Journalist Krystyna Henke brings us an interview with prolific eco-author and Yellowknife resident Jamie Bastedo. He talks about the impact of the current wildfires in the Northwest Territories and his work as a novelist, addressing climate change along with his efforts to appeal to people’s hearts, so that they will become inspired to take action to protect the Canadian wilderness.
Find out more about Jamie Bastedo here: http://nwtarts.com/artist-profile/jamie-bastedo
Our second guest is Nancy Goucher, the Water Program Manager for Environmental Defence Canada. Nancy joins us to discuss the findings of her new report on Algae and its link to commercial products and farming practices as well as the negative effects on our water supply. Nancy refers to the reports findings linking this problem to current policy, or lack there of in Canada as well as making suggestions on how to make progress on this issue.
Find out more about the Algae report from ED here: Clean, not green: tackling algal blooms in the Great Lakes
Find out more about Nancy here: http://environmentaldefence.ca/staff/nancy-goucher
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This weeks Music:
Evalyn Parry – Weed Free & Bottle This!