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waterloop presents thoughts, experiences, and conversations about water in our lives and on our planet. The focus is on ocean sustainability, science, and sport. The program is hosted by Travis Loop.

waterloop presents thoughts, experiences, and conversations about water in our lives and on our planet. The focus is on ocean sustainability, science, and sport. The program is hosted by Travis Loop.
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United States

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waterloop presents thoughts, experiences, and conversations about water in our lives and on our planet. The focus is on ocean sustainability, science, and sport. The program is hosted by Travis Loop.

Language:

English


Episodes

waterloop #5: Chad Nelsen on Activities of the Surfrider Foundation

3/10/2019
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Chad Nelsen is the CEO of the Surfrider Foundation. In this episode Chad discusses the organization's mission, Smartfin technology, plastic pollution, offshore drilling, climate change, and surfers as scientists and environmental advocates.

Duration:00:36:45

waterloop #4: Katie Wallace on the Role of Water in Beer

3/8/2019
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Katie Wallace is the Director of Social and Environmental Impact for New Belgium Brewing and co-chair of the sustainability committee for the Brewers Association. In this episode, Katie discusses the role of water in beer, how brewers are water conscious, the ways breweries are conserving water, the business case for saving water, and how the boom of the craft brewing industry has shaped sustainability.

Duration:00:30:14

waterloop #3: Chuck Fox on Overfishing in the Ocean

3/3/2019
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Chuck Fox is the Executive Director of Oceans 5, an international funders’ collaborative that works to constrain overfishing and create and expand marine protected areas. In this episode, Chuck explains the problem of overfishing and discusses sharks, whaling, and the Arctic and Antarctica.

Duration:00:46:12

waterloop #2: Marcus Ericksen on Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

2/25/2019
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Marcus Ericksen is the co-founder and director of research for the 5 Gyres Institute. He has been on more than 20 ocean-crossing expeditions, written and published research on the impact of plastic pollution in the world's oceans, and authored Junk Raft about a trip from Los Angeles to Hawaii and My River Home: A Journey from the Gulf War to the Gulf of Mexico. In this episode Marcus discusses plastic in the ocean including the problems it causes, where it comes from, how much is in the...

Duration:00:38:38

waterloop #1: Dr. Wallace J. Nichols on Blue Mind

2/10/2019
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Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols is a scientist, wild water advocate, movement-maker, and author of the New York Times best-seller Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do. In this episode he talks about the meaning of Blue Mind, the neuroscience involved, and how surfing, float tanks, and freediving impact the brain. Hosted by Travis Loop

Duration:00:44:22