Podcasts

June 5: Summer Fest!

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June 5th, 2011 — Get Ready for Summer and join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com, for Big Blend Radio's special Summer Fest show! Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on June 5th, 2011.

May 30: Ocean and Beach Party!

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May 30th, 2012 — Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith - publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com, and guest co-host Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, for Big Blend Radio's special ocean party show!
Featured Guests:

  • Mark Rovner - Diver, CEO of Sea Change Strategies
  • Adam Roberts - VP of Born Free USA
  • Chef Jeremy Manley 'Southern California's Sustainable Chef'
  • Kevin A. Short - American Painter, Printmaker and Surfer
  • Victoria Chick - Artist, 19th & 20th Century Print Collector
  • John Schmidt - Commercial Fisherman

May 15: American Heritage Radio Fest

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May 15th, 2011 — Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, and guest co-host Eddie Maldonado, for Big Blend Radio's special American Heritage Fest! Featured guests include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on May 15th, 2011.

April 2: Earth Fest & Eco Radio Party

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April 2nd, 2011 — Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, and guest co-host Mike Dunmyer - Ocean Champions, for Big Blend Radio's Earth Fest & Eco Party! Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on April 2, 2011.

March 25: The Nature Connection

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March 25th, 2011 — Join your hosts Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com for The Nature Connection on Big Blend Radio. Featured guests include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on March 25, 2011.

Feb. 14: LOVE FEST Radio Party!

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February 14th, 2011 — Join Big Blend Editors Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, for Big Blend's 1st Annual Love Fest Radio Party! Special guests include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on February 14, 2011.

Jan. 17: The Nature Connection 'Born Free'

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January 17th, 2011 — Join Big Blend Editors Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, and guest host Adam Roberts - VP Of Born Free USA, for a special 'Born Free' themed show on Big Blend Radio's Nature Connection show! Special guests include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on January 17, 2011.

Jan. 15: Big Blend Radio

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January 15th, 2011 — On 'Creative Celebrations' we're having a Super Bowl Party with Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on January 15, 2011.

Nov. 6: Big Blend Radio 'Ocean, Animals, Music, Business & Cooking'

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November 6th, 2010 — Featured guests on 'Rants, Raves & Rock 'n Roll' include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on November 6, 2010.

Oct. 23: Big Blend Radio Health, Sports & Politics

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October 23rd, 2010 — Featured guests on 'Rants, Raves & Rock 'n Roll' include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on October 23, 2010.

Oct. 16: Big Blend Radio 'Interior Design, Switzerland, Ocean Health & Music

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October 16th, 2010 — Featured guests on 'Rants, Raves & Rock 'n Roll' include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on October 16th, 2010.

Oct. 1 - Big Blend Radio 'Business, Fashion, Food & Politics

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October 1st, 2010 — Featured guests on 'Rants, Raves & Rock 'n Roll' include: Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on October 1st, 2010.

Sept. 10: Big Blend Radio 'Business, Environment, Health, Cooking

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September 10th, 2010 — On 'The Nature Connection' they talk to Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on September 10, 2010.

Aug. 6 - Big Blend Radio: Business, Wine & Ocean

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August 6th, 2010 — On 'The Nature Connection', Mike Dunmyer of Ocean Champions discusses the President's Executive Order for a National Ocean Policy. Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on August 6, 2010.

July 30 - Take Action Party #1

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July 30th, 2010 — Ocean Champions on Big Blend Radio. Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on July 30, 2010.

Ocean Champions on Big Blend Radio Discussing BP's Gulf Oil Spill

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July 16th, 2010 — Ocean Champions on Big Blend Radio Discussing BP's Gulf Oil Spill and pro-ocean legislation currently moving in Congress. Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on July 16, 2010.

Ocean Champions Applauds House Passage Of Legislation to Combat Toxic Algae

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March 19th, 2010 — Ocean Champions on Big Blend Radio Discussing Ocean Champions, and The Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009, Mike Dunmyer - Executive Director of Ocean Champions, was a featured guest on The Nature Connection show on Big Blend Radio, which aired live on March 19, 2010.

4th Friday Calls

Special OPEN INVITATION 4th Friday: The Blue Vision Becomes Clear

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Friday, February 27th, 2009 — February 2009 "Fourth Friday" call featuring noted journalist, author, ocean environmentalist and Blue Vision Summit organizer David Helvarg. David has been a leader in the Blue community for many years, and has published several major books on environmentalism, including: Blue Frontier ? Saving America's Living Seas (2001), and 50 Ways to Save the Ocean (2006), and is about to publish Rescue Warriors: The US Coast Guard, America's Forgotten Heroes (2009). David Helvarg will share his inspiration and aspirations for the Summit, talk about his new book, and answer any questions you may have.

