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The Greenpeace Canada Podcast

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Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.

Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.
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Bringing you stories and conversations about the environment and activism every month.

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English


Episodes

Ep.31: The Great Bear Rainforest, Spirit Bears & Scientists At the Movies

2/19/2016
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Eduardo Sousa walks us through an incredible, historical agreement on the Pacific Coast of Canada to protect a rainforest the size of Belgium. Bonus: What exactly is a Spirit Bear? Andrew Norton answers the questions you never knew you had on the new podcast: #CompletelyOptionalKnowledge. This story: What pisses off scientists the most in the movies? MUSIC @ 01:04 : Skyline by Gentle Fire Studio

Duration: 00:18:13


Ep.30: Médecins Sans Frontières Greenpeace & Refugee Rescue Operation + Indigenous Knowledge

1/15/2016
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A joint operation to rescue refugees risking their lives on the dangerous sea crossing between Turkey and Greece has been launched by the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders, and Greenpeace. Winona LaDuke talks about Indigenous knowledge & reciprocity, and rights vs responsibility in modern Western society. Interview excerpt originally aired on Conversation Earth, Exploring Our Place on the Planet.

Duration: 00:11:35


Ep.29: What to Say? Climate Change VS Global Warming + What's At Stake for The Great Barrier Reef

12/7/2015
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A quick study on when to say "climate change" vs "global warming", quick hint: audience matters! And what's at stake for The Great Barrier Reef off the North-East coast of Australia with the proposed Carmichael coal mine.

Duration: 00:15:05


Ep.26: The Film How To Change The World and Women in Greenpeace History

9/4/2015
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Newsweek named How to Change the World one of the top 15 documentaries to watch of 2015. Listen to clips from the film and revisit the 1971 Amchitka fundraising concert that started Greenpeace, featuring music from James Taylor and Joni Mitchell. Hear stories about women in the early days of Greenpeace, heroines such as Ann Marie Horn and Bobbi Hunter, as well as the difficulties still present in sharing the stories of women in our movements. Music Credits: "Fire and Rain" by James Taylor...

Duration: 00:16:13


Ep.24: India's Crackdown on Environmentalists & Carbon Sink

7/2/2015
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs. One of them is Greenpeace. Ancient forests and oceans are both huge "carbon sinks". But what does that mean, really?

Duration: 00:14:24


Ep.23: Air Pollution Goes Viral & New Climate Canaries

6/8/2015
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Chai Jing's YouTube video about the air she's breathing had 200 million views within days, and was later taken down by the Chinese Government. Dragonflies are the new climate canaries, and what does the Air Quality Index measure exactly?

Duration: 00:18:10


Ep.21: Dirty Oil in Europe and The Energy East Pipeline

4/7/2015
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When is dirty oil not dirty? When you call it something else. We rarely talk about the other markets the tar sands people have in their sights. One of them is Europe. The proposed pipeline for moving tar sands oil across Canada is called Energy East. Robert Van Waarden, photographer, decided to go along the proposed route and see what people thought about possibly living next to a pipeline.

Duration: 00:17:13


Ep.20: Apps for Activism & Fish Factory Trawlers

3/2/2015
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Fish factory trawlers are the modern face of industrial fishing. A vessel that can stay on the oceans for months and whose destructive fishing methods are needlessly and recklessly killing marine life. Interpol - the international police force - looks into slavery on the High Seas. Greenpeace is asked to report. We speak to the woman who has seen those working conditions on Apps for activism part 2. Last month JP Davidson looked into apps which can help you shop ethically. This month he...

Duration: 00:18:16


Ep.16: Mining the Ocean Floor & Is There Shark in Your Face Cream?

10/28/2014
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's calledr "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usually bits of shark Melina Laboucan-Massimo on It Starts With Us, a new website to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. For more information on any of these stories visit: www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:18:27


Ep.14: Nflders Protest Fracking with Art & What Are Fugitive Emissions?

9/3/2014
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Creative ways of protesting fracking in Newfoundland. What the heck are "fugitive emissions"? (Hint: connected to fracking) For more information on any of these stories visit: www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:18:01


Ep.12: The Best of The Greenpeace Podcast: Plastics +birds, plastics+you

6/27/2014
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We share our favourite podcast stories: Looking in the belly of an albatross and finding things you recognize. Like lighters. A practical guide to going plastic free. What toxin to watch out for in the bathroom. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit: http://www.greenpeace.ca/podcast Photo courtesy of Kris Krüg: http://www.kriskrug.com

Duration: 00:15:53


Ep.11: Organic Gardening 101 & Beware the pesticide Roundup

6/6/2014
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How to grow veggies without using pesticides. Even in a small plot. Why you don't you want Roundup in your garden For more information on any of these stories visit: http://www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:12:35


Ep.09: Detoxing Kids Toys, Parabens in the Bathroom and Talking Like William Shatner

4/7/2014
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Detoxing kids toys. What toxin to watch out for in the bathroom. We celebrate "Talk Like William Shatner Day." For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit: www.greenpeace.ca/podcast Background image: David Dennis CC BY-SA 2.0

Duration: 00:12:46


Ep.08: Life in Fukushima 3 yrs later & Who Pays the Nuclear Bill

3/3/2014
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March 11 2013 marks the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, or more accurately it marks the start of this ongoing disaster in Japan. Tens of thousands of residents were displaced. Kenichi Hasegawa wrote a book to express his fury over how his government mislead the victims. He talked to us from his abandoned farm 15km north-east of Fukushima City Central. And Donald Weber on photographing Fukushima. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit...

Duration: 00:14:02


Ep.07: Going Undercover to Keep the Arctic 30 safe & What is a RHIB?

2/10/2014
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The amazing story of a photographer going undercover in Russia to get the shot. Captain Peter Wilcox tells us about something called a RHIB. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:14:13


Ep.04: Renewable Energy in a Nuclear Neighbourhood & Suing Environmentalists

10/18/2013
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Ontario's reliance on nuclear energy means renewable energy is happening on a community level. Suing environmentalists to silence them. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:12:17


Ep.03: The Rainbow Warrior & FADS. Out of Fashion Fishing,

9/27/2013
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The Rainbow Warrior comes home to Vancouver. Is this ship iconic in the city where Greenpeace began? What is a FAD or Fish Aggregating Device? We hear who really came up with the name Greenpeace and why. For more episodes and information on any of these stories visit www.greenpeace.ca/podcast

Duration: 00:15:05