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Forces That Move Us

Innovative bamboo houses. Amazonian indigenous spirits. Glacier melt igloos. Travel to Ecuador with National Geographic Explorer, Tilden Remerleitch and learn about global displacement. Hear the experiences of ordinary people who have lost their home due to environmental factors beyond their control: from earthquakes, extractive industries, and climate change. Each chapter is available in both English or Spanish.

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Teaser: Forces That Move Us

Check out the upcoming series, Forces That Move Us, by National Geographic Explorer, Tilden Remerleitch.


13 May 2020

Rank #1

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Ep. 1: Complex Problems, Simple Truths [English]

Show Notes:Check out Tilden’s previous podcast-Grounded: Stories of Refugee Resettlement in Vermont:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grounded-stories-of-refugee-resettlement-in-vermont/id1515158391SONGS:- Meadow By Density & Time- So Long Analog By Noir Et Blanc Vie- Peguche and Churay Para los Yarina By Alex Alvear-Caer By Sr. Maniqui-2 Mosaico de El mendigo, Soy del Carchi, Chulla Quiteno By Milton Conde- Andarele By La Agrupacion de Petitas Palma★ Support this podcast ★


26 May 2020

Rank #2

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Ep. 1: Lo que nos mueve [Espanol]

Para escuchar el podcast anterior de Tilden, Grounded: Stories of Refugee Resettlement in Vermont:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grounded/id1370599457MUSICA:-Sin Gritar- Sr. Maniqui el proyecto solista de Mariela Espinosa-Peguche Taita Imbabura -Alex Alvear-Andarele- La Agrupacion de Petitas Palma-Falling Down- Ryan Little - Meadow- Density and Time-So Long Analog- Noir Et Blanc Vie★ Support this podcast ★


29 May 2020

Rank #3

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Ep. 2: Stories of Earthquake Survival [English]

Show Notes:SONGS:-Sin Gritar By Sir Maniqui-Northern Lights By Chris Haugen- Suzuki’s Theme By Endless love- Dreaming Days By Ketsa- Walking on Clouds & Starting Over By Audio Binger- Dr Dan Will See You Now By Matt Oakley-Hot Shot By Scott Holmes- Falling Down By Ryan Little★ Support this podcast ★


2 Jun 2020

Rank #4

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Ep. 2: Tiemblan nuestros hogares [Espanol]

MUSICA:-Sin Gritar- Sr. Maniqui el proyecto solista de Mariela Espinosa- Andarele- La Agrupacion de Petitas Palma-Northern Lights- Chris Haugen-Escape-Evaningland-My Time- Ryan Little-Meadow-Density & time-Casual Desire- Ugonna Onyekwe-Aioli-Andrew Langdon-Sleeplessness- The Brothers Records-Gone & Long Road Ahead- Audio Binger★ Support this podcast ★


5 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Ep. 2.1: The Forgotten Island [English]

Show Notes:Check out Martin Couell’s non-profit, Integridad Foundation, that helps connect kids to the outdoors: http://www.selffinity.org SONGS:-Peguche By Alex Alvear-Meadow By Density & Time-Cavern By Hovatoff-Waltz to Death By Sir Cubworth-Flying Free By Jingle Punks-Go on Going By Stayloose-Casual Desire By Ugonna Onyekwe-So long Analog By Noir Et Blanc Vie-Long Road Ahead By AudioBinger★ Support this podcast ★


9 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Ep. 2.2: Pumpkin Patch turned Relief Camp [English]

SONGS:-Siesta By Jahzzar- Sanjuaneando By Alex Alvear-3 Mosaico de Alitas Quebradas By Milton Conde-Caer By Sr. Maniqui-Don’t Look By Silent Partner-My Time By Ryan Little-Fresh Fallen Snow By Chris Haugen- Sweet Tides By Latasha★ Support this podcast ★


12 Jun 2020

Rank #7

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Ep. 3: Bamboo and the Do Tank Experiment [English]

Show Notes:The house building non-profit that started it all! (Fundación Raiz/ Roots Foundation /CAEMBA): https://www.fundacionraizec.org/SONGS:-Dreaming Days By Ketsa-Gone By AudioBinger-Something Elated By Broke for Free- Trophy Wife By Rondo Brothers-White Hats By Wayne Jones- Inescapable By Ugonna Onyekwe- Otras Formas By Sr. Maniqui★ Support this podcast ★


16 Jun 2020

Rank #8

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Ep. 3: El otro lado de la calle [Espanol]

Fundación Raiz/ CAAEMBA quien construye casas de bambú para gente afectado del terremoto y los quien vive en pobreza extrema: https://www.fundacionraizec.org/Rio Muchacho, una finca organica en Canoa: https://www.riomuchacho.com/MUSICA:-Otras Formas- Sr. Manique, el proyecto solista de Mariela Espinosa-Andarele- La Agrupacion de Petitas Palma-1 Mosaico de: Mi carcelera,Mujer ingrata, Senora casada- Milton Conde-Trophy Wife- Rondo Brothers-Coupe- The Grand Affair-Urban Luluby- Jimmy Fontanez & Doug Maxwell-Beach Walk- Unicorn Heads-Escape- Eveningland-Falling down-Ryan Little-Siesta- Jahzzar★ Support this podcast ★


19 Jun 2020

Rank #9

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Ep. 4: The Pitfalls of Open Pit Mining-Part 1 [English]

Show Notes:Javier con I,Intag is a film by Pocho Alvarez. I used some of the clips from the film as background sounds in this episode. If you want more details on Junin’s resistance to mining concessions, check out the film! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBYpl6n4_2YSONGS:-Memory Rain By Yung Logos- Peguche & Churay Para los Yarina By Alex Alvear-Aioli by Andrew Langdon-Northern Lights By Chris Haugen-Cavern By Hovatoff-Apocalypse- By SYBS-California Wind By Bruno E.-I Love Destruction When It Serves Love By Alge-Flying Free- Jingle Punks-No Al Matrato By Milton Conde-On The Hunt By Andrew Langdon★ Support this podcast ★


23 Jun 2020

Rank #10