It's the spooky season once again, and Mother Nature has cooked up quite a few scares of her own on this week's episode of The Biofriendly Podcast. From gigantic flowers that smell like rotting flesh to blood-soaked vacation spots in the Arctic, we explore some of the most horrific natural occurrences around the world that just might be caused by... faeries?!
This week we traveled all the way to Las Vegas to sit down with the President of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), Ramiro Cavazos, to discuss their commitment of representing the needs of citizens and small business owners. As we learned more about how the USHCC actively promotes the growth and development of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses, we also discussed the importance of being on the cutting-edge of environmental needs, and why you should never gamble with a set of headphones.
When it comes to creatively cooling our global warming, scientists are dreaming up new ways to reflect heat away from the Earth through a process called geoengineering. This week we explore everything from painted streets to harnessing the power of volcanoes, why the Greeks are already keeping it cool, and does Keith even know what he's talking about?
Everyone loves ice cream, but it's important to find sustainable ways to enjoy that tasty treat. This week we stopped by NadaMoo! headquarters in Austin to sit down with President & CEO, Daniel Nicholson, and get the full scoop on their story, why Jacob wants to reclaim the word vanilla, and does Noel eat ice cream for breakfast?
Since we all know that fast fashion is an environmental disaster, we need sustainable solutions for how we get dressed. That's why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Alex Shadrow, also known as @Sustainabae on Instagram, to talk about creative ways to make your clothing last, becoming a secondhand fashion icon, and does every year have 12 seasons now?!
Oceanographers have discovered trillions of polymetallic nodules on the Earth’s ocean floors, but how can we get to them without harming the environment? This week Noel and Jacob weigh the pros and cons of seabed mining, the problem with misinformation in the media, and do Nickelback make a guest appearance?
Composting is way easier than you think, yet so many of us are overwhelmed at the concept. That's why this week we invited Jon Reed, the Founder/CEO of Compostic, a New Zealand company combating plastic waste with compostable cling wrap and resealable bags! Jon shares everything you need to know about composting, how laziness can inspire innovation, and why civil wars have been fought over beers.
You've heard us talk about 'ninja planting' on The Biofriendly Podcast before, but we only just discovered that 'guerrilla gardening' is a thing... and we love it! This week we share the story of an L.A. man who transformed his city by illegally growing produce, the fate of our own ninja plants, and why we'll only grow Audrey II's from now on.
While folks on the internet are busy falling off stacks of milk crates, The Biofriendly Podcast is hard at work investigating milk alternatives for you. This week we discuss some of the challenges of dairy farming, the insatiable thirst of almonds, and did Elise survive her Fear Factor childhood challenges?
Recent scientific research suggests that it's important celebrate our environmental success in order to motivate further evidence-based action! That's why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we acknowledge some of the positive stories about protecting our oceans, why we should make a TV show called Fish Police, and does Noel speak fluent whale?