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Visible minority ethnic communities and nature with Helena Craig

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Visible minority ethnic communities and nature with Helena Craig
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Helena Craig is chair of Black2Nature, an environmental organisation promoting equal access to nature for all through running camps for visible ethnic minority children, conferences and campaigning. An insightful conversation on equality, diversity and inclusion within the environmental sector. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable(ish) living with Jen Gale

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Sustainable(ish) living with Jen Gale
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Jen Gale is the founder of Sustainable(ish) and The Knackered Mums Eco Club, author of two sustainable(ish) guide books, podcaster, blogger and speaker. You will get to hear how Jen and her family undertook a make do and mend year, igniting a new career in helping others become more sustainable. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable food systems with Joy Carey

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Sustainable food systems with Joy Carey
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Joy Carey is a Sustainable Food Systems Planning Consultant and founding director of the Bristol Food Network. She manages to deliver insight into a complex subject, gets you thinking about where your food comes from and what happens to waste, and offers a take-home message that is accessible to all. Click on the title for the show notes.

Multimodal transport in cities with Melissa Bruntlett

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Multimodal transport in cities with Melissa Bruntlett
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Melissa Bruntlett is a sustainable, multimodal transport champion; she is co-founder of Modacity, co-author of two books and International Communications Specialist at Mobycon. Melissa brings to life the experience of living with fewer cars and promotes happier and healthier cities for all. Click on the title for the show notes.

Timber in sustainable construction with Nick Milestone

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Timber in sustainable construction with Nick Milestone
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Nick Milestone is Engineering Director at Sigmat and Chairman of the Timber Research and Development Trade Association (TRADA). He charts his career in construction and provides a compelling story of how timber can reduce the carbon footprint within this global industry. Click on the title for the show notes.

Earth systems and climate change with Dr James Dyke

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Earth systems and climate change with Dr James Dyke
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Dr James Dyke is Assistant Director of the Global Systems Institute at the University of Exeter. He shares his expert insight into climate change, explaining how humans have and continue to impact earth systems to the detriment of all life and the issues surrounding solutions. Click on the title for the show notes.

Low impact living with Marisha Kay

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Low impact living with Marisha Kay
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Marisha Kay is co-owner of a low impact living shop in Belper, Derbyshire. She shares her experiences and interactions with her community and environment through her involvement in the shop, a community interest recycling company and permaculture. Click on the title for the show notes.

Ecosystem restoration with Pieter van der Gaag

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Ecosystem restoration with Pieter van der Gaag
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Pieter van der Gaag is the Executive Director of Ecosystem Restoration Camps. In this episode, he talks to me about how this global movement aims to repair broken ecosystems, restore biodiversity and improve the livelihoods of communities, through collaboration of local people and visiting campers. Click on the title for the show notes.

Plastic Free and community action with Greg Hewitt

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Plastic Free and community action with Greg Hewitt
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Greg Hewitt shares his many and varied experiences of community action within organisations that benefit the environment, including his latest role as Community Lead for Plastic Free Chesterfield, part of a network of local groups aiming to reduce single-use plastic. Click on the title for the show notes.

Protecting our bees and insects with Dave Goulson

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Protecting our bees and insects with Dave Goulson
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Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex and Sunday Times bestselling author, recounts his journey from nature-curious child to bumblebee expert. On discovering declining numbers, Dave seeks to share the importance of bumblebee and insect conservation. Click on the title for the show notes.