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Oct 10, 2017
Bee collecting pollen. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jon Sullivan

It's time to nix neonics

David Suzuki
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources -- and the species and ecosystems they rely on -- the time for neonics is over.
Podcast
Sep 20, 2017
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Pacific workers facing issues on many fronts

Asia Pacific Currents
Many Pacific workers travel to Australia to work and provide for their families at home. While there is work in Australia, there are also many problems.
Podcast
Feb 8, 2017
Corporations: For better or worse

Corporations: For better or worse

Green Majority Radio
New court decision against Monsanto building in California. Also a new breakthrough in flexible, printable solar cells could help bring cheap renewable energy to 1.3 billion people.
Podcast
Sep 30, 2016

Big Farming

rabble radio
A look at the corporate march across the farmlands of Canada and the rest of the world.
Blog
Jul 26, 2016
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Will growing our fuels drive us to a cleaner future?

David Suzuki
Research into new types of biofuels is also important, but the massive amounts of land, biomass and water required to produce conventional biofuels mean they aren't a panacea.
Podcast
Jul 18, 2016

Site C opponents raise a paddle against dam project

Redeye
On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
Blog
May 24, 2016

Feeding humanity in a warming world

David Suzuki
Agroecology appears to be a better way to feed humanity than doubling down on industrial agricultural, from many angles.
Podcast
Apr 4, 2016
Veganism, Nuance and Climate Activism

Veganism, nuance and climate activism

Green Majority Radio
In the last few years, there has been a surge in folks calling themselves "climate vegans." This has led to as much "bad blood" between the vegans and climate activists as not. We discuss.
Podcast
Apr 1, 2016

Honduras: Tragedy and hope

rabble radio
Honduras was in the spotlight with the recent murder of environmentalist Berta Caceras. But that's not stopping World Accord of Waterloo from working with their Honduran partners.
Blog
Feb 23, 2016
Credit: Creative Commons | Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Love bees -- especially the wild ones!

David Suzuki
The honeybee crisis has galvanized interest in pollinators, inspiring citizens to establish new spaces, from wild bee hotels and rooftop honeybee hives to pollinator gardens in parks and schoolyards.
Podcast
Dec 9, 2015
Agroecology in Africa

Organic methods transform agriculture in Africa

Redeye
For years, corporations have been insisting that fertilizers and GMOs are the only way to feed the world. But a new report shows the remarkable success of agro-ecological methods in Africa.
Podcast
Oct 5, 2015

TPP threatens Canadian food sovereignty

Redeye
Trade ministers from 12 countries reached agreement yesterday on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, creating the largest trading bloc in the world. Canadian dairy farmers are big losers in the deal.
Columnists
Jul 29, 2015

Plight of the bumblebee

The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?

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