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Podcast by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Podcast by Bloomberg Philanthropies
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Podcast by Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Episodes

Episode 30: An American Problem with an American Solution

9/14/2018
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At Bloomberg Philanthropies, we are dedicated to “following the data” — and the data on gun violence could not be more compelling or urgent. Americans are 25 times more likely to be murdered with a gun than people in other developed countries. Every day, 96 Americans are killed by gun violence. And every year, approximately three million American children bear witness to gun violence. In 2014, in an effort to combat the National Rifle Association, Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms...

Duration:00:28:25

Episode 29: Why are small-scale fisheries such a big deal?

8/22/2018
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The Bloomberg Philanthropies Vibrant Oceans Initiative is the largest philanthropic commitment to internationally reform small-scale fisheries management. One of our partners, Rare, specializes in local fishing reforms, targeting some of the 12 million small-scale fishers that operate 15km from shore. In part one of a two-part conversation on Follow the Data, Dr. Box and Melissa Wright, of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Environment team discuss small-scale fisheries. They dive into the results...

Duration:00:25:20

Episode 28: Cornell Tech: Engineering the Future of New York City

8/6/2018
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As the beginning of the school year approaches, we revisit an episode of Follow the Data profiling the development and launch of Cornell Tech – the first campus ever built for the digital age -- bringing together academia and industry to create pioneering leaders and transformational new research, products, companies and social ventures. Back in December 2010, New York City launched Applied Sciences NYC, issuing a challenge to top institutions from around the world to propose a new or...

Duration:00:30:09