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Whether natural or man-made, disasters attract a strange mixture of horror and fascination. However, the spectacle of devastation is only ever one part of the story. Take a closer look, and you will find tales of extraordinary human endurance and heroism, stories that veer from the horrific to the oddly humorous, and lessons that can be learned to make our world safer. From the Titanic to the Costa Concordia, the Station nightclub fire to the Pulse nightclub shooting, these extraordinary eve ...
 
Catastrophes are part of life, but many of the worst are the direct result of human error. Whether it’s poor planning, design flaws, or simply greed or hubris, we are often our own worst enemy. Join volcanologist Jess Phoenix as she explores the stories of natural disaster, failure, and calamity, and what we learn from our fascination with digging through the rubble.
 
Tune in to the loudspeakers of a small midwestern sleep-away camp plagued by supernatural terrors and natural disasters. Sydney Sargent, resident camp nurse, cheerfully reports on all the terror we face with a big smile. Let's hope there's nothing weird about that! Episodes air every Thursday at midnight.
 
Multi-Hazards . . . all about protecting communities. Climate change, extreme weather, (un)natural disasters, pandemics, systemic racism, neocolonialism, neoliberalism, poisonous political trends, etc. These pose a threat to human societies and the natural world. This is a podcast about disasters suffered or averted, with issues facing experts in climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, anti-racism and many other important topics. It's for anyone interested in protecting your comm ...
 
EM Weekly is a weekly Emergency Management podcast hosted by Todd De Voe that brings news, interviews, discusses trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, first responders, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. Produced by Sitch Radio Brian Colburn
 
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Horrible History

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Horrible History

Emily Barlean and Rachel Everett

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Every city has its own horrible history. Each week hosts Emily Barlean and Rachel Everett will venture to two new cities and do a deep dive into a piece of history that you won't read about in the travel brochures – all the horrible, tragic and traumatic things that have happened in the history of the world.
 
If there is a silver lining to be taken from the year 2020, it's that people are opening their eyes to the predicament society has placed itself in. Economic recession, global pandemic, and violence in the streets. Natural disasters, political divisiveness, and food shortages. Like many, you may be apprehensive about the future and have a gut feeling that things aren't quite right, but aren't able to place your finger on why. Breaking Down: Collapse takes the complex ideas surrounding the ul ...
 
Chinese and English Language podcast. A mixed couple (Tom & Ula) living in Taiwan, teach Chinese through the use of Chinglish (Chinese and English) on a variety of topics. Learn Chinese, study methods, Entertainment, news, life, business, hints and tricks to learning Mandarin. Hear a native speaking naturally and at natural pace but with the English translation so you can follow the context of the conversation. Enjoy.
 
The Response is a podcast series from Shareable.net exploring how to build collective resilience in the wake of disasters The podcast is part of a broader series from Shareable which includes a documentary film, articles, and a book. Find out more at www.shareable.net/the-response
 
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Killer Earth

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Killer Earth

Vanessa Hill and Katherine Gifford

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Earth is a scary place with all these tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, volcanoes, and other natural disasters. Join us for raw and unfiltered conversations about this dangerous place we call home. Find us on Facebook, @KillerEarthPod on Twitter, and at @killerearthpodcast on Instagram. Send us your natural disaster stories to killerearthpodcast@gmail.com.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Marcus Paul In The Morning is a fast-paced contemporary news and current affairs talk back program broadcast across Australia on the Supernetwork. Featuring the days top stories and issues affecting Australian's, we offer listeners the opportunity to air their views on the open line or via email and social media. We break news as it happens, and often speak with the news makers themselves. We also air concerns affecting regional and rural communities affected by droughts, bush fires and othe ...
 
On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions of this devastating wildfire.
 
The New Humanitarian brings you an inside look at the conflicts and natural disasters that leave millions of people in need each year, and the policies and people who respond to them. Join TNH’s journalists in the aid policy hub of Geneva and in global hotspots to unpack the stories that are disrupting and shaping lives around the world.
 
New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Li ...
 
Where safety and security meet. The prepare. respond. recover. podcast, in partnership with the Natural Disaster and Emergency Management Expo (www.ndemevent.com) features impactful stories and real-world learnings from top business continuity, emergency management, and security professionals. Join host Todd De Voe as he and his guests discuss how to stay secure and resilient all while maintaining operational continuity and ensuring public safety in this ever-changing world.
 
A weekly podcast for upper beginner to intermediate learners of Japanese. Listen to Yumi talk about... whatever she wants to talk about. Practice your listening comprehension with natural (howbeit slightly slowed down) Japanese on various topics such as Japanese culture, fun idioms, and, of course, cats. The episodes can be enjoyed in any order. -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with a complete transcript and a list of key vocabulary. www.TheJapanesePage.com/makoto
 
Some of the world's leading inventors and researchers share demos, breakthroughs and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
An ambitious True Horrorchestration with cinematic elements. Stories of True Crime, Natural disasters and more, told in often graphic detail by a single narrator, with music chosen or composed with particular atmospheres and moods in mind. This podcast is not for everyone, as I spare no details. The stories you hear from me, will certainly be Worse Than Fiction.
 
