Category Archives: Earth Matters

GMCR is proud to present Earth Matters – our 1st full length, locally produced and regularly scheduled program.

Earth Matters is a collaborative effort between New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Gila Resources Information Project and Upper Gila Watershed Alliance and addresses environmental issues at the local, national and international levels. Allyson Siwik – Executive Director of GRIP, Nathan Newcomer – Silver City Grassroots Organizer for NM Wild and Donna Stevens – Executive Director of UGWA, rotate as the hosts of the program.

Earth Matters airs regularly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 10am & Thursday evening at 8pm.

Earth Matters / Jaimie Park

Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project Executive Director Allyson Siwik talks with Jaimie Park, staff attorney with the NM Environmental Law Center about the New Mexico Environment Department’s proposed amendments to the state’s water quality regulations that will weaken protections … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Carol Miller

Militarization of Our Skies with Carol Miller of Peaceful Skies Coalition (http://peacefulskies NULL.org) Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Executive Director Allyson Siwik discusses militarization of our skies with Carol Miller, one of the founders and president of the Peaceful … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Kim McCreery – More Humans, Fewer Animals

Upper Gila Watershed Alliance director Donna Stevens talks with long-time conservationist and former Earth Matters co-host Kim McCreery about human population and its impacts on wildlife populations and extinctions. They discuss wildlife decline, the current sixth mass extinction event, and … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / War and The Gila

Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project executive director Allyson Siwik discusses the proposed military overflights over the Gila region with Karen Sullivan, retired US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist and founder of West Coast Action Alliance, Nathan Newcomer, … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Gila River Festival – Wynona LaDuke

Earth Matters presents indigenous author, activist, and farmer Wynona LaDuke giving the keynote address at the 13th Annual Gila River Festival at the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater, September 22, 2017. We apologize for technical difficulties with audio during her … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Judy Calman

Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Grassroots Coordinator for The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Nathan Newcomer, interviews Judy Calman, staff attorney for NM Wild, on the recent and continuing litigation in support of Mexican Gray Wolf recovery efforts. Earth Matters is … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Active Hope with Shirley Pevarnik

Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project executive director Allyson Siwik talks to ecotheologian Shirley Pevarnik about “Active Hope“. A student and long-time friend of Thomas Berry, the father of ecological spirituality, Shirley has studied Creation Spirituality at Naropa … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / No Boots, No Beds, No Wall

Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance interviews Johana Bencomo of NM CAFé, or Comunidades en Acción y de Fé, and Kevin Bixby from the Southwest Environment Center on the social and environmental impacts of US border and immigration … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Denise Fort

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP executive director Allyson Siwik talks to environmental and water law attorney Denise Fort about progress toward environmental sustainability, including climate change, water issues and defending the EPA. Denise has an extensive background in environmental and … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Michael Robinson

On this week’s program, Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance talks with Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity about Mexican gray wolves, the most endangered carnivore in North America. The Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program, which … Continue reading

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