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Interviews That Make Waves

Interviews That Make Waves

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Canada

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Interviews That Make Waves

Language:

English

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Episodes

An Orca’s Past and Our Shared Future with Dr. Gavin Hanke at the Royal BC Museum

6/3/2021
Gavin Hanke Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Royal BC Museum (@RoyalBCMuseum) on the life, death and anatomy of Rhapsody - the skeletal star of the museum’s fantastic exhibit Orcas: Our Shared Future #RBCMOrcas - which is open until 2022 before touring the world (and was written by Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young @leirenyoung Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne...

Duration:00:33:54

Julia Barnes on Bright Green Lies and Cars Vs. Fish

4/18/2021
Filmmaker, Julia Barnes, on the dirty secrets of clean energy, how electric cars are running over the oceans and her new documentary Bright Green Lies – debuting online April 22 (Earth Day), 2021 https://www.brightgreenlies.com/ Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…....

Duration:00:54:08

The New Corporation writer, Joel Bakan, on Personhood, Psychopaths and Why the World Won’t be Saved by “Nice Corporations.”

2/25/2021
Joel Bakan, co-director of The New Corporation, on his Unfortunately Necessary Sequel, why corporations aren’t our friends and the reason corporations are considered persons, but orcas aren’t. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....

Duration:01:02:53

Carl Safina on Animal Culture, Sperm Whale Society and Cetacean Communication

1/31/2021
Carl Safina (@carlsafina) author of Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace talks about the culture of animals, the worlds of whale and sharing the planet with @Skaanapod host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne...

Duration:01:08:58

New Years wishes for humans and fishes from Erich Hoyt, Joel Bakan, Marc Bekoff, Carl Safina, Julia Barnes, Robbie Bond & Team Skaana

12/30/2020
Skaana guests Erich Hoyt, Robbie Bond, Joel Bakan, Carl Safina, Julia Barnes, Marc Bekoff & the Skaana team share our wishes for a very new New Year in 2021. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….. https://www.facebook.com/skaanapod/ Twitter……………...

Duration:00:17:35

Orca Love, Orca Mysteries & Orcas Everywhere with Mark Leiren-Young

12/17/2020
Skaana (Skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young shares stories from the audio version of his award-winning book for orca lovers of all ages - Orcas Everywhere: The Mystery and History of Killer Whales (orcaseverywhere.com). “This inviting book will be treasured by kids – a fun way to discover orcas and the sea.” Erich Hoyt, author of Orca: The Whale Called Killer. “An amazingly accessible and fun book that explores our relationship with whales over millennia.” Elizabeth May former leader of The...

Duration:00:20:08

Daniel Pauly on the Future of Fish and Fisheries vs. The Planet

11/29/2020
Global fisheries expert Daniel Pauly (@SeaAroundUs)on illegal fisheries, vanishing fish and the fight to save BC’s salmon with @Skaanapod host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....

Duration:01:06:17

Michael Moore on Canada, comedy, Capitalism: A Love Story

11/18/2020
Michael Moore (@MMFlint) on Canada, inspiration and capitalism in this flashback interview from the start of the Obama era with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....

Duration:00:24:29

Orcas on Trump

10/30/2020
In this episode, iconic orca mom, Tahlequah, talks to host Mark Leiren-Young about the upcoming US elections and what life is like for a whale in the Trump-era. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week" – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….. https://www.facebook.com/skaanapod/ Twitter……………...

Duration:00:02:48

Wade Davis on Optimism, Decency and Saving America from Trolls

10/16/2020
Anthropologist/author Wade Davis (@authorwadedavis) on optimism, decency, public service and saving America with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Part two of our special two-part election edition of Skaana featuring National Geographic’s Explorer-in-Residence and author of Magdalena: River of Dreams. “Whatever happens in November, it won’t mean the end of this incredible schism between the two halves of the American reality.” - Wade Davis Skaana connects you to...

