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Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Since 2004, Sustainable World has interviewed experts from around the globe; experts who learn from and work with nature. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com

Sustainable World Radio- Ecology and Permaculture Podcas‪t‬ Jill Cloutier

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.7 • 233 Ratings

Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Since 2004, Sustainable World has interviewed experts from around the globe; experts who learn from and work with nature. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com

    The Wondrous World of Living Color

    The Wondrous World of Living Color

    Step into the vibrant and beautiful world of living color with natural dyer, designer, artist, and educator Sasha Duerr.

    Sasha takes us on a journey from Soil to Studio. We learn how creating and working with dyes made from plants, seaweed, and other natural materials can increase our ecological and botanical knowledge, foster collaboration, and have a beneficial impact on ecosystems. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    How to Create Living Compost

    How to Create Living Compost

    Longtime organic farmer Mark Sturges believes that when we create a better habitat for beneficial insects, we create a better habitat for ourselves. Mark is a master compost maker whose compost is filled with life. When Mark creates compost, he encourages the "whole neighborhood" to move in. The cast of characters in Mark's neighborhood are vast and include beetles, rotifers, fungi, nematodes, springtails, enchytraeids, and Beauveria bassiana- an insect "eating" fungi.

    • 50 min
    Grow Good Food Without a Yard with Acadia Tucker

    Grow Good Food Without a Yard with Acadia Tucker

    Are you excited to start a garden, but don't have a yard? In this fun and informative interview with plant lover and regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker, we learn how to start a verdant and productive container garden at home. Acadia tells us why she feels it's important to grow at least some of our own food and how this simple act can positively impact the world.  

    • 52 min
    Clothes and Climate: The Environmental Cost of Fast Fashion

    Clothes and Climate: The Environmental Cost of Fast Fashion

    Learn how your clothing choices can change the world in this episode with writer Elizabeth Segran. Did you know that the fashion industry is responsible for 8% of global greenhouse gases? About 100 billion articles of clothing are manufactured yearly. This massive overproduction has a detrimental effect on land, waterways, and workers. Whether you’re a fashion follower or a thrift store shopper, you’ll learn about the fashion industry’s impact on the environment and how we can change our shopping hab

    • 36 min
    Saving Medicinal Plants with United Plant Savers

    Saving Medicinal Plants with United Plant Savers

    When medicinal at risk plants need help, United Plant Savers (UPS) comes to the rescue! Known as the "consciousness of the herbal products industry" because of their work with at risk medicinals, UPS staff and members have their feet on the ground and their hands in the soil protecting and growing these healing plants. 

    • 50 min
    Gardening the Permaculture Way:

    Gardening the Permaculture Way:

    Put down that shovel and start a no-till perennial garden! Permaculture Designer Morag Gamble shares her tips about how to create an abundant and thriving organic oasis. We focus on building fertility through feeding the soil, why perennial plants are a good choice for any garden, and how to grow living mulches. Working with the principles found in nature, you can start and maintain a beautiful and healthy organic garden that benefits not only you and your family, but also the wildlife in your yard.

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
233 Ratings

233 Ratings

Dboyceman ,

Living color

What a complete story from all angles - nicely done.

Cliffrocka ,

Amazing in depth knowledge

What a wonderful way to dive deep into the topics that can save our future. I’m a novice in ecology but the host and guests don’t speak over my head and allow us to gain a deeper understanding.

Buzzy Buzzard ,

Positivity!

Thanks so much for putting out all these great ideas Jill! I’ve enjoyed everyone and appreciate all your hard work to make this pod come to life. Keep it up!

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