EFN Inspiring People - Supporting the emerging Scottish seaweed industry
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
3M ago
Inspiring People: Supporting the emerging Scottish seaweed industry was recorded by the Environmental Funders Network as part of a series to highlight the vital role of philanthropy in solving environmental and climate issues. In this episode, Grace Yu (philanthropist and Trustee of the Aurora Trust) speaks to: Alison Baker: Co-founder and Managing Director, EcoCascade CIC Jemima Cooper: Operations Manager, EcoCascade CIC Dr Kyla Orr: Co-founder, KelpCrofters Ltd The vast majority of seaweed in the world is currently grown in Asia however there’s a great opportunity in the northern hemispher ..read more
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Inspiring People: Forgotten Freshwater
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Fresh water sustains all life on earth and freshwater systems should be vibrant and full of life, yet there’s been an extraordinary loss of freshwater species across the globe. Why is this and why has freshwater conservation not caught the attention of more funders and philanthropists? In this episode, Catherine Bryan, Trustee of Synchronicity Earth and the Environmental Funders Network and Chair of Shoal’s Governing Council speaks to Brian Zimmerman, Director of Conservation and Science at Bristol Zoological Society and Co-Chair of IUCN Freshwater Fish Specialist Group; Mike Baltzer, Executiv ..read more
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How Environmental Issues Drive Infectious Diseases
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Listen to this fascinating international discussion with speakers dialling in from the Gambia, UK, Vietnam and Zambia: Dr Kris Murray, Associate Professor of Environment and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Anna Jones, Head of Forests, Greenpeace UK; James Compton, Head of TRAFFIC’s Wildlife TRAPS Project; and Markus Hofmeyr, Programme Officer for Wildlife Conservation & Trade, Oak Foundation.  Our engagement with animals and the habitats we share plays a critical role in our global health security. Emerging human diseases are rarely new, they are often ‘zoonot ..read more
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Inspiring People: Toxics and Pollution
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
This episode focuses on the critical role of philanthropy in supporting efforts to eliminate toxics and chemical pollution from our environment in order to protect people’s health. Speakers are: Devika Waney - Trustee of Savitri Waney Charitable Trust Dr. Apolline Roger - Law & Policy Adviser, Chemicals Program Lead, ClientEarth Elizabeth Salter Green - Co-founder and Director, CHEM Trust Josie Cohen - Head of Policy & Campaigns, Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) Dr. Kerry Dinsmore - Technical expert and Projects Manager, Fidra ..read more
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Inspiring People: UK Overseas Territories
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
In this episode, Jonathan Hall, EFN UK Overseas Territories Strategy Advisor, and Sufina Ahmad, Director of the John Ellerman Foundation, speaks to Dr Esther Bertram (CEO of Falklands Conservation), Annick Jackman (Executive Director of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands) and Hugh Raven (philanthropist) about the UK Overseas Territories. This fascinating conversation explores the remarkable terrestrial and marine environments of these 16 jurisdictions, the challenges and opportunities faced by local conservationists, and the critical role for philanthropy in achieving environmental impa ..read more
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Inspiring People: Building the next generation of environmental leaders
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
 Award winning author Robert Macfarlane, and Founder and CEO of Action for Conservation (AFC), Hendrikus van Hensbergen in conversation with two young environmental leaders. Robert chairs a lively discussion about Hendrikus’s first book for young people,  How You Can Save the Planet, as well as AFC’s work and their groundbreaking youth-led nature restoration initiative in Wales, the Penpont Project. With insights from young leaders featured in the book and involved in AFC’s work, they discuss the importance and value of taking practical action, no matter how big or small, as an antid ..read more
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Environmental Philanthropy: Stories to Inspire
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Gillian Burke moderating a panel discussion with Sir Mark Rylance, Sophie Marple, Ben Goldsmith and Kevin Cox to launch EFN's new publication, Environmental Philanthropy: Stories to Inspire.  The panel discuss their shared passion for the environment and the role and impact of philanthropy ..read more
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Inspiring People: Marine Conservation in Scotland
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Inspiring People: Marine Conservation in Scotland was recorded by the Environmental Funders Network as part of a series to highlight the vital role of philanthropy in solving environmental and climate issues.  In this episode, philanthropist Hugh Raven, Alison Lomax (Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust), Dan Renton (Seawilding), Kerri Whiteside (Fauna & Flora International) and Phil Taylor (Open Seas) reveal what most excites them about marine conservation in Scottish waters, their experiences of what local communities and projects have achieved (often with relatively small sums of mo ..read more
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Inspiring People: Youth & Climate, with Kristina Johansson, Hilma Angula, Joy Munthali and Shamiso Mupara
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Inspiring People: Youth & Climate was recorded by the Environmental Funders Network as part of a series to highlight the vital role of philanthropy in solving environmental and climate issues. In this episode, funder Kristina Johansson (Solberga Foundation) speaks to Hilma Angula (Next Generation Climate Advisory Board, Global Greengrants Fund, Namibia), Joy Munthali, (Green Girls Platform, Malawi) and Shamiso Mupara (Environmental Buddies Zimbabwe). Together they discuss how young people, and in particular girls and young women, are tackling the climate crisis in Southern Africa, and what ..read more
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Inspiring People: Plastics, with Julia Davies, Louise Edge, Jo Morley, Julian Kirby and Tanya Bascombe
Inspiring People: Environmental Funders Network
by Environmental Funders Network
1y ago
Inspiring People: Plastics (Single Use is Rubbish) was recorded by the Environmental Funders Network as part of a series to highlight the vital role of philanthropy in solving environmental and climate issues. In this episode, Julia Davies, environmental funder and the founder of We Have The Power, speaks to Louise Edge (Greenpeace), Jo Morley (City to Sea), Julian Kirby (Friends of the Earth) and Tanya Bascombe (European Outdoor Conservation Association). Their conversation includes startling facts about our use of single-use plastics, the impact of coronavirus on our consumption (negatives b ..read more
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