Electric Fungi and the Wood Wide Web

While scientists are arguing over whether trees are talking to each other or not, one study has found that mushrooms are talking to each other in patterns similar to human speech! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this notion of the wood wide web, why science will always need magic, and did Noel and Jacob once again end the fight between scientists?

Spiders Aren’t Spooky… They’re Our Friends!

As the Halloween series of episodes continue, we’ve dedicated this week’s Biofriendly Podcast to our fascinating eight-legged friends. Spiders are crucial to our environment so we share some of their history with spooky season, why some consider them to be good luck, and if you’re not careful they may just run off with your family.

Is It Ghosts or Nature?

Have you ever sensed a supernatural presence or felt chills running down your spine? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways our imagination runs wild at the thought of paranormal activity, how these creepy occurrences may have some scientific explanations, and did we discover that ghosts are sexy?

What Have We Learned From Hurricanes?

As the U.S. Southeast faces yet another hurricane, we wanted to focus this week’s Biofriendly Podcast on the improvements we’ve made over the years when facing these storms. Join us as we discuss hurricane preparedness, what our greatest sense might be, and why we can all get along despite what we read on the internet.

Recycle Wind Turbines By Eating Them?

By 2050, it’s estimated that we will have 12 million metric tons of wind turbine blades to throw away, so how do we prevent all of them from ending up in a landfill? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways of recycling wind turbines into everything from concrete to candy, why you should hold on to your nickels, and does Noel do the greatest tap dance routine in history?

What are Nano Diamonds?

A recent story in the news about scientists using lasers to create nano diamonds out of plastic waste led us to a completely different type of ‘nano diamond’ that aims to solve our world’s energy problems. This week we explore how this exciting new tech might be able to make a battery that runs for 20,000 years, why you should always pay attention in school, and can acting schools be a bad idea?

Flashback Episode – Summer 2019

This week we’ve assembled a special throwback episode of The Biofriendly Podcast from summer of 2019 where we discussed everything from sustainable beer to green laundry to spicy solar panels. So kick back and laugh at these clips from classic episodes and who knows… you just might learn a thing or two!

Trapping Waste From Water With Machines

Tech companies are developing everything from plastic-eating “shark” drones to spinning buoys that use the water’s current to scoop our trash out of the water, but what else can be done to prevent garbage from entering our waterways? This week Noel and Jacob talk about how we stop this problem at the source, can you really sit inside a whale’s mouth, and why Bruce Lee’s family wants to fight Noel.

Plastic Free July Part 2

It’s Part 2 of our Plastic Free July episode, so check out even more ways you can eliminate your daily single-use plastic! As we all know it can be overwhelming to change the way we do things, but The Biofriendly Podcast is here to give you simple tips to being more sustainable.

Plastic Free July Part 1

It’s Plastic Free July, which means it’s a time to take a moment to see just how much plastic we depend on each day! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we go through a checklist that ran so long we needed to break it into two parts. Check out this week’s tips on ways we can all reduce our single-use plastic in everyday life.