Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Podcast- John Hewson: These are the Top 10 Megarisks to Civilization

https://youtu.be/oGy4stoloQ8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Dr. John Hewson, former leader...

Meet the Farmers Helping to Reforest Timor-Leste

Written by: Andrew Mahar High in the mountains of Timor-Leste, a group of subsistence farmers earn an income by planting trees, leading the way to a future of self-determination for their families and local communities. The...

Podcast: Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project

https://youtu.be/hjqssBiecw0 Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project. Thank you so...

Meet Coté Castañeda, the Recycling Expert that Connects People and Companies Contributing to the Circular Economy

This profile is published in collaboration with Level Magazine Coté Castañeda is an industrial and civil engineer, and she is a dreamer and visionary of the circular economy, sustainability, and green businesses focused on recycling processes. Currently, she...

Climate Campaigners Enlist Football Fans in Support

Written by: Alex Kirby For many football fans − British ones, at least − no match day is complete without its traditional fuel: a (meat) pie and a pint (of beer, naturally). Good luck, you may think, to the...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

https://youtu.be/KvDYYVoloxk Today's episode of The Planetary Podcast features Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions, a risk mitigation consultancy for the development and financing of large-scale...

This 100% Natural Material is Being Used to Mop Up Ocean Pollution

Written by: Alex Thornton What happens to hair after it’s been trimmed? Usually, the piles of clippings are simply swept off the floor and discarded. But if you’re at a salon or barbershop in...

High School Students Create Recyclable, Eco-Friendly Hydroponics Garden – and You Can Too!

Written by: Jasmine Wu Why should you care about hydroponics? If you’re looking for a new hobby during quarantine or just in need of some fresh, organic produce year-round, a garden may be the right...

Prince William Launches £50 Million Prize to Find Innovative Solutions to the World’s Greatest Problems

Written by: Kimberly White  Prince William has launched a new initiative to solve the world’s most significant environmental problems. The Earthshot Prize aims to incentivize change and refocus global attention on finding solutions to the issues our planet faces. 

Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ Lands Essential to Curb Biodiversity Loss, Says New Study

Written by: Kimberly White A "first-of-its-kind" study from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that protecting Indigenous Peoples' land is essential to combat global biodiversity loss.  Researchers overlaid habitat data for...

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US Intelligence Warns of Dire Climate Consequences that Biotech Could Ease

Written by: Joseph Opoku Gakpo Though climate change is likely to exacerbate food and water shortages for poor countries,...

Life in a Remote Alaskan Community on the Front Line of Climate Change

Written by: Connor Dunleavy  The world’s high-latitude regions experience climate change at a rate twice as fast as the...

How Scientists are Restoring Boreal Peatlands to Help Keep Carbon in the Ground

Written by: Bin Xu Peatlands are one of the most valuable terrestrial ecosystems in...