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CIFOR conducts global research on forest and climate change, adaptation, redd, indigenous groups, deforestation, gender, dry forests, food security, illegal logging, governance, biodiversity. The Center for International Forestry Research is a nonprofit, global facility dedicated to advancing human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity. We conduct research that enables more informed and equitable decision making about the use and management of forests in less-developed countries. ...
 
Farming Together, brought to you by Southern Cross University. A conversation between host Farming Together Program manager Amanda Scott and the farmer, fisher and forestry groups which were supported by the University’s program. You will hear how groups worked collaboratively to build stronger, more resilient farming communities in the face of increasingly complex environmental, economic and social challenges.
 
Scientific Publishers provide the highest quality information, products and unequalled publishing services using scientific expertise to academia, researchers, authors in Life Science and Environment. We promote the latest advancements in the field of science: Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Medical Science and Engineering.We ventured into supply of books to the nationalised libraries and publishing in 1976. Presently, we are ...
 
Welcome to this podcast series being brought to you by the University of Massachusetts Environmental Conservation's Urban Forestry: Structure, Function & Value class. The podcasts, outlining our semester's readings, is intended as an opportunity to explore the foundation urban forestry, and will introduce concepts related to the management of urbanized landscapes. The podcasts, presented by members of the class, will focus on what comprises the urban forest, its function as a natural system, ...
 
WoodChat is a series of podcasts produced by Forest and Wood Products Australia. We’ll be sharing in-depth conversations with industry experts and academics about a range of news stories, discoveries and innovations. For more information, visit www.fwpa.com.au
 
British Columbia's only daily news show focused on business, brought to you by Business in Vancouver newspaper and biv.com. Join hosts editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe as well as reporters Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin as they interview Canada's business and political leaders about the pressing issues facing British Columbian businesses and industries today. Join them as they discuss real estate, technology, the resource industries and local and provincial politics.
 
Some people know what they want to do for a living early on, some people find out later. I’m still searching for that answer the best way I know how; talking to people who’ve already made the discovery. How2 is a podcast about people who have found career paths that fulfill them on multiple levels, and searches for the root of that success. Tune in to find out what drives someone to plant a million trees, perform surgery, or study sleeping bats. ​So if you have no idea what that person actua ...
 
The world of finance has a huge impact on all of us. This show aims to explore and unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the investing business. The Money Maze Podcast has been created by two industry veterans. Through direct, entertaining and insightful interviews with masters of the real life money maze, we hope to learn about different approaches to allocating capital, making investment and business decisions, and navigating the pitfalls that line the paths to prosperity. Whether a cu ...
 
The Beyond Research Podcast brings research to you. In each episode, we will bring you the story, beyond the research and introduce you to Canada-based researchers and community leaders whose work are intersecting in unexpected ways. Beyond Research is brought to you by Research Nova Scotia, an independent, not-for-profit corporation with the mandate to support, organize and co-ordinate the funding of research in Nova Scotia.
 
Habitations is the podcast of Sage Magazine, the environmental journalism and arts publication at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. It explores the relationships between humans and the places that they inhabit, through interviews and narrative pieces.
 
The Leadership Nature Podcast features one-on-one interviews with diverse leaders from across the forestry and natural resources nation, and it is intended to spread the seeds of leadership insights, lessons learned and personal advice from experienced leaders to current and future generations of natural resource leaders. Each episode also includes a leadership tip of the week from the interviewer.
 
Lasher Tools is a South African hand tool manufacturing company and the largest one in Southern Africa, with an established global footprint. Being over 90 years old –we offer a range of over 1200 tools, serving 6 industries (Mining, Forestry, Gardening, Agriculture, DIY & Construction). Join our conversation where we will cover our history and what we have done to become the market leader in the tool manufacturing and supply industry, and how we have stuck to our commitment to quality throu ...
 
