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The majority of homes currently being built are bad for the earth, the occupants and the builder’s health. Every fortnight, join Jeffrey Hart as he talks to designers, builders, makers, dreamers and doers. Exploring the wide world of sustainability in the built environment by talking to wonderful people who are doing excellent things. Whether you want to learn more about natural materials, are navigating your own self build, or just want to know that better alternatives are out there, this i ...
 
A podcast for the bold and curious to help you navigate our world's accelerating weirdness — about science and the philosophy of it, prehistory and post-humanity and deep time, non-human agency and non-duality, science fiction and the stories we regard as real, complex systems and sustainability (or lack thereof), psychedelics as a form of training for a weirding present and proliferating futures, art and creativity as service and as inquiry. Join paleontologist-futurist Michael Garfield eve ...
 
Green Canvas is all about creative minds helping to tackle the environmental crisis. Each episode we speak to a different creative practitioner - from designers using sustainable materials to artists and photographers exploring climate issues. We learn more about their work, how they use their skillsets for positive change and find out what tips they have for you to help create the sustainable future our planet needs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health. TED speakers answer questions you never even knew you had, and share ideas you won't hear anywhere else, all around how we can live healthier lives.
 
Sustainable Schools Virtual Summit. A rolling summit with insights from Headteachers, Teachers, Business Managers, Education Specialists, Pupils, Eco-Clubs and more as to how they have transitioned their schools into sustainable, climate literacy and cross-curricular climate curriculum Centres of Excellence with eduCCate Global.
 
Healthy building expert Andrew Pace uses his 25+ years experience to produce this weekly podcast, dedicated to the discussion and education of home health and human wellness. With over 20,000 satisfied clients all over the world, Andrew has a keen awareness of the issues relating to chemical sensitivity, green building, mold remediation and toxicity reduction. As a healthy home consultant, Andrew continues to be sought after to assist on projects all over the world, but his true passion is t ...
 
The Artist/Mother podcast interviews incredible working Artists who are also Mothers, inviting them to share from their experiences as they make art and mother their children. We hope these interviews inspire you to dedicate time, passion, and energy to your art practice while simultaneously being the best parent you can be.
 
Stora Enso's new podcast looks at the opportunities we can create from renewable materials. Global megatrends are driving consumer and customer demand, and our future. How do renewable materials fit in this changing world? With a panel of expert guests we invite you into a lively conversation on a series of subjects close to our heart. How can we approach packaging in a sustainable way, as the consumer craving for food on-the-go rises? What are the implications? As people continue to move in ...
 
The Environmental Transformation Podcast will bring you interviews with leaders in the Environmental Industry with the goal of providing Environmental, Sustainability and Safety Professionals, as well as and Business leaders with information about industry trends, regulatory changes, digital and software technologies, and service providers that are transforming the industry.
 
The terrible destruction of total nuclear war between the Western and Eastern Blocks has succeeded in sterilizing the surface of the earth. No living creature can now exist there and all humans on both sides, have fled to the hives built miles below the surface where they constantly work to produce the war materials necessary to carry on the battle. For 8 years now, the actual fighting between these super powers has been conducted by robots known as Ledeys since only they can sustain the ter ...
 
Acting For Your Life Foundation * Motivation * Balance Mission Statement Founded by Master Teacher/Actor/Director Kathryn Rae Furrow in 2005, Acting For Your Life is an educational and motivational tool for artists in the entertainment industry that promotes ownership of an artist’s life and career. Through our online course platform, self-guided workbooks and materials, motivational podcasts, apps, and live training series for both life and career, we translate balance tools into daily prac ...
 
The Organic View Radio Show has been producing top quality educational content for over a decade. Founded in 2007, it is the first educational podcast of its kind and has featured a “who’s who” list of guests from various industries. Some of the special series we produce include The NLP View, The Neonicotinoid View, Clean Energy View, The Sober View and The Rosarian's View. Please visit www.theorganicview.com for more information.The show has been a platform for discussing important issues s ...
 
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building certification program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and advocacy in support of p ...
 
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We are humbled to be speaking with psychedelic pioneer, Dennis McKenna. Dennis and his late brother Terrence are some of the most influential figures in western psychedelic culture. The brothers contributed to the introduction to psilocybin mushrooms in the United States, including but not limited to, cultivation techniques, ethnomycology, user gui…
 
When does a crowd of people become unsafe? How well will Aston Villa do next season? When is it cost-effective to replace a kitchen?The answers may seem arbitrary but, to Nira Chamberlain, they lie in mathematics. You can use maths to model virtually anything.Dr Nira Chamberlain is President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, and…
 
Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, killing more people each year than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murder and suicide combined. Follow health policy expert Mitch Zeller into the murky depths of the tobacco industry as he details the sordid history of nicotine addiction -- and…
 
Ron Gonen, CEO of Closed Loop Partners and Author of his new book “The Waste Free World” talks about his experience as an entrepreneur when he started RecycleBank and then became the Deputy Commissioner of Sanitation, Recycling, and Sustainability in New York City that eventually led him to start Closed Loop Partners where he focuses on strategical…
 
