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Welcome to Closing the Loop! A conversation about recycling, sustainability and the circular economy, brought to you by Return-It, an industry owned, not-for-profit product stewardship agency with beverage container management as its core business. Join Return-It President & CEO Allen Langdon as he speaks to industry leaders around the globe to bring awareness to environmental challenges and innovations. The podcast features thought-provoking conversations on some of the most important topic ...
 
WARDROBE CRISIS is a fashion podcast about sustainability, ethical fashion and making a difference in the world. Host Clare Press was the first VOGUE sustainability editor, and each week she interviews international guests about the big issues facing the fashion industry. Get to know their personal stories, and be part of the change. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
Some of the world's leading inventors and researchers share demos, breakthroughs and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
How do your ears work and what kind of sound levels can damage your hearing? The five video tracks in this album explain basic concepts such as units of noise, sound insulation and noise control. Car manufacturers like Lexus have developed the quiet car, but this kind of technology benefits the driver, not the people living beside busy roads. Locals from a Derbyshire village explain how the construction of the A50 has affected their lives. The Transport Research Laboratory analyses tyre nois ...
 
TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
Need help navigating what serum you should be putting on your face? Finding the perfect mascara? Navigating the beauty aisles? You Beauty is the podcast for your face, and it’s here to answer all your questions, every day of the working week.
 
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
 
How much do you think about what you throw away? A waste management cycle is essential for a sustainable future. This album considers the policy and legislation that is driving waste management processes across the EU. By modelling the overall environmental impacts of solid waste disposal methods, the UK government has now created a hierarchy of waste and local management strategies. The 12 video tracks in this album offer an in depth look at each of these processes, concentrating on waste c ...
 
Welcome to Science Sessions, the PNAS podcast program. Listen to brief conversations with cutting-edge researchers, Academy members, and policymakers as they discuss topics relevant to today's scientific community. Learn the behind-the-scenes story of work published in PNAS, plus a broad range of scientific news about discoveries that affect the world around us.
 
In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
You want to live life to the fullest and don’t want your body or mind holding you back. The True Life podcast exists to bolster and elevate your well being so you can effectively and efficiently pursue what you want in work and life. Join host Kevin Miller and Randy James, MD and Functional Medicine expert to irreverently address what ails our culture and give you the tools and understanding to rise above it. | 52 million downloads along with Kevin Miller's “What Drives You” and "The Ziglar ...
 
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine publishes a range of article types in respiratory medicine and critical care. These include Original Research, Reviews, Personal Views, Comments, and News articles. Topics include but are not limited to asthma, COPD, tobacco control, critical care, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, mesothelioma, sleep medicine, and respiratory infections.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
There are questions the internet just can't answer. But that doesn't mean we can't find them. On each episode of Underunderstood, we find a question the internet can’t answer — maybe it’s a dead-end Wikipedia page, an abandoned Reddit thread, or an unanswered question on Twitter — and we fill in the gaps. It’s part chat show, part documentary, and almost always surprising.
 
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The Colorado Department of Transportation recently drafted a new rule that would require state and local governments to measure and potentially offset greenhouse gas emission impacts of transportation projects. In this scheme, local government entities would have preset greenhouse gas emission budgets, and would be required to offset emissions if t…
 
Guest: Lorren de Kock | Project Manager: Circular Plastics Economy at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) A recently released report on the real cost of plastic pollution, commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature, says South Africa is the 11th worst offender for leaking land-based plastic into the ocean. It was prepared by the global consulting …
 
If you’ve ever seen an anti-pollution skincare product and thought: 'What is that? And why does my face need to be protected from pollution?' Well, today we’re gonna find out. CREDITS Host: Sharon 'Shazzy' Hunt Guest: Dr. Katherine Armour, the Founder of Bespoke Skin Technology Producer: Gia Moylan GET IN TOUCH: Got a beauty question you want answe…
 
SPF every day. It's a rule all good Youbies live by, but we still have questions. Like how much do we actually have to wear? And how often do we really have to reapply? So we got Hannah English from the You Beauty Collective to join Kelly and help us figure it out. CREDITS Host: Kelly McCarren Guest: Hannah English Producer: Gia Moylan GET IN TOUCH…
 
Listen to the SECRET PODCAST (shh): https://www.patreon.com/lukeandlewis​ Come see the boys live on stage! Luke: https://www.LukeKidgell.com Lewis: https://www.Lewspears.com/gigs New Episode Every Tuesday and Thursday 5PM! Listen to the *SECRET PODCAST* (shh) and join the secret sound off section: [https://www.patreon.com/lukeandlewis ](https://www…
 
The price of natural gas is rocketing, with global consequences. Is volatility in this crucial fuel here to stay? We also ask why an investigation at the World Bank has put Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund, in the spotlight. And, after our adventures in DeFi-land last week, economist Eswar Prasad assesses who should…
 
How will the chaotic end to the US war in Afghanistan affect Washington’s relations with European allies, partners in the region, and those left behind? Former US Deputy National Security Advisor Douglas Lute says it’s not a proud moment for America, but argues that the status quo was unsustainable.By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
 
