Revisiting: Spring Confessional
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
1w ago
This episode originally aired on May 4, 2020: This week several Terra Informers reflect on the changing seasons, and what spring means to them. Listen in for some great ambient spring sounds and grateful reflections on the warmer air around us. Download the program log. ★ Support this podcast ★ ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Resource Extraction and Hope - The Lorax Discussion
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
2w ago
This episode originally aired on August 26, 2021: Are you looking for a story of resource extraction, community, and hope? In this episode, Terra Informers Katherine Rogers, Hannah Cunningham, Elizabeth Dowdell, and Sara Chitsaz discuss Dr. Suess' children's story, The Lorax. The Lorax provides a simplified story of some  impacts of the exploitation of natural resources, and of hope for recovering these resources. Join us as we discuss key takeaways, strengths and weaknesses of The Lorax book (first published in 1971) and film adaptation (released in 2012), and compare it to the current F ..read more
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Revisiting: Soakin’ Up The Sun With Solar Power
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
3w ago
This episode was originally aired on July 8, 2019: This week on Terra Informa, we discuss solar energy, including topics such as the definition of solar, how it works, the pros and cons to solar,  and who the solar power leaders are around the world. Program log. ★ Support this podcast ★ ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Investigating in Alberta
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
1M ago
This episode originally aired on January 21, 2019: This week we present a single interview, between Terra Informer Sofia Osborne and Sharon Riley, an investigative journalist covering energy and the environment in Alberta for The Narwhal, an independent online magazine that reports on the basis that climate change is a real and happening issue. Download program log here. ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Ghost Orchid Hunters!
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
1M ago
In this week's archive episode (which originally aired on April 19, 2021), we take you on an auditory journey into the swamp, where we do a little science communication about the Ghost Orchid. We were inspired by the short documentary, Chasing Ghosts, and dig into the flower, film, and scientific research about this rare and endangered plant. Download the program log here  ★ Support this podcast ★ ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Metamorphosis - Cinema on Climate and Change
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
1M ago
In this week's archive episode, we revisit a Terra Informa review of the film Metamorphosis, a climate change documentary, along with an interview with the creators of the film. Program log.  ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Zoos and Conservation
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
1M ago
When's the last time you went to the zoo? This week, Sonak Patel is joined by guest Jamie Dorgan of the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo to discuss the evolution of zoos and their role in biodiversity conservation. Program log. ★ Support this podcast ★ ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Archive: Farming in Canada's North
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
2M ago
This episode originally aired on April 23, 2018: This week on Terra Informa we discuss sustainable agriculture and what its like farming in the north. How much sun do they get?! Download program log here.  ★ Support this podcast ..read more
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Revisiting: Conspiring with Plants
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
2M ago
To help celebrate the end of a brutal coldsnap here on the Canadian prairies, this week's episode features an archive that is all about green and growing things! We'll hear Terra Informer Amanda Rooney speak with Dr. Natasha Meyers, a professor of anthropology at York University, about our relationships with plants and how we might be able to re-conceptualize them. After reading an article entitled “How to grow livable worlds: Ten not-so-easy steps“, Terra Informer Amanda Rooney wanted to share the idea of the Planthropocene with listeners! Amanda got to speak with the author of the paper, Nat ..read more
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Revisiting: Seeds!
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by CJSR 88.5 FM
2M ago
This episode originally aired on May 24, 2021: It's spring, which means you may have started your own garden, or maybe you know someone who started bringing up little seedlings months ago. Seeds are where all home gardens and farmers' fields begin - but there are some key differences between the seeds that large agro-corporations sell and the ones that you can choose to plant in your backyard or balcony. This week, we speak with Denise O'Reilly, the head of operations at A'Bunadh Seeds and get down to the root of questions like, what does it mean to save seeds, and why is it important? What's ..read more
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