New Zealand has a golden opportunity to build on the strengths of our primary sector and transform our rural heartland into a global model for regenerative agriculture. Join us for a series of conversations with farmers, soil scientists, and business leaders to explore the opportunities for regenerative farming, the role of market mechanisms, funding models, soil science, systems-thinking, and community mental health. Enjoy! www.pureadvantage.org
 
Brought to you by the Architects' Journal. AJ sustainability editor Hattie Hartman and architect George Morgan talk to changemakers and innovators who are transforming architecture by designing in ways that respect planetary boundaries. In association with ACAN, the Architects Climate Action Network. Show notes & more info here: https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/podcasts Want a weekly dose of architecture news? We recommend The Londown by Open City London, in association with the AJ https: ...
 
The Research Field is Teagasc's monthly research podcast for everyone interested in agriculture, crops, the environment, food, forestry and rural development research in Ireland. Presented by Sean Duke, science journalist, with regular contributions from Catriona Boyle, science and communication outreach officer with Teagasc, the podcasts will get out and about and talk to researchers in their various fields. Acknowledgement: Signature tune 'Inspirational Outlook' by https://scottholmesmusic.com
 
Join “Drones On-Air” powered by EnviroDrone for an exhilarating flight through drone exploration, discovery and innovation. Learn from drone professionals who are innovating the industry and how their disruptive technology is changing the world around us. Ryan Cant, founder and CEO of EnviroDrone is the host of “Drones On-Air.” Ryan is a commercial drone builder, pilot and visionary. Follow EnviroDrone on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and visit the website for more information. www.faceboo ...
 
The way forests around the world are managed is undergoing radical change. In the UK, local communities are buying forested land, to preserve forests for the greater benefit of society. In the developing world, forestry commissions are actively empowering villagers to engage in forest management and conservation. The video tracks on this album use case studies in the UK and in India to illustrate ways in which forest management is changing, and how such changes can be implemented. To complet ...
 
With scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations arriving faster and faster, many of the coolest careers belong to people with excellent math skills. Art of Problem Solving’s AfterMath podcast talks with fascinating people in the world of math, science, and technology about their work, careers, and interests, as well as how their passion for math helped them get to where they are now. You can find show notes and additional information at artofproblemsolving.com/news/aftermath.
 
#TreesAreKey with Paul Johnson helps listeners better understand and care for their trees. Weekly podcasts feature a short lesson and tree of the week, and share upcoming tree-related events around Texas. From planting to pruning, famous to flowering, to soil, sun and shade, and what to do when faced with disaster -- Trees Are Key has you covered. Paul Johnson is the Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator for Texas A&M Forest Service. Paul is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) ...
 
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Forestry contractors say they are losing money, losing work, and losing jobs as a result of fluctuations in the market for timber, and delays in the ports. The sector was enjoying some record high prices in the first half of this year, driven by the China market, but those prices have been axed in recent weeks. Contractors are calling for a more su…
 
The first of a two-part series that explores the rise of the circular economy to make greater and more extended use of materials in the forestry and construction sectors. Paul Shorthouse, senior director at Delphi.ca and one of the country’s leading experts on the circular economy, joins BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe for the conve…
 
13:54 | Ryder Lee with Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association and Alberta Federation of Agriculture's Lynn Jacobson explain the compounding and widespread effects of severe drought across the Prairie provinces. 56:42 | Alberta Forest Products Association's Brock Mulligan defends forestry practices and the polices in place, following our interview wit…
 
There's political consensus New Zealanders are paying too much for groceries, but little agreement on who's to blame and what should be done. The government isn't ruling anything in or out with its response to the Commerce Commission's draft report that's revealed big retailers are profiting at the expense of consumers and suppliers. Our political …
 
Let's head back to Tokyo where several New Zealand athletes are circling the medal podium in contention for some bling to hang around their necks. Our reporter Clay Wilson Lisa Owen from outside the canoe slalom course [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6265680716001…
 
It should have been the Kiwi dream, instead a high-achieving Indian immigrant says he will leave the country because his wife and daughter are not allowed in. Chandra Raju last saw his wife and little girl two years ago and had plans to re-unite in regional New Zealand. Now, an immigration lawyer says New Zealand's reputation will suffer major dama…
 
