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Sustainable World Radio brings you interviews with experts from around the globe; teachers, designers, environmentalists, and earth activists who learn from and work with Nature. Listen to episodes about Permaculture, organic gardening, herbal medicine, plants, fungi, earth repair, natural building, regenerative farming, sustainability, and ethnobotany. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture ethics of Earth Care, People C ...
 
Washington's Department of Ecology was the first environmental agency to be established in the U.S., back in 1970. We're headquartered in Lacey, with regional offices across the state, and are tasked with protecting, preserving and enhancing our environment for current and future generations. Here, we post stories from our our environmental programs as well as expertise in scientific research, creative problem-solving, complex project management, and innovative partnerships.Learn more about ...
 
Water Environment: Lakes, Rivers, Oceans, Seas, Groundwater, Wells - Water Conservation, Water Sustainability, Water Preservation, Water Ecology, and other H2O Environmental IssuesContact info: Clean@h2opodcast.com or 206-984-3260; http://H2Opodcast.com
 
This podcast broadcasts two shows that I host: Environmental Professionals and Nature’s Pulse. Environmental Professionals interviews ecologists and others in the environmental industry from all over the globe. Nature’s pulse is a weekly review of global environmental events to help keep you informed. Connect with me: instagram: jungle_capital twitter: jungle_capital linkedin: John Lieber
 
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Joey Santore runs the awesome Crime Pays But Botany Doesn't YouTube channel, where he walks around describing plants in his own unique style. In this episode, he came on the show to talk about Australian plants, how they've evolved, and how they're unique compared to other plants around the world. EPISODE LINKS Start by watching Joey's Western Aust…
 
Sometimes it’s just fun to sit down and have a fun conversation with other people in the industry, and that’s exactly what we did in this episode of the Backyard Ecology podcast. In this episode, I talk with Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick. Fran is the Sultan of Sales for Pinelands Nursery and the co-host of the Native Plants, Healthy Planet Podcast. …
 
During this 'fireside chat' with Ivi Szaboova, Principal Ecologist at Wildwood Ecology, we discuss the role of a senior member of the ecology team - skills, qualities, traits and behaviours, as well as how Ivi and her team have coped since March 2020 when Covid-19 sent us into the first lockdown. Ivi's journey to ecology is both inspiration and ins…
 
Episode 162: Is the future nuts? According to our guest Michael Judd, it definitely is, but in a good way! In this fun and informative interview, Michael shares his vision of a bountiful and food secure future where nut tree orchards and farms abound. Resilient perennial crops with a multitude of ecosystem services, nut trees improve soil health an…
 
Ben Sims is the Business Manager for Plants Grow Here, a landscape business owner and a board member for the Landscape Industry Association of Western Australia (LIAWA), and in this episode he's back to teach us about wildflowers, specifically in the massive Aussie state of WA. He helps us understand what a wildflower is and what it isn't, how they…
 
Ian Smith is an extension worker consulting with farmers in the basaltic plains just west of Melbourne. He did his PhD thesis on shelterbelts, so I thought I'd get him on the show to teach us about this interesting and important topic! We discuss what shelterbelts are, why farmers are "wasting" space putting them in, and how they can be important f…
 
Pollinator gardens have rapidly increased in popularity, but unfortunately, there hasn’t been a lot of research on the best ways to create those gardens or on how effective those gardens really are. Happily, that’s beginning to change. More and more scientists are beginning to tackle those types of questions in order to help us better manage and pr…
 
Dr Richard Bate is a dental surgeon and botanist that works with Joshua Styles (from episode 17) at the North-West Rare Plant Initiative (NWRPI), he's involved with the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) and is also active on twitter as part of the @Wildflower_Hour team and his own orchid-obsessed handle @TheNewGalaxy. EPISODE LINKS Dr…
 
The Davey Tree Expert Company is a leading tree care company in North America, and in this episode Alexandra Julius explains the athletic demands on a climbing arborist, or tree surgeon. She is an Employee Development and Safety Training Specialist within the company, and has experience in both professional and competitive climbing. EPISODE LINKS V…
 
If you listen to the Backyard Ecology podcast, then you are likely interested in creating pollinator and/or wildlife habitat on at least part of your property. The Natural Resources Conservation Service or NRCS is a federal agency that has a number of programs which can help us do just that. Previously, NRCS programs and services were restricted to…
 
This episode is a diverse panel discussion on the implications of renewable energy supply chains on life, water, and local communities, and how we might address them. Saad Youssefi has a background in finance and economics and works in the renewable energy sector, consulting governments and international corporations on energy production projects. …
 
Denis Crawford is a legendary Australian entomologist, and in this episode he was generous enough to walk us through some of the biggest offenders with regards to insect pests. We discuss sucking, chewing, boring, leaf-mining and gall-producing pests as well as Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the importance of biodiversity. It's a great chat, …
 
