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Connecting to the Ocean Part 1: Conversation & Conservation

Why do we need to have conversations and new narratives about small-scale fisheries, how we govern the ocean, and progress in marine conservation efforts?In this episo...

Connecting to the Ocean Part 2: Health & Wealth

Can coastal and ocean development happen without affecting the health of the ocean and marine ecosystems, and the economic viability and wellbeing of coastal communiti...

Connecting to the Ocean Part 3: Equity & Justice

Equity and justice are fundamental principles, but do they exist in small-scale fisheries, especially related to access to resources, management and regulations, and f...

Connecting to the Ocean Part 4: Saftey & Order

Fishing, fish processing and maritime work are risky occupations. What needs to be done to provide better protection, and enhance occupational health and safety for th...

Connecting to the Ocean Part 5: Future & Vision

What is the future of small-scale fisheries, in Newfoundland and Labrador? Who’s going to fish? What will make people stay in the fisheries? What’s the vision of the c...

Connecting to the Ocean Part 6: Connection & Transformation

Ocean and coastal connections start at home, with youth, and in communities. In a time of big change – climate, demography, policy, what kind of transformation is need...

Connecting to the Ocean Trailer

Michael is off to St. John's Newfoundland to connect with the ocean and learn about why small-scale fisheries and governance matter to conservation and sustainability.

Be Right Back...

In Over My Head will take a short break until November to allow time to work on a big upcoming season. Listen to Michael’s message for a sneak peek of what’s coming. 

Rethinking Growth Part 6: The Good Life

Michael chats with the University of Geneva’s Marlyne Sahakian about rethinking growth and the good life. They focus the conversation around the book Consumption Corri...

Rethinking Growth Part 5: Becoming Human

Michael chats with the University of Florida's Susan Paulson about the human side of rethinking growth. They discuss the problem of exploitation and inequality and how...

Rethinking Growth Part 4: Higher Education

Michael chats with Yale-NUS College’s Michael Maniates about the role of higher education in rethinking growth. They talk about the connection between economic growth ...

Rethinking Growth Part 3: Debt

Michael chats with Erasmus University Rotterdam's Julien-Francois Gerber about how debt impacts our ability to rethink growth. They discuss the relationship between cr...

Rethinking Growth Part 2: Work

Michael chats with Concordia University’s Bengi Akbulut about the future of work in a world rethinking growth. They start by discussing Bengi’s Turkish heritage and cr...

Rethinking Growth Part 1: Innovation

Michael chats with the University of Vigo’s Mario Pansera about innovation's role in rethinking growth. They discuss his Post-Growth Innovation Lab's work, including t...

In Over My Head: Rethinking Growth Trailer

Growth - especially the green kind - is always good, right? But to actually solve the climate crisis perhaps we need to rethink our reverence for the gospel of growth....

The Little Things: Kitchenware

In this new segment, Michael explores the little everyday choices we make to lower our environmental impact. He talks to the University of Michigan's Shelie Miller abo...

Planet-saving Superstar: New Myrnam School

In this special edition of Planet-saving superstar, Michael takes a road trip to New Myrnam School east of Edmonton Alberta to see the sustainable building projects th...

Catching Up Over Coffee with Kathleen Sheppard

Michael briefly sat down with Kathleen Sheppard from Environment Lethbridge to reminisce about the inaugural episode, and chat about what Environment Lethbridge is up ...

Changing Minds Part 6: Misinformation & Mistrust

Michael speaks with the University of Oxford’s Sacha Altay about how misinformation and mistrust affect our ability to take action on the climate crisis.

Changing Minds Part 5: Getting Emotional

Michael speaks with the University of Groningen’s Linda Steg about the connection between emotion and pro-environmental behaviour.

Changing Minds Part 4: Slaying our Dragons

Michael speaks with the University of Victoria’s Robert Gifford to discuss the excuses we make to avoid acting, called the Dragons of Inaction.

Changing Minds Part 3: Mental Health

Michael speaks with the College of Wooster’s Susan Clayton all about our mental health and climate change.

Changing Minds Part 2: Culture Shift

Michael speaks with Chris Bryant all about changing the culture when it comes to cultured meat.

Changing Minds Part 1: Climate Comedy

Michael talks with the University of Colorado Boulder’s Beth Osnes about how comedy motivates climate action.

In Over My Head: Changing Minds Trailer

Michael talks with experts from around the world about environmental psychology. From confirmation bias to cognitive dissonance, they'll be thinking deeply about all t...

Planter-saving Superstar: Alison Gu

Michael chats with Alison Gu, who at the age of 24 became a Councillor for the city of Burnaby British Columbia.

Our Digital Life Part 6: The Cloud

Michael speaks with MIT anthropologist Steven Gonzalez about the human side of The Cloud.

Our Digital Life Part 5: Artificial Intelligence

Michael speaks with Ostfold University College's Henrik Saetra about the role of Artificial Intelligence in sustainable development.

Our Digital Life Part 4: Smart Green World

Michael speaks with TU Berlin's Tilman Santarius about making our world greener through digitalization.

Our Digital Life Part 3: The Right to Repair

Michael speaks with The Restart Project's Ugo Vallauri about repairing our electronic devices.

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