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December 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - George Wuerthner - 12.04.16

George Wuerthner is the former Ecological Projects Director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology. He is an ecologist and wildlands activist. He has published 38 books on environmental issues and natural history including such environmentally focused books as Welfare Ranching, Wildfire, Thrillcraft, Energy and most recently Protecting the Wild. Today we talk about the need to expand the National Parks in the American West.

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November 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Otis Wollan - 11.27.16

In the 1970's, Otis Wollan became active in the Auburn Dam fight with Protect American River Canyons, and co-authored The American River: Insider's Guide to Recreation, Ecology and Cultural History of the North, Middle and South Forks. He ran for local election on an anti-dam platform, and ended up spending over twenty years serving as elected Director on Placer County Water Agency. After forty years, the dam proposal effectively died when we won the battle at California State Water Resources Control Board taking back from the federal government the water rights to build the dam. He served as Executive Director of the Committee for Sustainable Agriculture in the 1980's, leading to the 1990 Organic Food Act. He has served as Executive Director of Public Officials for Water and Environmental Reform in CA since 1992, which sponsored the California Water Policy Conference for over twenty years. Since 1998 he has been President of the American River Watershed Institute, project manager for the EPA-funded project that developed the Sierra Climate Change Watershed Yield Calculator, now project manager for the Save Bear River fight to Stop Centennial Dam on the Bear River. Today we talk about the efforts to stop this dam.

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November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Brigitte Stevens - 11.20.16

Brigitte Stevens is a Steven Irwin protégé who fell in love with an orphan wombat, sold her properties, left her family and friends and moved 2500 kilometres to establish the only free range, cage free wombat sanctuary. Brigitte and her friend Clare are the only people in the world who live within a community of wombats and are at the forefront of wombat advocacy.

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November 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Don Salvatore - 11.06.16

Don Salvatore has a biology degree (BA) from Northeastern University in Boston. He has been an informal  science educator since graduating, with the last 36 years at the Museum of Science in Boston, teaching many science topics to the general public and school groups that visit the Museum. He is currently the coordinator of the Firefly Watch citizen science project, which started in 2008. Since the program’s beginning, they have had over 5,000 people from 40 states and 6 Canadian provinces participate – collecting firefly data in their back yards. He also writes short stories about the nature one can find in one’s back yard and posts them on a web site – Backyard Biology (www.backyardbiology.net). Today we talk about fireflies.

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October 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Emanuel Pastreich - 10.30.16

Emanuel Pastreich is the director of the Asia Institute in Seoul, Korea, a think tank that has made the environment and technological change in Asia its central concern. Originally a scholar of classical Chinese literature, and more broadly Asian literature, he has advocated for closer cooperation across Asia to address the profound challenges of our age. He is fluent in Chinese, Japanese and Korean and has recently published a book in Chinese in which he advocates for a new vision of the Chinese economy based in part on traditional Chinese ideas about ecology from Confucianism and Daoism.

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October 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Alicen Grey - 10.23.16


Alicen Grey is an award winning writer based in New York City. You can read more of her work at www.alicengrey.com. Today we talk about pedophile culture, and what we can do to stop it.

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October 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Four Arrows - 10.16.16

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), whose Anglo name is Donald Trent Jacobs, is a professor at Fielding Graduate University and formerly the Dean of Education at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was selected by the Alternative Education Resource Organization as one of 27 visionaries in education, he won Martin-Springer Institute Moral Courage Award for his Activism, and has been involved in creating first the Marine No Take Zone on Pacific Coast of Mexico. He is an American Indian activist and author of 21 books and numerous articles and chapters about Indigenous worldview applications to contemporary world issues. His most recent book is Point of Departure: Returning to a More Authentic Worldview for Education and Survival.

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October 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Taylor Jones - 10.09.16

Taylor Jones is the endangered species advocate for WildEarth Guardians, a western conservation group. She has a Master’s degree in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is dedicated to preserving the incredible lifeforms of planet Earth. Today we talk about Joshua trees. 

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October 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Maria Diekmann - 10.02.16


Maria Diekmann was born in the United States but has spent more than half of her life in Namibia & raised her 3 children there. She stated REST (Rare and Endangered Species Trust) in 2000 to help protect & study virtually unknown animals like vultures, bats & pangolins.  

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September 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer - 09.27.16

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, writer, and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. She is the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, whose mission is to create programs that draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared concerns for Mother Earth.
Kimmerer is an enrolled member of the Citizen Band Potawatomi. Her writings include numerous scientific articles and the books Gathering Moss, which was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for nature writing in 2005, and Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, released in October 2013. As a writer and a scientist, her interests in restoration include not only restoration of ecological communities, but restoration of our relationships to land. She lives on an old farm in upstate New York, tending gardens both cultivated and wild. 

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