Anakana Schofield – Author of Martin John and Malarky

I happened to hear a clutch of this program driving somewhere last night and sought out the rest of it online. Her point about growth has resonated with me all day long, that it is a ludicrous idea that we’re peddled — growth, growth, growth, why, why, why? (rather than sustainability? or even shrinking?)

For almost forty years, Alexandra Morton studied orcas near the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Those whales eat sockeye salmon. When Morton learned that these fish were endangered, she decided to save the salmon, in order to protect her whales.

Last fall, during an unanticipated and completely amazing run of Sockeye salmon, Paul Kennedy visited with Alexandra Morton near the shore of a feeder stream of the upper Fraser River, in Northern British Columbia.

Listen to the episode of IDEAS here

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