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Waste Not Why Not

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Waste Not Why Not

Ghost Island Media 鬼島之音

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Waste Not Why Not (WNWN) is a podcast on climate and sustainability from Ghost Island Media in Taiwan. Debuted on Earth Day in 2019, it's hosted by Nature N8 (Nate Maynard), a sustainability consultant working on energy, ocean and waste. Media partner at AAAS Annual Meetings in 2020 and 2021. Recognized as a Circular Economy Solution by SITRA Fund in Finland, 2020. New season begins May 3, 2022. 鬼島之音旗下的英文節目,由環境研究員及顧問 Nate Maynard (自然8)主持,探討世界環境永續發展的重要議題,每集聊一個重要的概念、或是跟專家訪談、有時也會去田野採訪。2020及2021 ...
 
Dr. Ben Tippett and his team of physicists believe that anyone can understand physics. Black Holes! Lightning! Coronal Mass Ejections! Quantum Mechanics! Fortnightly, they explain a topic from advanced physics, using explanations, experiments and fun metaphors to a non-physicist guest. Visit the website to see a list of topics sorted by physics field.
 
The drug war, covered by drug users as war correspondents. Crackdown is a monthly podcast about drugs, drug policy and the drug war led by drug user activists and supported by research. Each episode will tell the story of a community fighting for their lives. It’s also about solutions, justice for those we have lost, and saving lives.
 
Quirky, entertaining and informative, the weekly Science Update Podcast bundles five of Science Update’s award-winning 60-second radio shows together with insightful commentary from one of our producers. Since 1988, Science Update has covered the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine and has answered listeners’ science questions. Phone your question in to our toll-free answer line, 1-800-WHY-ISIT (949-4748) or submit it via our website, scienceupdate.com. Science Update is ...
 
Each 60-second episode of the daily Science Update Podcast series is a brief yet satisfying story on the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine, from aardvarks to zygotes, and, every now and then, aardvark zygotes. We also answer your science questions and even say your name on the air (unless you’d really rather we didn’t) and send you a highly collectible Science Update "Smarten Up" mug. The Science Update family of radio shows and podcasts is produced by AAAS, the world’s ...
 
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Down to a Science, the CASTAC Podcast

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Down to a Science, the CASTAC Podcast

CASTAC (The Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology & Computing)

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Platypus, the CASTAC Blog, presents "Down to a Science" a podcast that examines the world of science from social and historical perspectives. How does science work and does it have to work that way? Season 1 will discuss the economization of life, numbers and objectivity, and studying data science ethnographically. --- CASTAC’s mission is to facilitate communication within the AAA among anthropologists working in areas related to science, technology and computing, and to promote the visibili ...
 
Welcome to Angel’s Authentic Action Podcast, brought to you by FunFast Productions and GAL Media, and supporting the Authentic Action School online. I’m your host, Gabrielle Angel Lilly, and I am here to wake you up, shake you up, maybe even break you up a little bit; by challenging your beliefs, examining our social constructs and biases, and offering diverse perspectives on living a good life.On this show, I will be interviewing and conversing with outstanding creators—artists, activists, ...
 
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This week Dean DeVore welcomes Andrew Gross, Public Relations Manager/Spokesperson at AAA to discuss the summer travel forecast, including the latest information on rising gas prices. https://newsroom.aaa.com/2022/05/the-heat-is-on-memorial-day-forecast-points-to-sizzlin-summer-travel/ Dean also previews the AccuWeather holiday weekend forecast inc…
 
What we learned from a seismometer on Mars, why it’s so difficult to understand the relationship between our microbes and our brains, and the first in our series of books on the science of food and agriculture First up this week, freelance space journalist Jonathan O’Callaghan joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss the retirement of NASA’s Mars InSight…
 
Jessica Ware is obsessed with bugs. My guest today is a leading researcher on insects, the president of the Entomological Society of America and a curator at the American Museum of Natural History. Learn more about her here. You may not think that insects and human health go hand-in-hand, but as Jessica makes clear, they’re closely related. A lot o…
 
Looks like it's going to be a long hot summer! This week, Dean DeVore welcomes AccuWeather Meteorologists Paul Pastelok and Brett Anderson to discuss wildfires, droughts and energy shortages. Twenty Years of Drought Examined https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/twenty-years-drought-examined See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
On this week’s show: The shadow of Milky Way’s giant black hole has been seen for the first time, and bottlenose dolphins recognize each other by signature whistles—and tastes It’s been a few years since the first image of a black hole was published—that of the supermassive black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy came about in 2019. Now, we have…
 
Last month, Crackdown Editorial Board member Greg Fresz passed away. As usual, we held a memorial for our comrade at VANDU. Sadly, we do this a lot. There’s nothing really that makes this constant death feel better, but at least we can feel “not better” together. That camaraderie? It’s the only thing that helps. When we come together to mourn our d…
 
