The High Seas Treaty and the Dread Pirate Veronica

After nearly two decades of negotiations, the United Nations High Seas Treaty has finally been approved to conserve and sustainably use our ocean beyond national boundaries. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss what the High Seas Treaty aims to accomplish, how we can prevent further sea-faring shenanigans, and do Noel and Jacob need to call upon the Dread Pirate Veronica to inspire fear and love?

Whale naps

Sperm whales spend 7% of their day in these vertical positions near the surface of the water, where they sleep for 10 to 15 minutes at a time.

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 68 - 3D Ocean Farming

3D Ocean Farming

In previous episodes of The Biofriendly Podcast, Noel and Jacob dug their way into the problem of soil erosion and over-farming, but what happens when food cultivation goes underwater? This week we captain our environmental ship into ocean farming waters to learn how to dance the Gracilaria and maybe, just maybe… discover the chocolate of the sea.

Caring for the Environment: Coastal Cleanup Day 9/17

It’s that time of the year again. Time to head to the beaches, coastlines, waterways and rivers in your local area and join up with the hundreds of thousands of others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day. While I really think this particular event should really be a regular occurrence or actually never needed at all, […]