Guest: Zelt Marais Zelt Marais will join Mike on the Afternoon Drive to contribute to a constructive discussion about the issues currently facing the state of Western Province Rugby after Ebrahim Rasool brought a number of relevant issues forward yesterday afternoon. This past Saturday, Western Province Professional Rugby chairperson Ebrahim Rasool…
 
Guest: Sean Mendis Tomorrow is the official day that the national carrier, South African Airways, will be taking to the skies once again. It’s almost a year and a half after being grounded due to the pandemic and the business rescue process. It will kick off with three daily flights to its most popular destination - Cape Town. We speak to Sean Mend…
 
From a special black-footed ferret to coral that can withstand warming waters, genetic rescue efforts that use genomics and synthetic biology are helping nature thrive. But despite the huge successes of this kind of intervention, conservation innovator Ryan Phelan points out that fear of unintended consequences often stifles innovation -- risking f…
 
From a special black-footed ferret to coral that can withstand warming waters, genetic rescue efforts that use genomics and synthetic biology are helping nature thrive. But despite the huge successes of this kind of intervention, conservation innovator Ryan Phelan points out that fear of unintended consequences often stifles innovation -- risking f…
 
From a special black-footed ferret to coral that can withstand warming waters, genetic rescue efforts that use genomics and synthetic biology are helping nature thrive. But despite the huge successes of this kind of intervention, conservation innovator Ryan Phelan points out that fear of unintended consequences often stifles innovation -- risking f…
 
From a special black-footed ferret to coral that can withstand warming waters, genetic rescue efforts that use genomics and synthetic biology are helping nature thrive. But despite the huge successes of this kind of intervention, conservation innovator Ryan Phelan points out that fear of unintended consequences often stifles innovation -- risking f…
 
Guest: Liz McDaid | founder member at The Green Connection Despite an ongoing legal fight and environmental concerns, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Tuesday approved three generation licences for floating powership provider Karpowership SA. The Environmental group 'the Green Connection' has responded by saying that the org…
 
Guest: Stella Fleetwood, Service Line Lead at Ipsos The pandemic will undoubtedly find increased resolve over time, but it does not seem that we will return to full-time commuting and packed office buildings. The IPSOS Mori Market Research Organization has conducted a recent study into the ways in which the definition of an ideal work environment h…
 
Guest: Cassey Chambers | Operations Manager at South African Depression and Anxiety Group In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, mental health is one of the greatest casualties of the universalization of insecurity, uncertainty, hunger and hopelessness. The numbers tell us that suicide has reached record rates in South Africa. The empty space left by…
 
Guest: Shakira Akabor, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of South Africa OMNY: Shakira Akabor conducted a study aimed to assess the degree to which the school reward programmes system of recognizing hard work and scholastic achievements is the most effective by which to motivate learners to achieve. She conducted the study with a total of …
 
Another week another viral beauty hack from Tik Tok. This time people are giving themselves a facial with banana skins... does it work? Erin & Leigh weigh in. CREDITS Hosts: Leigh Campbell & Erin Docherty Producer: Gia Moylan GET IN TOUCH: Got a beauty question you want answered? Email us at youbeauty@mamamia.com.au or call the podphone on 02 8999 …
 
Guest: Sarah Jackson The former Rwandan hotel manager who is credited with saving the lives of over a thousand Tutsis during the 1994 genocide in that country, has been found guilty of 'terrorism' and sentenced to 25 years in jail. Paul Rusesabagina, whose heroics were portrayed in the 2004 film, "Hotel Rwanda", was found guilty of backing a rebel …
 
How does the electronics recycling process work in BC? Craig Wisehart, Executive Director of the Electronic Product Recycling Association of BC joins Allen to answer key questions about how and why British Columbians should recycle their end-of-life electronics. They discuss making recycling accessible, the impact of the EPRA program, and how the g…
 
Guest: Lauren Isaacs Police in Cape Town are investigating the murder of a 52-year-old maths teacher who was shot dead as he sat in his car outside the Heinz Park Primary School in Philippi this morning. Police spokesperson, Colonel Andre Traut, says that two suspects fled the scene after the shooting, and were yet to be arrested earlier today. The…
 
Guest: Dr Jo Shaw | Senior Manager for Wildlife Programmes at WWF South Africa A recent report by South Africa National Parks (SANParks) has delivered the statistics that there are just 3,529 white rhinos and 268 black rhinos left in the Kruger Park. The Park continues to be home to the world's largest rhino population and these numbers have clearl…
 
Guest: Donovan Gillman | Landscaper A new plant-covered building is due to be built at 142 Bree Street in Cape Town, which will be Africa's first-ever 'biophilic' building. This approach aims to connect the people who live in the building more closely with nature. The exterior of the apartment block will feature a vertical garden with 50 species of…
 
Guest: Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa | CEO at Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) Analysts predicted South Africa to be removed from the red list - but this was unfortunately not the case. Petitions from citizens, appeals from the South African government and corporate pressures - to no avail. South Africa remains on the United Kingdom red lis…
 
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