From building dirt bikes to supercars, to something that may or may not be on Mars right now, Azizi Tucker has done it all. Being environmentally conscious has been a theme of his career, but his real focus? It’s been about making better products. But his products have a side effect of massively reducing pollution. Azizi Tucker is a tinkerer, racer…
 
This week, Dean DeVore welcomes Matt Vitebsky and Brad Tyson from AccuWeather to chat about the new Premium Plus on the AccuWeather app! Learn about all the new features including hyper-local forecasts and AccuWeather Alerts. Plus chief forecaster Jon Porter takes a look at weekend weather as well as the week ahead! Download the AccuWeather app tod…
 
On this week’s show: Lipid nanoparticles served us well as tiny taxis delivering millions of mRNA vaccines against COVID-19, but they aren’t optimized—yet, and why we might need inflammation to stop chronic pain The messenger RNA payload of the mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 is wrapped up in little fatty packets called lipid nanoparticles (LNPs).…
 
This week, AccuWeather's Dean DeVore welcomes Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, to discuss their annual 'Weather Photographer of the Year' contest. 'Weather Photographer of the Year', in association with AccuWeather, attracted almost 9,000 photos last year, seen by millions of people across the world, and there are s…
 
On this week’s show: Geoscientists eye contenders for where to mark the beginning of the human-dominated geological epoch, and how sunscreen turns into photo toxin We live in the Anthropocene: an era on our planet that is dominated by human activity to such an extent that the evidence is omnipresent in the soil, air, and even water. But how do we m…
 
What does “good” look like? And what does “wonderful” look like? What does a “wonderful green building” look like? How do they make us happier? We call up Professor Vivian Loftness, former head of the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University, National Board of the US. Green Buildings Council, the American Institute of Architects, and In…
 
This week on 'Everything Under the Sun', Dean DeVore welcomes Chris Vagasky, meteorologist and Solutions Manager for North America at Vaisala, Inc. Chris joins the podcast to talk about his latest paper "One Strike, You’re Out: Lightning during Professional Baseball Games" looks at the significant risk of a lightning-related incidents at Major Leag…
 
On this week’s show: How physicists are using quantum sensors to suss out dark matter, how rabies thwarts canine vaccination campaigns, and a kickoff for our new series with authors of books on food, land management, and nutrition science Dark matter hunters have turned to quantum sensors to find elusive subatomic particles that may exist outside p…
 
On this episode Dr. Joe Pesce, Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation, chats with Dr. Chris Parsons about black holes. Dr. Pesce is an astrophysicist with 30 years of experience and an expert on super massive black holes. He talks about the formation of black holes, the nature of the “event hori…
 
Steven Austad is a pioneer in the field of aging, with over 200 scientific papers and book chapters on pretty much every aspect of biological aging that you could think of. He’s a strong believer in the potential for anti-aging therapies, and he puts his money where his mouth is. In 2001, Steve bet a billion dollars that the first person to reach 1…
 
Taiwan's seeing an uptick of COVID the past two weeks. And while that's happening, our new season launch is pushed to May 3. In today's home recording, Nate reflects the past 3 years of the podcast and of his own work. For our sister shows in our network, search Ghost Island Media. Support “Waste Not Why Not” on Patreon https://patreon.com/wastenot…
 
Can Martin and Laura’s fairy tale love story survive benzodope – the next lethal era of the drug war? British Columbia has seen a surge of unusual overdoses – including Martin and Laura’s. People are passing out for hours, losing their memories, and getting robbed and assaulted. And deaths have spiked. Again. But our community is responding. Harm R…
 
This week, Dean DeVore is joined by AccuWeather's Lead Long-range Forecaster, Paul Pastelok with an update of AccuWeather’s 2022 spring forecast! Listen to Paul's podcast, 'Going Long' here: https://soundcloud.com/user-688402901/going-long-with-joe-and-paul-3?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Then, Lois Miklas, Area M…
 
On this week’s show: Saving birds from city lights, and helping astronauts inhabit robots First up, Science Contributing Correspondent Josh Sokol talks with host Sarah Crespi about the millions of migrating birds killed every year when they slam into buildings—attracted by brightly lit windows. New efforts are underway to predict bird migrations an…
 
As promised, we’ve new episodes coming to you, starting April 22, Earth Day, aka our third anniversary! Get ready for a 5-part mini series with the American Institute in Taiwan. It’s a really fun mini series. The Waste Not Why Not team visited a green building. I got to test drive an electric dirt bike. We saw a coral being stress tested in a lab. …
 
This week, Dean DeVore welcomes back to the podcast, Dr. Andrew Farnsworth from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to discuss bird migration this spring and how the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is using weather radar data to track migrating birds via their BirdCast website. https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/ https://birdcast.info/ Then Dean welcomes Acc…
 
On this week’s show: Climate change is killing critical soil organisms in arid regions, and early evidence for the Maya calendar from a site in Guatemala Staff Writer Elizabeth Pennisi joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss how climate change is affecting “biocrust,” a thin layer of fungi, lichens, and other microbes that sits on top of desert soil, he…
 
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