Episodes
Sea Shepherd Captain, Paul Watson (@CaptPaulWatson), talks with Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung) about getting political, remembering Rob Stewart, saving salmon with Alexandra Morton and the Sea Shepherd Navy! Part two of our special two-part interview. Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions about environments, oceans, and orcas. * Join the Pod......https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll * Spotify...............www.bit.ly/spotify-skaana * Apple...
Published 04/03/22
Sea Shepherd Captain, Paul Watson (@CaptPaulWatson), talks with Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung) about Seaspiracy, life as an outlaw and as a movie star, the impact of Covid on life in the oceans and whether whales are more intelligent than we are. Skaana podcasts connect you to news and experts and their discussions about environments, oceans, and orcas. * Join the Pod......https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll * Spotify...............www.bit.ly/spotify-skaana * Apple...
Published 11/17/21
Killer whales hunting on land? Josh McInnis (scientist) and Justine Buckmaster (naturalist) on their wild discovery that some Salish Sea orcas are hunting seals on the shores of Protection Island and how orcas continue to surprise us. Skaana shares stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/skaana Spotify……………www.bit.ly/spotify-skaana Apple Podcasts........www.skaana.ca The Orca Bites Podcast (on anchor) ........ www.orcabites.com Skaana...
Published 10/01/21
Eco-warrior, Alexandra Morton, on her fight to save wild salmon, being gaslit by the Canadian government and her adventures in Green politics. She also dares people to sue her over her essential new book - Not On My Watch:  How a renegade whale biologist took on governments and industry to save wild salmon. “The salmon farming industry is harming wild salmon, is harming whales, is causing algae blooms and really needs to be controlled.” Skaana shares stories about oceans, eco-ethics and...
Published 08/15/21
Gavin Hanke Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Royal BC Museum (@RoyalBCMuseum) on the life, death and anatomy of Rhapsody – the skeletal star of the museum’s fantastic exhibit Orcas: Our Shared Future #RBCMOrcas – which is open until 2022 before touring the world (and was written by Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young @leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod……...
Published 06/03/21
Filmmaker, Julia Barnes, on the dirty secrets of clean energy, how electric cars are running over the oceans and her new documentary Bright Green Lies – debuting online April 22 (Earth Day), 2021 https://www.brightgreenlies.com/ Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…....
Published 04/18/21
Joel Bakan, co-director of The New Corporation, on his Unfortunately Necessary Sequel, why corporations aren’t our friends and the reason corporations are considered persons, but orcas aren’t. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…....
Published 02/25/21
Carl Safina (@carlsafina) author of Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace talks about the culture of animals, the worlds of whale and sharing the planet -with @Skaanapod host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with...
Published 01/31/21
Skaana guests Erich Hoyt, Robbie Bond, Joel Bakan, Carl Safina, Julia Barnes, Marc Bekoff & the Skaana team share our wishes for a very new New Year in 2021. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....
Published 12/30/20
Skaana (Skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young shares stories from the audio version of his award-winning book for orca lovers of all ages – Orcas Everywhere: The Mystery and History of Killer Whales (orcaseverywhere.com). “This inviting book will be treasured by kids – a fun way to discover orcas and the sea.” Erich Hoyt, author of Orca: The Whale Called Killer. “An amazingly accessible and fun book that explores our relationship with whales over millennia.” Elizabeth May former leader of The...
Published 12/17/20
Global fisheries expert Daniel Pauly (@SeaAroundUs) on illegal fisheries, vanishing fish and the fight to save BC’s salmon with @Skaanapod host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....
Published 11/29/20
Michael Moore (@MMFlint) on Canada, inspiration and capitalism in this flashback interview from the start of the Obama era with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung).  Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....
Published 11/19/20
In this episode, iconic orca mom, Tahlequah, talks to host Mark Leiren-Young about the upcoming US elections and what life is like for a whale in the Trump-era. Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org Skaana on Medium…. https://medium.com/skaana “Your Magical Week” – meditation with Rayne Benu…. digital-enlightenment.net Facebook……….....
Published 10/30/20
Anthropologist/author Wade Davis (@authorwadedavis) on optimism, decency, public service and saving America with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Part two of our special two-part election edition of Skaana featuring National Geographic’s Explorer-in-Residence and author of Magdalena: River of Dreams. “Whatever happens in November, it won’t mean the end of this incredible schism between the two halves of the American reality.” - Wade Davis Skaana connects...
Published 10/16/20
Anthropologist/author Wade Davis @authorwadedavis talks about wading into US politics to warn about the end of the American era & the Trump virus with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). A special two-part election edition of Skaana featuring National Geographic’s Explorer in Residence, the real-life Indiana Jones. For links on how/where to vote visit our show notes. "America was the land of Walt Whitman and The Grateful Dead. Abraham Lincoln couldn't tell a lie,...
Published 10/09/20
Bestselling author Peter Wohlleben, talks plant rights, fruit fly dreams, scientists in denial and animals in love with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). The German eco-philosopher shares the secret life of trees, the hidden life of animals and the responsibilities of humans. “We have to bring more emotions into the process and the discussions about environmental things and climate change. Because when we just discuss the numbers, it’s emotionally so far away. It...
Published 09/24/20
Real-life Marvel superhero 12-year-old Robbie Bond (@Kidsspeak4parks ) talks about founding Kids Speak For Parks, inspiring kids and adults and becoming a Marvel superhero (@Marvel) on Skaana (@skaanapod) with host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “I think that kids can make even more of a difference than adults, because we're going to be around to experience the consequences so we can be more driven to help change the world.” – Robbie Bond Skaana connects you to stories about oceans,...
Published 09/04/20
Author and educator Marc Bekoff talks about animal emotions, his work with Jane Goodall and who you’re eating for dinner with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung).“It's a matter of who we eat, not what we eat. Who's for dinner, not what's for dinner. It's the animals who eat the animals, who we keep in cages, who we keep in aquariums… Words matter.” Marc Bekoff Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the...
Published 08/14/20
Skaana (skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (leirenyoung) talks Tahlequah and expectant southern resident orcas on the Adam Stirling Show (Adam_Stirling) on CFAX radio (@cfax1070).
Published 08/01/20
Actor and activist Ta’Kaiya Blaney (@TaKaiyaBlaney) talks about activism, art and the power and importance of young people speaking out for climate justice with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “Activism doesn’t have to just look like one thing. It can be art, it can be creative resistance, it can be social-media-based. Do what you love to protect what you love.” Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod……...
Published 06/10/20
Actor and activist Ta'Kaiya Blaney (@TaKaiyaBlaney) talks about activism, art and the power and importance of young people speaking out for climate justice with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung).
Published 06/10/20
Artist Robert Bateman talks about art, inspiration, teaching, the importance of hope and why we all need to spend more time in nature with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “If you’ve got an eye for it, nature is everywhere.”
Published 06/02/20
Artist Robert Bateman talks about art, inspiration, teaching, the importance of hope and why we all need to spend more time in nature with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). “If you’ve got an eye for it, nature is everywhere.” “One of my missions in life is to get get more kids out into nature.” Skaana connects you to stories about oceans, eco-ethics and the environment. Join the Pod…… https://www.patreon.com/mobydoll Skaana home….. skaana.org “Your Magical...
Published 06/02/20
Thanatologist Kriss Kevorkian (@agrievingworld) talks about environmental grief, coping with covid, why we need to laugh at tragedy and much more with Skaana (@skaanapod) host Mark Leiren-Young (@leirenyoung). Kriss came up with the terms “environmental grief” and “ecological grief” and she developed these concepts by working with people working for the southern resident orcas.
Published 04/28/20