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Each week Terra Informa delivers coverage of breaking environmental news from across Canada and around the world. From corporate wrongdoings to tips on living a little greener, we’re your source for the news that the mainstream media missed. The show is currently in its tenth season and is broadcast in more than 50 communities from coast to coast to coast.

Each week Terra Informa delivers coverage of breaking environmental news from across Canada and around the world. From corporate wrongdoings to tips on living a little greener, we’re your source for the news that the mainstream media missed. The show is currently in its tenth season and is broadcast in more than 50 communities from coast to coast to coast.
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Victoria, BC

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Each week Terra Informa delivers coverage of breaking environmental news from across Canada and around the world. From corporate wrongdoings to tips on living a little greener, we’re your source for the news that the mainstream media missed. The show is currently in its tenth season and is broadcast in more than 50 communities from coast to coast to coast.

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English


Episodes

The Deal with Data

5/14/2018
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Terra informer Sydney Karbonik interviews three panelists from the conference about the key role that data aggregation and big data play in mitigating climate change. Comprehensive and standardized data holds huge potential to help cities fight against climate change.

Duration:00:29:09

Living Outside the Box

5/7/2018
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The recent IPCC Cities and Climate Conference in Edmonton gave David Draper the opportunity to finally answer his burning questions. Curious about urban development and the future of urban design, this show talks to Julian Daly (Executive Director of Boyle Street Community Services), David Miller (North American Regional Director, C40 Cities), and Don Iveson (Mayor of Edmonton). This show attempts to challenge your conception of why our cities exist as they do and get you to think, and...

Duration:00:29:10

Youth Voices on Climate Change

4/30/2018
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In this week’s radio documentary, reporter Andrea Wiebe follows the experiences of youth from around the world as they collaboratively prepare and present a paper on climate change at the International Panel on Climate Change conference held in Edmonton in March. The group of students collaborated via video chat in the months leading up to […]

Duration:00:29:00

Farming in Canada’s North

4/23/2018
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This week on Terra Informa we discuss sustainable agriculture and what its like farming in the north. How much sun do they get?! Download episode now. Download program log here. Photo by: Le Refuge Farms Advertisements

Duration:00:29:09

IPCC Climate Talks: Indigenous Perspectives

4/16/2018
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This week we are bringing you more stories from the conference on Cities and Climate Change that was held in Edmonton by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from March 5th to 7th, 2018. In this episode, we have a conversation about renewable energy projects in the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation with Crystal Lameman, and talk with Laura Lynes of the Rockies Institute, a non-profit based in Canmore, Alberta.

Duration:00:28:56

Public Participation and the Environment

4/9/2018
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This week, we bring you a documentary by Terra Informer Caitlin Macnab on the new environmental impact assessment and what public participation means in the environmental sphere. Tune in for a deep dive on just one part of the recent federal environmental legislation changes.

Duration:00:29:01

Terra Misinforma 2018

4/2/2018
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his April fools tune in to be misinformed about solutions to cow farts, the revocation of your 'environmentalist' card, and other solutions to climate change.

Duration:00:29:01

The bridge from science to practice

3/19/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we’re diving into another great interview from the conference on Cities and Climate Change that was held in Edmonton by the intergovernmental panel on climate change. Terra Informer Dylan Hall sat down with Debra Roberts, Co-Chair of the IPCC working group titled ‘Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.’ Listen on to learn about bridging science and practice, the importance of informality, and encouraging activism.

Duration:00:29:10

International Non-Profits at the IPCC Conference

3/12/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we bring you the first instalment of our reporting on the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Conference on Cities and Climate Change. This conference was hosted in Edmonton, AB from March 5-7th. We sent a team to dig up the best stories from the event, interviewing scientists, policy […]

Duration:00:29:04

What’s the Deal with Canada’s updated Environmental Legislation?

3/5/2018
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Terra Informer Caitlin Macnab sat down with Jason Unger to discuss the changes to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, the Fisheries Act, the Navigable Waters Act and the National Energy Board Act. If you want to understand if these changes spell out greater transparency, public participation and environmental protection.

Duration:00:29:00

Homelessness in a Changing Climate

2/27/2018
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Homelessness In a Changing Climate Terra Informer Hannah Cunningham spoke with undergraduate student Madeleine Stout. Madeleine is pursuing a BA in Planning and works as a research assistant for University of Alberta human geographer Dr. Damian Collins. Madeleine was awarded Undergraduate Research Initiative grant to look at homelessness and winter in Edmonton. She investigated topics […]

Duration:00:28:50

Making Winter Cities Accessible

2/19/2018
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This week we dug into the archives and found a story from last year. In February of 2017, Edmonton hosted the city’s second Winter City Shake Up – a conference that addresses how we can make our cities more lovable, healthy, safe, and accessible and ultimately how we can beat the odds and thrive in […]

Duration:00:28:59

George Kourounis Chasing Climate

2/12/2018
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Photo by: California National Guard This week on Terra Informa, we dip into the archives to bring back an interview with the infamous George Kourounis, a world-renowned storm chaser, adventurer, and host of the international TV show Angry Planet. His work has taken him around the world to document extraordinary natural events like tornadoes and bizarre […]

Duration:00:28:50

What Oil Spills?

2/5/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we bring you an exclusive piece with non-profit ecologist Dr. Kevin Timoney about industrial oil spills in Alberta and how the Alberta Energy Regulator is misrepresenting the data.

Duration:00:29:02

Remembering Father Goose

1/15/2018
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Bill Lishman, known by many as ‘Father Goose’, passed on December 30 after a battle with Leukemia. Bill Lishman was an eccentric artist who found he had a strong affinity for birds after he began flying ultralight aircrafts. He found joy in flying alongside flocks of ducks and saw that he could use his unique […]

Duration:00:29:10

Mary Schäffer and Women, Wilderness, and Photography

1/8/2018
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Who was Mary Schaffer? We learned about this famous feminist Albertan explorer with UofA historian Dr. Colleen Skidmore.

Duration:00:29:13

The Cognitive Science behind Climate Change Denial

1/1/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we’re bringing you an interview with cognitive scientist Stephen Lewandowsky, who talks about the concept of a post-truth world.

Duration:00:29:08

Eco Cars at the U of A

12/18/2017
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Come learn about eco cars with us! Download episode now. This week on Terra Informa, we give you an inside look at the University of Alberta’s eco-car team. We had the pleasure of speaking with 3 team members (who are also students!) about their experiences on the team. Listen further if you’ve ever wondered “what […]

Duration:00:29:07

Christmas trees and Bat issues

12/11/2017
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This week on Terra Informa we'll revisit two notable stories. First we’ll take a look at how you can pick the most environmentally friendly Christmas tree for the upcoming season (the answers may surprise you), After that, we discuss the surprising challenges bats face today.

Duration:00:29:04

Fundrive: Studying, and Eating, Insects

11/13/2017
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On Halloween night, Terra Informa went LIVE for our Fundrive episode, where we helped the station surpass its $105,000 fundraising goal! Thanks so much to our amazing donors. If you missed hearing the show live, or just loved it so much that you need to listen to it again, we've got you covered. And the best part? This episode is all about bugs.

Duration:00:28:51

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