Duration:00:44:58

Wade Davis on Trump, Treason & COVID Chaos in America

10/9/2020
Anthropologist/author Wade Davis @authorwadedavis talks about wading into US politics to warn about the end of the American era & the Trump virus with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). A special two-part election edition of Skaana featuring National Geographic’s Explorer in Residence, the real-life Indiana Jones. For links on how/where to vote visit our show notes. "America was the land of Walt Whitman and The Grateful Dead. Abraham Lincoln couldn't tell a lie, the...

Duration:00:50:45

Peter Wohlleben on the Secrets of Trees, Animals and Humans

9/24/2020
Bestselling author Peter Wohlleben, talks plant rights, fruit fly dreams, scientists in denial and animals in love with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). The German eco-philosopher shares the secret life of trees, the hidden life of animals and the responsibilities of humans. “We have to bring more emotions into the process and the discussions about environmental things and climate change. Because when we just discuss the numbers, it’s emotionally so far away. It...

Duration:00:41:31

Robbie Bond on Fighting for Parks, How Kids Can Save the World and Becoming a Marvel Superhero

9/3/2020
Real-life Marvel superhero 12-year-old Robbie Bond (@Kidsspeak4parks ) talks about founding Kids Speak For Parks, inspiring kids and adults and becoming a Marvel superhero (@Marvel) on Skaana (@skaanapod) with host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “I think that kids can make even more of a difference than adults, because we're going to be around to experience the consequences so we can be more driven to help change the world.” – Robbie Bond Skaana connects you to stories about oceans,...

Duration:00:45:30

Marc Bekoff on Animal Emotions, Rights and Personhood

8/13/2020
Author and educator Marc Bekoff talks about animal emotions, his work with Jane Goodall and who you’re eating for dinner with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung).“It's a matter of who we eat, not what we eat. Who's for dinner, not what's for dinner. It's the animals who eat the animals, who we keep in cages, who we keep in aquariums… Words matter.” Marc Bekoff Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod……...

Duration:01:12:15

Tahlequah: The World’s Most Famous Orca is Pregnant!

7/31/2020
Skaana (skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (leirenyoung) talks Tahlequah and expectant southern resident orcas on the Adam Stirling Show (Adam_Stirling) on CFAX radio (@cfax1070).

Duration:00:19:44

Ta’Kaiya Blaney on Art, Activism and the Power of Young People Speaking Out for Climate Justice

6/10/2020
Actor and activist Ta'Kaiya Blaney (@TaKaiyaBlaney) talks about activism, art and the power and importance of young people speaking out for climate justice with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung).

Duration:00:28:05

Robert Bateman on Art, Inspiration, Hope and Why We All Need to Spend More Time in Nature

6/2/2020
Artist Robert Bateman talks about art, inspiration, teaching, the importance of hope and why we all need to spend more time in nature with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “If you’ve got an eye for it, nature is everywhere.”

Duration:01:12:59

Thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian on Environmental Grief, Coping with Covid & the Importance of Laughing During a Pandemic

4/28/2020
Thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian (@agrievingworld) talks about environmental grief, coping with covid, why we need to laugh at tragedy and much more with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Kriss came up with the terms “environmental grief” and “ecological grief” and she developed these concepts by working with people working for the southern resident orcas.

Duration:00:52:12

Thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian on Environmental Grief, Coping with Covid & the Importance of Laughing During a Pandemic

4/28/2020
Thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian (@agrievingworld) talks about environmental grief, coping with covid, why we need to laugh at tragedy and much more with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Kriss came up with the terms "environmental grief" and "ecological grief" and she developed these concepts by working with people working for the southern resident orcas. "I help support people who are dealing with environmental grief or ecological grief, or just the grief that people...

Duration:01:01:56

Erich Hoyt on Strange Sea Creatures, Russian Whales and Cosmic Orcas

4/9/2020
Erich Hoyt (@erichhoyt) on his fight to end Russia’s orca trade, strange sea creatures, whale watching, cosmic orcas and more with Skaana (@Skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Erich’s books include: Orca The Whale Called Killer; The Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises; Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises; Weird Sea Creatures and many, many more. This is our first two-part episode… in part one Erich talks about how he and the world fell in love...

Duration:01:08:02