For this bytesize episode, sustainable design consultants Philippa Birch-Wood and Taleen Josefsson discuss their education, what shaped their desire to be involved in sustainable architecture and the opportunities that were available to them during their education. The episode ends with some top tips for budding architects on how to bring sustainab…
 
In this episode, guest Jim Yarbrough, global intelligence program manager at BSI, shares the major supply chain risks from around the world. BSI recently released its Supply Chain Risks Insights 2021 report. It analyzes and assesses risks to countries and businesses globally. These include product theft, fraud, labor exploitation, and political and…
 
This week we’re joined by Anna Riedl, a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum and organizer at Effective Altruism Austria, currently studying Cognitive Science at Universität Wien. We discuss behavioral economics, bounded rationality, computational rationality, and other formal ways of thinking about how to do the most good, given great uncerta…
 
What can product businesses in FEST (fashion, entrepreneurship, sustainability + tech) learn from content marketers in the current digital landscape? As a content creator, producer, consultant and entrepreneur who works primarily with product businesses, I’m here to tell you the answer is so much, especially right now — a time when every business i…
 
In this episode, I interview beauty industry veteran Tev Finger. He started in the industry in 1990. Since 2006, Tev has helped to create, launch and grow beauty brands across the globe through his company Luxury Brand Partners (LBP). He does this by partnering with key talent while focusing on unique distribution models and collaborating on produc…
 
On this week’s hemp podcast we talk to Jonathon John, lab manager at Choice Extraction Inc. in Washington, Pennsylvania, where they focus on extraction and refinement of cannabinoid hemp. John talks about the extraction process and what farmers should expect from an extraction company – what’s involved in the process, what questions should farmers …
 
A milestone for mycelium has emerged. Adidas has partnered with Bolt threads, a biomaterials company, to use mycelium in their Stan Smith Mylo Edition shoes. Built with biology, crafted with humanity— Bolt Threads is pioneering the use of fungal materials into industrial commodities, and it's not something their team takes lightly. Today we are joi…
 
Luminescent bone-eating worms, giant squid and a sea cucumber commonly known as the headless chicken monster: some extraordinary creatures live at the bottom of the sea. For a long time almost everyone agreed the pressure was too intense for any life to exist. Now, it seems, the more we look the more new species we find. But, many fear, marine life…
 
The cells in your body are like computer software: they're "programmed" to carry out specific functions at specific times. If we can better understand this process, we could unlock the ability to reprogram cells ourselves, says computational biologist Sara-Jane Dunn. In a talk from the cutting-edge of science, she explains how her team is studying …
 
Food Waste is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas and a major problem in society. It’s the dirty little secret not many talk about. Pete Pearson, Senior Director of Food Loss and Waste at the World Wildlife Fund, sheds light on the contributing factors that cause the food waste, the side effects of over consumption, and the lack of an effi…
 
Steve Waters is a renowned playwright and professor of scriptwriting whose diptych of plays on climate change, The Contingency Plan (2009), are amongst the most celebrated plays tackling the subject. Upon it’s showing at the world-famous Bush Theatre in London, The Guardian labelled The Contingency Plan as “an urgent wake-up call”, The Daily Telegr…
 
On this episode of the Artist/Mother Podcast I am joined by Mindy Wittock and Robin Kenny for a conversation about our list of Artist/Mother Life Essentials! We share our top 10 list for what we feel are essentials for artists who are mothers to make their life a little easier, run more smoothly, or enjoyed more deeply. Listen in to find out what m…
 
Emma Pile is a digital artist, based on the outskirts of London, specialising in theatre, exhibitions & events. Last year she built a lovely tiny home with a little help from her Dad. You can see her Tiny House here: https://www.instagram.com/emslittlegreen/ And check out her stunning digital design website: http://www.emmapile.net/ In the podcast …
 
In this bonus episode of our Teaching to Writing mini-series, we chat to Rachael Roberts, a life, career & business coach for ELT professionals who has worked in the ELT industry for 30 years as a teacher, teacher trainer & materials writer. We discuss the warning signs of burnout, dealing with imposter syndrome and how to better manage your time, …
 
In this episode, guest Paul Beavers, the chief technology officer at PCS Software, discusses why he thinks touchless transactions are here to stay. During the past year, as the Covid-19 pandemic raged, many companies turned to contactless electronic transactions as a way of promoting social distancing and reducing risks to drivers. It is just anoth…
 
GUEST: Mircea Gradu, Velodyne Lidar TOPICS: - Is the red-hot SAAR sustainable? - Can consumers afford a supply-chain fix? - 24% of Escapes and 21% of RAV4s sold in April were hybrids. Is there life in that powertrain? PANEL: Alexa St. John, Automotive News; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive; John McElroy, Autoline.tv…
 
On this week’s show, we brush up to (sorry not sorry) the story, tips and advice from an entrepreneur building a luxury vegan nail lacquer company that’s out to make an impact in the beauty world with high-quality, cruelty-free products and a tech play that stands to increase inclusivity in more ways than one. Plus, and this is no small feat, Auda.…
 