This is your digital couch. With reflections inspired by nature, we take a seat and have the real conversations. We explore our doubts and hopes. This is a space for raw bravery and a reminder that you're not alone in your feelings. Join us for depth, inquiry, discovery, the realness of feeling joy and feeling your fear. All these dimensions are part of the human experience. We are capturing that. Nothing is mundane. Gratitude is what happens when we connect what’s inside of us with what’s i ...
 
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Anesthesiology News Presents The Etherist

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Anesthesiology News Presents The Etherist

Anesthesiology News, Michael DePeau-Wilson, James Prudden

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In this new season of “Anesthesiology News presents The Etherist,” we celebrate the 175th anniversary of the original Ether Day by looking back at the origin of anesthesiology as a modern medical specialty. We will revisit those early days of discovery and innovation and the people who made it all possible, but we won’t stop with the history of anesthesia. This season we will also dive into the emergence of new research that has revealed the basic effects of how anesthetic drugs work in the ...
 
I have found that the best way to heal is to tell the truth of my own story and that the best way to help is to listen to another’s truth. Speaking our stories sets us free. Alive & Kicking is a podcast where I talk to people about their path of waking up to the truth of who they really are, what they really want and why they came here. What we learn is that the breakdowns we experience aren't failures; they're accelerators to the breakthroughs. And, what we thought of as our disasters was l ...
 
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Seas The Day

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Seas The Day

Seas The Day Podcast - Duke University Marine Lab

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Seas The Day is a podcast produced at the Duke University Marine Lab, in Beaufort, North Carolina. Reflecting the diverse research and educational interests of faculty, students, and staff, Seas the Day covers a wide range of topics related to marine science and conservation. We talk about some of the biggest animals in the oceans and some of the smallest. We talk about management efforts by local communities and by international agreements. We hear from natural and social scientists, engine ...
 
Over a year ago, right before 2020 was turned on its head, God pressed upon my spirit to start a podcast. A place where struggling Christians can come together and discuss their particular lifeclip.​When LifeClips first started, we gathered around an open conversation regarding difficult and taboo subjects.​We discussed addiction, anxiety, depression, worry, suicide, and more. The point of LifeClips was just that. The stories told were just a “clip” of your “life” and a place where you did n ...
 
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We all know where our journeys end. The question is how do you want to feel at the end of each day? The one constant is change. What is not constant is the pace at which the human mind can adapt. Embracing the wild card of Gratitude Blooming card #36 Sweet Pea is a chance to get in touch with our resilient mind, body and heart. Please like, subscri…
 
First Rachel takes us on a heartbreaking adventure to Lakeland, Florida to talk about the death of Mrs. Betty Albritton at her farmhouse in Polk County under mysterious circumstances. Then, Emily heads to 30 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada to cover all of the horrible history that has unfolded during the building and operation of the Hoover Dam.…
 
In a special broadcast from Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S., Matt Galloway hosts a forum about access to health care and mental health resources, including in smaller, more rural communities. More than 75,000 Nova Scotians are seeking a family doctor, with emergency rooms struggling to pick up the slack, even as they face temporary closures over staffin…
 
Audio data from a single source, detailing the events which occurred at SITE2 on day 964. MAJOR INSIGHT INTO: • SITE2 attitudes towards ENTITY2 • relationship between ENTITY2 & ENTITY11 • behaviors & relationships of ENTITY12 MINOR INSIGHT INTO: • SITE2 policy & procedure • ANOMALY9 function & geography IMPORTANT NOTES: • AGENT23’s latest office be…
 
After taking a long Summer break, The Response is back for a fourth season, well kinda. We’re officially kicking things off at the end of the month with an audio documentary focused on European Heatwaves and how their impact is exacerbated by energy poverty. But for the next two weeks, we’ll be returning our focus to Puerto Rico. Monday, September …
 
The so-called war on terror has forever changed how aid is delivered in conflict zones, and Afghanistan is the perfect case study. In the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the withdrawal of US and NATO forces, many aid organisations have temporarily halted their operations or withdrawn non-essential international staff, just as Afghan…
 
In her 2007 book: The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein explores the ways in which institutions take advantage of natural disasters to promote capitalist, neoliberal agendas, under the bill of “build back better.” To illustrate her case, Klein describes how Sri Lanka and other nations tried to use the devastation of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami to “buil…
 
In 1914, America’s National Parks had a problem: no one was using them. And those few that were faced unmaintained roads, trails strewn with garbage, and a lack of amenities that made it hard for the average American to enjoy themselves. One man had enough, and went to Washington on a mission: establish a new National Parks Service, and transform t…
 
