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The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound-rich environmental stories that travel across borders. Engaging listeners through storytelling, this podcast builds environmental literacy in a way that inspires, amuses and empowers. Listen to monthly 15 minute episodes that break down some of today's hottest and most controversial environmental issues. Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to ...
 
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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 movie…
 
A joint operation to rescue refugees risking their liveson 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 soc…
 
What about cities which have too much water that they can’t prevent, like too much rainfall. Copenhagen decided to use design to help keep the capital of Denmark, from continually flooding.Xeriscaping is a landscaping, gardening word which means that your garden relies only on the water from the sky and not the garden hose.…
 
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 Hun…
 
Food is the door to a lot of conversations about how we live. The Worst Foods Game Show shares some ideas about how to eat and sustain the planet, not just yourself! Even if you live in the north you can follow global seasons, we talk with a chef to give you the best tips. And "Shifting Baseline Syndrome", wow our perception of the world changes, f…
 
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…
 
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 th…
 
An app to help you buy food which reflects your morals. If you are trying to shop ethically it’s confusing and hard to keep up. Is there an app for how to detox your shopping? Smartphone apps Ethical Barcode and Buycott can help sort out the greenwash.Genetically Modified Food - you may have heard the acronym but what on earth are GMOs, exactly?It’…
 
You may take long showers but you are not the big water waster...find out who is. A “Tailings Pond” is a dead lake. Who killed it?Tricky convos: What to say to climate change denier at a party.For more episodes and information on any of these stories, visit:www.greenpeace.ca/podcastBackground image: WJiri Rezac / Greenpeace…
 
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 sharkMelina 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…
 
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/podcastPhoto courtesy of Kris Krüg:http://www.krisk…
 
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 Fukus…
 
We get to know the most popular Arctic mammal—the narwhal, get wild in the Great Bear Rainforest and learn a phrase that sounds adorable but is far from it. Music credits:Special thanks to http://soundcloud.com/deebhttps://soundcloud.com/deeb/01-deeb-thru-naturehttps://soundcloud.com/dansternofbeyer/underneath-the-mountainhttps://soundcloud.com/dan…
 
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