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Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther: Audio show

Outdoor news, environmental issues, reviews of outdoor tech and tips on exploring the outdoors with a guide dog. Sundays at 3 p.m. ET.

Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us about the unexplained deaths of 2.6 million salmon off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador earlier this year. From the December 3, 2019 episode.
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther reflects on the United Nations report on climate change. From the August 17, 2021 episode.
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther continues his discussion on the shift to clean energy and describes some solutions to storing excess energy. From the March 30, 2021 episode.
Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther examines the theme of “ocean health” as described by conservationist and author Ayana Johnson. For our accessibility story roundup, we chat about how Apple just unveiled a brand new feature that uses machine learning to identify and label every button, slider and tab automatically. Dave Brown has the details. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu from Montreal tells us how she’s saying thank you to family and friends for their support througho...
High up in the Arctic Ocean close to the North Pole, a solitary ship just concluded 300 days of being tethered to an ice flow, much of that time was spent in continuous darkness. Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther discusses this new research and the impact of climate change on the arctic. The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has announced the Paralympic competition schedule, following the Games’ postponement to 2021. Dave Brown tells us more. Community Reporter J.R. Bjornson share...
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther explains how a new information about Greenland’s ice pack will affect island and coastal communities around the world. From the February 12, 2019 episode.
In the inaugural episode of Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther, we get schooled with Ms. Lily on what kind of outdoors person you are. We'll also talk bucket lists with Heather Figueiredo, Founder and Director of the Cambridge Farm and Forest School. Finally Lawrence will tell you how he uses buck saws.
Lawrence and Lilly leave Lewis behind for an exciting day of whitewater rafting on the Ottawa River. Find out the technology and tips used to raft class five rapids aboard small self-bailing rafts, followed by cliff jumping. Joining the crew for the adventure is ten-year old autistic “Tegan”.
Lawrence Gunther shares some surprising information about donating clothes. We speak with Professor Peter Edelman, who was a legislative assistant to Robert F. Kennedy as today marks 50 years since his assassination. We discuss the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of a baker in Colorado who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Our AMI colleague Karen Magee calls in to talk about the Ottawa police's autism registry being taken over by MedicAlert. Our tech exper...
Ottawa, as are many other areas across Canada, is now known as a tick hotspot. Lawrence Gunther shares how to protect yourself, and your dog, while enjoying the outdoors.
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes which burgers are more environmentally friendly to consumer at your next barbeque. From the August 16, 2022 episode.
On episode 43 of the AMI Audio podcast “Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther” we explore SCUBA for blind and low vision divers with Hubert Chretien, executive director of Freedom at Depth. Ms. Lilly shares the details of a number of notable shipwrecks that have occurred over the past 300 years on the St. Lawrence River. Lawrence and Hubert discuss tips and tech used by vision impaired SCUBA divers and their sighted dive partners, and Lawrence reflects on some of the professional blind SCU...
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther shares his experience training guide dogs for outdoor living. From the November 24, 2020 episode.
There were 14 reported right whale deaths along Canada’s east coast this past summer. Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio tells us more about this growing problem that affects both whales and humans. Our Ottawa colleague Karen Magee tells us about an organization that offers pro bono legal services to persons with disabilities. We speak to the author of a provincial government report that says Ontarians are living longer. Dr. Joshua Tepper is the CEO of Health Quality Ontario. And, ...
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses the ongoing issues of animal welfare at MarineLand in southern Ontario. From the September 28, 2021 episode.
On Tuesday March 16th's episode: Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther tells us how small modular reactors could be used to help combat climate change in Canada Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler describes “Arts Chats,” a new discussion series by the Toronto Arts Foundation She also tells us about a one-woman show by Kim Kilpatrick called “Flying in the Dark” . To access her full report, visit here Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us about AirTags, Apple’s much-anti...
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is delivering a special gift to AMI-audio listeners this holiday season with a special audio play of the Frank Capra classic, It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry based on the movie. Tune in to AMI-audio on Thursday, December 24, at 2 p.m. Eastern to hear George Bailey, Mary Hatch, Mr. Potter and Clarence brought to life by your favourite AMI-audio show hosts, producers and contributors. The 1946 film, which has become a holiday tradit...
Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther explores the similarities and differences between food forests and pollinator-friendly yards For our Accessibility Story Roundup, we chat about the new Hampton Inn Buffalo-Amherst that is working toward welcoming all guests of all abilities Community reporter Derek Lackey from Winnipeg tells us about CNIB’s upcoming virtual sessions on travel tips and physical activity for the summer. To catch his full report, visit here Tech expert Mike Ag...
A pulp mill in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, has been ordered to stop pumping its effluent into the nearby waterway. Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us more. Marc Aflalo from Your Tech Report tells us about the problems that are cropping up with Samsung’s groundbreaking new folding phones. The federal government is encouraging people to sign up to monitor the implementation of the proposed accessibility legislation. Donna Jodhan from Barrier-Free Canada tells us more. ...