Did you know that Wyle E. Coyote of Looney Tunes fame is cousins with Tech E Coyote, the main character in Loonatics Unleashed? We didn’t either, but if you toon in (ha!) you will find out the connection, as well as get important information on the suburbanization of coyotes, and how we can coexist with them. We talk with Victoria Alzapiedi who has vast knowledge on the subject, and we will help you understand their habits, and how we can live in harmony.
What’s happening in WayWayanda, NY is happening in many parts of the United States. Protests against fracking, gas-fired plants and pipelines, which are adding toxins to sacred and beautiful natural lands, with little input from the surrounding communities, is causing an uproar. There is a blatant disregard by the oil and gas industries as to the harm they bring to species and humans, who are displaced and poisoned. James Cromwell protested the CPV plant with other community members, and wound up in jail. He said “once you commit yourself to commit an act of civil disobedience, you know there will be consequences.” Tune in to find out what brought about this action. For more info go to protectorangecounty.org
There is an expression “money is no object” but the truth is, it’s the main object. On this episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas we talk with Joel Solomon, author of The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism. Joel explains “We must know where our money is going, and reinvent an economy for a resilient civilization. The revolution is already underway, creating the new, ethical, and sustainable businesses that power local economies, restore ecosystems, and build social and financial equity.”
For more info go to: JoelSolomon.org, thegreendivas.com and themanyshadesofgreen.com. #RaiseYourEcoConsciousness
Sustainable Fishing, Tish, the world’s oldest goldfish, and other fish tales are touched on in the latest episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas. We chat with Noah Bressman, a marine biologist about fisheries, the fishing industry, how to tell if the fish you buy is safe to consume, and other fish stories.
go to thegreendivas.com and themanyshadesofgreen.com for more
Population does matter. The Earth cannot continue to produce the resources needed to keep both humans and the animal kingdom alive and well without changing our behavior. Tune in to 50 Shades of Green Divas (thegreendivas.com) and The Many Shades of Green (themanyshadesofgreen.com), and check out our conversation with guest Robert Walker, President of The Population Institute, as we talk about issues of population. For more information go to populationinstitute.org. #PopulationDoesMatter
Enjoy a good shot of optimism with Climate Listening Project’s Dayna Reggero. Funny conversations about how GDs Maxine, Meg, and Dayna all proudly qualify as eco-alpha bitches… and why it is important for alpha women on the forefront of climate action to tell their stories… Strong women are leading the way to a cleaner, healthier planet. So #RaiseYourEcoConsciousness
For more info go to climatelisteningproject.org
Plants, Bugs, Sugar Detox Me
On this episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas, Meg and I chat with guest Summer Rayne Oakes about how houseplants and beneficial bugs create a healthy environment in your home. Unless the plant is Seymour from The Little Shop of Horrors, plants are very important as natural air filters, as well as adding color and vibrancy to your house decor. We also talk about her new book Sugar Detox Me, and why it is important to reduce sugar in your diet. So think twice before you swig down that cola or eat that piece of pie. For more information go to homesteadbrooklyn.com and sugardetox.me