Regardless of dire conditions, drought is not a fixed conclusion: it is a sign. A sign of imbalance in our relationships to soil and the water cycle.
Lost Children of Turtle Island – The Impact of Indian Boarding Schools
Indigenous Activists SunRose IronShell and Manape LaMere speak on Indian Boarding Schools, and how bringing home remains tells the children’s stories of generational trauma.
Life Over Lithium: Protecting the Sacred Site Peehee Mu’huh (Thacker Pass)
Gary McKinney, Spokesman for The People of Red Mountain and Lead Scout for the American Indian Movement-Northeast Nevada, reveals to EcoJustice Radio the true cost of lithium and what we might do to protect the Northern Paiute & Western Shoshone sacred site of Peehee Mu’huh to ensure Indigenous peoples and their legacies are not irreparably harmed by the world’s growing hunger for lithium.
Exposing PFAS “Forever Chemicals” – Global Contamination & One Lawyer’s Battle For Justice
Rob Bilott is the leading attorney to bring light to the dangers of PFAS and its many variations. He fought and won a 20+ year battle against Dupont for the poisoning of over 70,000 people in West Virginia and Ohio. His work was even captured in the 2019 feature film, Dark Waters where he was portrayed by Mark Ruffalo. Rob has continued his groundbreaking work and is looking at the potential of a nationwide class action lawsuit as newer versions of PFAS emerge, unregulated and as dangerous as ever.
The Wild Yards Project: Transforming Lawns into Biodiverse Habitats
Hear David Newsom of the Wild Yards Project share about the rewards and challenges of re-creating urban and suburban cultivated spaces into abundant, biodiverse, resilient and equitable spaces with native plants. Wild Yards Project is inspiring globally, transforming built-spaces locally, and providing resources for people worldwide to begin where they are in restoring and healing the lands where they live.
A Vessel for Empowerment: Overcoming Superstorm & Petrochemical Invasions with Roishetta Ozane
The hurricane vulnerable Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom and our EcoJustice Radio guest Roishetta Ozane has a plan to overcome all of them.
Soulful to Soilful: Cultivating Community Through Urban Composting
Michael Martinez, Founder and Executive Director of LA Compost illustrates how composting should and can be available to everyone and explores how his organization has grown a successful urban composting model by developing spaces and collaborations with a wide variety of partners including the community, nonprofits, business, and city departments.