Sept. 20, 2021

The Tarkine with Dr Lydia Birch and medical student Hannah Birch

The Tarkine with Dr Lydia Birch and medical student Hannah Birch

In this episode, Dr Kaiya Ferguson and Dr Beau Frigault discuss the latest IPCC report, before diving into an interview with Dr Lydia Birch and her sister and medical student Hannah Birch about the Tarkine native forest in Tasmania, and why its protection is a human health issue.

Resources:

 

IPCC report summary for policy makers: https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/downloads/report/IPCC_AR6_WGI_SPM.pdf

 

IPCC interactive atlas: https://interactive-atlas.ipcc.ch

 

Tarkine Media release by Dr Lydia Birch: https://www.dea.org.au/media-release-doctors-call-for-emergency-national-heritage-listing-for-takayna-tarkine-for-healths-sake/

 

Bob Brown Foundation & The Tarkine: https://www.bobbrown.org.au/takayna_tarkine

 

Music - Time for The Tarkine: https://listeningearth.com/tarkine/