Businesses in Washington state are often befuddled by all the requirements they face from state and local governments, especially when it comes to dealing with hazardous waste. Fortunately, the state Department of Ecology created the Pollution Prevention Assistance program (PPA) to help businesses and organizations partner with local authorities to…
 
Jason Gooden is the supervisor of sales and customer service at ArborGreen, who provide a range of products for those working in the revegetation, horticultural and urban forestry industries. In this episode, he explains how the pros plant a tree for longevity and health. We go over some soil basics, what shape to dig the hole, and formative prunin…
 
In the spring of 2021, reports started coming in of birds dying with weird eye and/or neurological symptoms. At first, it seemed like the bird mortality event was only in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, but before long reports began to also come in from West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee,…
 
MKA Ecology works in many areas, from large scale restoration and rewilding projects to working with local councils on their site management. Their main work is at the interface of development and sustainability, undertaking a range of projects and always under the mantra that 'every site matters'. Recorded 10 May 2021.…
 
Billy Goodnick is a landscape architect, horticulturist, educator, author and is also the creator of the famous Crimes Against Horticulture Facebook page. In this episode, we chat about some of the ways we can fail at horticulture, whether we're putting new plants in or maintaining old ones. Scroll through the page while you're listening to this ep…
 
Amanda Brezzell from Fennigan's Farms in Detroit is back and this time she's brought her co-founder Claire! In this episode I chatted with them about the wonderful different types of pollinators out there, why they're so important, and how we can help them thrive especially in urban environments. It's more than just insects that pollinate plants yo…
 
The vast majority of chemicals that seep into our bodies and our environment come not from factories or treatment facilities, but from the very products and services we buy and use every day. Things like furniture, flooring, cookware, children's toys, and lights, or where you get your laundry cleaned or your car worked on. It's these products and s…
 
Lyme disease is our most common tick-borne disease and it is estimated that there are around 400,000 cases each year. Black-legged ticks or deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis) are the only species of tick that carries Lyme disease in the eastern U.S. Although deer ticks are found throughout the eastern U.S., Lyme disease is much more common in the north…
 
Growing Real Food For Nutrition (GRFFN) is a UK Community Interest Company testing and trialling ways to grow and measure the nutrition density of our food. Elizabeth Westaway and Matt Adams answer the question "is a carrot a carrot?" in this episode and explore the benefits of growing in an agroecological and permacultural environment as opposed t…
 
In this episode in the Water, Life, Climate, and Civilization series, we hear diverse voices from the resistance to the proposed lithium mine at Thacker Pass in northern Nevada, on Paiute and Shoshone ancestral lands. To learn more about and support the blockade camp at Thacker Pass, you can go to . To follow the legal process, you can visit the Gr…
 
Biogenic Amorphous Silica is a natural product that offers an impressive array of benefits when added to any soil type or potting medium. Nick Clayton is a Co-Founder of a company called Mineral Magic which is mining and distributing BAS in Australia, and in this episode he helps us understand why we might consider purchasing some to help give our …
 
The Bird Emergency podcast is an Aussie show run by a fellow Melbournian, Grant Williams. I was lucky enough to be invited on the show, along with Dr Holly Parsons, to speak about something I'm particularly passionate about which is building habitat in the garden. We speak about building layers into the garden for habitat, having a variety of food …
 
Podcast interview with Rob Oates, Director and El Capitan of Arbtech Ecological and Arboricultural Consultancy. Website: https://arbtech.co.uk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertoatesdotcom/ Recorded 02 October, 2020.על ידי ecologyacademy
 
Jeanette Severs is a journalist and writer that I'm friends with on Twitter who's a bit of a trailblazer in the agricultural journalism space. In this episode, she explains why biosecurity is so important, how Australia is well situated for defence against pests and diseases, and some of the outbreaks that have given us a good scare in the past. EP…
 
I’ve always really enjoyed looking at the pictures and watching the videos captured by the trail cameras on our property. The videos are always my favorite because you get to see more of the behaviors. Either way, retrieving the SD card from a camera is always exciting because you just never know what we are going to see when you begin going throug…
 
Tom Wall is a guitarist in a band that plays music with plants called Cosmic Knot. They use a device that translates a plant's electromagnetic output using a node each in the root zone and clipped onto a leaf. In this episode, Tom explains how he plays music with plants, and how they play back to him which is the closest thing I've ever seen to two…
 
Interview with Julia Baker, Biodiversity Technical Specialist at Balfour Beatty; one of the major infrastructure contractors in the UK. Julia has designed and delivered Biodiversity Net Gain for a variety of projects including large and small scale, rural and urban. Julia is the leading author of the UK’s Good Practice Principles on Biodiversity Ne…
 
