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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

Advice from Buffy Sainte-Marie

10/15/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we hear some of Buffy Sainte-Marie's advice for young people: words of wisdom for young activists, how music can be an expression of play, and how creativity is a connection to the Creator. Terra Informer Sydney Karbonik and three of her friends get to choose one question each to ask Sainte-Marie at the Edmonton Folk Fest this past summer. Then we get to dig into the archives and hear from Eriel Derange, an indigenous rights advocate and a member of the Athabasca...

Duration:00:29:51

The Strange and Wonderfull

10/8/2018
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This week on Terra Informa we explore the relationship between place and language with Nicholas Bradley, a Victoria based poet and educator. Bradley’s collection of poetry encourages readers to consider the strange, wonderful and concerning ways that humans across Western Canada and the pacific Northwest relate to the places we travel and inhabit.

Duration:00:29:09

Stephen Jenkinson on Death, Grief, and the Withering World Tree

10/1/2018
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In this episode, listen to culture worker Stephen Jenkinson speaking about death, age, and grief, particularly in relation to this time of environmental loss and trouble. Download episode What happens when we live in a culture that rejects aging, death, and any kind of frailty or limit? Why is grief largely absent, at least publicly, […]

Following in Dad’s Low-Impact Footsteps

9/24/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we invite you to listen in on a chat between Terra Informer Sophia Osborne and her dad, David Osborne, who leads a low-impact life in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia.

Duration:00:29:09

Revisiting Mary Schäffer (plus Alberta Climate Week events)

9/17/2018
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This week, we're revisiting an archive interview about naturalist, photographer, writer, and artist Mary Schäffer. We're also bringing you lots of information about upcoming environmental events in Alberta, including the Alberta Climate Summit and related events across the province.

Duration:00:29:01

Sustainability in Classrooms and Constitutions

9/10/2018
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That bite in the September autumn air is a tell-tale sign of back to school. This week, we dug into our archives and uncovered a 2016 piece about sustainability in Alberta schools, as well as another archive that helps us consider the pros and cons of including the environment in national constitutions.

Duration:00:29:57

Putting the ECO in the Economy

9/3/2018
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Catch David Suzuki & Jeff Rubin in our archive this week about The End of Growth, in light of PM Trudeau removing "climate change" from the federal env committee. #growth #climatechange

Duration:00:28:54

Revisiting Environmental Activists

8/27/2018
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This week, we bring you two interviews from our archive with environmental activists from around the world. First, we pulled a story about activist Tzeporah Berman, who we talked to about bringing together activists and corporate interests. After that, we revisit the time we interviewed another prolific environmental activist, Dr. Vandana Shiva, a physicist, ecologist and author […]

Duration:00:29:00

Smokey Skies and Gallant Grandmothers

8/20/2018
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This week, we’re excited to air an interview done by fellow CJSR star Nigel Henri Robinson, host of the CJSR show Acimowin, who spoke with the English Bay Grandmothers about their work fighting against oil extraction and development on the Cold Lake First Nations. While we were preparing for this show we were surrounded by […]

Duration:00:29:04

Building Greener

8/14/2018
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This week on Terra Informa we take a visit to the Primed Mosaic Centre, Alberta’s first net-zero and LEED Platinum-certified building. This one-of-a-kind commercial building is located in Edmonton, Alberta and has won awards for building engineering and Innovation. Now formally known as the Primed Mosaic centre due to its recent change in ownership. The Primed company is a local medical products company that put there values to actions when they decided to invest in the LEED building. We...

Duration:00:29:10

Provoked by Poems

8/6/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, amidst news of our earliest ever earth overshoot day, Terra Informers Dylan Hall and Amanda Rooney speak with poet Alice Major about her book entitled "Welcome to the Anthropocene".

Duration:00:29:10

Responsible Recreation & Bioremediation

7/30/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we're focusing on looking after the world around us. First, Terra Informer Hannah Cunningham speaks with Sheryl Savard, a trail runner turned activist who will tell us how to responsibly recreate in our local natural spaces. Then, we're bringing back an archive piece where Leila Darwish talks about the use of bioremediation.

Duration:00:29:10

Infrastructure for the People

7/23/2018
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This week on Terra Informa we are talking about cycling! In this archive episode, Terra Informers Shelley Jodoin and Amanda Rooney speak with Vice Chair from Paths for People, Conrad Norbert, an Edmonton non-profit organization advocating for the creation of infrastructure with pedestrians and cyclists in mind. In June of 2017, Paths for People released […]

Duration:00:29:00

Life in Plastic

7/16/2018
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Did you know that July is Plastic-Free Month? This week, we’re bringing back two stories from our archives centred around plastic. One about a BC woman, Taina Uitto, who lived plastic-free for a whole year, and another in which we interview Laura Bamsey and Marnie Olsen from the Elements Society on a school pilot project […]

Duration:00:29:00

INSPIRING CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTALISTS FOR CANADA DAY

7/2/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, we're acknowledging Canada Day by bringing you two interviews from our archives that highlight two powerful female Canadian environmentalists.

Duration:00:29:06

Metamorphosis – a Documentary Coming to Theatres Near You

6/18/2018
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Terra Informers watch and discuss Metamorphosis, a new climate change documentary, and also speak with its creators in this week’s episode.

Duration:00:29:09

Co-Chairing the IPCC Science Process

6/11/2018
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Chris Chang-yen Phillips talks to Valerie Masson-Delmotte, the Co-Chair of the IPCC – Working Group I.

Duration:00:29:07

A Monster is Captured

6/4/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, Sofia Osborne brings you an interview with Mark Leiren-Young, who is the author of a book about "The Killer Whale Who Changed the World". This book explores the story of Moby Doll, the first orca ever captured and put on display, right on the west coast. In this show, find out how the accidental capture of Moby Doll actually changed the world.

Duration:00:29:09

The Ballad of Myrtle & Charlie Ed

5/28/2018
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This week on Terra Informa, Anthony Goertz brings you an exclusive story about the great elephant escape of 1926. This true story entails an elephant stomping around Jasper Avenue in Edmonton's downtown core, and again on Calgary's stampede grounds. Listen on to find out how Canadians dealt with an elephant escape, and then decide for yourself whether or not this was the original Bonnie & Clyde for elephants.

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