Ports of Auckland appears to be welcoming a new era in their relationship with Auckland Council and unions, after years of tension. A damning safety report earlier this year revealed major concerns, laying the blame squarely with management. Today Ports' representatives fronted to an Auckland Council meeting to give an update on their safety improv…
 
More than 200 businesses have put their hands up to offer Covid-19 shots at the office. As the rollout ramps up, the Ministry of Health asked workplaces to apply to join in - but set strict criteria. Trial runs are already underway, but as Lydia Batham reports - workforce hesitancy might be the biggest issue.…
 
A draft report released this morning by the Commerce Commission says the two supermarket companies Foodstuffs and Woolworths have an effective duopoly over the grocery sector in New Zealand. That means groceries are costing people more and food producers are earning less than they should. It is also preventing other big players from entering the ma…
 
Oranga Tamariki has apologised for keeping a child in hospital care for nine weeks because they could not find a suitable placement. In documents posted online by the cyber-attackers who targeted the DHB, staff said the youngster did not require admission to hospital for any medical reason and was not unwell. The Minister for Children is calling fo…
 
A United Nations official with Covid-19 has been evacuated from Fiji on a mercy flight after a decision from New Zealand health authorities. RNZ understands the woman, who is seriously ill, will be treated at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital despite New Zealand initially refusing to let her in because of "capacity" issues. The hospital system in Fiji…
 
How do gold medal winning Olympic rowers celebrate? They get back on the water. As rowing pair Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler brought home New Zealand's first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics today, there was just two things on their minds. Had they done New Zealand proud? And how quickly could they get back out on the water ahead of their rowi…
 
Daily Covid-19 cases in Fiji are back over a thousand - and there is such sustained pressure on frontline workers and the health system - that the latter really is cracking right now. There are about 19,000 people who have tested positive in isolation, and this outbreak has caused more than 200 deaths. There is no sign of this second wave slowing, …
 
The Univeristy of Auckland, Royal Society and now the Tertiary Education Union have come out against a contentious letter to the editor by seven Univeristy of Auckland professors denying Mātauranga Māori as science. The statement appeared in the Listener written by Kendall Clements, Garth Cooper, Michael Corballis, Douglas Elliffe, Elizabeth Rata, …
 
The Minister for Children has called for an investigation into the treatment of a young child by Oranga Tamariki. RNZ revealed this morning that a child spent more than nine weeks in a Waikato hospital because the agency failed to find them a suitable placement. In documents posted online by the cyber hackers who attacked the Waikato DHB, staff sai…
 
All children get angry at times - often when overtired, fighting with siblings or when they perceive they're being treated unfairly. But for some children, anger and aggression can explode for no apparent reason. What's going on? And how can parents and caregivers respond? Parenting coach and educator Joseph Driessen says there are ways to reduce a…
 
Technology commentator Sarah Putt joins Kathryn to discuss a new survey from Netsafe which has found New Zealanders believe the internet is more dangerous than it was five years ago, everyone's talking about the billionaire space race what impact it could have on the space economy and Google is boosting its New Zealand presence - what does that mea…
 
The Commerce Commission says competition in the grocery sector is poor with Foodstuffs and Countdown essentially a duopoly dominating the market with little room for new entrants or competition. But in a draft report this morning, it has stopped short of recommending that the two major players be forced to give up some of their stores to make way f…
 
Max Olson is the founder and CEO of SeaChange, a company that wants to build hydro-foil car and passenger ferries that would deliver zero-emission transit. Earlier this year the company successfully trialled a prototype, and plans are now underway to scale it up and take it across Cook Strait. Max joins Kathryn to talk about why he believes there's…
 
The Law Commission is publishing an issues paper about the review of surrogacy law, submissions on which are invited until 23rd September 2021. Proposals for an overhaul of New Zealand's surrogacy law would grant intended parents immediate rights and give surrogate mothers more financial support and protection, including from exploitation.…
 
The Commerce Commission has just released its draft report of its study into the grocery sector. The Commission has been looking at the main supermarket chains for more than a year, focusing on the price, quality and range available to customers, whether the major retailers have too much bargaining power and if they co-ordinate with each other to p…
 
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