Interview with Jake Jones, who discusses his early career journey as a graduate from Cardiff University to gaining a permanent full time position with Wardell Armstrong in Cardiff during a global pandemic. The challenges and opportunities. Mindset and skillset developed along the way. Recorded 09 October 2020. Interview with Richard Dodd.…
 
The Ecology Academy podcast is a show where we get to talk and learn about all things ecological, including interviews with top ecologists (both employers and employees), those working with ecologists, and also aspiring and inspiring career-seeking individuals setting out to make a difference. The show aims to provide you with insights, advice, and…
 
Gary Moran has recently gone viral because of a Facebook post he did on putting his bin out for the first time in over 3 years. In this episode, he teaches us how we can practically minimise the amount of waste we produce, both in the garden and in other areas of our lives. EPISODE LINKS If you aren't following Gary on Twitter, go and do so now: ht…
 
This episode is different from anything I’ve done before, because Michael Hawk, who hosts the Nature’s Archive podcast, and I are sharing each other’s episodes. One of the things I really like about the Nature’s Archive podcast is that in addition to the biology, Michael also digs into the stories of how his guests got to where they are. My persona…
 
Washington has reached a major milestone in reducing the use of toxic substances thanks to the successful efforts of the state Department of Ecology’s Product Replacement Program. Fifty dry cleaning businesses across the state have now switched from using toxic perchloroethylene (PERC) to a less toxic alternative since 2019. However, approximately …
 
Joe Timar is a Twitter friend of mine from the US who's living a "half homestead" life, where he and his wife produce a decent amount of food on their land, but they aren't fully self sufficient. We speak about why the black walnuts on his land make it impossible to grow most things, what his soil is like, and finding first nations' arrowheads that…
 
Ben Sims is the other half of Plants Grow Here, a successful landscape business owner and a member for the Landscape Industry Association of Western Australia (LIAWA). In this episode, he's back to walk us through a topic that's often oversimplified and overlooked: weeds. What are they? How do we deal with them? Can we learn to love them in certain…
 
Laurel wilt disease is a disease caused by an introduced beetle and fungus. This disease is deadly to members of the Laurel family which includes redbay, sassafras, and spicebush. Laurel wilt disease also kills avocados, which aren’t native to the eastern U.S., but are in the Laurel family and are an important agricultural crop. As of spring 2021, …
 
Philippa Bassett is the PR and Communications Manager at The Forest Bathing Institute in the UK, and in this episode she introduces the concept of forest bathing to us, and explains how to practically do this this style of meditation, or playtime, or whatever you want to call it! She also tells us about some of the studies the TFBI have undertaken …
 
Sarah Wilson is a gardening business owner, as well as the host of the excellent gardening podcast called Roots And All. In this episode, we chat about the importance of ecology in a modern approach to gardening, how online content can be beneficial for formal and informal studies, and how each of us got into professional gardening in the first pla…
 
I know from the emails and messages that I’ve received that many of you are parents, teachers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or friends of young people. Well, this episode is for all of you. In this episode of the Backyard Ecology podcast, we talk with Heather L. Montgomery. Heather is an award-winning author, educator, and someone I’m honored to ca…
 
Nathan Straume is a TerraCottem training, compliance and regional manager in Queensland and the U.S.A, as well as an account manager at StrataGreen and in this episode he explains what's so good about TerraCottem when compared to other "hydrogels" on the market, and how a non-organic product can build soil biology and structure. AUSTRALIAN GIVEAWAY…
 
Nick Bell and Tony Demasi are two lawn legends of Western Australia, and together they walk us through a range of benefits that turfed areas can offer to humans and the wider ecosystem, they share wisdom that they have inherited from first nations people, and they offer a number of handy design and installation tips. EPISODE LINKS Sign the Uluru St…
 
Thank you for joining me on this Backyard Ecology journey. I can’t believe we’re already up to episode 24 of the Backyard Ecology podcast! And the blog has been going on, in one form or another, for much longer than that. I am really looking forward to continuing on this journey with you. This week’s Backyard Ecology podcast episode is a short, but…
 
Growing an herbal apothecary garden at home is fun and easy. Learn how to start your own in this informative interview with longtime organic farmer Alena Steen. We begin the episode by talking about the benefits of growing medicinal herbs and then move into the nitty gritty of soil preparation, watering, and harvesting. Alena explains the concept o…
 
John Parker is the Technical Director for the Arboricultural Association in the UK, as well as a Stonehouse Town Councillor. He's back again, and this time we speak about trees in mythology - including people being forced to repay the bark stolen from sacred trees with their internal organs. EPISODE LINKS Check out the Arboricultural Association's …
 
Happy to introduce episode 28 of Environmental Professionals. This episode is about pollinators in Australia. Kit Prendergast is a native bee scientist and conservation biologist, dedicated to promoting evidence-based actions to preserve indigenous native bees. She earned a Forrest Scholarship for her Ph.D. research documenting native bee biodivers…
 
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