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Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.

Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.
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Canada

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Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.

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English


Episodes

Ep.30: Médecins Sans Frontières Greenpeace & Refugee Rescue Operation + Indigenous Knowledge

1/15/2016
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A joint operation to rescue refugees risking their lives on the dangerous sea crossing between Turkey and Greece has been launched by the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders, and Greenpeace. Winona LaDuke talks about Indigenous knowledge & reciprocity, and rights vs responsibility in modern Western society. Interview excerpt originally aired on Conversation Earth, Exploring Our Place on the Planet.

Duration:00:11:35

Ep.29: What to Say? Climate Change VS Global Warming + What's At Stake for The Great Barrier Reef

12/7/2015
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A quick study on when to say "climate change" vs "global warming", quick hint: audience matters! And what's at stake for The Great Barrier Reef off the North-East coast of Australia with the proposed Carmichael coal mine.

Duration:00:15:05

Ep.26: The Film How To Change The World and Women in Greenpeace History

9/4/2015
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Newsweek named How to Change the World one of the top 15 documentaries to watch of 2015. Listen to clips from the film and revisit the 1971 Amchitka fundraising concert that started Greenpeace, featuring music from James Taylor and Joni Mitchell. Hear stories about women in the early days of Greenpeace, heroines such as Ann Marie Horn and Bobbi Hunter, as well as the difficulties still present in sharing the stories of women in our movements. Music Credits: "Fire and Rain" by James Taylor...

Duration:00:16:13

Ep.24: India's Crackdown on Environmentalists & Carbon Sink

7/2/2015
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs. One of them is Greenpeace. Ancient forests and oceans are both huge "carbon sinks". But what does that mean, really?

Duration:00:14:24

Ep.16: Mining the Ocean Floor & Is There Shark in Your Face Cream?

10/28/2014
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's calledr "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usually bits of shark Melina Laboucan-Massimo on It Starts With Us, a new website to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. For more information on any of these stories visit: www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration:00:18:27

Ep.14: Nflders Protest Fracking with Art & What Are Fugitive Emissions?

9/3/2014
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Creative ways of protesting fracking in Newfoundland. What the heck are "fugitive emissions"? (Hint: connected to fracking) For more information on any of these stories visit: www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration:00:18:01

Ep.04: Renewable Energy in a Nuclear Neighbourhood & Suing Environmentalists

10/18/2013
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Ontario's reliance on nuclear energy means renewable energy is happening on a community level. Suing environmentalists to silence them. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration:00:12:17

Ep.03: The Rainbow Warrior & FADS. Out of Fashion Fishing,

9/27/2013
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The Rainbow Warrior comes home to Vancouver. Is this ship iconic in the city where Greenpeace began? What is a FAD or Fish Aggregating Device? We hear who really came up with the name Greenpeace and why. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration:00:15:05