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Are Solar Covered Canals California’s Best Solution to Drought?

Across the globe, drought has become one of the most prevalent and critical issues of our times. In the western US, it’s a growing disaster – with California’s 37.1 million people, the largest state population in the country, facing severe drought conditions. In 2022, fifty-eight California counties were given USDA disaster designations. There is no […]

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The Lasting Impact of Teaching Sustainability to Your Kids

Sustainability is a crucial topic kids of all ages can learn. However you choose to teach your child about making eco-friendly choices is up to you, but you shouldn’t avoid the subject. With climate change becoming a more serious threat than ever, your children need to know how they’re going to grow up in an […]

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How Satellite Technology Can Protect Wildlife

Conservation efforts are increasingly important for protecting wildlife and ecosystems as human interference negatively impacts endangered species. Traditional conservation practices include time-consuming processes for monitoring biodiversity that utilize excessive resources. However, technological advancements – such as satellite imagery – have delivered sustainable and effective solutions for protecting wildlife. The Advantages of Satellite Technology for Conservation […]

Which Countries Generate the Most Waste and What You Can Do

Municipal solid waste (MSW) production is a global ecological challenge. This year, many countries established sustainability regulations to decrease adverse climate change effects. A significant concern about global waste production is the related greenhouse gas emissions. Nations can shrink their carbon footprints by decreasing MSW. Three countries are generating the most pollution, which limits conservation […]

Why You Can Stay Positive About Our Oceans

Recent scientific research suggests that it’s important celebrate our environmental success in order to motivate further evidence-based action! That’s why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we acknowledge some of the positive stories about protecting our oceans, why we should make a TV show called Fish Police, and does Noel speak fluent whale?

Deadly Smurf?

The white-lipped island pit viper of Southeast Asia is typically green, but on the rare occasion some have a blue color and are not to be trifled with.

Earth Tetris

While it may look like a planetary video game of sorts, these square blocks of mangroves are farmed in the Philippines.

(Double) hump day

Happy (double) hump day with this Bactrian camel looking majestic as ever in the Gobi Desert by photographer Atsuko Kawaguchi.

Silently judging you

The rare and endangered Irawaddy dolphin found in parts of the Bay of Bengal and Southeast Asia.

Microfiber Innovation Challenge with Barbara Martinez

Did you know that plastic microfibers from our clothing are the source of 35% of all microplastics in the ocean? This week we are joined by Barbara Martinez from Conservation X Labs to tell Noel and Jacob about their challenge that will award $650,000 in prizes to winning innovations, how this could revolutionize textiles, and why curling teams need to make a comeback!