The Longevity of Earth Day
Exploring the enduring power of that 70s radical ecological upstart, Earth Day. And Farming on Mars!
» Most Recent: 13 Apr, 2021
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Uploaded: 13 Apr, 2021
Recording Date: 2 Apr, 2021
Recording Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Harrowsmith Magazine
Program Title: The Longevity of Earth Day
Description: In this episode, a visit with an environmental non-profit that has weathered political, social, and ecological storms and shifts. Earth Day has been around since the Guess Who’s American Woman topped the Billboard charts and the hole in the ozone layer wasn’t even on our radar screen. In the distant 70s. Earth Day Canada was born in the 90s and has been growing and adapting ever since. Wayne MacPhail chats with the organization’s director about its legacy and longevity.
And he talks to Harrowsmith's resident astronomer, light pollution Don Quixote and engineer Robert Dick about how we might farm in the future, on Mars. So, legacy and legumes on the red planet all on this episode.
Host(s): Wayne MacPhail
Featured Speakers/Guests: Pierre Lussier - Director of Earth Day Canada talks about his organization’s focus, decentralization, and the secrets of its long life. Harrowsmith's resident astronomer, light pollution Don Quixote and engineer Robert Dick talk about how we might farm in the future, on Mars.
Credits: Wayne MacPhail - host and producer
Yolanda Thornton - Harrowsmith Publisher
Victoria Fenner - campus and community radio distribution
By the way, the music in the podcast? It's by good ol' Canadian singer, composer and friend of the 'cast, David Archibald. You can find more of his music at his website, davidarchibald.com.
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