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Resistance Radio – Bernie Krause – 04.23.17

Bernie Krauss is an American musician and soundscape ecologist. In 1968, he founded Wild Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the recording and archiving of natural soundscapes. Krauss is an author, a bio-acoustician, a speaker, and natural sound artist. He helped define the field of study of soundscape ecology.

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The Infectious Myth – Indigenous diet and health with Philip Brass – 03.14.17

David discusses the diet of indigenous people on the prairies before and after the invasion of Europeans with Philip Brass, a member of Peepeekisis First Nation in Saskatchewan, who works on community health, local food initiatives, traditional practices, and ceremonies. They discuss the reasons why the health of so many indigenous Canadians is worse than average. They delve into the history of colonization including forced removal to reserves, the old pass system that prevented them leaving the reserve, and the residential schools What are the challenges to reclaiming the indigenous knowledge about local foods for nutrition and for medicine?

Area deforested through forest fires in Itaituba, Pará state. In August 2016, Greenpeace flew over the Amazon to search for and register forest fires spots. This year's forest fire season is already being considered one of the worst ever.
Área desmatada por queimadas em Itaituba, Pará. Em agosto de 2016, o Greenpeace sobrevoou a Amazônia para localizar e registrar focos de queimadas e incêndios florestais. A temporada de queimadas deste ano já é considerada como uma das piores da história.

Anna Sophie Gross – Amazon deforestation rises as government moves to weaken Indigenous protections

The Brazilian government is changing the process for approving indigenous lands, with critics warning the country now risks sliding back after years of progress on climate and environment. The move to strip the country’s National Indigenous Foundation (Funai) of its power on Indigenous land matters comes after the country saw a 30% rise in deforestation of tropical rainforests. Brazil’s justice …

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JD Lara – 9 Things Newbie Homesteaders Just Don’t Think About

The “back-to-the-land” movement continues to grow in America, and if you’re one of those who’ve made the big leap from city to country, or are planning to do so soon, here are a few things you’ll want to remember. The more knowledgeable and prepared you are, the easier the adjustment will be. 1. Get ready for some big culture shock. …

Alexandra Rosenmann – Anthropologist: Why the Collapse of Mayan Civilization Could Resemble What We Are in for as Donald Trump Takes Office

The Mayan civilization is famous for its collapse, but could something similar happen in the near future? At least one expert on the region says yes. American anthropologist and archeologist Arthur Andrew Demarest has studied Mesopotamia for nearly four decades. And while pundits ponder the collapse of the two-party system, Demarest insists Americans should think bigger. “Almost all civilizations collapse, especially complex …

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The Gary Null Show – 09.13.16

Today on The Gary Null Show, Gary opens up the program with the latest in health and healing. Gary goes over topics such as Blushberry is a natural cure for cancer. How Cinnamon is good for the brain and how keeping your phone in your front pocket can cause abnormal sperm. Did you know that 50% of people with cancer are killed by chemo and not cancer. In the second half of the program Gary goes into some commentary on Goldman sacks and Globalization (Chris Hedges) Also Gary goes into a audio clip. Lawrence O’Donnell Addresses Native American Genocide The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell – MSNBC finally had a moment of reality with Lawrence O’Donnell when his show featured a bit that talked about America’s history with the indigenous peoples. The ongoing genocide, poisoning, censorship and starvation of the Native American communities is overwhelming. When will we all come together and say enough? Stop putting profits over people and protect our natural resources!

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Lauren McCauley – Fall of the Wild: Study Documents ‘Catastrophic Decline’ in World’s Untouched Places

Wilderness, though remote by nature, is not immune to the ravages of humanity. In fact, according to a new study in the journal Current Biology, the world’s wild places are undergoing “catastrophic decline” and could be facing elimination within decades if monumental policy shifts are not implemented. “If we don’t act soon, there will only be tiny remnants of wilderness around the planet, …

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Jonathan Marshall – Exploiting Global Warming for Geo-Politics

For Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, the only thing to fear about climate change is fear itself. As he declared in a 2014 tweet, “This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop.” Perhaps taking his words to heart, the four major U.S. TV networks cut their already minimal coverage of climate issues to a combined total of just two-and-a-half hours for all …

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Consumers have huge environmental impact

The world’s workshop — China — surpassed the United States as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth in 2007. But if you consider that nearly all of the products that China produces, from iPhones to tee-shirts, are exported to the rest of the world, the picture looks very different. “If you look at China’s per capita consumption-based (environmental) …