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"Food, Ethics, and the Environment" University Channel Podcast
Redeye - Rabble Podcast Network

Many thanks to Princeton University for their University Channel Podcast. Please visit their website: http://uc.princeton.edu/main/ to hear many high quality audio presentations on the environment and other topics. Also subscribe to the podcast via their RSS feed: http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index2.php?option=com_podcast&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1

[Note: if you have trouble listening to these audio presentations try downloading to your computer by right clicking and choosing "Save Link Targe As." Once on your hardrive right click again and choose "Open With" and use your favorite audio program: Windows Media, Quicktime, etc. Another option is to download a free aggragator such as iTunes and subscribe to the podcast via the above supplied RSS feed]

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Food, Ethics and the Environment A 5-part conference, exploring the broad and compelling issues and ethical dilemmas surrounding food production in the U.S. and the choices individuals make regarding the food they eat. Including Peter Singer and Eric Schlosser.

Session I: "Moving Beyond Fast Food Nation"

====>Click to hear "Moving Beyond Fast Food Nation"

Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University, and co-author, with Jim Mason, of The Way We Eat, Why Our Food Choices Matter. "Food as an Ethical Issue" Eric Schlosser '81, Journalist and author of Fast Food Nation. "The True Cost of Cheapness"

Opening Remarks - Peter Singer Session II: Eating Well and Eating Locally

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Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University and author of Food Politics, Safe Food, and What to Eat. "Environmental Determinants of Food Choice: The Ethics of Food Marketing." Gary Nabhan, Director of the Center for Sustainable Environments at Northern Arizona University and author of Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods. "Ethics, energetics and diversity-enhancing benefits of eating locally"

Session III: Concerns for Oceans, Climate and Animal Welfare

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Becky Goldburg '80, Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense. "One Fish, Two Fish, Will There be More Fish?" Gidon Eshel, Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography and Climate, Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago and co-author, with Pam Martin, of "Diet, Energy and Global Warming" (Earth Interactions, Vol. 10, pp. 1-17, March 2006). Paul Shapiro, Director, Factory Farming Campaign, Humane Society (U.S.). "Farm Animal Welfare Concerns and Progress in the United States".

Session IV: The Omnivore's Choices and the Corporation's Responsibilities

====>Click to hear "The Omnivore's Choices and the Corporation's Responsibilities"

Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley, and author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World. "The Omnivore's Dilemma: Ethics and Other Considerations" Bob Langert, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship, McDonald's Corporation. " 'Fork to Farm' Responsibilities: A Perspective from the Golden Arches & Beyond"

Session V: Eating More Ethically at Princeton

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John Turenne, President and founder, Sustainable Food Systems, LLC. "A Sustainable Food Program? Great, But What Will it Cost?" Stu Orefice, Director, Princeton University Dining Services. "What is on Our Plate at Princeton?"

Panel: John Turenne and Stu Orefice joined by Bill Andersen '81, President, Longview Development Company, founding member of the Phoenixville Farmers' Market and Charlestown Farm Center. Katy Andersen '08, Greening Princeton. Anim Steel, Associate Director, the Food Project, Lincoln MA. Nathan Gregory, Graduate student, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Closing Remarks - Peter Singer

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Sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute, the University Center for Human Values, and the Science, Technology and Environment Program of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University

(Nov 16-17, 2006 at Princeton University)

Copyright © 2007 Princeton University, All Rights Reserved.

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Redeye - Rabble Podcast Network

The Redeye podcast on the Rabble Podcast Network has many high quality audio programs, Please go to their webpage to find a complete listing: http://www.rabble.ca/rpn/podcast.php?id=rey. Also subscribe to the podcast via their RSS feed: http://www.rabble.ca/rpn/rey/feed/

Here are descriptions from their website of a few of their Audio Shows related to Environmental Issues:

====>Click to hear "Sustainable agriculture in Cuba"

April 21, 2007 | 10.2 Mb| 11 Min. Cuba has successfully moved from the large-scale, state-run agriculture practiced in the Soviet era to a newer, more community-based model.

Copyright © 2007 Redeye All Rights Reserved.
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====>Click to hear "How biofuels could starve the poor"

April 17, 2007 | 11.1 Mb| 12 Min. The enormous volume of corn required by the ethanol industry is sending shock waves through the food system, according to Benjamin Senauer of the University of Minnesota.

Copyright © 2007 Redeye All Rights Reserved.
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====>Click to hear "The myth of biofuels"

March 28, 2007 | 9 Mb| 9 Min. The production of biofuels has human and environmental costs for the global South.

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====>Click to hear "Opposing terminator technology for seeds"

March 2, 2007 | 12.7 Mb| 13 Min. Gardeners on Vancouver Island are raising awareness about this threat to the world's farmers.

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