Learning for Nature's podcasts feature conversations with Indigenous peoples and local communities that demonstrate exceptional achievements in promoting nature-based solutions for sustainable development. Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.
This episode describes the path of community-based organization Hui Makaʻāinana o Makana towards the establishment of a subsistence fishing area that preserves local ecological knowledge in Kauaʻi, Hawai'i.
This episode featuring Dr. Andrew Smith, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Scientist at Rodale Institute focuses on how regenerative agricultural practices can combat the climate crisis by improving soil health.
This episode featuring Jeff Tkach, Chief Impact Officer at Rodale Institute, offers the ways regenerative organic agriculture can improve our global food systems, eradicate “hidden hunger,” and increase food security.
This episode featuring Jeff Moyer, Chief Executive Officer at Rodale Institute, defines regenerative agriculture and describes steps that policymakers and consumers can take to help support regenerative agricultural systems.
This podcast features Kevin Chang, Co-Director of Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA), a network that supports community-based natural resource management in Hawaiʻi by working together with government agencies and communities towards restoring Hawaiʻi communities’ traditional role as caretakers of their land.
This podcast features Ghazali Ohorella, an expert in indigenous human rights and international politics from the Indigenous Alifuru people of South-Maluku. Learn about the recent negotiations at the 25th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference from the perspective of a seasoned indigenous negotiator at UNFCCC.
Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. In the municipality of Apuí, however, coffee production has been on a steady decline, losing land to extensive livestock production - one of the main drivers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. The Apuí Agroforestry Coffee project, initiated by the Institute for Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Amazon (IDESAM), is proving to be an effective solution to revive sustainable coffee production while also conserving and restoring the Amazon forest. In this episode, you will hear from Pedro Soares, Manager of Climate Change and REDD+ at IDESAM, about this project and its impact.
This episode of the Nature for Development podcast recorded during the regional meeting of the Governors Climate and Forest Task Force features an interview with Rafael Robles de Benito, Climate Change Director of the State of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Rafael speaks of the role and importance of subnational government for addressing deforestation and promoting low-carbon sustainable development in tropical countries.
This episode of the Nature for Development podcast recorded during COP24 in Poland features an interview with Juan Carlos Jintiach, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin. Juan Carlos talks about indigenous peoples’ engagement in the UNFCCC process, the importance of governance, land rights and indigenous peoples’ participation in the process of saving the remaining tropical forests, and the recently approved indigenous peoples’ platform under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.