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Arin de Hoog

Arin de Hoog is from Ottawa, Canada. Trained as a financial journalist, he has worked as a producer, reporter and announcer for a variety of radio stations.

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  • Volume is the catalyst

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 5 June, 2014 at 16:28 1 comment

    Let's face it; people tend to get edgy when the US is mentioned. Often people wish, many of them Americans, that whatever the US does, could they just do it quietly.

    But there's something to be said for volume.

    For example, the world couldn't help b... Read more >

  • Choices, voices and being heard

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 22 August, 2013 at 15:27 1 comment

    Every day we have to make choices. For many, the choice is whether or not to do something to protect our environment.

    For a few of us, there is no choice at all. We do what we have to do to tell the world that there are wrongs that need to be made r... Read more >

  • The tiny island of Koh Samet is home to long pale beaches, forests and beautiful geography, but the fine, white sands of this Thai island and the clear blue waters that surround it have been turned sticky and black by crude oil spilled from a pipeline... Read more >

  • The diminishing glow of nuclear energy

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 15 July, 2013 at 17:36 26 comments

    In France, Greenpeace activists got past security and climbed reactor structures at the Tricastin nuclear power plant. They unfurled a banner which read: TRICASTIN ACCIDENT NUCLÉAIRE: PRÉSIDENT DE LA CATASTROPHE? (Tricastin Nuclear Accident: Preside... Read more >

  • Chipping away at the fin whale trade

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - 11 July, 2013 at 17:44 9 comments

    Somewhere between Iceland and Japan, the fin whale got a little bit safer. The 27 metre long mammal is the second largest in the world. It ranges across the globe and can be found less and less in all the major oceans. It's a beautiful creature, sle... Read more >

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