In addition, David Wilmot provided Ocean Champions' take on some recent Capitol Hill news items, including:

World Ocean Observatory

hosted by Peter Neill

August 31: 187: Ocean Champions

August, 31st, 2012 – With ocean politics, there is no choice but to organize and confront anti-environment bias with communications, endorsements, and advocacy for the legislators who respect the ocean and promote policy that protects and sustains marine resources for the future. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will herald Ocean Champions (oceanchampions.org), the only organization in the United States with this mission and the only organization of its kind focused solely on oceans and ocean wildlife.

Moir's Environmental Dialogues

Stop Dental Mercury, It's a Common Cause of Chronic Disease

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 — Karen Palmer of the Pennsylvania Coalition for Mercury-Free Dentistry and Dental Amalgam Mercury Solutions talks with Rob about her personal experience with severe mercury poisoning. Karen, who worked as a dental assistant, is suffering from the effects of mercury exposure in the dentist's office as well as her own exposure through having nine amalgam fillings of her own. Karen is very active in working to educate the public on toxic dentistry and how it can be avoided. Laura Henze Russell talks about her experience, and how you can join Hidden River Health Challenge: A Social Innovation Enterprise and become part of a network of people and organizations starting to coordination communication, strategy and actions at the local, state and federal levels. Become part of a network of people and organizations starting to coordination communication, strategy and actions at the local, state and federal levels at http://www.oceanriver.org/hiddenriver.php

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Bass Bungalows, Snook Shacks and Goliath Grouper Hotels

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

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Mercury Poisoning with Dental Amalgam, the Hidden River Health Challenge

Thursday, March 06th, 2014

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Saving the Planet with the Man from Winchester MA

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

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Saving Planet Earth with Nature’s Voice featuring Jaco and Serena Vienings

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Sizzle, Global Warming Comedy and Shifting Baselines with Randy Olson

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

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Saving the Nation’s Oceans and the Big Clathrate Gun Firing Methane Gas.

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

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Six Fish and a Whale for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Fog Warning: NH’s Gundalow and Homer’s Dory Man with Halibut

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Striped Bass and Massachusetts Fishermen

Thursday, May 09th, 2013

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From California's Golden Shore to D.C's Blue Vision Summit

Thursday, May 02nd, 2013

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Implementing the National Ocean Policy

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

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Stemming the Tide of Pollution that is Killing Our Fisheries

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Dwindling Herring and Clearing the Coastline

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

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Tarpon, Magnificent Silver Kings of Boca Grande and a Conversation on Conservation

Thursday, April 04th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Humpback Whales Bubble-Netting on Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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Marty Baum

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: River Rafters to Cow Power, Wal-Mart’s Green Revolution is Good for Economy

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

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Moir's Environmental Dialogues

Thursday, March 07th, 2013

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Eco heroes, Clair Patterson and Herb Needleman – getting the lead out

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Help Dolphins, Do Not Over-Fertilize, It Flows to the Sea!

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

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Protecting Indian River Lagoon with Leesa Souto, Ph.D.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

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Florida Slime Crime Fighter Cris Costello

Thursday, February 07th, 2013

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Moir's Environmental Dialogues

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

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Saving Bristol Bay Salmon, Alaska’s Red Gold

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Dwindling Herring and Clearing the Coastline

Thursday, January 03rd, 2013

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Special Encore Presentation: Child Honoring, an All Inclusive Culture of Respect for People, Wildlife and Environments

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

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Moir's Environmental Dialogues

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

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Safer Alternatives to Prevent Harm from Toxic Chemicals

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

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Mercury Poisoning, Dental Amalgam and Safer Alternatives to Toxic Chemicals

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

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Saving Oceans by Electing Responsible U.S. Senators and Representatives

Wednesday, November 07th, 2012

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Safer Alternatives to Toxic Chemicals and Other Hazardous Cleanup Bills for Beacon Hill

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

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China, Colonial America’s Silicon Valley, Consumerism and Exploitations

Wednesday, October 03rd, 2012

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Why the National Ocean Policy?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

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Making Responsible Ocean Legislative Choices and Ocean Champions in Washington

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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Saving Arctic Seabirds North of Alaska

Wednesday, May 09th, 2012

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Moir's

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

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Sea-Run Brook Trout and Salters of Massachusetts

Wednesday, February 08th, 2012

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Moir's

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

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Participatory Ecological Governance: The Northeast Great Waters Restoration Initiative

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

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Moir's

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

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Special Encore Presentation: Striped Bass and Massachusetts Fishermen

Wednesday, December 07th, 2011

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Striped Bass and Massachusetts Fishermen

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

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Acidifying Oceans Are Killing Oysters and Oyster Farms in Oregon

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

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The Greening of Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Wednesday, November 02nd, 2011

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Atlantic Menhaden Overfished and a New Documentary Film: Shored Up

