A podcast following a 3-day experience filled with fascinating talks and workshops to harvest knowledge and nurture the planet.
Beach Talk: Howard Covington
In this episode, Howard Covington a chairman on the board of trustees of ClientEarth, unravels the complex nature of environmental law and how it is instrumental in creating change around the globe. China is proving to be a key player in pushing forward new laws and practices which will benefit the planet, its ecosystems and our lives as humans.
Interview: Howard Covington
In this episode, we converse with Howard Covington, an environmental lawyer who is a chair on the board of trustees at ClientEarth. His journey from investment banker to now the founding chair of The Alan Turing Institute means he brings a wealth of experience in the worlds of business and philanthropy. Now he’s on a mission to combat environmental issues by directly working with governments in changing laws and attitudes.
Interview: Hanli Prinsloo
During this episode, we have a chat with Hanli Prinsloo, a former freediving champion and ocean conservationist and learn about her personal connection to the ocean and how this came to be when much of her childhood was spent in a landlocked region in South Africa. Hanli now aims to spread this connection around the globe through her foundation I Am Water, which helps ocean conservation through human experience.
For more information on today’s topic visit iamwaterfoundation.org.
Beach Talk: Dennis Karpes
In this episode, we hear from Dennis Karpes, who is transforming landscape restoration programs across Africa. Using simple water harvesting and agroforestry techniques, his foundation Justdiggit is restoring entire ecosystems and enriching the lives of local communities. His latest project ‘The Raindance Project’, launching in 2020, will play a very crucial role in this desired Re-Green Revolution in Africa.
Interview: Dennis Karpes
In this episode, we sit down with Dennis Karpes, founder of Justdiggit which works with rural communities in Africa to help them restore their land and ecosystems through harvesting and farming techniques. Explaining what led him to create this organisation, Dennis is now embarking on a new project, The Raindance Project, a festival launching in 2020 which will create awareness around the globe and promote these crucial reforestation programs.
Beach Talk: André Borschberg
In this episode, we listen to André Borschberg, an aeronautical engineer who describes his journey of building and flying a solar powered plane and becoming the first pilot along with his co-pilot to successfully complete a circumnavigation of the world without using a drop of fuel.