Monumental Problem – Our Garbage Where Will It Go? Meet The Cosmetic Fish Surgeon, Avocados The New Green Gold, Vancouver Writer Makes Headlines Around The World, Our Podcast – Why I Am Going To Be A Journalist


Cool Conversations
With George Froehlich
Thursday, March 29, 2018


Good morning :

Impressive. Innovative. Creative. This video shows you how we can all make the world a better place through small individual actions. And people are paying attention with more than 23 million of them having watched it.
It almost sounds like fiction – but it’s not. The sharp decline in tech stocks has cost some of the world’s wealthiest a fortune. These eight lost more than $1 billion (U.S.) in one day.
This one takes the cake. He is known as Dr. Ark – lives in Singapore and specializes in cosmetic surgery on fish. Yes, fish.
FYI
There will be no newsletter this coming Monday due to the Easter holiday.

George Froehlich
Editor
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CHINA NO LONGER ACCEPTS OUR GARBAGE – WHAT HAPPENS TO IT?

THE STORY

So why has China made that decision?

THE SETTING

And while the number of deaths continue to increase dramatically year after year, there is one country that is stopping the use of drugs and alcohol successfully.

WHAT IT MEANS

And the Chinese decision is leaving Canadian municipalities in a bind?
And B.C. averted one problem area through a one smart policy.

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LINDSEY LLOYD – TRAVELLING THE WORLD, TACKLING THE WORLD – THE DAUNTED WORLD OF JOURNALISM AWAITS HER WITH GUSTO
Being a journalist these days is a daunting task.
There is fake news, ever-shrinking newsroom budgets, daunting digital developments, changing the news spectrum and the uncertainty of finding a full-time job – if ever.
But despite all those challenges, Lindsey Lloyd is plowing ahead into the turbulent world of journalism when she graduates from the journalism program at Langara College in Vancouver later this year.
This seasoned world traveller, hiker and lover of great food is ready – ready to make it – no matter the challenges she will face.
In this episode of Cool Conversations Lindsey Andrews talks to George Froehlich about:
Why travelling all over the world for more than three years has prepared her for the hurly burly world of journalism.
Why fake news is a great opportunity for journalists.
Her passion for storytelling – giving a voice to everyday people, their challenges, frustrations, and above all, their triumphs.
Why people are willing to pay for news despite all the free news on the internet.
Why journalists have to say goodbye to a steady full-time job.
Why working for a small news operation in a small town is a great career builder.
Why a journalist has to be on social media.
The connection between journalism and Vietnam, Tofino and Banff.

PLOGGING AN ECO-FRIENDLY CRAZE HITS CANADA

Plogging started off in Sweden.
And now it has reached Canada.
It’s doing two – jogging and doing something positive for the environment.

MALE ANGER IN NORWAY AND IT’S BECAUSE OF WOMEN

There is backlash happening in Norway.
And it’s mainly of women.
And men don’t like it one bit.

VANCOUVER WAITER MAKES NEWS HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD

A Vancouver waiter working for a Vancouver restaurant and gets fired.
He lodges a complaint.

 

CANADIAN COMPANY DELIVERS DISCOUNTED FOOD AT GREAT SAVINGS

Flashfood a small Canadian company is offering discounted food at great savings.
When you order you get eight to nine pounds of food for $26.50.

AVOCADOS – THE NEW GREEN GOLD AND WHY GANGS ARE FIGHTING OVER THEM

The lonely avocado now is one of the hottest commodities.
Everyone it seems wants avocados and also loves eating them.
And one Mexican resort has a guacamologist on staff.
Today the consumption of avocados is skyrocketing.
And its gotten to the point where drug cartels are entering the avocado

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