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Blue Fish Radio: How Can We Balance Conservation and the Economy?

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Lorne Johnson on Balancing Growth with the Environment

Economic growth and the environment often seem to conflict, but they don’t have to

Outdoor Canada is pleased to present Blue Fish Radio—podcasts about the future of fish and fishing in Canada. The program, produced and hosted by Lawrence Gunther, is dedicated to sharing first-hand angling knowledge, scientific discoveries and supporting local champions who protect and enhance their waters.

Lawrence (above left, with Maestro)
Lawrence (above left, with Maestro)

In this episode, Lawrence (above left, with Maestro) talks green industry consultant Lorne Johnson about balancing economic and environmental interests. Johnson explains how Canadian business leaders are starting to adopt an ecological approach to business. We discuss the rise of electric cars, and just why the media keeps falling back on presenting stores about business and conservation in conflict. Lorne offers examples of how social media is helping some new businesses become the next generation of world environmental leaders.

To hear the interview now, press PLAY below. To download this podcast to your device, go to the Blue Fish Radio home page.

Listen to “Lorne Johnson on Balancing Growth with the Environment” on Spreaker.

Lawrence Gunther

Lawrence Gunther

Blue Fish Radio is produced and hosted by Ottawa-based Lawrence Gunther, North America's only totally blind professional tournament angler, a popular motivational speaker and a celebrated conservationist. A lifelong outdoorsman, Lawrence has caught fish from coast to coast in Canada, and used his expertise in navigation technology to develop the world’s first Blind Fishing Boat. For more about Lawrence Gunther, visit his website.

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