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Best Environment Podcasts We Could Find
Best Environment Podcasts We Could Find
With rising sea levels, changing climate and worsening pollution around the world, discussions concerning the environment have greatly intensified these recent years. And in order to spread environmental awareness to more people, scientists, environmentalists and nature lovers are making efforts to amplify their voices through podcasts. Podcasts are shows you can easily access on the web. They can be your new source of entertainment and information. With your computer or phone, you can conveniently stream podcasts when you're connected to wi-fi. You can also download podcasts for offline listening. If you want to hear stories, news and conversations about the environment, there's a lot of podcasts you can tune in to. Topics may range from ecology, nature appreciation, greentech and sustainability, as well as pressing issues like climate change, air and water pollution, and global warming. Here are the best environment podcasts today, which you may start listening to. Stay informed and make Mother Nature proud!
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If you don’t know Butte Montana, you might have heard it’s one of the biggest toxic messes in the country. But now the “Mining City” is on the verge of sealing a deal that could clean it up once and for all. So how did we get here? What comes after Superfund? And who gets to decide? Find out now on Richest Hill, a single-season podcast from Montana Public Radio.
 
Emergence Magazine is an online publication with annual print edition exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging stories. Our podcast features exclusive interviews, narrated essays, stories and more. During this pandemic, we are publishing new content that explores the deeper themes and questions emerging at this t ...
 
Threshold is a Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast that tackles one pressing environmental issue each season. We report the story where it's happening through a range of voices and perspectives. Our goal is to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world. www.thresholdpodcast.org Season 1 -- "Oh Give Me a Home" Can we ever have wild, free-roaming bison again? Season 2 -- "Cold Comfort" Climate change in the Arctic through the eyes of peopl ...
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law's environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what's happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz
 
Sustainability Defined is the podcast that defines sustainability, one concept (and bad joke) at a time. Hosts Scott Breen and Jay Siegel explore a new topic each episode with the help of an expert in the field. Each concept falls into one of seven sectors -- Energy, Cities, Natural Environment, Transportation, Business, Policy, and Social -- and is visually represented in a Sustainability Tree found at www.sustainabilitydefined.com.
 
For The Wild Podcast is a forum where we discuss the critical ideas of our time and parlay them into action for the regeneration of natural communities. Key topics include the rediscovery of wild nature, ecological renewal and resistance, and healing from the trauma of individualistic society. We will travel deep into ancient forests, and enter the minds of Earth-based people, rekindling the mysteries of intuition. We will join today’s brightest visionaries in this momentous work of reimagin ...
 
A lifestyle podcast for the eco-conscious. Each week, Laura Diez, M.S., is diving into sustainability + practical climate science. This podcast explores fashion, economics, food, conscious consumerism… just about everything in our lives is tied to the environment.
 
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In this episode we dive into a discussion with Rob Nixon on climate change denialism, the difficulty of understanding and drawing attention to “slow violence,” and in particular, the power of social media and using story and image to to translate scientific knowledge into powerful currents that catalyze social sentiment and action. As Rob discusses…
 
Republican National Convention / Container Farming in the City / Saving West Africa's Last Rainforest Climate change was barely mentioned at the 2020 Republican National Convention but President Trump did brag of rolling back environmental regulations. Also, when an oil palm development in the poor West African country of Liberia uprooted indigenou…
 
The core of the Superfund deal itself, and how it proposes to solve Butte’s lingering environmental problems forever, is really important and complicated, both legally and technically. And no wonder. Three levels of government — the county, state and feds — plus a former oil company, all had to settle their differences, and agree on how to clean up…
 
Episode Four of our “Language Keepers” podcast series brings us to the home of Marie Wilcox—the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the creator of the only Wukchumni dictionary. Younger generations of language learners often rely on both fluent elders and physical resources: Marie and the dictionary she created have been an inspiratio…
 
This fall, there’s a new apple all around town. After 20 years of development, the Cosmic Crisp has landed. Today, we're bringing you an episode of another podcast called The Sporkful. They’re a James Beard Award-winning show that uses food as a lens to talk about science, history, race, culture, and the ideal way to layer the components of a PB&J.…
 
Clematis terniflora (sweet autumn clematis, sweet autumn virginsbower) is a plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It is native to northeastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia (Siberia), Taiwan). It was introduced into the United States in the late 1800s as an ornamental garden plant, and has naturalized in many of the eastern st…
 
Emily Thorn Carthay is founder & president of Thorn Associates, an energy and carbon management consulting corporation, and one of Canada’s top industrial energy efficiency experts. She joins the ZWC to discuss how our electricity grid works in Ontario - it's actually very clean! Emily currently chairs the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers’…
 
Debjani Bhattacharyya’s Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta (Cambridge University Press) asks: What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans…
 
The Mekong River is one of the world’s great rivers. From its source in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau it snakes down through southern China and then borders or runs through all the countries of mainland Southeast Asia: Myanmar, Thailand, Lao, Cambodia and Vietnam. Almost 70 million people depend either directly or indirectly on the Mekong for their l…
 
