Most farmers in Australia are also fire fighters–but they don’t always do effective fire prevention. We talk to farm planner Darren Doherty about the devastation, causes, and opportunities arising from the bush fires.
We talk to Kevin Watt from TomKat Ranch about the practice and benefits of regenerative agriculture, how to incentivize it, and the dire long-term consequences of the degenerative practices of industrial agriculture.
Kate Zeigler is a geologist who works with farmers and ranchers in the arid Southwest to monitor their wells and the water table that keeps them flowing–and helps them to come up with water conservation strategies.
Is our society evolving, or eroding, or both? We talk with deep thinker, activist, and prolific author Terry Tempest Williams‘ about her new book of essays, Erosion: Essays of Undoing.
Andrew Lustig, founder and president of Global Outreach Doctors, talks about sending physicians and integrative medicine practitioners to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where gender violence and rape are pervasive.
Jillian Hishaw works with farmers to protect themselves, their families, and their land–legally and financially. Attorney and food systems strategist, she provides free or low-cost services, particularly to African American farmers.
Historian C.J. Alvarez tells the history of the border through it many building projects — designed both to keep people (and cattle) out of the US and to facilitate the flow of commodities in both directions.
Most New Mexicans have little or no savings when they retire, and Social Security won’t be enough to cover even the basics. Think New Mexico’s Fred Nathan talks about some straightforward proposals that would change that.
This wolf was almost extinct due to a decades-long anti-predator program, but since the passage of the Endagered Species Act, the species has come back–but with opposition, politics, and poaching. US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Dave Parsons tells the story.
The hemp plant is amazingly versatile and resilient, and it can be used to produce innumerable healthy products and services. So why was it made illegal, and what does the future hold? We talk to hemp farmers Ed Berg and Scott Perez.