Black History Month and the Environment

The Environment in Canada Podcast, Episode 6.

Picture of Juliet Rennick from the page Black History Month and the EnvironmentJessica Murray talks with Juliet Rennick about Black History Month and its multiple meanings. They also discuss environmental racism and the story of Africville in Nova Scotia, how cities consult on environmental matters, the work of environment and social activist Wangari Maathai, how to be a better ally, and what it means for environmental organizations to truly engage in a dialogue on these issues.

Plus we answer your Q&A question: Why does Canada not have an effective investigative mechanism to constrain their overseas extractive firms involved in human rights abuses?

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