Archives: Podcast

Heroes (39.6) #3

Eriel Deranger Unlike the big-name environmental heroes of the last few decades, the people inspiring Elizabeth May and Tzeporah Berman today are largely unknown and without the backing of big NGOs – much like many of the people we’ve profiled in our Heroes issue. Like David Suzuki, Elizabeth May’s environmental awakening in 1970 can […]

Heroes (39.6) #2

Andrew Wong with Elvin Flaco from Panama. We’re having an issue with the podcast player on both our site and Rabble. Please right-click on “download file” above to download the file to your computer or mobile device. To go with the “Heroes” theme of our latest issue of A\J, we went to […]

Heroes (39.6) #1

Two Suzukis in one podcast!  David Suzuki shares stories about his environmental heroes, the best way to teach children a love of nature and how Rachel Carson opened his eyes to the real world outside the science lab (2:51). Read an excerpt from the interview in Heroes of Heroes. “Before […]

Night (39.5) #2

How were residents impacted by the relocation (and destruction) of villages to build the St. Lawrence Seaway? Why is environmental art so important in Canada today? Will people ever care as much about bats dying off as they do about bees?  What’s the role of traditional knowledge in conservation projects […]

Night (39.5)

“Math is your friend! You should love math!” proclaims Rob Thacker in this intelligent and engaging interview with Daryn Caister. Thacker wrote about ALMA – the planet’s most powerful telescope – and the importance of the night sky for the latest issue of A\J, which is all about Night.   […]

Food & Drink (39.4)

In the Food & Drink podcast, you’ll learn that the Canadian government doesn’t care about organic food or healthy drinking water. Emily Slofstra interviews Taarini Chopra (3:57) about genetically modified alfalfa. If Roundup Ready alfalfa gets on the market, there will be major impacts to the food system, both economically […]

Art & Media (39.3)

Daryn Caister of the Green Majority interviewed Giles Slade, author of Made to Break and The Big Disconnect (3:00). A\J has an excerpt of The Big Disconnect in the Art & Media issue and online, Bubble of Solitude. Daryn and Giles chat about the way our society disposes of anything we don’t like anymore, […]

Greenbelts Part 2 (Issue 39.2)

In the second podcast for the Greenbelts issue, we talk to Highrise documentarian Katerina Cizek and Earth Day Canada encourages us to Act for the Planet this Earth Month. Have you ever made your own toothpaste? Have you been meaning to start eating more locally? Now’s your chance, as Earth […]

Greenbelts Part 1 (Issue 39.2)

The first Greenbelts edition of the A\J podcast features favourite memories of greenbelts around the world. Photo: Arap \ Photo: Donauauen Host Emily Slofstra interviews Ray Tomalty of Smart Cities Research Services about the Montreal Greenbelt. (4:58) A\J contributor Ellen Jakubowski interviews Liana Geidezis on Europe’s Iron Curtain Greenbelt. […]