Learning for Nature Podcast

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.

Latest episodes

2 August 2020

This podcast features Victor Lopez-Carmen, Co-Chair of the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus, who shares his experience representing Indigenous youth and advocating for Native American rights to health and to a healthy environment.

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30 June 2020

This podcast features Saw John Bright of the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, who talks about the establishment of the Salween Peace Park for the promotion of peace and the protection of the Karen people's livelihoods in the face of conflict in Myanmar.

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30 May 2020

This podcast features Ghulam Mohammad of Baltistan Wildlife Conservation and Development Organization (BWCDO), an Equator Prize winning non-profit in Pakistan working to ensure that vulnerable snow leopards and humans coexist in harmony.

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1 May 2020

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.

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27 March 2020

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.

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27 March 2020

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.

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27 March 2020

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.

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31 January 2020

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.

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20 December 2019

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.

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30 October 2019

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.

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