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Wrapping up Four years of Eco-Defense Radio

It’s been four years, lots of learning, tons of amazing conversations with guests, and so much love and support from our audience. Thanks to everyone out there who’s listened to the show, sent us encouragement, and witnessed our growth. Eco-Defense Radio started from scratch with the support of WRFI Community Radio. We owe so much thanks to everyone at…

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Linda Spielman, The Language of Tracking

Today we are joined by…  Linda Spielman, who has been studying animal tracking for over 25 years and has attended courses with some of the nation’s leading experts. She presents slide shows and hands-on tracking workshops for conservation organizations, nature centers, and college groups. Linda also organizes informal tracking outings at local sites throughout the…

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Utah Phillips was born, May 15th 1935

On May 15th, 1935 Utah Phillips was born. An anarchist, environmentalist, and singer-songwriter, Utah Phillips was a regular in the folk circuit from 1969 into the twenty-first century. His songs are catchy, political, and his quotes continue to inspire movements for social and environmental justice. One of our favorite Utah Phillips Quotes articulates a simple…

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This Week On Eco-Defense Radio

The full moon is being washed away by mid-winter rains, which if we’re lucky will turn to flurries. Did the past week prompt garden plans? Or did you just catch up on stacking wood? Either way, we’re grateful for long nights of study. This week’s news brings updates on the encampments of Standing Rock Sioux and…

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This Week’s News

Happy full moon! And now, with snow, you can see the contours of the land, even at night – where the wind shapes the drift, erosion in real time, piles from roofs, every shape reveals its story – if only we’d listen. Anniversary: Occupy Shuts Down West Coast Ports Eco-Defense Radio News Third Option Our…

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Karen Edelstein – Mapping For the Movement

In this episode Karen Edelstein helps us understand how maps are used as a powerful tool in protecting our communities. Maps gives us a big picture view of the land, industrial activity, and even the various people and organizations working to protect the environment. By comparing maps and data we can discover new trends, even possibilities for our work.…

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Krys Cail on Cooperative Development and Renewable Energy

We caught up with Krys Cail, a cooperative development consultant specializing in rural development. We talked about her experience at the Common Bound Conference in Buffalo New York, and about the viability of the cooperative economic model for transitioning away from and extractive economic model. You guessed, it an alternative to fossil fuels, and a way to get everyone…

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