Posts tagged Regeneration and Restoration
Enriching agrobiodiversity and soil health for more nutritious foods (interview with Gabe Brown of Brown's Ranch)

On this podcast episode, Gabe sheds light on why we need to stop focusing on yield as the ultimate measurement in food production; the importance of having ruminants and animals on farmlands to support agroecology; problematic, existing farm programs and regulations that incentivize monocultures and extractive methods of agriculture that need to be amended or removed; and more.

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Safeguarding our irreplaceable ancient and endangered forests (interview with Nicole Rycroft of Canopy)

On this podcast episode, hear about the urgency to protect our remaining ancient and endangered forests from further deforestation; why we need to be wary of buying new clothes and textiles made of rayon and viscose, even if they're sourced from sustainably managed forests; whether we should compost old paper or wood products into soil or recycle them into new material; and more.

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The fraud in 'certified organic' and reclaiming its true meaning (interview with Dave Chapman of The Real Organic Project)

On this podcast episode, hear about the shocking reality of how products from CAFOs and hydroponics can be certified organic by the USDA; why hydroponics should not be considered organic; how he's dealing with the challenges of going against big money and corporate influence; and more.

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Mycorrhizal fungi and why soil health is vital to all life on earth (interview with Dr. Kris Nichols of Pachaterrae)

On this podcast episode, hear about the vital role of mycorrhizal fungi in indirectly supporting resilience against climate change; the importance of biodiversity in creating synergies that strengthen the health of our ecosystems; how soil microbiology impacts the bioavailability of the nutrients within our foods; and more.

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Transcending national interests to collaborate as one world on climate action (interview with Shyla Raghav of Conservation International)

Hear about how competition for power, economic status, and technological advancement between countries impact our ability to collaborate on climate mitigation; what "422pm" means and how we can meaningfully lower greenhouse gases through nature-based solutions; 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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Why enriching and protecting biodiversity are key to addressing climate change

Adam sheds light on how biodiversity loss may be a greater threat to our planet than climate change; why we need to include the conservation of biodiversity as a key climate health solution; how real life stories of regeneration around the world prove that we already know what it takes to rebuild healthy, resilient ecosystems; and more.

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Empowering farmers of color and dismantling racism in the food system

Leah sheds light on the impact of colonialism on soil health around the world; how the oppression of Black and Indigenous people-of-color in the United States has affected farmland ownership and continued, institutionalized injustice; how we can take action to support racial justice in food production; and more. 

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Dreaming up radical ways to address our global food waste scandal

Tristram shares how we’ve come to adopt a wasteful, linear food system, how we can be more respectful to nature in spite of our economy undervaluing what is truly invaluable, how we can rewire our broken food system through delivery services driven by supply of what is available rather than consumer demand, and more. 

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