Earthgauge Radio: The Challenges of Sturgeon Stewardship

A sturgeon rearing facility in Allegan County Park, in New Richmond on the Kalamazoo River. Photo: Mark Brooks Thanks to a fellowship from the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, I was able to join a group of journalists on a learning expedition in Michigan last year. One of the projects we investigated was the ...

Earthgauge Radio: Moving, must-see video tribute from Sanctuary Asia to all those who have died fighting for the planet

Check out this beautiful video from Sanctuary Asia called ‘She’s Alive…Beautiful…Finite…Hurting…And Worth Dying For’.  The video is an attempt to highlight the fact that “world leaders, irresponsible corporates and mindless ‘consumers’ are combining to destroy life on earth. It is dedicated to all who died fighting for the planet and those whose lives are on the line today.” ...

Earthgauge Radio: December 20, 2012: Buy Nothing Christmas and the shark fin import ban in Canada

Download: earthgauge-podcast-dec20-2012.mp3 This week on Earthgauge Radio, I have a feature interview with Aiden Enns of BuyNothingChristmas.org. We discuss some ideas about how you can have a “greener” and less stressful holiday season. I also have an update from NDP MP Fin Donnelly on his private member’s Bill C-380 to ban the import of shark fins to Canada. Click the audio ...

Earthgauge Radio: December 20, 2012: Buy Nothing Christmas and the shark fin import ban in Canada

Download: earthgauge-podcast-dec20-2012.mp3 This week on Earthgauge Radio, I have a feature interview with Aiden Enns of BuyNothingChristmas.org and we discuss some ideas about how you can have a “greener” and less stressful holiday season. I also have an update from NDP MP Fin Donnelly on his private member’s Bill C-380 to ban the import of ...

Earthgauge Radio: Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio: Canadian shark fin import ban and dreaming of a green Christmas

Tomorrow on Earthgauge Radio, it’s our second annual holiday special program. As you probably know, huge amounts of waste are produced during the holiday season – more than any other time of year. In addition, a lot of people find the holidays incredibly stressful. The pressure to buy gifts, social commitments, preparing meals and family expectations can make many people ...

earthgauge: Costa Rica passes ban on shark finning

Continuing Earthgauge’s past coverage of the campaign to ban shark finning, Reuters is reporting that Costa Rica is the latest country to ban the practice, which involves catching sharks, slicing off their fins and throwing them back in the ocean to die. As always with such bans, it remains to be seen whether the enforcement ...

earthgauge: Costa Rica poised to ban hunting as sport

An environmentalist wearing a frog mask is seen near members of Congress (rear) who are voting on an anti-hunting law inside the Legislative Assembly building in San Jose, Costa Rica.   The country’s name in English means “Rich Coast” and it looks as though law makers in Costa Rica want to keep it that way. ...

earthgauge: Earthgauge Radio May 31 2012: Shark conservation and Capital Velo Fest

Download: earthgaugeradio-podcast-may31-2012-sharkconservation.mp3 On Earthgauge Radio this week, we’re taking a look at shark conservation and the Ottawa bike festival called Capital Velo Fest. The award-winning film Sharkwater will be screened this Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00PM at the Mayfair Theatre in Ottawa (a CKCU co-presentation) I have three interviews for you on today’s show: Gabriel Wildgen, ...

earthgauge: Sharks and bikes on Earthgauge Radio tomorrow at 7:00-8:00 AM on CKCU

On Earthgauge Radio this week, we’re talking about shark conservation and the Capital Velo Fest.  The award-winning film Sharkwater will be screened this Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00PM at the Mayfair Theatre in Ottawa (a CKCU co-presentation) so we’ll be talking about shark conservation with Gabriel Wildgen, a campaigner with Humane Society International. We’ll also ...