A Therapists Perspective on Connecting With Nature
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
1w ago
Have you ever wondered how the natural world and mental health are connected? In this episode, our host, Taylor Ganis, speaks with Pamela Lowell, a licensed therapist, to discuss this very question, while also diving into topics like the interdisciplinary nature of the environmental field, how connecting with nature and wildlife helps us protect them, the power of community and working together to create solutions, among many other interesting topics. We also take a journey to discover our spark bird. What is your spark bird? Or what is your reason to take action? Check out this episode to fin ..read more
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How To Make Your Lawn More Sustainable: A Conversation With Sustainable Landscape Designer, Daryl Lindsey
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
3w ago
What do sustainable landscape design, tomatoes, rainwater harvesting, and humor have in common? They’re all discussed in this episode with our incredible guest speaker, Daryl Lindsey! We dive into a variety of hot topics like the debate of whether or not to leave the leaves, why pollinator gardens are important, how sustainable landscape designs can save billion of gallons of water through collective action, and MORE! Tune into this episode to get a whole lot of knowledge, and a splash of comedic relief. EarthX Congress of Conferences Event Info: Registration: earthx.org 20% Discount Code for ..read more
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Rights of Nature: How Ecuador's Constitutional Court Set a Precedent for Forest Protection
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
3w ago
Have you heard people talking about Rights of Nature and wanted to learn more about it? Well, you’re in luck! In this episode of the Hopeful Environmentalist, our host, Taylor, sits down with Liz Downes from the the Rainforest Information Centre to talk about Rights of Nature, the court cases in Ecuador, and more! EarthX Congress of Conferences Registration: earthx.org 20% Discount Code for EarthX Congress of Conferences: EXGREEN20 Instagram: @earthxorg Episode Resources: Rainforest Information Centre Website: https://www.rainforestinformationcentre.org/ Global Alliance for Rights of Nat ..read more
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We Can't Talk About Wildfires Without Talking About Colonialism
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
6M ago
What do forest fires and colonialism have in common? As it turns out, a lot. In this episode, I speak with forest fire researcher, Jessika McFarland, about how colonialism impacts the forest fires we see today, what a forest fire is, how climate change is fueling them, and why we must change our current fire management and land management practices. Jessika McFarland- IG @jessforplanet Activists, Scientists, and Authors:- Robin Wall Kimmer- Latino Outdoors- Frank Lake- Margo Robins Support Maui Families Impacted By Wildfires:https://linktr.ee/alex.haraus?utm_source=linktree_profile_share ..read more
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Finding Hope in Community and Extinct Bananas?: a discussion with Time For Better's Director of Climate Action
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
6M ago
What is the correlation between extinct bananas, COP28 events, building community, and documentaries? The correlation is that these things are all discussed in this exciting episode! In this weeks episode, Taylor speaks with Time For Better's Director of Climate Action, Charly Frisk, who is a climate storyteller. Charly is the director of the documentary, Nordic Seed Heroes, which sheds light on the importance of seed biodiversity (which we discuss in the episode). She also gives us some insight on the events Time For Better is planning for COP28, while also discussing the success of their pas ..read more
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The Role of Wildlife Filmmaking in Conservation
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
8M ago
How does wildlife filmmaking positively impact wildlife conservation? In this episode, our incredible guest speaker, Kaush, discusses the answer to this question, while also providing advice to anyone interested in getting started in wildlife filmmaking. An award-nominated photographer and having worked with conservation organizations and media outlets such as BBC, Kaush is extremely experienced in the wildlife filmmaking field. He shares with us what got him started, how you can get started in wildlife filmmaking, and the role that wildlife filmmaking has on conservation efforts globally. He ..read more
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What is the High Seas Treaty and why is it critically important?
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
8M ago
Have you heard people talking about the High Seas and the High Seas Treaty? Well, what exactly is it and why do the High Seas matter? Tune into this weeks episode to hear from the brilliant Director of the High Seas Alliance, Bec Hubbard, who will answer all of these questions and explain why the High Seas are critically important to everyone, even if you don't live near the ocean! High Seas Alliance Website ..read more
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What is the Inflation Reduction Act: how it can help you save money while also helping the planet!
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
1y ago
In this mini episode, I speak to Shannon Baker-Branstetter, who is the Senior Director of Domestic Climate Policy at the Center for American Progress. We discuss the Inflation Reduction Act and the many different incentives that it offers, what it is, where you can find the resources, and how to stay in the loop! Resources discussed in the episode: cleanenergy.gov Rewiring America Calculator ..read more
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Life Lessons From Living With Wolves: with Jim and Jamie Dutcher
Hopeful Environmentalist
by Taylor Ganis
1y ago
In this episode, Taylor speaks to Jim and Jamie Dutcher, who are both two well known wolf advocates and extremely accomplished wildlife filmmakers, winning 3 Primetime Emmys. Our discussion focuses on their experiences living with the famed Sawtooth Wolf Pack for 6 years, the lessons they learned from wolves, and why wolves are crucial, keystone species. "It's not hard to be a Matsi" - Jamie (learn more about the importance of this quote during the episode) Support Jim and Jamie's non-profit, Living With Wolves Shop their books (like I mentioned in the episode, I read Wisdom of Wolves in 2 day ..read more
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I'm More Scared of Coconuts Than Sharks
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by Taylor Ganis
1y ago
For this weeks episode, our host, Taylor, speaks with Cheryl McCarron from the Non-Profit, Shark Angels, about why sharks are so important and why there has been national headlines about shark bites in New York. We talk about the sharks, how to support/get involved with Shark Angels, and dangerous coconuts(?). What do coconuts have to do with sharks you may ask? Listen to this episode to find out! Shark Angels Website: https://sharkangels.org ..read more
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