178: Sailing the waves of change a conversation with Captain Paul Watson
In this episode, we talk to Captain Paul Watson. He is a true legend in, marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist. As one of the founding members of Greenpeace (which he left in 1977) and founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Captain Watson has spent his life fighting for the protection of our oceans and marine life. He continues this mission today through the new Captain Paul Watson Foundation.
A master mariner, accomplished author, and renowned speaker, he has received numerous honors for his dedication to the planet, including the Genesis Award for Lifetime Achievement, being named one of Time Magazine’s Top 20 Environmental Heroes of the 20th Century, and induction into the U.S. Animal Rights Hall of Fame. In 2007, he was awarded the Amazon Peace Prize by the president of Ecuador and in 2012, he became only the second person, after Captain Jacques Cousteau, to receive the Jules Verne Award for environmentalists and adventurers.
During this episode we talked about the current state of our oceans, how we are all connected to the oceans and took a deep dive into the environmental movements, the role media plays and what the future might have in store for us.
177: Reducing Plastic Pollution with Doug Woodring
In this episode, we talk to Doug Woodring. He is the Founder and Managing Director at Ocean Recovery Alliance. He was also awarded the coveted Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy from Prince Albert of Monaco for his work in this space. He is the originator and initiator of Rebound Plastic Exchange for the global trading of recycled plastic feedstock in a certified, verified manner.
During this episode we took a deep dive on how his sustainable journey started, Looking at the Great pacific garbage patch. We also talked about the importance of organisation and consumers in the current plastic waste problem as well as looked at some of their wonderful initiatives they have started from an app all the way through to their Plastic Disclosure Projects.
176: Changing the way we milk with Alicia Long
In this episode, we talk to Alicia Long. She is the founder and CEO of Nutr, a sustainable wellness brand that is changing the way we consume milk. She has been featured in major outlets such as Good Morning America, TODAY Show, Forbes, New York Magazine, Women’s Health.
During this episode we talked about some of the benefits to us as well as the planet to switching to a milk alternative and we take a look at what exactly is Nutr and how is it revolutionising the way we enjoy milk alternatives without packaging.
175: Why saying no to shark fin soup is so important with Andrea Richey
In this episode, we talk to Andrea Richey. She is an animal activist, educator, TEDx Speaker and know by many as the Shark Lady. She is the Executive director of the Hong Kong Shark Foundation where she is reaching out to over 10,000 students annually to encourage them to say no to shark fin soup.
During this episode we take a look at the shark fin industry, from what a bowl of soup would cost you, to what that bowl of soup is costing the environment. Andrea also gave us some great tips that we can do to help out our sharks and make sure the are around for future generations.
174: How dogs are assisting with scientific research with Kayla Fratt
In this episode, we talk to Kayla Fratt. She is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and the founder of K9 Conservationists. extremely dedicated to effective and humane dog training methods.
During this episode we talked about how these K9’s are doing their part for the environment when it comes to conservation. What training they go through and also looked at a cool project with Cheethas she was part of in Kenya.
173: One Green Thing with Heather White
In this episode, we talk to Heather White. She is the founder and CEO of One Green Thing, Sustainability and climate leader, eco-anxiety expert, speaker and the author of “One Green Thing: Discover Your Hidden Power to Help Save the Planet” and referred to by Erin Brockovich as the Brené Brown of the environmental movement.
During this episode we talked about what is eco anxiety, how can we address our own eco anxiety as well as some daily things you could do to help you on your sustainable journey.
172: Setting Goals with Mariska Nell
In this episode, I share with you some of the important progress we have made in the climate change fight. What I am excited for in 2023 and also provide you with some tips on how you can start setting goals for your sustainable journey.
171: Why Coral Reefs are important with Shelby Thomas
In this episode, we talk to Shelby Thomas. She is the founder and CEO of the Ocean Rescue Alliance a marine conservation and restoration non-profit organization. She is also the CEO of the 1000 Mermaids Artificial Reef Project as well as a PhD Candidate with the University of Florida.
During this episode we talked about the importance of coral reefs. Take a deep dive into some options that you can do to help out our oceans and corals as well as look at some of the amazing artistic project they are working on in and around the ocean.
170: Green Business making a difference with Billy Fetzner
In this episode, we talk to Billy Fetzner. He is an ecopreneur, podcaster, and coach working to make the world a greener place by helping ecopreneurs scale their businesses through the power of harnessing their own creativity.
During this episode we talked about how his sustainable journey started, some ecopreneurs for you to keep an eye on as well as giving you some tips when you want to move into the ecopreneur space.
169: The future of farming with Lina Yarysh
In this episode, we talk to Lina Yarysh. She is the Head of Customer Success Manger at EOS Data Analytics, a global provider of AI-powered satellite imagery analytics.
During this episode we talked about how satellites and AI can revolutionize the agricultural industry, reducing food and water waste. We took a deep dive on how these systems work and how some communities around the world have already benefited from this technology.
168: Sustainable Investing with Zach Stein
In this episode, we talk to Zach Stein. He is the co-founder of Carbon Collective, the first online investment advisor 100% focused on solving climate change with a clear theory of change around 100% divestment from fossil fuels, reinvestment into science-based climate solutions, and shareholder advocacy.
During this episode we talked about what is the Carbon Collective. Why it is important for us to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in climate solutions. Zach provides is with some tips what to look out for when you would like your investments to solve climate change.
167: Sailing to sustainability with Leonardo Zangrando
In this episode, we talk to Leonardo Zangrando. He is a Transformational Coach helping gamechangers who want to make the World a better place, look beyond their current horizon to multiply their impact. Founder of Startups 4 Oceans.
During this episode we talked about Leonardo’s upcoming journey for a solo trip around the world for Ocean Sustainability. He also provides us with some great tips for anyone wanting to start an eco-venture.