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Environment, climate and sustainability podcast. We make big issues bite-sized, explaining the science behind what’s going on in the world, and exploring the things that we can do to help out. Hosted by Emma Brisdion and Lloyd Hopkins.

For What It's Earth Emma Brisdion & Lloyd Hopkins

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    • 4.8 • 71 Ratings

Environment, climate and sustainability podcast. We make big issues bite-sized, explaining the science behind what’s going on in the world, and exploring the things that we can do to help out. Hosted by Emma Brisdion and Lloyd Hopkins.

    Air Pollution: What are we breathing in?

    Air Pollution: What are we breathing in?

    What's going on with the air that we breathe? Well, quite a lot, it seems. We're chatting today about the causes of air pollution, the problems it can cause for our own health and things like farming and our food supply, and we explore some of the possible solutions.
     
    Enjoyed the episode? Got an idea for another topic? Just want to say Hi? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter or by email forwhatitsearthpod@gmail.com.
     
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    • 41 min
    Tom Carroll: Saving the rainforest with TikTok, 3D printng coral reefs, and offshore wind farms

    Tom Carroll: Saving the rainforest with TikTok, 3D printng coral reefs, and offshore wind farms

    We explore reasons to be optimistic about the future of the environment.

    • 43 min
    Merry Christmas-is-a-bit-cancelled bonus Q&A!

    Merry Christmas-is-a-bit-cancelled bonus Q&A!

    This week, literally moments after the big covid-bans-holiday-fun announcement, we recorded a festive episode answering your questions! We can't promise you Pulitzer Prize-winning green journalism, but you can unwrap 40 bonus minutes of our voices, as we meander through some serious eco q's and some not-so-serious silly inquiries, which you sent in this week!
    PLUS... The long-awaited return of Lloyd's Christmas singing.
     
    Get in touch with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and by email forwhatitsearthpod@gmail.com.
     
    Don't forget to leave us a shiny review on your chosen podcast platform. We'd super appreciate it.

    • 39 min
    Beavers! With Sophie Pavelle and Eva Bishop from Beaver Trust

    Beavers! With Sophie Pavelle and Eva Bishop from Beaver Trust

    Pandemic, what? 2020 has been the year of THE BEAVER. One native rodent with the natural ability to engineer wetland landscapes that support an incredible diversity of life, and which can even help us combat the effects of climate change. What's not to love? 
    Sophie Pavelle and Eva Bishop from Beaver Trust join Emma to chat all things Castor fiber from orange teeth and second lips to beaver boobs and rewilding parachute attempts.
     
    For more from Beaver Trust, head to https://beavertrust.org/ 
     
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    Get in touch with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and by email forwhatitsearthpod@gmail.com.

    • 44 min
    British Nature with Lucy Hodson

    British Nature with Lucy Hodson

    Why are fungi cool? What happens to British birds in the winter? We sit down with Nature Nerd Lucy Hodson (AKA Lucy Lapwing.

    • 45 min
    Sea Ice: Why does it matter?

    Sea Ice: Why does it matter?

    It's been a record-breaking (-ly bad) year for sea ice. So why does that matter?

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

Eboniserrr ,

Let’s get more people listening!

I absolutely love this podcast, each week Emma and Floyd provide interesting, current and new topics to talk about that encourages and motivates me to make lasting changes to help the environment

Sarah @fitforadventure_ ,

More people need to hear this!

I absolutely love this podcast - these 2 are very clear communicators and they really break things down into manageable chunks, and give practical advice for those struggling with the mountains o conflicting information that’s out there. This type of communication is part of the solution for sure. Thank you for the effort!

sailor_92 ,

Awesome

Great chat and interviews on climate change issues. Helps you understand how we can all make a difference. Love it!

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