In Great.com Talks With... we aim to break down the world’s most pressing problems in a way that is interesting, exciting, and easy to understand.
Our podcast hosts, Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg, talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world. Together, they shed light on some incredible work being done globally.
Native Plant Trust Protects Rare And Endangered Plants In New England
A terrifying half of all the world’s plants are at severe risk of disappearing. The primary cause is shifting weather patterns brought about by global climate change.
Native Plant Trust promotes the conservation of New England’s plantlife while educating about the importance of biodiversity.
Find out how you can help protect native flora and preserve fragile ecosystems for future generations.
Want to support Native Plan Trust? http://www.nativeplanttrust.org/
Solar Cooking Can Drastically Cut Our Carbon Footprint And Improve Our Health
Approximately 3 billion people cook their food over open fires. Not only is fueling an open fire a drain on time and resources, but the smoke and ash can have a lasting impact on respiratory health.
Solar Cookers International champions thermal cooking that relies solely on the sun’s heat.
Find out about the environmental, health and financial benefits that come from helping communities around the world make the switch.
Want to support Solar Cookers International? https://www.solarcookers.org/
The Kidney Cancer Association Is Improving Psychosocial Cancer Care
More than seventy thousand people a year are diagnosed with kidney cancer in the USA. Fortunately, survival rates are high among those diagnosed early.
The Kidney Cancer Association was founded in 1990 and promotes scientific advances in kidney cancer research through grants, advocacy and education.
Find out how you can help contribute to research on groundbreaking treatments and patient care.
Want to support the Kidney Cancer Association? https://www.kidneycancer.org/
POAC Autism Services Offers Support That Transforms Thousands Of Young Lives
We all deserve connections that matter. But for the one New Jersey child in thirty-two who is diagnosed with autism, communication can sometimes be a difficult challenge.
POAC Autism Services aims to improve the quality of life of autistic people in New Jersey.
Find out how investing in training and recreational enrichment can uplift children with autism, their families and the whole community.
Want to support POAC Autism Service? https://www.poac.net/
How Reach Out And Read GNY Sets Children Up For Success Using The Power Of Books
Many factors shape our odds of success. Some come into play almost from the moment we are born. When a child is encouraged to engage with books from a very young age, their chance of success in later life skyrockets.
Reach Out And Read GNY provides children and parents or carers with books during pediatric care.
Find out how you can help level the educational playing field for disadvantaged children.
Want to support Reach Out And Read GNY? http://reachoutandreadnyc.org/
Love Justice International Has Prevented 24 Thousand People From Being Trafficked
There are a shocking 40 to 45 million slaves in the world today. That equates to around 1 in 200 people living on our planet. And it’s a problem that affects every country in the world, even the most developed.
Love Justice International intercepts and prevents human trafficking. They have so far stopped 24 thousand instances.
Find out how you can help ensure vulnerable communities don’t fall victim to traffickers.
Want to support Love Justice International? www.lovejustice.ngo