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Two cool gals exploring this big, beautiful planet and the problems facing nature. The Nature Needs Half Podcast will invite you into the global network of people working to protect the planet for the benefit of all life. Nature Needs Half is an international movement to give nature the space it needs to thrive and benefit all life on earth. The goal is to protect 50% of the planet, on both land and at sea, to save biodiversity and earth’s life support systems. But It’s not just about protecting half. It’s about reshaping our relationship with nature, so we take care of its needs so it can keep taking care of ours. This is the podcast where we get real about saving nature. https://natureneedshalf.org/

Two cool gals exploring this big, beautiful planet and the problems facing nature. The Nature Needs Half Podcast will invite you into the global network of people working to protect the planet for the benefit of all life. Nature Needs Half is an international movement to give nature the space it needs to thrive and benefit all life on earth. The goal is to protect 50% of the planet, on both land and at sea, to save biodiversity and earth’s life support systems. But It’s not just about protecting half. It’s about reshaping our relationship with nature, so we take care of its needs so it can keep taking care of ours. This is the podcast where we get real about saving nature. https://natureneedshalf.org/
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Location:

Canada

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Two cool gals exploring this big, beautiful planet and the problems facing nature. The Nature Needs Half Podcast will invite you into the global network of people working to protect the planet for the benefit of all life. Nature Needs Half is an international movement to give nature the space it needs to thrive and benefit all life on earth. The goal is to protect 50% of the planet, on both land and at sea, to save biodiversity and earth’s life support systems. But It’s not just about protecting half. It’s about reshaping our relationship with nature, so we take care of its needs so it can keep taking care of ours. This is the podcast where we get real about saving nature. https://natureneedshalf.org/

Language:

English

Contact:

4165645262


Episodes

The big challenge

7/18/2019
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It's big and it's scary, but despite it all, there is hope. In the final episode of our season, we tackle the issue that has been looming over our heads: climate change. We spoke to two knowledgeable women, Louise Comeau and Susan R. Eaton, about what climate change looks like, what we can do about it, and how to remain hopeful in the face of it all. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment,...

Duration:00:42:36

Two long walks

7/4/2019
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"You're going to learn everything you'll learn about caribou in the first week, because that's how long it's going to take them to leave you behind." Migrating with a caribou herd and walking 3200 km from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to Canada's Yukon are just some of the adventures Karsten Heuer has been on and that we can only dream about. He shared his stories with us and what he learned along the way. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs...

Duration:00:34:00

Why did the grizzly bear cross the road?

6/20/2019
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Why did the grizzly bear cross the road? Maybe for love or maybe for a snack! Many animals need room to roam, and sometimes the areas we protect just aren’t enough. This week we talk to renowned biologist Mark Boyce and Yellowstone to Yukon president and chief scientist Jodi Hilty as we learn about just how much space wildlife needs to thrive and survive. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a...

Duration:00:39:46

Into the blue

6/7/2019
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Our oceans cover about 70% of our planet - what do we need to do to protect them? This week we take a deep dive into the blue to look at how our oceans are changing with the help of basking sharks, small island communities, and Paul the octopus. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment, question, or idea for the show please email us at podcast@natureneedshalf.org. This episode was written and...

Duration:00:41:50

All you need is love

5/2/2019
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If we give nature half a chance, Kaboom! A lot can happen. This week we explore how love, reconciliation, and the power of imagination can change our world. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment, question, or idea for the show please email us at podcast@natureneedshalf.org. This episode was written and produced by Courtney Burk and Ruth Midgley and edited by Josh Brouwers. Special thanks...

Duration:00:39:36

Go with the flows

4/18/2019
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Everything in nature is a cycle, it ebbs and flows, and it's all connected. But what exactly does that mean? This week we talk to Scott Wallace and Monika Havelka who share surprising stories about ecosystems and how we are changing them, for good and bad. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment, question, or idea for the show please email us at podcast@natureneedshalf.org. This episode was...

Duration:00:39:42

A big idea

4/4/2019
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We sit down with one of the co-founders of Nature Needs Half, Harvey Locke, and talk to him about how the crazy (or not so crazy?) idea for protecting half the planet came about. We also ask Harvey how protecting half the world will work and what it will mean for humans and nature. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment, question, or idea for the show please email us at...

Duration:00:39:21

Whale poop

3/18/2019
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Elephants, whales, and humans, oh my! For the start of Season 1, we wanted to make a big impression so we take a look at some big creatures. We hear stories about insurgents in Mali, rescuing humpback whales, and what to do if your party yacht is about to go over Niagara Falls. Learn more about Nature Needs Half at natureneedshalf.org. Follow Nature Needs Half on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. If you have a comment, question, or idea for the show please email us at...

Duration:00:34:27