Mental health and resilience is one of the lesser-spoken-about topics of collapse, but one that is so important as the world around us continually changes at an accelerated pace. In this episode, we check in on eachother's mental health and Kellan gives some specific examples and ideas for building mental resiliency. Support the show (https://www.p…
 
Alberta and Saskatchewan have the lowest vaccination rates in Canada, and the highest rates of COVID-19 per capita right now — with packed ICUs leading to cancelled surgeries. Matt Galloway discusses the pressure on their health-care systems with Dr. Shazma Mithani, an emergency room doctor in Edmonton, and Dr. Lookman Abdul, an ICU doctor at Battl…
 
Life for Nova Scotians looks almost back to normal, even while other regions look at reviving restrictions to combat the delta variant of the coronavirus. But the province’s chief medical officer of health isn’t ready to fully reopen just yet. Dr. Robert Strang talks about how the province has managed.…
 
Director Danis Goulet says that even though her film Night Raiders is fictional, it’s based on events that are very real; residential schools in Canada. Night Raiders is set after a war across North America, where the government is taking children from their families and putting them in forced-education camps. Night Raiders is screening as part of …
 
Salman Rushdie, award-winning novelist and author of Midnight’s Children and Quichotte, discusses his cultural touchstones, from James Joyce to Bob Dylan. Rushdie was in conversation with BBC journalist and broadcaster Razia Iqbal. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out inform…
 
After achieving the financial goals he set for himself by the time he was in his late 20s, Majid Zafer was looking at very early retirement. But the feeling he was chasing through accomplishment was fleeting, leaving him questioning everything he believed about life and success. Thus began his spiritual journey to live a purpose-filled life.…
 
Today’s episode features stories from Iceland and Arizona! Reasons to Listen this Week: Caught red-handed in an arcade game Screaming into the Icelandic forest A stay-at-home dentist Icelandic names Who you gonna call? Floyd Mayweather! Icelandic fornicators Contact Us: Instagram: @horriblehistorypod Twitter: @thehorriblepod Email: horriblehistoryp…
 
In Hamilton, Ont., problems around homelessness, housing and affordability reflect a national election issue. Matt Galloway talks to Vic Wojciechowska, with the Hamilton Encampment Support Network; and Laura Kennedy and Mike Rigitano, who have just bought their first home after an emotional and frustrating year-and-a-half of multiple offers, and al…
 
Have you ever found yourself getting in your own way? It usually means there are competing values and commitments. It’s like hitting both the accelerator and the brakes at the same time. Balance, inspired by Gratitude Blooming card #23 cosmos, is an opportunity to reveal an underlying but unnamed fear. Find balance, beauty and comfort from our list…
 
On Monday September 7th El Salvador became the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. Businesses in the country will be obliged where possible to accept the digital coins as payment and citizens will be expected to download the government's new digital wallet app which gives away $30 in Bitcoin to every citizen. Bitcoin fans have been jum…
 
It’s expected that 50 to 90 per cent of the world’s 7,000 languages will be lost by the end of the century, with research suggesting a loss of languages is linked to a loss of biodiversity. Plant medicine educator Joe Pitawanakwat has made teaching about medicine plants — and preserving their Anishinaabemowin names — his life work. He talks to Dunc…
 
Federal party leaders have made several promises on Indigenous issues during this election campaign, but some Indigenous voters see a poor track record, and have heard enough. Matt Galloway weighs up the promises and the parties behind them with Niigaan Sinclair, an Anishnaabe writer and professor, and columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press; and Wil…
 
Washington Post investigative reporter Craig Whitlock says the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan was cloaked in lies, to cover up the fact the US and its allies were losing. As part of our series, Afghanistan, in the Shadow of the Taliban, he tells us about his new book The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History Of The War.…
 
Our individual permaculture practices are rooted in the teachers we learn with. In the books we read to expand our knowledge. In the videos we watch on YouTube to answer a particular question. Or the documentaries we find on Netflix that give us a sense of connection to the larger world. https://www.thepermaculturepodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/Tro…
 
Sermon: The Church That Jesus is Building Ephesians 4:12-14 Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribu…
 
There was a time when the lower classes of the American South were considered lazy and dimwitted, a stereotype that still somewhat survives today. But this stereotype was rooted in fact. Hookworms, it turns out, were sapping Southerners’ life force. Find out all about it in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihear…
 
Road To Recovery Testimony, Thank you for tuning in, we invite you to join us on Facebook for other online events: Sunday 10:30AM Worship Service (in person and on Facebook) Monday 2:00PM Vivificados en Cristo (Spanish Worship, only on Facebook) Wednesday 5:00pm Family Fun Night (1st and 3rd Wednesdays) Food Distribution Tuesday and Thursdays from …
 
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