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The Green Blues Show – Edition 20

High African fashion goes fair trade in the Netherlands; investigating extraterrestrial prokaryotes here on Earth; Are we in the midst of another mass extinction? And, moving beyond the so-called ‘Two-State Solution’. The single state of Israel-Palestine is now on the drawing board.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 19

In this edition of the Green Blues Show: American intervention in other countries’ elections. It’s been going on for years. Worse still – toxins in your body. Lot’s of them. Saving Earth’s climate by building oil pipelines? And – sex on the mind and in the brain.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 18

Online gaming solves big genome problems; an eminent South African jurist says Israel practices apartheid in the occupied Palestinian Territories; a young Afghan refugee shares his harrowing tale of flight to Canada; and old tunes that never fade may jog other memories that do.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 17

Fishing for microbial resistance genes in community drinking water … Climate Science 101 … The story of your life, in board game or tablet format. And, seed saving in India, facing down corporate germplasm monopoly.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 16

The joys of microbial fermentation and edible alchemy. In the little east African nation of Rwanda, the ghosts of hate radio linger in the air. In a crowded Bethlehem neighborhood, there’s no safe space from Israeli tear gas. And, a curious muscle disorder called dystonia.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 15

In today’s edition of the Green Blues Show: A chat with Canada’s favourite climatologist; a look at the new geologic epoch humans have engineered; a First Nations community named Garden Hill that lives up to its name, and direct-to-consumer genome testing. It’s just a spit away.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 14

An alternative analysis of the North Korean nuclear crisis; the gut-brain axis: an axis of evil? And from our vaults, a debate that never grows old: the relative merits of US corporate health care, versus Canada’s public health care system.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 13

No Way to Treat a Child: holding Israel accountable for its abuse of Palestinian children. The second half of our last edition’s chat with ecological economist William Rees, and one of North America’s most energy efficient buildings, in the epicenter of North America, Winnipeg.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 12

A Palestinian village that resists military occupation, and its most renowned citizen; a conversation with one of Canada’s most distinguished ecologists, and an online game that lets you do more than just procrastinate.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 11

Nothing is as constant as change. A historian speaks about how it happens. Ninety years after the execution of Italian-American anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti, one of America’s most notorious jury trials is commemorated. And neutron stars … When these hardest of celestial objects collide, watch out!


The Green Blues Show – Edition 10

Carbon taxes, cap-and-trade emission reduction systems … What are they all about? Democracy in chains: An American academic speaks about her Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. And, on the hundredth anniversary of the First World War, a Belgian town commemorates the days of its ravaging.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 9

Two stories about land and people in Palestine: squeezing olive oil for markets around the world, and promoting cultural and biological diversity — a future single state in mind. And on a completely different note, on the other side of the Mediterranean, some plants were born to play Jazz.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 8

Canadian mining companies misbehave and get taken to court, a Canadian singer-songwriter pays homage to Johnny Cash, and humanity at the crossroads. One scientist calls for time out and careful thought.



The Green Blues Show – Edition 7

A food forest in Palestine. Down in the basement of a big French hospital – fabulous bottles of wine. And, what to do with Earth-warming CO2? Turn it into rock.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 6

As sea levels rise on a warming Earth, urban engineers defend coastlines in innovative ways. Another look at plastic pollution, and scary microbes on the loose. Are multi-drug resistant bacteria a greater threat to humanity than global terrorism?


The Green Blues Show – Edition 5

In this edition of the The Green Blues Show: Microplastic fibers in our drinking water, in our food, falling from the air. Cause for concern? Good old-fashioned sleep, and how it makes our brain more plastic. And Israeli Apartheid. An eminent academic says it’s real.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 4

In an idyllic Pacific atoll vaporized by atomic bomb tests, seventy years ago, marine life returns. Genetically modified apples and potatoes raise eyebrows — and a few concerns — and barcoding the millions of creatures in the tree of life, for instant identification.


The Green Blues Show – Edition 3

Precarious employment – the new normal; Venezuela struggles to chart its own path, the international community breathing down its neck; prairie heat – visions of a future where summers are very hot and health fails. And the ‘Forever Legacy’ of climate change. Forget about life in 2050. What will life on Earth be like in 500 years?


The Green Blues Show – Edition 2

Killer Robots. A chorus of voices from the AI and robotics community call for a ban. Computer-brain interfaces reveal music in the mind. Land Defenders in Muskrat Falls, Labrador, oppose hydro dams. And thoughts from Canada’s emeritus ecologist.