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

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River Herring and the Mystic River, Over Dams by Bucket, Death by Bycatch

Wednesday, October 05th, 2011

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An Ecosystem-based Fish Habitat Ocean Research Area for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

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Troubles In Florida’s Indian River Lagoon

Wednesday, September 07th, 2011

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Dwindling Herring and Clearing the Coastline

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Humpback Whales Bubble-Netting on Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

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Working Towards a Greener and Healthier British Virgin Islands and the Benefits of Sustainable Living with Clean, Renewable Energy

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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River Rafters to Cow Power, Wal-Mart’s Green Revolution is Good for Economy

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

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Grass, it’s What Cows Want to Eat, Good for Cattle, Better from Environment, Healthier Us.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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Fishermen and River Herring Advocates Challenge Latest Herring Plan

Wednesday, June 08th, 2011

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Fog Warning: NH’s Gundalow and Homer’s Dory Man with Halibut

Wednesday, June 01st, 2011

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Leviathan, The History of Whaling in America with Eric Jay Dolin

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

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How Green is Senator Brown?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

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Saving Amazon Rainforests with Olivia Newton John and Amazon John Easterling; Washasha X Sings Ras Mangrove

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

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North America Mother Earth Water Walk from the 4 Compass Directions with a copper pail of seawater.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

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Quelling the Storm at Sea and the Ocean View from Lazy Point

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

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Child Honoring, an All Inclusive Culture of Respect for People, Wildlife and Environments

Wednesday, March 09th, 2011

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Stopping Coal-fired Power Plants in Salem MA and Chicago IL

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

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Guillemots, Puffins and Bears of an Arctic Island

Wednesday, February 09th, 2011

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Promoting and Attaining a Healthy and Sustainable Indian River Lagoon

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

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River Herring Troubles in the Gulf of Maine and Western Atlantic Ocean

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

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The Great Penguin Rescue Saving a Species from Extinction - Special Encore Presentation!

Wednesday, January 05th, 2011

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The Great Penguin Rescue Saving a Species from Extinction - Special Encore Presentation!

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

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Lake Baikal Troubles and Solutions in the Sacred Sea - Special Encore Presentation!

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

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The Great Penguin Rescue Saving a Species from Extinction

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

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Lake Baikal Troubles and Solutions in the Sacred Sea

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

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Somerville, Climate, De-Paving Action!

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

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The Natural History of the American Fur Industry, plus personal account on becoming an environmental policy expert

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

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Green Slime Slithering into Casco Bay Maine? What you can do to stem the Slime.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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Help Dolphins, Do Not Over-Fertilize, It Flows to the Sea!

Wednesday, September 08th, 2010

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Suffering Bottlenose Dolphins of Indian River Lagoon

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

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Margo’s Solo Canoe Voyage Down the Pacific Coast for Ocean Health

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

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Mystic River Watchers, Keepers and Advocates

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

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Biomass Power - Bad for Rivers, Forests, Air Quality and Carbon Emissions

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

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New England Climate Summer Riders

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

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Oil Moratorium, Clean Energy, National Ocean Policy!

Wednesday, June 09th, 2010

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Sturgeon, Ocean Wanderers in the Danube River and the East China Sea

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

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Ocean Wanderers: MA Sturgeon and Lampreys

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

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Saving the British Virgin Islands, Precious Salt Ponds and Flamingos

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

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Global Ocean in Crisis, Deep Descents in Troubled Ecosystems

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

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Climate Crisis and the River CAKEwalker

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

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Solving a Big Problem in the Ocean

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

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Seaweed Rebels Rally with Sherman's Lagoon for Oceans

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

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Battling Assaults to the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem with a Responsive Systemic Initiative

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

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Climate Change: Local Practices and International Environmental Policies Addressing Global Warming, Turning Towards 350 ppm Carbon

Wednesday, October 07th, 2009

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Sizzle, Global Warming Comedy and Shifting Baselines with Randy Olson

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

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Roz Savage Paddling the Pacific Ocean, Rowing towards a Greener World

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

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Alternatives for Community and Environment, Environmental Justice for Boston

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

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Massachusetts Ocean Partnership

Wednesday, September 09th, 2009

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Salmon + Shad + Sturgeon = Healthy Ecosystems

Wednesday, September 02nd, 2009

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Right Whales, Wrong Shipping Lane: Feds Shift Ship Lane in Defense of Whales

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

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Ocean Literacy with the Banana Slug String Band and Craig Strang

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

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Saving Salmon and Westfield River Wildlife in MA Berkshires

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

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Right Whales, Right Plankton, Right Ecosystem

Wednesday, August 05th, 2009

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Blue Visions and Seaweed Rebels

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

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The Race for Salem Sound and Coastwatchers

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

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NE Rivers, Dams, Salmon and What You Otter Know

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

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