After the recent winter storms in Texas, we have seen a fair amount of finger-pointing as to why the state was underprepared and left in the cold. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we directly address the accusations against green technology, why a fire should always have its place, and Noel gets riled up about all the nonsense!
Sustainable gardening refers to farming in an eco-friendly and smart manner. It is a unique way to give back to the environment by using organic farming methods. Sustainable gardening is farming without using fertilizers and pesticides that can affect our water and soil. These farming methods can help reduce waste and also preserve natural resources […]
By the time spring rolls around each year, most people are ready to tackle new projects, get involved in spring cleaning, or spend more time outside creating a beautiful, colorful stage for their homes. Spring and “greenery” go hand-in-hand, but that doesn’t always mean spring projects are environmentally-friendly. To make sure they are, you may […]
As the news continues to report record low temperatures and winter storms hitting as far south as the U.S. State of Texas, it’s time to talk about what a Polar Vortex is exactly and why this is happening. Having been knee-deep in a Polar Vortex before, Noel and Jacob break down the science behind the arctic blast, what it means for our Earth’s climate, and that the only way to survive an Ice Age is in a Wendy’s.
From reintroduction biology to assisted evolution, The Biofriendly Podcast gets philosophical this week as we discuss the ways science can choose to step in and save a species. Noel and Jacob share some changes being made to make animals more climate change resistant, Super Bowl highlights, and should humans have built-in furry jackets for survival?
New species, who dis? It’s mind-blowing to learn just how many species we discover every year, let alone how many more unknown species we have left to discover! From plants to animals, Noel and Jacob list some of the top new finds from last year, why it’s important to look around and not just at the ground, and what do Harry Potter and The Joker have to do with all of this?
As society works to become carbon neutral, sustainable homes are becoming increasingly in-demand on the real estate market. To this effect, while most people may think home sustainability is focused on features such as high-quality insulation and energy-efficient appliances, the exterior design of the home is equally important in reducing a house’s energy consumption. Therefore, […]
In order to celebrate the 100th episode of The Biofriendly Podcast, we welcomed back friend of the show and founder of Well Aware, Sarah Evans! Sarah shares with Noel and Jacob about creating the social-good company Well Beyond in response to the technical and community needs of the water charity sector, why creative inspiration pairs nicely with wine, and that shower striking time is just around the corner!
Prepare to have your heart melt a little bit as you watch this baby elephant learning to walk. We can’t resist giving our Green Wings Award to this tenacious little fella who proves that when you fall down the only thing you can do is get back up and try again! Source unknown. Please feel […]
This week we welcome Jyoti Stephens from Nature’s Path to talk about regenerative agriculture, and the story of how they came to be North America’s first organic cereal manufacturer in 1985. As Jyoti teaches us more about organic farming, Noel is surprised to learn that healthy food can also be delicious, and Jacob pledges to never stop eating in 2021.