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Rewilding to gain new perspectives on modern civilization (Interview with Kenton Whitman of ReWild University)

On this podcast episode, Kenton sheds light on what rewilding is all about; how modern civilization has dehumanized us and disconnected us from our innate and instinctive human senses; how the endless pursuit of comfort over the pursuit of fulfillment may lead us to feeling more empty being more consumptive over time; and more.

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The connectivity and complexity in urban ecology beyond simply 'greening' our landscapes (Interview with Keith Bowers of Biohabitats, Part Two)

In this episode, Keith sheds light on what it means to support more novel, technology-driven solutions to our environmental issues as opposed to solutions based more on biomimicry; why simply greening our urban spaces without looking at habitat connectivity and the specific choice of species is inadequate for maximizing our positive impacts with restoration; and more.

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Being proactive in restoration and planning for a more biodiverse planet today (Interview with Keith Bowers of Biohabitats, Part One)

In this podcast episode, Keith sheds light on how much we need to focus our efforts on restoration versus conservation; why it is that, although we're a part of nature and all species impact their environments in some way, we've uniquely altered our landscapes in ways that require us to restore natural habitats; and more.

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Restoration agriculture and letting go of micromanagement to allow nature to thrive (Interview with Mark Shepard of Restoration Agriculture Development)

In this podcast episode, Mark sheds light on why we need to stop trying so hard to realize a world based on persistent concepts and ideals that we made up and instead, get out more to observe and learn from how natural ecosystems actually function; what is problematic about how we've developed a food system based mostly off of annual crops versus perennials; how he's been able to utilize a hands-off approach to growing food regeneratively, which he calls the STUN method (Sheer Total Utter Neglect); and more.

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Getting started with affordable and sustainable home improvement projects (Interview with Matt Daigle of Rise)

In this podcast episode, Matt sheds light on why we need to be concerned and critical of the safety and sustainability of our home environments; how climate change is shifting the decisions people make in regards to their homes; some easy home improvement tips for homeowners and non-homeowners; and more.

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How urban farming may be key to reclaiming our food sovereignty (Interview with Greg Peterson of Urban Farm U)

On this podcast episode, Greg Peterson sheds light on how urban farming may be the answer to addressing the affordability and accessibility of healthy grown foods; why we should get inspired to grow some of our own foods even if we have the convenience of being close to supermarkets; what we need to realize a world of ecological balance, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all; and more.

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How probiotics can build resilience against disease and ecological challenges (interview with Raja Dhir of Seed)

On this podcast episode, Raja sheds light on common misconceptions of what "probiotics" are and what a healthy microbiome should look like; why we perhaps need to learn from how the Amish people live; how our knowledge of probiotics can be applied to address ecological challenges such as our honey bees' colony collapse disorder; and more.

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Democratizing 'organic' in the fashion industry (interview with Brendan Synnott of Pact)

On this podcast episode, Brendan sheds light on what it takes to shake up existing, extractive corporations to render them obsolete or hold them accountable to their social and environmental impacts; why fighting for more transparency within the fashion supply chain must be the first step to bringing about positive change in the industry; and more.

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Breaking down how sustainability applies to everything (interview with Jay Siegel of Sustainability Defined and Ground Up Impact)

On this podcast episode, Jay sheds light on why sustainability can't be defined by a standard dictionary; the root causes driving environmental degradation no matter what industry we're speaking of; what it takes to reach the general public with our messages beyond the niche of people who already care; and more.

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Envisioning that future when disposable packaging will become obsolete (interview with Tamara Lim of The Wally Shop)

On this podcast episode, Tamara sheds light on how our current consumption model and waste management methods are setting us up for failure when we're striving to address our waste issues; what structural and systemic shifts we need in order to render disposable packaging obsolete; and more.

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Using plastic as a currency to close the loop and tackle global poverty (interview with David Katz of The Plastic Bank)

Hear about what sugar has to do with plastic pollution; why we need to address the fact that this global crisis is intricately linked to poverty; the importance of coming up with ways that keep plastics out of our oceans to begin with rather than focusing on retroactive cleanups; and more.

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Shedding light on the 'Shoespiracy' we've been told to believe

Hear about the public health scandal around shoes; how our feet's strength impacts the health of our brains, joints, and body as a whole system; the environmental impact of the shoe industry and what it means to support sustainability as a footwear brand; and more.

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