation throughout the history of this land. First up, Mark Cullen, our perennial, and annuals, gardening experts fills us in on how native plants benefit gardens, birds, bees and well, the...
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.
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.
The work by the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society to oppose development of wetlands.
26 May, 2020 | 0:27:50 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ezra Morse is a software engineer and an engineering manager. Ray Woroniak has worked as a wilderness guide and an organic vegetable farmer, and currently is a stay-at-home parent. Both live in Qualicum Beach, a town of about 9000 people on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and they are the president and vice-president, respectively, of the Qualicum Nature Preservation...
Topics: COVID-19, avian diseases, Earth Day 2020
04 May, 2020 | 0:30:15 |
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 COVID-19 pandemic, avian disease, and Earth Day. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney, Nova Scotia.*
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...
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.*
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,...
Topics: global ocean warming, fisheries, seabirds
07 Aug, 2019 | 0:26:36 |
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 discuss the changing and warming oceans, plastic pollution, fisheries, and the seabirds. *This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape Breton University’s campus radio station in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Topics: shorebirds and allies, plastic pollution, anthropogenic climate change
17 Jul, 2019 | 0:26:38 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
Topics: Pride Month, Canada's National Bird, ducks and related waterfowl
03 Jul, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
Topics: evolutionary history of flight, feathers, falcons, and New World vultures
19 Jun, 2019 | 0:27:12 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
Topics: "what are birds", avian evolutionary history, conservation, extinctions
05 Jun, 2019 | 0:27:51 |
EN | Julia Cameron | For the Birds Podcast

This series takes a look into our feathered friends (or foes) – the birds! Hosted by Julia “Jules” Cameron (BSc. Biology/Psychology, CBU and Station Manager at Caper Radio CJBU), “For the Birds” explores different groups of avian species, their ecology, the threat of climate change, and the need for conservation. This program is recorded in-studio at Caper Radio CJBU, Cape...
Protecting Pollinators - Butterflies ,Bees, Bats and More
20 May, 2019 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

In 'Protecting Pollinators: How to Save the Creatures that Feed Our World', beekeeper and author Jodi Helmer explores why pollinator decline has become so dire and how it can be reversed. Her book, published by Island Press, offers a hopeful vision for the future of pollinators - not just the iconic monarch butterfly and the dainty hummingbird, but the drab...
At the Wharf with Kimberly Orren
20 Mar, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time out, we look to the sea for food. I visit with Kimberly Orren of Fishing for Success (and other organizations). We meet up on a wharf in Petty Harbour and chat about giving youth an opportunity to "catch" the passion for fishing, about addressing the gender imbalances in the fishery, about opening up opportunities for self-provisioning with marine...
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.
Talking Climate Change with Paul Beckwith & Dahr Jamail
11 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch |

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...
At the bee and wildflower preserve with Paul Dinn
19 Dec, 2018 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat we visit a man who is fascinated by the little creatures who are responsible for about a third of what we eat - bees, and other pollinators. We chat with Paul Dinn of Adelaide's Honey about his passion for bees and how he is helping to spread that enthusiasm around to others.
Should We Hate Invasive Species?
16 Dec, 2018 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

In a provocative paper, titled ‘Turning over a new leaf: the role of novel riparian ecosystems in catchment management’, authors Samantha Capon, and Gary Palmer, examine research done on Novel riparian ecosystems. These ecosystems host new combinations of species – some might call invasive species – with natural areas affected by human infrastructure. Capon and Palmer feel that conventional management...
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