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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

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

Innovating Environmental Education

1/29/2018
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Recently, Terra Informer Sydney Karbonik spoke with Aaron Dublenko and James Stuart about their work founding and facilitating the award winning Innovate program at schools here in Edmonton. This program began when Aaron encouraged the Queen Elizabeth High School environmental club to try something different … and the result has been truly … innovative. You […]

Duration:00:28:59

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

Growing together: fish and plants

12/25/2017
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Happy holidays! 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:00:29:00

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:00:28:50

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

Paths for People on Foot and Wheels

11/27/2017
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More are biking than ever in Edmonton this Fall! Better bike paths could be why. This week, we're revisiting a conversation with Paths for People about biking in Edmonton.

Duration:00:28:55

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

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

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

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

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