Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes hit California over a 72 hour weekend in August which ignited some of the biggest wildfire’s in the state’s history– which begs the question as to why are there more storms, more fires, and what can be done to prevent it from happening? During this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast one thing is abundantly clear to Noel and Jacob, and that is you NEVER mess with Smokey the Bear!
Protecting our planet’s natural wonders and restoring developed lands back to their original state is a crucial part of conservation. After returning home safely from a few trips to see National Parks, Noel and Jacob discuss some of the dangers of displacing environmental harms in the name of conservation and discover that the answer might be Beyoncé.
This week we are thrilled to welcome the Co-founders of Conservation X Labs, Dr. Paul Bunje and Dr. Alex Dehgan as our guests on The Biofriendly Podcast! Noel and Jacob get a chance to hear a little backstory on how Conservation X Labs came to be, their mission to empower innovation that will end human-induced extinction, and that both scientists are locked in turf war over which is better… snails or lemurs?!
For the month of March on Jamie’s Corner, we celebrate International Day of Forests, which reminds us all of how many trees are needed to make things like toilet paper and paper towels and what sustainable alternatives are available.
It’s time to go for a walk in the woods as Noel and Jacob chat about an Eastern phenomenon called Forest Bathing and the magical healing powers of the trees that could save your life!
Since we are faced with the task of planting a trillion trees to save planet Earth, Noel and Jacob turn their eyes to Johnny Appleseed for inspiration and decide they should start planting trees or at least counting trees for everyone else.
With all of the tragic headlines about the most recent fires in the Amazon, everyone is anxious to know ways they can help, so Noel and Jacob research how much of the Earth’s forests are clear-cut every single year and what you can do to stop it.
The most widely used vegetable oil in the world is palm oil which is produced from the fruits of trees called African oil palms. It’s a globally-traded agricultural commodity that’s used on so many different consumer products. It’s so vital a commodity that 50% of the products you’ll find in a supermarket contain palm oil! […]