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

The Green Desk with Jack Marshall: Interview With John Early From Auckland Museum

The Green Desk With Jack Marshall: Interview with John Early From The Auckland Museum The Green Desk With Jack Marshall: Interview with John Early From The Auckland Museum, 37.23 MB
Tue 5 Jun 2018

This week on the greendesk, Producer Jack Marshall speak with John Early from the Auckland War Memorial Museum about a new exhibition called the ‘Secret World of Butterflies’. The exhibit will open this Saturday to the public (Insider tip - Suzy Cato will be there MCing the launch - so you know it’s going to be good)

 

Before the doors open up, my producer Jack sat down with Mr Early to get the low down on the world of butterflies.

The Green Desk with Lillian: The Budget According to Associate Minister For The Environment Eugenie Sage

Lillian & Eugenie Sage Lillian & Eugenie Sage, 9.81 MB
Tue 29 May 2018

Guest Host of the Green Desk Lillian Hanly spoke to Eugenie Sage Associate Minister for the Environment to recap the budget wins for the environment. Lillian asks if the minister believes that this is the greenest budget yet?

 

Green Desk: Forest & Bird Increase In D.O.C. Funding

Green Desk: Forest and Bird Increase In D.O.C. Funding Funding, 18.48 MB
Tue 15 May 2018

On the Green Desk producer Jack Marshall speaks to Kevin Hackwell - the Chief Conservation Adviser for forest and bird about an increase in DOC’s funding

The Green Desk: May 15, 2018

The Green Desk: May 15, 2018 The Green Desk: May 15, 2018, 18.09 MB
Tue 15 May 2018

Our Land Report // Electric Cars impact

Double Green Desk Double Green Desk, 29.85 MB
Tue 8 May 2018

Today on the Green Desk, producer Jack Marshall doubled up and had 2 stories for us. What a treat. Firstly, Jack spoke with Minister for the Environment David Parker about the "Our Land Report 2018" And what the implications may be. Secondly, Jack chatted with Sohaib Rafique, a researcher from Australia who is looking into how the rise of electric cars may impact the power grid.

The Green Desk: Founder of 350.org on tour

The Green Desk The Green Desk, 54.87 MB
Tue 1 May 2018

Jack Marshall speaks with the internationally acclaimed author, climate activist, and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben.

BIll is in Australia on the New Zealand leg of his global ‘Fossil Free Acceleration Tour’. He’ll be here speaking alongside local climate movement leaders at two public events, in Auckland and Wellington.

 

The Green Desk: Plant Perspectives With Rising CO2

Paul Newton from AgResearch joins Jack Marshall on the Greendesk to discuss rising CO2 levels in relation to NZ's plants, Paul Newton from AgResearch joins Jack Marshall on the Greendesk to discuss rising CO2 levels in relation to NZ's plants,, 13.41 MB
Tue 24 Apr 2018

Today on the Green Desk, Producer Jack Marshall looks into climate change and plants, and how the little guys are fairing with the high levels of CO2 in the atmosphere

Protecting the Great Barrier Reef... with science

Great Barrier Reef Foundation Great Barrier Reef Foundation, 16.4 MB
Tue 10 Apr 2018

While the Great Barrier is pretty darn great, she’s in a bit of a sorry state as a result of the changing environment in which she sits.

The foundation has developed a ‘sun shield’, which is 50,000 times thinner than a human hair and completely biodegradable, the group hopes to use this film top of the water as a potential weapon in the fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
 

Holly Dove from the Kiwi Bottle Drive talks a bottle deposit system for NZ

The Kiwi Bottle Drive The Kiwi Bottle Drive, 15.48 MB
Tue 3 Apr 2018

Green Desk Captin Jack Marshell talks with Holly Dove, from the Kiwi Bottle Drive. Holly and her organisation are pushing to implement a bottle deposit system, with an aim to get more plastic recycled and less plastic in our environment and oceans. 

The Green Desk: We must save the frog to save ourselves.

The Green Desk: We must save the frog to save ourselves The Green Desk: We must save the frog to save ourselves, 7.43 MB
Tue 20 Mar 2018

On todays Green Desk, Producer Jack Marshall had a chat with Sam Gibson from Goodnature, a organisation which has created a self-resetting trap, with an aim to stop biodiversity decline throughout New Zealand, which humanely kills pests at the same time. Jack spoke to Sam about frogs, traps and all our wonderful New Zealand nature.