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95bFM's long-running green issues feature Green Desk, with Mitch Fuller.

Green Desk: August 7 2018

Green Desk: August 7 2018 Green Desk: August 7 2018, 22.39 MB
Tue 7 Aug 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Professor Ralph Sims, Professor of Sustainable Energy, Massey University about how many of our diets are damaging the planet.

The Green Desk: New EU Laws for Gene-edited plants: July 31 2018

Greendesk with Jack: July 31 2018 Greendesk with Jack: July 31 2018, 25.19 MB
Tue 31 Jul 2018

A new ruling by the European Union means gene-edited plants are now subject to the same tough laws which Genetic Modified products are subject to. Jack Marshall, our resident Greendesk producer talked to Professor Peter Dearden from the University of Otago’s Department of Biochemistry about GMO’s, GM’s, and other things starting with G!

The Green Desk: Looking at Our Food Production Cycle in Aotearoa: July 24, 2018

The Green Desk: Looking at Our Food Production Cycle in Aotearoa: July 24, 2018 The Green Desk: Looking at Our Food Production Cycle in Aotearoa: July 24, 2018, 32.28 MB
Tue 24 Jul 2018

This week, Oscar talked to Dr Elvira Dommisse, Soil & Health Association Member and Former Crop & Food Scientist, about the relationship we have with food, the food production cycle in Aotearoa and community gardening. 

 

Interview w/ Greens Co-Leader & Climate Change Minister James Shaw: July 17th, 2018

Interview w/ Greens Co-Leader & Climate Change Minister James Shaw: July 17th, 2018 Interview w/ Greens Co-Leader & Climate Change Minister James Shaw: July 17th, 2018, 17.3 MB
Tue 17 Jul 2018

This week on the Green Desk, we’re keeping it kakariki. Jack Marshall chats with Greens co-leader and Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Public consultation on the Net Zero-Carbon bill is coming to an end, so Jack asked Minister Shaw what this bill will look like going forward.

 

Green Desk: Tuesday July 10, 2018

Green Desk: Tuesday July 10, 2018 Green Desk: Tuesday July 10, 2018, 10.6 MB
Tue 10 Jul 2018

The Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 3rd, 2018

The Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 3rd, 2017 The Green Desk with Jack Marshall: July 3rd, 2017, 17.7 MB
Tue 3 Jul 2018

Jack Marshall is eating camembert at the beach in New Caledonia as we speak, but before he left he spoke to Eric Warrant - a biologist at the Univeristy of Lund in Sweden. Warrant is the principal investigator of a study that has found that  moths migrate using a magnetic.sense

The Green Desk: Tuesday July 3, 2018

The Green Desk: Tuesday July 3, 2018 The Green Desk: Tuesday July 3, 2018, 17.7 MB
Tue 3 Jul 2018

The Green Desk: Tuesday June 26, 2018

The Green Desk: Tuesday June 26, 2018 The Green Desk: Tuesday June 26, 2018, 15.74 MB
Tue 26 Jun 2018

Green Desk with Jack: Interview w/ Karen Schumacher of the East Taranaki Environment Trust

Green Desk with Jack: Interview w/ Karen Schumacher Green Desk with Jack: Interview w/ Karen Schumacher, 14.11 MB
Tue 19 Jun 2018

This week on the Green Desk, Jack has a chat to Karen Schumacher from the East Taranaki Environment Trust about two native kokako finally being able to be released in Taranaki following successful pest control efforts. We started off my asking Schumacher how this all started out

Green Desk: Trees with Shane Jones

Green Desk June 12th Green Desk June 12th , 13.66 MB
Tue 12 Jun 2018

This week on the greendesk, Producer Jack Marshall speaks with the Minister for Forestry, New Zealand Firsts’ Shane Jones about a new joint venture announced between the crown and two partner organisations. The partnership is the first of many which aims to plant one billion new trees across New Zealand.