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Planet E and Me is an upbeat look at how everyday people can help the planet. This monthly podcast is 30 to 45 minutes in length and consists of storytelling, a song, and an interview. Each featured guest is asked to challenge themselves to “step up” or “stretch out” in terms of environmental action – building on their interest in the environment to undertake a project with even greater impact. After listening to the podcast, view each guest's followup video at https://PlanetEandMe.com.

Planet E and Me is an upbeat look at how everyday people can help the planet. This monthly podcast is 30 to 45 minutes in length and consists of storytelling, a song, and an interview. Each featured guest is asked to challenge themselves to “step up” or “stretch out” in terms of environmental action – building on their interest in the environment to undertake a project with even greater impact. After listening to the podcast, view each guest's followup video at https://PlanetEandMe.com.
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Planet E and Me is an upbeat look at how everyday people can help the planet. This monthly podcast is 30 to 45 minutes in length and consists of storytelling, a song, and an interview. Each featured guest is asked to challenge themselves to “step up” or “stretch out” in terms of environmental action – building on their interest in the environment to undertake a project with even greater impact. After listening to the podcast, view each guest's followup video at https://PlanetEandMe.com.

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English


Episodes

Food Culture and Counterculture

7/29/2019
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In this episode we talk to couple Steve and Kari Karp about plant-based diets, the counterculture of the underground music scene, embracing the "other" and how a love of books can bring people together. Kari describes her journey with vegetarianism. Steve talks about the vegan influences within the punk culture when he was touring with his band Yuppicide. To see the follow up video or learn more about plant-based nutrition, visit https://www.PlanetEandMe.com

Duration:00:47:06

Coal Mining - Moving On

6/18/2019
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In Episode 104 of the Planet E and Me Podcast, meet Dr. Gail Herman. Gail worked on a project back in the early 1990s gathering the oral histories of coal miners in Garrett County, Maryland. The project is named Coal Talk and some of the collection is available at WHILBR. In this episode, Gail shares the stories of a couple of the miners and we also hear audio clips from the miners themselves. We learn a bit about what was good about the mining life and what wasn't. The show also touches on...

Duration:00:43:06

Using Your Talents

4/23/2019
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In this episode we talk to violinist Linda Beers. Linda grew up with a love of nature and music. She now uses her music to bring awareness to important environmental issues. She recently composed a violin piece called "Silent Spring" and then worked with a professional animator and voice actor to create an animated short. Learn more about her work at LindaBeers.com. We also hear a story from storyteller, Sheila Arnold. To learn more about environmental issues, visit https://PlanetEandMe.com.

Duration:00:28:16

Lobby Hobby

3/1/2019
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In this episode of Planet E and Me, we talk to retired science teacher Mike Cunha. Mike has always been concerned about the environment and has taken on a variety of related projects. But this is the first time he is stepping into the role of activist. We also learn about the work of Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Duration:00:42:03

Waste Not, Want Not

1/26/2019
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The Planet E and Me Podcast is all about ordinary people taking actions of significance in order to help the Earth. In this episode of Planet E and Me, we explore the issue of waste. We start off with a story from my childhood. Then after sharing a song, we talk to octogenarian, Bruce Morris. He shares a bit about his life growing up in the 1940s and 1950s and his views on how to reduce waste. Food waste is an issue of special concern to him. So at the end of the podcast, we challenge...

Duration:00:43:08