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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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Episodes

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


Chasing Climate on an Angry Planet

11/6/2017
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Storms! Volcanoes! Climate Change! We spoke with George Kourournis about our angry planet.

Duration: 00:28:59


Something’s not “Right” with the Right Whale Population…

10/30/2017
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This week, we’re going live for a one-hour special for FunDrive, our home station’s annual fundraiser. Stay tuned in the next two weeks for a recording of that show. But we still have news to share and a fantastic archive interview you need to hear! If you live in Edmonton and have been to West […]

Duration: 00:28:59


Growing super plants with fish!

10/16/2017
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Have you wondered what the heck aquaponics is?! Is it a fancy aquarium? Urban farming? Something marijuana related? We found out this week with Sea to Sky Aquaponics in #YEG, who are growing super plants with fish!

Duration: 00:29:16


Wolves in Alberta’s Athabasca Oilsands

10/9/2017
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Interested in environmental research? Wolves? Moose? Wolves eating moose? The oilsands? Maybe a bit of monkey chat? Well we've got an episode for you!

Duration: 00:28:55


RiverFest 2017 and Bioremediation

10/2/2017
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This week on Terra Informa, we delve into the recent EPCOR RiverFest, chat with a man who trekked the entire River Valley, and look back on an archive piece about bioremediation.

Duration: 00:29:06


ICEBERGS: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MELT

9/18/2017
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This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the 5800 square kilometre iceberg that broke off this summer in the Antarctica.

Duration: 00:22:11


Paths for People… and Bikes?

9/4/2017
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This week on Terra Informa, we discuss multi-use trails with Paths for People, a citizen's advocacy group here in Edmonton. In June 2017, Paths for People released some new multi-use trail policy recommendations.

Duration: 00:28:59


People’s Social Forum and Greenland Ice Sheet Melt

8/28/2017
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This week on Terra Informa, we have two gems from our archives for you. First, we look back on the 2014 Peoples’ Social Forum and how that event brought diverse groups of people together to collaborate on building strategies to create social change. Next up, we have a story on the massive Greenland ice sheet melt of summer 2012, when 97% of the ice sheet melted in just four days.

Duration: 00:29:00


Reflecting on the Fort McMurray Wildfire

5/22/2017
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This month marks one year since the disastrous Fort McMurray wildfire. In this week’s episode we air an archive about the fire. CJSR volunteers gathered first-hand accounts of people who had to flee and met people who opened up their hearts and wallets to help. Then a University of Alberta wildfire expert provides some analysis […]

Duration: 00:29:10


There is no Planet B

4/24/2017
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This week we explore the origins of Earth Day with an ecobabble that spans the decades from 1970 to the March for Science of 2017. Next, we're revisiting an interview with Chris Hadfield from our archives.

Duration: 00:28:53


Crime, Bugs and the Physics of Fire Ants

1/30/2017
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We all know bugs are important in the function of ecosystems but did you know about their importance in the world of forensics, or in the study of physics? This week on Terra Informa, we go to Chris Chang-Yen Phillips to discuss a murder investigation with a forensic entomologist. And after we hear about the […]

Duration: 00:29:09


Standing Rock Unfolding

12/19/2016
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This week on Terra Informa, we bring you a Standing Rock special. We got stories reported from Standing Rock, with a timeline of events up to the December 4th 2016 Denial of Easement from the Army Corps of Engineers. Terra Informa speaks with a Standing Rock Elder, a volunteer lawyer, a sacred fire keeper, participants […]

Duration: 00:29:04


Standing Rock and Indigenous Rights in Alberta

12/5/2016
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This week, Indigenous Elder Taz Bouchier speaks about her experience at Standing Rock and organizing a prayer camp in Edmonton in solidarity with the Standing Rock water protectors. Indigenous rights activist Eriel Deranger discusses the conflict between Indigenous and colonial perspectives and how Indigenous Climate Action is working to uphold the rights of Indigenous peoples. […]

Duration: 00:28:59


Nature and the Meaning of Life

11/28/2016
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This week on Terra Informa we’re discussing the connection between nature and psychology as part of CJSR’s special week of mental health programming. We spoke with Holli-Anne Passmore, a psychology PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia. She discusses how connecting with nature enhances well-being, gives meaning in life and contributes to full aliveness. Download the […]

Duration: 00:28:59


COP 22 with Dessima Williams, UN Special Advisor

11/21/2016
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First up, news headlines on COP22 in Morocco from Climate Radio, a temporary FM radio station covering the Marrakech Climate Change Conference. Then, an ecobabble from our archives looking back at the 2015 Paris climate talks, followed by Climate radio's inspirational interview with Dessima Williams, UN special advisor, urging young people to get involved with climate action.

Duration: 00:29:00


Sounds of Space & Thoughts for Our Future.

11/14/2016
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Future Landscape by Naomi Vona, 2013 This week we take a look into the past and the great void, to shine some light on our current situation. First Shelley and Dylan talk to some Terra Informa Alumni about their experiences with Fun drive this year. Following that we listen to Ronald Wright as he discusses the past, […]

Duration: 00:28:59


Edmonton Based Inventor Victor Benitez’ Revolutionary Self Watering System

10/17/2016
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This week on Terra Informa we hear from Dylan Hall who spoke with University of Alberta grad Victor Benitez about his innovative new design that may change the way we garden in an urban setting. Then we visit the archives where we receive an edifying conversation with economist, activist, and academic Raj Patel on food justice.

Duration: 00:29:09


Edmonton’s River and Art Scene

9/12/2016
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Morning Star By Alex Janvier, 1993 This week, we have two very timely stories for you. First off, a new story by Terra Informer Amanda Rooney about what many believe to be Edmonton’s greatest attraction: the North Saskatchewan river valley. Apt timing, as this weekend will be the first ever Edmonton River Fest. Then, an […]

Duration: 00:29:07


Terra Informa Attends the Alberta Energy Efficiency Open House

8/22/2016
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Last month, Terra Informers Amanda Rooney and Tasmia Nishat attended the Energy Efficiency and Community Energy in Alberta Open House. There, they spoke with an MLA on Leduc's ambitious solar initiative, Solar4all Alberta, and community members interested in making the public feedback process more inclusive.

Duration: 00:28:59

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