Podcast

Kids Against Plastic with Amy and Ella Meek

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Kids Against Plastic with Amy and Ella Meek
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Amy and Ella Meek founded the charity, Kids Against Plastic in 2016 when they were 12 and 10. They felt compelled to address plastic pollution upon researching the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Hear about their story, motivations, the Plastic Clever Schools initiative and ambitions in this inspiring conversation.

Environmental activism with John Grant

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Environmental activism with John Grant
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John Grant is a senior lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change at Sheffield Hallam University. John has been involved with environmental activism for many years to sound the alarm on the climate emergency and shares his thoughts and experiences of protesting. Click on the title for the show notes.

Electric vehicles with Nicolas Raimo

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Electric vehicles with Nicolas Raimo
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Nicolas Raimo is an electric car specialist, host to the YouTube channel, EV Nick, and sales manager for the family business, Luigi Motor Services. Nick tells us everything we need to know about electric cars, including driving experience, range and charging, both at home and out and about. Click on the title for the show notes.

Hockerton Housing Project with Simon Tilley

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Hockerton Housing Project with Simon Tilley
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Simon Tilley is a director and resident at Hockerton Housing project, a small sustainable housing community and host to events and sustainable services. Simon describes how the inspiring project started in 1995, its clever design, energy efficiencies and careful resource management. Click on the title for the show notes.

Mammal monitoring and conservation with Charlie Le Marquand

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Mammal monitoring and conservation with Charlie Le Marquand
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Charlie Le Marquand is the data and information officer for the Mammal Society, whose vital role of determining mammal populations and habitats informs conservation. Charlie shares her enthusiasm and knowledge of British mammals and how we can all get involved in recording their whereabouts. Click on the title for the show notes.

Rewilding with Richard Bunting

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Rewilding with Richard Bunting
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Richard Bunting is Director of Communications & Campaigns International, possessing considerable involvement with organisations prioritising nature. He has much to share on rewilding; what it is, what it looks like, and where it can happen, presenting examples and indicating the myriad of benefits to nature and people. Click on the title for the show notes.

Toast Ale with Kristen Fuller

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Toast Ale with Kristen Fuller
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Kristen Fuller is the marketing and communications manager for Toast Ale. She tells us how Toast uses bread waste to make great tasting beer and their aims to generate big ideas and steer change to fix the food system through collaborations and partnerships. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable fashion with Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas

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Sustainable fashion with Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas
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Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas is Professor of Marketing and Sustainable Business at the British School of Fashion. Natascha acknowledges the less desirable aspects of fashion while shining a light on the creativity and collaboration within the business and valuing garments for keeping, mending and sharing. Click on the title for the show notes.

Community energy with Andy Extance

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Community energy with Andy Extance
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Andy Extance is a freelance science writer and director of Exeter Community Energy (ECOE). In a bid to find a productive outlet for his frustrations surrounding climate change, Andy shares his experience of being within an organisation helping in the transition to green energy while supporting the local community. Click on the title for the show notes.