This week’s main guest is freelance writer Janet Burns, whose article How Cannabis Coevolved with Humanity and Could Save It Now was published on Forbes.com last year. She writes about humanity’s long history with the cannabis plant, from the tectonic shift of the Tibetan Plain to the early days of agriculture through modern times, showing how the …
 
What does commercial mushroom farming look like in the United States? Today we welcome the production manager of Far West Fungi, Kyle Garrone, to share the history of commercial farming in the US. Far West Fungi has been in business for over 35 years, and the team has traveled far and wide to learn from mushroom farms around the globe. Kyle has des…
 
For intersex people -- those born with sex characteristics outside the traditional definitions of female and male -- the stakes to appear "normal" are high. Drawing on her personal experience, Susannah Temko reveals the shame, prejudice and harm faced by the intersex community, as they're forced to conform to a binary understanding of sex that ulti…
 
PFAS is one of the hottest topics in the industry. Can you say Parts Per Quadrillion! In this episode we talk with Taryn McKnight, the PFAS Practice Leader for Eurofins. We cover PFAS regulatory concerns related to how States and the EPA are addressing this emerging contaminant of concern. We dig into laboratory testing and sampling challenges as w…
 
Throbbing head, nausea, dizziness, disturbed vision – just some of the disabling symptoms that can strike during a migraine attack. This neurological condition is far more common than you might think, affecting more people than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined.While medications, to help relieve the symptoms of migraine, have been around for s…
 
What does it mean to truly rest? To allow your body to fully absorb rest? The artist interviewed in this episode is truly a rest enthusiast and expert! Mira Burack is an artist living in the mountains of New Mexico on the unceded land of the Pueblo people. She received an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and BA in Studio Art and Psychology from Pe…
 
In this episode, guest Matt Castle, vice president of air services at C.H. Robinson, discusses the tight air freight market. While passengers are starting to fly again on commercial planes, that extra belly space for cargo has not really alleviated the capacity constraints on the air freight market. Is there any improvement in sight, or is this wha…
 
In this episode of the Spirit of 608 podcast, we get seriously material about the future of fashion with guest Nicole Rawling, co-founder of the Material Innovation Initiative. Their mission? To make it easier for next generation textiles and product materials to make it into the marketplace in meaningful way. To that end, MII is betting collaborat…
 
In this episode, I interview Bonnie Brown and Paul Turcotte, co-founders of Passion Placement, a new employment platform focused on connecting people with mission-driven organizations doing work that matters to them. Bonnie is a CPA, senior level executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years hands-on experience in finance, management, information s…
 
The first guest on the hemp podcast this week is Fred Strathmeyer, deputy secretary of plant industry at the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture where he oversees the state’s industrial hemp program. Strathmeyer said the application period for a hemp permits closed in early April and the state has issued 417 grower permits and 60 processor permi…
 
If you aren't convinced that fungi are omnipresent, bizarre, and mighty, you haven't read Fungipedia. Today we are featuring some of our favorite segments from this book and are joined by the author himself, Lawrence Millman. Lawrence has traveled far and wide on quests for information on the fungal kingdom. Sit back and enjoy some wow factor fun f…
 
Bart E’des explains the concept of Using Strategic Foresight to prepare for the Next Big Disruption in his new book. Learn the importance of implementing Strategic Foresight and how it can help organizations better prepare for the future. You will also learn how Foresight improves governance by providing a structured way of exploring different plau…
 
Professor Jane Clarke has had a fascinating double career. Having been a science teacher for many years, she didn’t start her research career until she was 40. Today she is a world-leading expert in molecular biophysics and, in particular, in how protein molecules in the body fold up into elaborate 3D structures, that only then enables them to carr…
 
“The most expensive part of making this book was time. I spent my time, which is my scarcest resource. For every one of the nearly 9,000 images in this book, I was standing directly behind the camera. I had to get there. It’s not just a long way from the US to Asia, it was usually a long way from the airport to the local town in the countryside. An…
 
After a terminal cancer diagnosis upended 12 years of remission, all Elaine Fong's mother wanted was a peaceful end of life. What she received instead became a fight for the right to decide when. Fong shares the heart-rending journey to honor her mother's choice for a death with dignity -- and reflects on the need to explore our relationship to dyi…
 
Lydia Bolton is a sustainably-focused fashion designer that turns unwanted materials into custom-made womenswear clothing. A zero-waste focus is placed at the core of her craft - from sourcing the materials to packaging her garments. She also writes a ton of great educational blog posts on sustainable fashion and runs upskilling workshops that teac…
 
Are you feeling stuck, frustrated or not seeing growth on your Instagram feed? As artists with busy lives Instagram can often feel like one more thing to add to our list of to-do’s, and when you don’t see the results you hope for after putting effort into posting it can become overwhelming and resentment can soon follow. In this episode I share my …
 
This week I am incredibly excited to be joined by Bill Browning and Catie Ryan from Terrapin Bright Green to discuss biophilic design. Biophilic design is a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions. Used at…
 
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