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Welcome to Sound Pollution! Listen in as independent musicians share their inspirations, songwriting processes, and upcoming projects/shows. Sound Pollution is your home for open conversations, awesome music, and maybe even a little advice from trailblazers in the field.
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The podcast on plastic, people, and the planet by @anjakrieger. Plastics have become the basis for our modern lives, but they also pollute the planet. Will we be able to develop a healthy relationship with these materials we’ve created? Follow Anja on a journey into the world of synthetic polymers, their impacts on nature and ourselves, and the global quest to tackle plastic pollution. Each episode explores the issue from a different angle, featuring a diverse set of voices and viewpoints.
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Light Pollution News

Light Pollution News

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Join the Conversation on Light Pollution! Learn all about the issues surrounding light pollution, including everything from technical innovations to cultural resonance to ecological impacts to crime. Each month, Bill McGeeney keeps you up to date on the all the news around light pollution from the US and beyond! Learn more at: Web: LightPollutionNews.com Reddit: Reddit.com/r/lightpollutionnews/ Instagram: Instagram.com/light.pollution.news/ LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/company/light-pollution-news ...
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Ecopify's Podcast is a show dedicated to help educate and inspire people to live more sustainably and to make a positive impact on the planet. Whether you're just beginning your sustainable journey or looking for new ways to reduce your carbon footprint, this podcast is for you.
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Unlock a World of Insight: Your Passport to Global Development! Embark on a journey that transcends borders and transcends boundaries. Our podcast is your gateway to a deeper understanding of democracy, poverty eradication, and the urgent battle against climate change. In each episode, we transport you to the heart of developing and "emerging economies" in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. As we tackle the world's most pressing issues, we don't just dwell on problems; we spotlight innovative ...
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The podcasts of Pollute Your Soul, will rot your brain and cause internal bleeding, flesh decay, and loss of hearing. ENJOY! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/polluteyoursoul/support
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Your Planet, Your Health

Ralph Levinson & Luc Lewitanski

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"Your Planet, Your Health" strives to summarise the science behind earth's climate and our existence on it – Our aims are to contextualise the history of discourses and ideas about the environment and to debunk misinformation – We share positive stories, and explore the knowledge and tools that we can use to be good earthlings. This podcast on planetary health is hosted by Ralph Levinson, MD Health Sciences Professor (emeritus) School of Medicine, UCLA, and Luc Lewitanski, a journalist cover ...
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Eco Chamber

Environmental Data Services (ENDS)

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Every week, the ENDS team runs down the biggest green news stories, shines a spotlight on some pretty nasty chemicals, and takes a forensic look at one of the more deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today. Read more on the issues covered at www.endsreport.com or follow us on Twitter @TheENDSReport Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Come dive in and meet the people doing all they can for healthier seas and oceans- from above and below the waves! We talk to divers, fishers, experts, and more about what they are doing to protect our source of life and how we can help from wherever we are. Healthy Seas is a marine conservation organization whose mission is to tackle the ghost fishing phenomenon and turn this waste into an opportunity for a more circular economy. They do this through clean-ups, prevention, education, and wo ...
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Bringing Chemistry to Life

