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David Neiwert on Killer Whales, Killer Racists and Fighting for Orcas in the Age of Trump

9/21/2018
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David Neiwert (@DavidNeiwert) - an expert on orcas and America's Alt-Right - talks orcas, empathy and why fighting for whales still matters in the Age of Trump. Neiwert is the author of Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us & Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump). “The fight against Trump and against hate groups and against the far radical right is very much the same fight that I'm engaged with when it comes to saving whales, which is the fight to...

Duration:01:19:51

Did Killer Whales Kill Kinder Morgan? Dyna Tuytel, Eugene Kung & Misty MacDuffee on the Landmark Court Ruling

8/31/2018
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Dyna Tuytel, lawyer for Ecojustice (@ecojustice_ca), Eugene Kung Westcoast Environmental Law (@WCELaw) and Misty MacDuffee (@Duffling) Raincoast Conservation Foundation (@Raincoast) on the landmark ruling that orcas are more important than oil. Skaana connects you to news and experts and their discussions about orcas, oceans and the environment. Ecojustice... ecojustice.ca Raincoast Foundation raincoast.org Westcoast Environmental Law wcel.org You can use the affiliate links below to...

Duration:00:46:21

Saving Salmon in Washington – Damsense vs. Nonsense

8/18/2018
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Kelly Iriye, project coordinator for Damsense (@DAMSNSE) on how breaching the Snake River dams could help save the endangered southern resident orcas and why the arguments against damsense are nonsense. #FreeTheSnake Skaana connects you to news and experts and their discussions about orcas, oceans and the environment. Damsense... https://damsense.org/get-involved/ You can use the affiliate links below to support the pod. Join the Pod……https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana...

Duration:00:28:40

Saving Scarlet, Grieving With Tahlequah and the Future of the Southern Resident Orcas

8/11/2018
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Ken Balcomb (Centre for Whale Research @CWROrcas) talks Tahlequah (J-35), Scarlet (J-50) and what we need to do to save the southern resident orcas before we meet the teams from NOAA and the DFO fighting to save Scarlet in this special update on the status of J-Pod. And the world premiere of a new song by poet & author Pauline La Bel. #FreeTheSnake Skaana connects you to news and experts and their discussions about orcas, oceans and the environment. Center for Whale...

Duration:00:39:34

David Neiwert Making Waves

8/5/2018
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David Neiwert, author of Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us from Superpod6 shares what you can do to save the salmon and orcas. Mark Leiren-Young shares Tahlequah's tragedy and an open call to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee & Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Subscribe and get notified when the full interview is released this month and check out the video on YouTube. Skaana connects you to news and experts and their discussions about orcas, oceans and the...

Duration:00:05:33

Dr. Lori Marino on Blackfish in Captivity

7/17/2018
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Dr. Lori Marino (Blackfish; The Sanctuary Project; The Kimmela Centre for Animal Advocacy) on seeking sanctuary, captive orcas (Corky, Lolita & Kiska), animal rights and wrongs & more. “Being a dolphin in a captive environment, in a concrete tank, doing tricks, is not being a dolphin… A dolphin is someone who has a life to […] The post Dr. Lori Marino on Blackfish in Captivity appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:51:30

Zoe Hopkins on Kayak to Klemtu & Pipelines to Protests

6/10/2018
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“The ocean is a planetary issue, not a First Nations issue.” Can a determined teenager stop a pipeline? Zoe Hopkins’ new movie, Kayak to Klemtu, was inspired by the battle to stop the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Mark Leiren-Young hosted Hopkins at the 2017 Victoria Film Festival where she talked about the inspirations behind her inspiring new […] The post Zoe Hopkins on Kayak to Klemtu & Pipelines to Protests appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:33:46

Aube Giroux on Modified Salmon and the Fishy World of GMOs

4/27/2018
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“Canadians have not been consulted in this whole GMO experiment.” BC’s farmed salmon are the only genetically modified animals for sale in Canada according to guest, Aube Giroux. Mark Leiren-Young talks to the filmmaker behind Modified about genetically modified fruits, vegetables and fish or, as our government prefers to call them, “plants with novel traits” […] The post Aube Giroux on Modified Salmon and the Fishy World of GMOs appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:35:10

BC Environment Minister Won’t Talk About BC’s Environment

2/21/2018
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What do a movie star, a magician and BC’s Minister of the Environment have in common? Mark Leiren-Young on the terms of his surrender in his quest to interview BC Environment Minister @GeorgeHeyman about the southern resident orcas. “No policy questions whatsoever on orcas.” Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions […] The post BC Environment Minister Won’t Talk About BC’s Environment appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:12:21

