Women environmental tacticians

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From banning fracking to respecting the rights of mother earth, women employ all means at their disposal, including science education for the public, petitions, blockading, marching, speaking, singing, and putting their lives on the line. Includes coverage of women's actions at the UN Climate Summit in Lima, Peru.

Host(s): Melinda Tuhus, Frieda Werden

Featured Speakers/Guests: Interviewees: biologist Sandra Steingraber, active in the successful campaign to ban fracking in New York State, and a leader of the We Are Seneca Lake protest movement; Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder and Executive Director of Women's Earth & Climate Action Network; Speakers: Sonia Guajajara, National Coordinator of Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples, Maranhão, Brazil; Casey Camp-Horinek, Ponca Nation elder, actress, long-time activist, and Indigenous Environmental Network representative; Nina Gualinga, Kichwa youth leader from Sarayaku, in the Ecuadorian Amazon 

Credits: Interviews and narration by Melinda Tuhus; additional editing by Frieda Werden; additional audio, courtesy Democracy Now, via the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network.

Comments: Suggested to air before November 30, 2015 when the next (and supposedly final) UN Climate Summit begins in Paris.

 

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