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This page of EcoTalk.com is an index of audio programs, including presentations, presentation excerpts, panel discussions, documentary interviews, online interviews, talk radio guest appearances, broadcast radio news and feature stories, green performances, and radio documentaries, for speakers, performers and authors with last names starting with "L."

Dune Lankard

Native Alaskans Still Reeling From Exxon-Valdez Oil Spill. Interview with Dune Lankard. Lankard explains how and why the Exxon-Valdez oil spill's economic, cultural and psychological toll was enormous for his people. “It was more than just an oil spill,” he told Here & Now's Robin Young. “We had an Alaskan dream, and that dream was intact for several thousands of years. And our relationship was with that land and sea and all of those animals ... And so when that was disrupted, that fabric of our way of life and our Alaskan dream was also stolen from us.” Listen Here >> More about Dune Lankard >>

Lawsuit Against Sale Of Genetically Modified Salmon. Interview with Dune Lankard. A senior Alaska representative with the Center for Biological Diversity, Lankard talks about why some scientists and a growing number of consumers oppose genetically altering animal species. His group has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approving AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.'s first-ever genetically engineered food animal, an Atlantic Salmon. Listen Here >> More about Dune Lankard >>

Formless Warriors: 21st Century Wisdom. Interview with Enei Begaye, Dune Lankard, and Hawk Rosales. For thousands of years, First Peoples have successfully managed the complex reciprocal relationships between biological and human cultures using traditional ecological knowledge. Yet no prior human civilization has ever faced the globalized ecological collapse occurring now. In the face of unprecedented pressures on their homelands and ways of life, indigenous leaders Begaye, Lankard, and Rosales are organizing in new ways to protect the environment. Listen Here >> More about Dune Lankard >>

Retiring Coal Rights In Alaska Helps Native Americans In California. Interview with Dune Lankard. A recent deal to preserve forests in Southeast Alaska by retiring coal rights for the Bering River Coal Field is being heralded as a groundbreaking decision that could have positive implications for Native American tribes in California. Lankard, who as the founder of the Eyak Preservation Council was instrumental in making the land-protection deal happen, explains why. Listen Here >> More about Dune Lankard >>

Exxon’s Oil to Tennessee’s Coal. Includes an interview with Dune Lankard. It’s been more than 20 years since the Exxon Valdez crashed in the Prince William Sound and spilled ten million gallons of oil into Alaska’s waters and shores. It was one of the largest man-made ecological disasters in history, and the effects are still being felt today. On this program, we hear from Dune Lankard, co-founder of the Resisting Environmental Degradation of Indigenous Lands Network, and other Alaskans who saw their homes forever altered, and have been fighting Exxon in court ever since. Listen Here >> More about Dune Lankard >>

Chris Laszlo

The Weatherhead School of Management. Podcast discussion with Chris Laszlo and Roberta Baskin.  Laszlo and Baskin discuss how AIM2Flourish, the world’s first global initiative steering future business leaders toward achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, are leading the way to a better world. Listen Here >> More about Chris Laszlo >>

Toward a New Business Leadership Consciousness. Discussion with Chris Laszlo. In a unique conversation, Dr. Chris Laszlo, Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit joins his father, Dr. Ervin Laszlo, who is internationally recognized as the founder of systems philosophy and general evolution theory. The focus of discussion was to learn how to create a world that works for 100 percent of humanity and all life on earth, now and for future generations. Listen Here >> More about Chris Laszlo

Nancy Lee

Good Works and So Do the 4Ps. Presentation by Nancy Lee. She shares success stories at the World Social Marketing Conference in Brighton, England. Lee covers the U.S. experience with social marketing programs focusing on tobacco cessation, pedestrian safety, HIV/AIDS testing, and litter prevention. Listen Here >> More about Nancy Lee >>

Social Marketing Planning in Ten Steps. Presentation by Nancy Lee. A step-by-step process to plan, evaluate, budget, and implement a social marketing campaign. Presented at the World Social Marketing Conference in Brighton, England. Listen Here >> More about Nancy Lee >>

Matt Levine

Salt Sugar Fat. Matt Levine interviews Michael Moss. Investigative journalist Moss, best-selling author of Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, talks about why you can’t stop eating those chips or cookies, about the ways America’s food giants research, analyze and engineer food to change our tastes, expectations and desires. Listen Here >> More about Matt Levine >>

Cornucopia Podcast: Investigating the Cult, Culture & Business of Food. Hosted by Matt Levine and Jeremy Spiro-Winn. Food isn’t just fuel. It’s a part of culture. A ritual we share with others. A unifier. Cornucopia explores these meanings and myths, the influencers and the influenced. Why people eat this and not that, shop here but not there. Food is big business too. Cornucopia looks at that business, follows from the seed to the store, and explores how food is grown, processed, packaged, marketed and sold. Listen Here >> More about Matt Levine >>

The Forest Of Illusions. Podcast by Matt Levine. There’s a lot of crap out there in the grocery aisles. But there’s a special kind too, call it bullshit. The kind that tries to hide its stink behind a wide variety of label claims promising products that they say are better for our health or the environment or both. But how are we to know? In this episode we look at the way label claims have evolved and how manufacturers manipulate the rules, where like our financial system, the regulators and the regulated are too close for comfort and the outcome is way too predictable. The bonus episode, Navigating The Forest Of Illusions, is focused on how to make ethical shopping choices. Listen Here >> Bonus Episode >> More about Matt Levine >>

L. Hunter Lovins

L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen on A Better World Radio. Online radio interview with L. Hunter Lovins. The co-authors of Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change explain what some of the largest companies in our country (and world) are doing to increase energy efficiency, green thinking and sustainability. You'll be pleasantly surprised. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

The Circular Economy of Soil. Podcast discussion with L. Hunter Lovins. The circular economy is often described as a way to allow technical products and their components to be used as endlessly as possible. But we can’t forget about the biological cycle. How does it work when we come to the system that sustains life: agriculture? Lovins argues that we need a “circular economy of the soil” to feed a growing population, restore soil quality and ultimately reconcile farming systems with natural cycles. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

Natural Capitalism Solutions & Building a Regenerative Economy. Online discussion with L. Hunter Lovins. Steve McAllister and Gonzo Thompson talk with author and world changer L. Hunter Lovins about implementing genuine sustainability through natural capitalism. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

The Future of Business and Our Planet. Online discussion with L. Hunter Lovins. In this exchange, Lovins observes that “it has become really apparent that there is a business case for sustainability. Activists used to think that it was simply a moral imperative that we would lose life as we know it on the planet, and that remains true, but what has changed… is that companies have realized that when you behave more responsibly to people and the planet, you make more money.” Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

Capitalism in an Era of Climate Change. Panel discussion including L. Hunter Lovins. Innovative companies are looking beyond the costs of climate change and toward business strategies that capitalize on new opportunities, innovate and spur economic growth. Lovins argues that moving aggressively to solve global warming, peak oil and weaknesses in our energy infrastructure will give us a stronger economy and higher quality of life. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

We’re Losing Every Major Ecosystem on the Planet. Online interview with L. Hunter Lovins. “At present,” Lovins says, “we’re losing every major ecosystem on the planet. What are we doing to ourselves? We have the… intelligence… to make different choices.” In this interview, she outlines those choices and shares how they would benefit businesses and the planet. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen on A Better World Radio. Interview with L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen. The co-authors of Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change discuss their book and its implications for business and society. Listen Here >> More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

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