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Dedicated to interviewing leading edge experts, practitioners in their field, and people who are living examples of sustainability. Covers environmental subject matter that is not readily discussed in depth in mainstream media.
December 2009 Posts
Thomas Greco is a community and monetary economist, writer and consultant and a leading Global researcher on the subject of free market alternative currency and monetary systems.He is founder and director of the non-profit Community Information Resource Center, which supports community improvement and sustainability efforts. British author David Boyle has called Thomas Greco a "pioneer" in the field of local currencies. Greco’s insightful writings are regularly mentioned by alternative currency advocates.He is a keynote speaker at alternative currency forums around the globe and definitely is a world authority, on both financial issues and for humanity to awaken to the need to become proactive in this field. He has recently toured NZ on speaking engagements.
The key to sustainability in the changing global dynamics is for communities to come together and build networks with business, faith groups, voluntary organisations, schools and the full spectrum of localised community, so as to build a robust system of energy exchange if and when national/global currencies loose value and or credence.The imperative being, is to have a strategy in place so that localised community can exist as a viable, stable entity, if a sudden downturn was to occur.His latest book, “The End of Money and the Future of Civilization” from Chelsea Green Publishers is now in print.Web pages: www.Beyondmoney.net and www.Reinventingmoney.com
GreenlanetFM Summer SeriesCaitlin & Sika are international musicians from the South Island of New Zealand. Their music is an electrifying blend of indigenous and western music. They are truly unique performers and their spirit & energy appeals to audiences with a variety of musical tastes from world to folk to dance.Their music spans many cultures by using a wide range of instruments that reflect their travels around the world. Powerful chants sung in the ancient language of Sanskrit …..East meets West with a spark of spirit and dance.
Caitlin & Sika live in the mountains above Golden Bay with their children on their horse ranch and are living a self-sufficient, eco-friendly lifestyle with organic gardens, passive solar, warming their house, sheeps wool to insulate the walls and a mini hydro system to power up the satellite dish to get broadband.Listen to how conscious entertainers use their skills to both educate and uplift the human spirit to initiate us into becoming aware of our inherent capabilities of being truly human.www.caitlinsika.com
GreenplanetFM Summer SeriesA mighty shift in how people-power can wrest control away from unconscious central government and place it back in the hands of localised community and conscious consumers is taking place here in Northland, New Zealand.Not since the heady days of the mid 1980’s when localised groups and councils ‘made’ Nuclear Free Zones across this country, have we seen such a resurgence as ordinary and extraordinary NZer’s through dedication and vision, mobilise to make Northland, NZ a GMO Free Zone.
Listen to an impassioned Zelka Grammer on how GE Free Northland with the help of Maori Iwi, localised growers and supporters plus District Councillors are investigating local options for regulating or prohibiting GMO land use in the Northland Peninsular.
The recent High Court ruling that has overturned ERMA's (Environmental Risk Management Authority) decision to accept applications from AgResearch to release GM animals throughout New Zealand is another step towards sanity and keeping NZ’s prized ‘Clean Green’ image from being tarnished by unethical procedures.
http://www.gefreenorthland.org.nz or http://www.gefree.org.nz
Over the last 25 years you may have you witnessed Michael Fleck at many events in NZ be it peace, justice, democracy, environment, complimentary health, the arts and education.If you have, you would have noticed Michael moving easily from person to person and group to group, introducing and reconnecting key players to each other over a very broad spectrum, all within the emerging metaphysical and spiritual paradigm as he weaves us into wholeness within our planet's biosphere.He has also managed touring artist programmes for the Arts Council of New Zealand, produced major conferences on peace and the environment, and organised national and overseas tours for visiting authors and artists, including Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Rupert Sheldrake, Paul Horn, Elisabet Sahtouris, Hank Wesselman, Barry Brailsford, and Neale Donald Walsch.
Tune in to an interview of what inspires him to continue to bring people together in our quest for solutions to our planet's many increasing challenges and at the same time find wholeness and peace within. www.GoodcompanyPacific.comThis Thursday 10th December 8-9am GreenplanetFM 104.6 Michael Fleck Holistic Global Networker. (However, 1 hour was not enough.)
Pryesh Tavari is a medical doctor and physician born in India and has been in NZ less than a year. He works at the university of Auckland doing a PhD in health informatics.Listen to an inspiring way of using technology to take medicine into the villages and rural areas of India where up to 700 million people are for the first time able to access health and healing information never before foreseen.With both Western allopathic medicine and traditional ayurvedic and alternative and complimentary medicines available, the key is to have women lead by becoming trained and thus empowered to lead their families into both preventative health and community health.
We also learn what it means "to be of service to our fellow man" and the profound understanding of the metaphysical and spiritual that has been embedded for thousand of years across India is now emerging to re energise the core of our being.Pryesh Tavari's, understanding of "service" is so compelling that it will motivate and invigorate you to continue your work for the greater good of both the community both locally and globally.
"to be of service to our fellow man" Imagine if all of the human race used this motto everyday and gave of them selves, the world would soon become paradise on earth.......peace be