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Conversations with the brightest chemical minds — Join Dr. Paolo Braiuca, Director of Global Market Development at Thermo Scientific Chemicals, as he chats with some of the most fascinating and influential scientists in the world. Learn about their personal stories, notable contributions, and an enthusiasm for discovery that unites them all. Covering various fields and industries, this is a podcast for anyone who wants to learn more about science and the brilliant minds advancing it.
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In March 2024, negotiators and experts came together in Bellagio, Italy, for an exclusive meeting to discuss an essential topic: Plastic money. And we’re not talking about credit cards here, but the actual money we people around the world are paying for the production of plastics through our governments’ subsidies. Ronald Steenblik was the one who …
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Hey Ya'll, Sound Pollution Back again. This week we are coming at you with a very fun update from The Z-Man Experience. We are going to discuss his plans for the upcoming 2024 year, new music, songwriting, super heros, the stories behind a few songs, a bunch of laughs, and of course a touch of advice. We love having the Z-Man on the show, so do us …
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Academics and environmental justice campaigners are demanding that the International Criminal Court (ICC), begin investigating and prosecuting environmental criminals. This demand would most likely include prosecution of Big Petroleum regarding its major role in global climate devastation. In response to these demands, the ICC's chief prosecutor, K…
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Host Bill McGeeney is joined by Isa Mohammed of the Caribbean Institute of Astronomy, Frank Turina of the Night Sky Resource Center, and the Director of Dark Sky International's Engagement, Bettymaya Foott. See Full Show Notes, Lighting Tips and more at LightPollutionNews.com. Like this episode, share it with a friend! Bill's Picks: Blue lights for…
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Unpacking the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill. The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill, also known as the Spy Bill, aims to put into action certain suggestions from a review panel regarding the State Security Agency. However, it has sparked significant worry among South African civil society groups. In this episode, CJC coordinator Bu…
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We will look at the decades old disinformation campaign sponsored by big petroleum pushing the lie that global warming is overblown, a hoax, a 'Chicken Little' panic. This campaign has lulled the public into a false sense of safety. Just like big tobacco, the petroleum industry should be held accountable for the death and destruction they have caus…
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The Town of Banff, located in Canada’s first National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, receives over 4 million visitors each year and has no landfills or recycling facilities—presenting both unique opportunities and challenges to achieving the Town’s goal of moving toward zero waste. In 2023, they passed a pioneering Single-Use Item Reduction S…
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What's in the River Wye Action Plan? Why did the EA chief warn ministers about pausing waste incineration permits? And how big will the world's largest floating wind project actually be in the Celtic Sea? Listen to the latest episode of the ECO Chamber to find out... Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK's biggest green…
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A common concern voiced by leaders in many developing nations is the deterioration of their road systems and the apparent hesitance of the international community to fund infrastructure improvements. In response, China launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013. This sweeping project has facilitated investments in sectors such as transport…
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Haley Davis talks with Charlotte Craig about urban ecology and how climate change will impact urban bee populations. As part of our work to highlight the Rights of Nature, Sierra Club Canada is actively promoting awareness of the impacts climate change and biodiversity loss are having on our world. You can take action for the Rights of Nature yours…
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Why social ownership of renewable energy is key. In this episode, Janet Cherry (Professor of Development Studies and renowned anti-Apartheid activist) speaks to us about the exciting work she has been doing on the social ownership of renewable energy. The episode host, Alex Lenferna, speaks to Janet about the team she has been leading, and the rese…
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This episode originally aired on February 11, 2019: This week on Terra Informa, Sofia Osborne (a Terra Informer herself) reads us a piece she recently wrote for The Tyee, an independent, Canadian, online magazine. The story recounts Sofia's experience being isolated on Saturna Island during the worst wind storm in BC Hydro history. The storm rocked…
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In this episode, Ralph and Luc spotlight an environmental success story: the Montreal Protocol's role in healing the ozone layer. We draw comparisons to the pitfalls of the IPCC's COP process and try to derive a diplomatic blueprint for climate policy. We look into the science of how ozone and chlorine works in the stratosphere, the history of the …
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Having healthy teeth requires more than just regular brushing and flossing. That is why in this video, I'm going to show you the 3 common mistakes to avoid for optimal oral health! - Buy Bamboo Toothbrush: https://ecopify.com/products/ecopify-bamboo-toothbrush - Blog Post: https://ecopify.com/blogs/news/3-things-to-avoid-to-have-healthy-teeth 0:00 …
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Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK's biggest green news stories, and take a forensic look at one of the deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today. For this week's big green news, the team discusses: Why Environment Secretary Steve Barclay’s department DEFRA has called time on approving any new energy from wast…
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Conor talks with Talia about collective gardens and urban agriculture; all the benefits they bring and the challenges they face in feeding communities. They discuss the impact climate change is having on urban agriculture and particularly the impact of wildfire smoke on peoples' ability to get outside. There's also information on how you can get in…
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The continued reliance on a "business as usual" model is insufficient for countering the detrimental consequences of global warming. Numerous studies, including the influential reports from the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, have sparked a keen interest in understanding the prerequisites for the societal transformations necess…
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Welcome back to Sound Pollution, Raynelle has been playing catch up since getting covid at the end of 2023, so unfortunatly this is our first Music Only Episode of 2024. We will be dropping these monthly till the end of 2024. We here at Sound Pollution have been juggling allot with family, the show, life changes, and our own music. We really hope y…
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This episode originally aired on November 23, 2020: At Terra Informa, we've talked trash before. Back in 2017, we even went on a tour of the Edmonton Waste Management Centre. But, one thing we haven't talked about are the people who do the incredibly important job of sorting and processing our garbage. This week at Terra Informa, we interview filmm…
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Jessica Murray talks with lawyer Leslie Anne St. Amour of the RAVEN trust about the Wet’suwet’en challenge to Canada’s climate inaction, the usefulness of UNDRIP, why we urgently need to change Canadian environmental law for the better, and our right to life, liberty, and security of the person. Given Sierra Club Canada's ongoing work on the Rights…
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Anyone that’s followed this podcast will know that Paolo’s final question to each guest is, “What advice would you like to share with younger scientists just starting their career?” Here, our guest, Dr. Monte Helm, professor of chemistry at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, shares advice that he clearly lives by, which is, “… be flexib…
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Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK's biggest green news stories, and take a forensic look at one of the deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today. For this week's big green news, the team discusses: Thames Water’s fresh financial crisis after shareholders refused to back £500 million worth of funding to prop u…
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Naude Dreyer is the co-founder of Ocean Conservation Namibia (OCN), a non-profit organization established in 2020 with a mission to rescue marine life, especially seals, entangled in plastic pollution and raise awareness about the devastating impact of this waste on our oceans. Through Naude's firsthand accounts, listeners gain insight into the hea…
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Many nations around the world are grappling with the challenge of providing reliable and sustainable energy access to their populations. Half a billion people, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of South Asia, still rely on biomass for their basic needs, underscoring the urgent necessity for innovative energy solutions. The quest for elec…
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Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK's biggest green news stories, and take a forensic look at one of the deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today. For this week's big green news, the team discusses: Labour’s net zero secretary Ed Miliband and the party’s abandoned flagship £28bn annual fund to combat climate c…
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Whatever your take on carbon pricing happens to be (for or against) there's one thing that's for certain: Climate change costs us more. Climate change costs us the health of those we love as they breath in wildfire smoke and it costs Canadians their homes by flooding and fires. The carbon tax debate also completely leaves out the carbon price's imp…
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In the fabric of today's interconnected globe, "Made in China" has emerged as a richly layered emblem, intertwined with economic, political, and cultural narratives. Every day, consumers worldwide engage with this tag, embedded in an array of products, prompting us to ponder: What deeper meanings unfold from the assertion that a product is "Made in…
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Conor talks with Professor T. Brettel Dawson about the Rights of Nature, how rights for nature is an increasingly implemented legal system in many places from New Zealand, to Bangladesh, to Québec, and why it’s strange we would assume nature doesn’t have rights. This is the first part of a mini-series within the podcast we will be doing on The Righ…
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