Here are my favorite shows exploring environmental challenges such as plastic pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change. Lots of great stuff to listen to! Click on the cover image to get to the podcast.
This is my new favorite! Thoughtful, deep and excellently produced series on ecology, biodiversity and how we connect to the land we live on. A must-listen!
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Follow Kevin Caners’ beautifully narrated and super-insightful podcast The Elephant to search for solutions.
Andrea Fox is hoping to overcome the overwhelm and battle the single use plastic guilt. Check out this entertaining and informative interview series!
Marcy Trent Long takes you through the ins and outs of plastic waste treatment globally and in China – a very insightful series. Continue with Marcy’s other shows at Sustainable Asia.
On Podship Earth, Jared Blumenfeld explores how we connect with nature, ourselves and the universe. He has an episode on polyester and one called everybody’s plastic – both very much worth listening to.
And more on plastics…
We have a plastic addiction. But who is responsible for cleaning it up — individuals, governments, or corporations? “Guilty Plastics” is a beautifully narrated mini-series by Brooke Bauman.
Costing the Earth, an environmental podcast by the BBC, has several interesting episodes on plastics, including one called plasticphobia.
Generation Anthropocene features stories and conversations about planetary change. They have a fantastic episode on plastic that doesn’t really last with Odile Madden of the Smithsonian.
Another one of my favorites is “The First Straw” episode of Roman Mars’ podcast “99 percent invisible”. Tech reporter Alexis Madrigal has researched the history of the drinking straw in depth.