Robert chats with Ben Lane, Co Founder of Zap Map, a populat application in the UK which helps drivers locate and use the ever growing network of public chargers, from 7 kW 'dumb sockets' to the latest ultra rapid 350 kW chargers. Zap Map and now launching 'Zap Pay, where EV drivers, using the same App, can now pay for certain chargers using the ap…
 
Prof. Anand Gnanadesikan joins me to discuss the sensitivity of oceanic oxygen to changes in atmospheric oxygen (specifically, the linear versus nonlinear components of this response), convection in climate models, and polynyas in climate models. (For more on mixing in climate models, go back and listen to the Sonya Legg episode. And for more on po…
 
This week, host Daniel Raimi learns more about space mining with Alex Gilbert, a fellow at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. In their discussion of the fundamentals of space mining, Gilbert and Raimi address key questions like the following: What resources are people interested in mining? What technologies are n…
 
In this episode, we dive into understanding denialism and justice dimensions that are gaining visibility with Professor Kari Norgaard. She talks about how we collectively experience and shape things as a society, and how denialism pertains to the various interconnected issues and movements of our time. Dr. Norgaard has been reflecting on how the CO…
 
We lost a legend. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18th, 2020. She was 87. In honor of her passing we are re-airing the More Perfect episode dedicated to one of her cases, because it offers a unique portrait of how one person can make change in the world. This is the story of how Ginsburg, as a young lawyer at the ACLU, c…
 
America’s Elder Care Has A Problem Since the pandemic began, long-term care facilities across the country have experienced some of its worst effects: One of the first major outbreaks in the U.S. began in a nursing home in Washington state. Since then, the virus has ravaged through care centers across the country—as of September 16, more than 479,00…
 
Peak wildfire season is just beginning on the West Coast, but 2020 is already another unprecedented year. In California, more than 2.2 million acres have burned so far this year, beating an all-time record of 1.6 million set just two years ago. And in the Pacific Northwest, where Portland’s air quality hit the worst in the world on Monday, raging f…
 
Paulette Jordan is a candidate for the US Senate in Idaho, and a former Idaho state representative. If elected, she would be the first female senator to represent Idaho, and the first female Native American senator in US history. In our interview, Jordan discusses how her background has informed her approach towards running her campaign, and why sh…
 
Black & Latinx Voters Lean Green / Beyond the Headlines / World's Largest Wetlands on Fire / BirdNote®: Thick-Billed Euphonia: Deceitful Mimic / Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land As wildfires blaze across the West Coast of the U.S., Brazil grapples with its own fires in its massive Pantanal wetlands, the largest …
 
In this two-part series of Think: Sustainability, we speak to those living in precarious housing situations in Australia. In part one, tens of thousands sit on public housing waiting lists, and a severe lack of funding in the sector means that those who make it in, are some of the most vulnerable in society. Producer/Presenter: Julia Carr-Catzel Fe…
 
Sue Stuart-Smith, who is a distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener, offers an inspiring and consoling work about the healing effects of gardening and its ability to decrease stress and foster mental well-being in our everyday lives. The garden is often seen as a refuge, a place to forget worldly cares, removed from the “real” life that lies ou…
 
There are so many ways to fall—in love, asleep, even flat on your face. This hour, Radiolab dives into stories of great falls. We jump into a black hole, take a trip over Niagara Falls, upend some myths about falling cats, and plunge into our favorite songs about falling. Support Radiolab by becoming a member today at Radiolab.org/donate.…
 
Researchers find protecting the panda has come at the expense of helping other species thrive in the same habitat. Meanwhile, a peculiar native marsupial in Australia faces extinction, threatened by a unique type of contagious cancer. And: an ambitious rewilding project in The Netherlands that's seen a neglected lake transformed into an archipelago…
 
Natural landscapes that have suffered from human intervention often need help coming back to life. That’s what the Dutch have discovered with the Markermeer — an enclosed portion of sea that was once a bay, and then, sealed off by a dam, was left to stagnate for half a century. That is, until they had the idea to build islands in the middle of it, …
 
The panda is one of conservation's great success stories. After years of decline, their numbers are rebounding and as of 2016, they are no longer considered endangered. But a new study out of China has found that other species aren't doing so well in the panda's habitat. Ecologist Jason Gilchrist explains how this revelation can help guide us to re…
 
A strange and special animal, many ecologists say the Tasmanian devil is unfairly depicted as a vicious predator. Although the native species has been officially protected for many years, for the last three decades its battled a unique threat: a type of contagious face cancer. Across the world, scientists and wildlife experts have been searching fo…
 
Some people insist that culture is strictly a human accomplishment. What are those people afraid of? Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace (Henry Holt and Co.) looks into three cultures of other-than-human beings in some of Earth’s remaining wild places. It shows how if you’re a sperm whale, a scarlet m…
 
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