Flexible Solar On Every Surface with Phil Layton

This week we have a guest interview with Phil Layton, CEO of Pi Energy, which is a company developing thin, flexible, solar nanofilms that make it possible to install solar on almost any surface. We chat with Phil about new solar possibilities, how scientists are working to capture more power from the sun, why Noel and Jacob are dressed in America.

What time is it?

Photographer Samuel Sloss captures a small Octopus hiding in a shell beneath the waters of Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

An In-Depth Look at Beavers

Beavers are our furry, eco-friendly engineers on this planet. Their network of dams keep land irrigated, maintain water quality and ecosystem health, and even sequester carbon! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we examine the beaver from every angle, share how crucial they are for the environment, and even receive a box of pies in the middle of the show. You don’t want to miss this episode! 

I’m buggin’ out, man

The Ghost Glass Frog, or the Sachatamia ilex, is found in eastern Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, western Colombia, and western Ecuador.

Dance Energy and the Human Battery

A Scottish nightclub has introduced a unique way of gathering energy, so this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore something called ‘piezoelectricity’ and how it can be used with the human body. Can people emit enough energy to be gathered and stored, will this help the world’s energy problems, or is this how we end up in The Matrix?

Dolphin island

Isola Lunga is located just off Italy’s enchanting Amalfi Coast, between Positano and Capri. The dolphin-shaped isle is in fact part of tiny archipelago of three islands known as Li Galli. 

Flashback Episode: Winter 2020

This week we’ve gathered together some of the best highlights of The Biofriendly Podcast from winter into spring of 2020 where we discussed everything from jellyfish blackouts to forest bathing. So whether you’ve been with us since the beginning or you just discovered the show, sit back and enjoy some of our favorite moments from way back when! 

Watch your step

A crocodile uses mud as a shield from the sun in peak hours, a barrier for bugs, as well as camouflage for unsuspecting prey having a drink.

Halloween Special: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

In a never-before-seen Halloween special, The Biofriendly Podcast reads The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with a unique twist: every new scene must include a completely improvised section that transforms the classic tale into an environmental story! You don’t want to miss this laugh-out-loud improv game where Washington Irving’s words take on a whole new meaning! Happy Halloween!

Something in my teeth?

At first glance it might look like the oblivious gray heron is about to be this hippo’s supper, but a clever forced perspective by photographer Jean-Jacques Alcalay reveals that the heron is actually riding on the back of another hippo.