Influenced by Nature

by Nature, climate and environmental podcasting

Influenced by Nature
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 24
  • Last: 15 Mar 2018
Influenced by Nature is a podcast for those of us who still believe there is hope for our nature and climate and who want to recognise all the important work going on around the world to support a greener planet. The episodes feature a vast array of interesting guests who aim to keep you up to date on the environmental challenges our modern world is facing while also bringing along solutions and initiatives that we can all benefit from.

Episodes (24)

  • IBN24: Sustainable tourism for the Big Blue
    IBN24: Sustainable tourism for the Big Blue
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    Published: 15 Mar 2018 Duration: 39:24
    How big an impact does tourism have on the oceans? And what can be done to make tourism sustainable? Ally Dragozet from consultancy company Sea Going Green answers all of our questions on how we can be all touristy but at the same time good... Read more →
    How big an impact does tourism have on the oceans? And what can be done to make tourism sustainable? Ally Dragozet from consultancy company Sea Going Green answers all of our questions on how we can be all touristy but at the same time good... Read more →

  • IBN23: Don't let your coffee go to waste!
    IBN23: Don't let your coffee go to waste!
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 27:54
    90% of all coffee mass goes to waste after consumption and ends up emitting methane from our landfills. Kaffe Bueno wants to change this by utilising the valuable oils found within coffee grounds to produce healthy skin care products whilst... Read more →
    90% of all coffee mass goes to waste after consumption and ends up emitting methane from our landfills. Kaffe Bueno wants to change this by utilising the valuable oils found within coffee grounds to produce healthy skin care products whilst... Read more →

  • IBN22: Closing the loop
    IBN22: Closing the loop
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 54:43
    What is circular economy and why is it good for our environment and for us? Those are questions we try and answer this week with our guest Anna Queralt who is a big promoter of circularity within business and resources. This is also the epi... Read more →
    What is circular economy and why is it good for our environment and for us? Those are questions we try and answer this week with our guest Anna Queralt who is a big promoter of circularity within business and resources. This is also the epi... Read more →

  • IBN21: Quitting the take-make-waste culture
    IBN21: Quitting the take-make-waste culture
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    Published: 1 Feb 2018 Duration: 55:27
    We have a problem with stuff. Brett Chamberlin from The Story of Stuff Project explains how we have developed a culture of over-consumption and how that culture is hurting our environment, the people working somewhere along the production l... Read more →
    We have a problem with stuff. Brett Chamberlin from The Story of Stuff Project explains how we have developed a culture of over-consumption and how that culture is hurting our environment, the people working somewhere along the production l... Read more →

  • IBN20: Offsetting Trump's ignorance
    IBN20: Offsetting Trump's ignorance
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    Published: 18 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:24
    Jeff Willis from Trump Forest explains how the group is planting a global forest to offset the extra greenhouse gas emissions caused by the ignorance of the Trump presidency.
    Jeff Willis from Trump Forest explains how the group is planting a global forest to offset the extra greenhouse gas emissions caused by the ignorance of the Trump presidency.

  • IBN19: For people, planet and profit - design smarter, waste less!
    IBN19: For people, planet and profit - design smarter, waste less!
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    Published: 4 Jan 2018 Duration: 50:07
    Stephanie Benedetto, CEO of Queen of Raw, reveals the polluting aspects of the textile industry and shows how her online platform helps to combat the waste of perfectly good textiles that ends up in landfills each year. A perfect combinatio... Read more →
    Stephanie Benedetto, CEO of Queen of Raw, reveals the polluting aspects of the textile industry and shows how her online platform helps to combat the waste of perfectly good textiles that ends up in landfills each year. A perfect combinatio... Read more →

  • IBN18: How to celebrate a sustainable Christmas
    IBN18: How to celebrate a sustainable Christmas
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    Published: 14 Dec 2017 Duration: 41:53
    Johanne Stenstrup and Emma Slebsager from the online sustainable lifestyle forum, Sustain Daily, are sharing their best tips and tricks to a green and sustainable Christmas - and a few words on how you can inspire and get your family involv... Read more →
    Johanne Stenstrup and Emma Slebsager from the online sustainable lifestyle forum, Sustain Daily, are sharing their best tips and tricks to a green and sustainable Christmas - and a few words on how you can inspire and get your family involv... Read more →

  • IBN17: Documenting a world of climate change
    IBN17: Documenting a world of climate change
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 43:31
    Photographer Ashley Cooper travelled around the world for 13 years while documenting the impacts of climate change. This episode is about his journey with indigenous people, clashes with the oil industry and the rise and hope of renewable e... Read more →
    Photographer Ashley Cooper travelled around the world for 13 years while documenting the impacts of climate change. This episode is about his journey with indigenous people, clashes with the oil industry and the rise and hope of renewable e... Read more →

  • IBN 16: Exploring the top 100 urban climate solutions
    IBN 16: Exploring the top 100 urban climate solutions
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    Published: 16 Nov 2017 Duration: 53:47
    Each year, the sustainability think tank Sustania collects 100 amazing climate solutions from cities all over the world. Pernille Jægerfelt, analyst and editor of the Cities100 report shares how cities are fighting back climate change!
    Each year, the sustainability think tank Sustania collects 100 amazing climate solutions from cities all over the world. Pernille Jægerfelt, analyst and editor of the Cities100 report shares how cities are fighting back climate change!

