9 episodes

Welcome to Biodiversity Speaks, a podcast series by the Interdisciplinary Biodiversity Solutions Collaboratory at the University of British Columbia. Join Dr. Helina Jolly as she connects with interdisciplinary scientists to spark conversations on biodiversity conservation. Each episode gives a brief peek into their personal and professional journey, highlighting the biodiversity crisis and their ways of approaching it. Follow us on social media at @ibiosprogram on Twitter and Instagram, and visit our website ibios.ubc.ca to learn more.

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Welcome to Biodiversity Speaks, a podcast series by the Interdisciplinary Biodiversity Solutions Collaboratory at the University of British Columbia. Join Dr. Helina Jolly as she connects with interdisciplinary scientists to spark conversations on biodiversity conservation. Each episode gives a brief peek into their personal and professional journey, highlighting the biodiversity crisis and their ways of approaching it. Follow us on social media at @ibiosprogram on Twitter and Instagram, and visit our website ibios.ubc.ca to learn more.

    Sustainability, Rights and Biodiversity in Agriculture

    Sustainability, Rights and Biodiversity in Agriculture

    Join us in today’s episode of Biodiversity Speaks with our host Dr. Helina Jolly and guest Dr. Hannah Wittman. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation on agroecology, food sovereignty, and biodiversity in relation to agriculture! 

    • 39 min
    Communication, Indigenous Leadership and Parks Management

    Communication, Indigenous Leadership and Parks Management

    Join us in another amazing episode of Biodiversity Speaks with today’s guest, Dr. Don Carruthers Den Hoed. In a fascinating conversation with our host Dr. Helina Jolly, Don discusses his path to conservation and parks leadership through communication, learning from different perspectives and engaging with Indigenous communities. 

    • 53 min
    Tropical Forest Ecology, Climate Change and Geography

    Tropical Forest Ecology, Climate Change and Geography

    In this episode, join Dr. Helina Jolly, our host, as she discusses the fascinating topics of tropical forests, finding a career path focused on biodiversity, geographical approaches to studying climate change (and more!) with Dr. Naomi Schwartz.  

    • 37 min
    An Economics Approach to Human-Wildlife Conflict

    An Economics Approach to Human-Wildlife Conflict

    In this episode of Biodiversity Speaks, our host Helina Jolly speaks with Dr. Sumeet Gulati about his work in economics, and how economic approached tie in to topics related to biodiversity conservation.  

    • 31 min
    Inclusive Conservation and Wetland ecology

    Inclusive Conservation and Wetland ecology

    Join us in this episode of Biodiversity Speaks in a discussion between our host, Dr. Helina Jolly and Dr. Alex Moore about ecology, the value of wetlands in our ecosystems and cultures, inclusive conservation science, and more!

    • 33 min
    Agroecology Lessons on Biodiversity Conservation

    Agroecology Lessons on Biodiversity Conservation

    In this episode of Biodiversity Speaks, we are  joined by Dr. Claire Kremen to discuss her  journey in biodiversity. In conversation with Dr. Helina Jolly, she speaks about her journey from being a child who loved the zoo to a conservation scientist involved in parks management and creation, agricultural ecology, insect biodiversity and more.

    • 33 min

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