Elizabeth May on saving orcas, right whales, humans & oceans

1/5/2018
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Canadian federal Green Party leader, Elizabeth May (@ElizabethMay), talks about saving orcas and right whales; stopping Kinder Morgan and Bilcon and Canada’s toothless endangered species laws. “All whales matter. All cetaceans matter. All life matters.” Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions about orcas, oceans and the environment. You can use […] The post Elizabeth May on saving orcas, right whales, humans & oceans appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:29:19

Norway’s Whaling Ways: Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet)

12/1/2017
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Today Norway is one of only three whaling nations in the world, but the country’s whaling operations used to be worldwide. Dag Ingemar Børresen of Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) on Norway’s whaling history and the market for Minke meat. “I guess…Norwegians are not very…. I mean it was just…. a whale. I don’t think Norwegians […] The post Norway’s Whaling Ways: Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:32:56

Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old-Whale)

10/20/2017
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The BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto. Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions […] The post Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old-Whale) appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:48:19

Orca Update: RIP Sonic & #stopkm

10/3/2017
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When we set out to launch the Skaana podcast there were 83 Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea. Today there are 76. We’re losing matriarchs, we’re losing babies. The Center for Whale Research just declared that J52, Sonic, was missing and presumed dead. The last images of Sonic showed that he was starving to death. […] The post Orca Update: RIP Sonic & #stopkm appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:13:27

Alexandra Morton on wild salmon, sick salmon & the Sea Shepherd

8/4/2017
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Alexandra Morton (@alex4salmon) is one of Canada’s most famous eco-activists. The best-selling author’s fight to save the west coast’s wild salmon attracted the attention of the Sea Shepherd Society and launched Operation Virus Hunter – a mission to publicize Morton’s research into open sea salmon farms. Tune in if you care about oceans, orcas, salmon […] The post Alexandra Morton on wild salmon, sick salmon & the Sea Shepherd appeared first on MLY.

Duration:01:11:00

Caitlyn Vernon on the Great Bear Rainforest, the secret origin of Sierra Club BC & listening like an orca.

6/9/2017
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The BC Sierra Club has been at the forefront of eco-activism for almost 50 years. Mark Leiren-Young talks to their campaigns director, Caitlyn Vernon, about protecting the whales, the oceans and her award-winning book about the Great Bear Rainforest. “This is where the ludicrousness of the way we measure economic progress comes into play: an […] The post Caitlyn Vernon on the Great Bear Rainforest, the secret origin of Sierra Club BC & listening like an orca. appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:45:39

Andrew Weaver on #StopKM, The Wayne Gretzky Effect and Leading the BC Green Party

5/3/2017
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Dr. Andrew Weaver (@AJWVictoriaBC), one of Canada’s most respected climate scientists, left the ivory tower to run for the legislature with the BC Green Party. Mark Leiren-Young met with BC’s first Green MLA as he launched his bid to become Canada’s first Green Premier. “This has got to be the most rewarding job anybody can have, anywhere […] The post Andrew Weaver on #StopKM, The Wayne Gretzky Effect and Leading the BC Green Party appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:53:17

Dyna Tuytel talks about Ecojustice, Alexandra Morton, the Species at Risk Act and the National Energy Board

5/2/2017
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The Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion could wipe out the Southern Resident Orcas. The orca’s unofficial lawyer, Dyna Tuytel from Ecojustice (@ecojustice_ca), is challenging their plans in court. “I feel like I’m fighting on my client’s behalf, but that we are all fighting on the Orcas’ behalf.” Skaana connects you to stories about our environment, […] The post Dyna Tuytel talks about Ecojustice, Alexandra Morton, the Species at Risk Act and the National Energy Board appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:42:12

David Suzuki on Donald Trump, Fake News, Justin Trudeau and Pipeline Politics

5/1/2017
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Dr. David Suzuki (@DavidSuzuki) is Canada’s most iconic environmentalist and at 81 he’s more passionate than ever about saving the world for his grandchildren — and yours. Suzuki talked about alternate facts, toxic whales, taking the heat off the planet and putting it on politicians and more. “How can you make big decisions on your […] The post David Suzuki on Donald Trump, Fake News, Justin Trudeau and Pipeline Politics appeared first on MLY.

Duration:00:56:00