Shows Featuring: Ecology

Women Rising Radio #35: Guardians of the Amazon


Currently the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest are in a struggle with worldwide multinational corporations that want to take over their lands for oil extraction, commercial palm oil, commercial agriculture, mining, and other massively destructive enterprises. Women leaders have Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio #32: Antinuclear Abolitionists Part two


Women Rising Radio presents Part Two of our two-part miniseries on Antinuclear Abolitionists.  In Part One we profiled women struggling to eliminate nuclear weapons and war. In Part Two we profile activists working to eliminate nuclear energy, including power plants, Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio XXVII: A Farm Worker Advocate


Featuring: Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families Women farmworkers                                                   Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio XXIV: Greenpeace Activists


Featured women:  Hettie Geenen, First Mate Rainbow Warrior  Leila Deen, Senior Campaigner Greenpeace  Laila Williams,  Campaigner Greenpeace We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXIII: Women of La Via Campesina


We profile women of La Via Campesina, the global peasant movement celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism, for sustainable farming, land rights and social justice.  Canadian Nettie Wiebe fights to keep seeds in the hands of small farmers.  From the Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists


With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XVIII: Rescuers of Wildlife


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four animal rights activists: Alice Ng has worked with Wild Aid, founded Animal Balance in the Galapagos Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XVII: Climate Change and Water


We profile two women activists taking on the global water crisis. Canadian Maude Barlow is a well known leader in the global struggle for water justice. Ge Yun from China is in the vanguard of her country’s growing conservation movement. In this Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XIII: Enterprising Women


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four women entrepreneurs, bravely starting businesses where no one else has ventured and who are leading a Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XI: International Council of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we visit with three eloquent members of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. The Council is a global Read full description for this show »