The Greenpeace Podcast brings you sound rich environmental justice 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.
Ep.31: The Great Bear Rainforest, Spirit Bears & Scientists At the Movies
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
Ep.30: Médecins Sans Frontières Greenpeace & Refugee Rescue Operation + Indigenous Knowledge
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,
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.
Ep.29: What to Say? Climate Change VS Global Warming + What's At Stake for The Great Barrier Reef
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.
Ep.28: Breaking Down the Upcoming Climate Summit
New York reporter Isabel Angell breaks down the key players, key terms and key issues of the upcoming Paris Climate Summit - translated into language we can actually use when talking about it with folks in our lives.
Ep.27: Neighbourhood Design for Climate Change & Xeriscaping
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.
Ep.26: The Film How To Change The World and Women in Greenpeace History
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.
"Fire and Rain" by James Taylor
"Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell
"Filaments" by Podington Bear
If you like Radiolab, you’ll love this. No ranting, it’s informative and funny and inspiring and really, really well-edited. An excellent listen and great example of a skill too often absent from environmentalist communications: the power of good storytelling.