  • IBN 15: Innovating the plastic problem
    IBN 15: Innovating the plastic problem
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 51:08
    We and our oceans are drowning in plastic! Anne Warner from the initiative Think Beyond Plastic talks about how they aim to combat this problem through innovation challenges that leads the transition from conventional plastic towards a futu... Read more →
    We and our oceans are drowning in plastic! Anne Warner from the initiative Think Beyond Plastic talks about how they aim to combat this problem through innovation challenges that leads the transition from conventional plastic towards a futu... Read more →

  • IBN 14: From electric cars to permaculture
    IBN 14: From electric cars to permaculture
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    Published: 19 Oct 2017 Duration: 50:44
    In this second part of our special, Chris Roy and Jesse Jones are back helping me discuss some of the current environmental topics such as electric cars, permaculture and ocean plastic clean-up.
    In this second part of our special, Chris Roy and Jesse Jones are back helping me discuss some of the current environmental topics such as electric cars, permaculture and ocean plastic clean-up.

  • IBN 13: Do you talk about climate change?
    IBN 13: Do you talk about climate change?
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    Published: 5 Oct 2017 Duration: 54:01
    MSc Climate Change students Jesse Jones and Chris Roy help me share good advice on how to live more sustainably while adding their own views and thoughts on some of the world's environmental problems and solutions. Part 1 of 2 episodes.
    MSc Climate Change students Jesse Jones and Chris Roy help me share good advice on how to live more sustainably while adding their own views and thoughts on some of the world's environmental problems and solutions. Part 1 of 2 episodes.

  • IBN 12: The living dead; a question of science
    IBN 12: The living dead; a question of science
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    Published: 21 Sep 2017 Duration: 50:58
    'Rise of the Necrofauna' author Britt Wray takes us on a journey into the scientific field of de-extinction, bringing a whole new angle to conservation. We're discussing the resurrection of the woolly mammoth and how de-extinction technique... Read more →
    'Rise of the Necrofauna' author Britt Wray takes us on a journey into the scientific field of de-extinction, bringing a whole new angle to conservation. We're discussing the resurrection of the woolly mammoth and how de-extinction technique... Read more →

  • IBN 11: Small-scale farming; onto something big?
    IBN 11: Small-scale farming; onto something big?
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    Published: 7 Sep 2017 Duration: 47:12
    'Why We Farm'-author Elvira Di'Brigit tells the personal stories of how organic small scale farmers are maintaining a sustainable land stewardship whilst making a living in the Capay Valley.
    'Why We Farm'-author Elvira Di'Brigit tells the personal stories of how organic small scale farmers are maintaining a sustainable land stewardship whilst making a living in the Capay Valley.

  • IBN 10: On how to create climate justice
    IBN 10: On how to create climate justice
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 55:54
    The climate justice network, Ende Gelände, gathers thousands of people in climate camps in the Rhineland of Germany to fight fossil fuels through civil disobedience.
    The climate justice network, Ende Gelände, gathers thousands of people in climate camps in the Rhineland of Germany to fight fossil fuels through civil disobedience.

  • IBN 9: Stormy seas in marine conservation
    IBN 9: Stormy seas in marine conservation
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    Published: 10 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:04:16
    Artistic director, Geert Vons, is sharing details about a long and ever-evolving Sea Shepherd campaign called Bloody Fjords which opposes the killing of pilot whales in the Faroese Islands - a tradition that collides with EU directives and ... Read more →
    Artistic director, Geert Vons, is sharing details about a long and ever-evolving Sea Shepherd campaign called Bloody Fjords which opposes the killing of pilot whales in the Faroese Islands - a tradition that collides with EU directives and ... Read more →

  • IBN 8: Sharing is caring when fighting food waste
    IBN 8: Sharing is caring when fighting food waste
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    Published: 27 Jul 2017 Duration: 50:09
    Jay Sheppard and the initiative Foodsharing Copenhagen explain the issue of food waste. Their incredible volenteers distribute leftover food every week from wholesale markets and bakeries to you and me for free.
    Jay Sheppard and the initiative Foodsharing Copenhagen explain the issue of food waste. Their incredible volenteers distribute leftover food every week from wholesale markets and bakeries to you and me for free.

  • IBN 7: Why monkeys are vital for us and the forest
    IBN 7: Why monkeys are vital for us and the forest
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    Published: 13 Jul 2017 Duration: 48:16
    Liselot Lange, a Dutch primatologist, shares her passion for spider monkey research and explains why their conservation is crucial for the well-being of the rainforest.
    Liselot Lange, a Dutch primatologist, shares her passion for spider monkey research and explains why their conservation is crucial for the well-being of the rainforest.

  • IBN 6: Inspiring change through teaching
    IBN 6: Inspiring change through teaching
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    Published: 29 Jun 2017 Duration: 52:44
    Henry Evans, the founder of Magnificent Ocean, talks about how an expedition to the South Pole ended up in a worldwide educational program on science and exploration.
    Henry Evans, the founder of Magnificent Ocean, talks about how an expedition to the South Pole ended up in a worldwide educational program on science and exploration.

  • IBN 5: What happens if our water dries out?
    IBN 5: What happens if our water dries out?
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    Published: 15 Jun 2017 Duration: 47:40
    Richard Damania, Global Lead Economist of the World Bank, explains how the biggest effect of climate change is seen through the availability of water, which has big consequences for the economy, particularly in developing countries.
    Richard Damania, Global Lead Economist of the World Bank, explains how the biggest effect of climate change is seen through the availability of water, which has big consequences for the economy, particularly in developing countries.

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