35 episodes

Custodians of the Planet is an interdisciplinary podcast dedicated to being the voice of the environment and nature. Each episode will provide news, interviews, and narration on a wide range of environmental issues. The platform aims to reveal the tensions and harmony of human activities on a changing climate and invites listeners to tune in to nature. Through innovative storytelling, immersive interviews, and a critical analysis of current environmental news Custodians of the Planet will blend our experiences in everyday life with the endless beauty and dynamic environments of our world.

Custodians of the Planet Deniz Yildiz

    • Education

Custodians of the Planet is an interdisciplinary podcast dedicated to being the voice of the environment and nature. Each episode will provide news, interviews, and narration on a wide range of environmental issues. The platform aims to reveal the tensions and harmony of human activities on a changing climate and invites listeners to tune in to nature. Through innovative storytelling, immersive interviews, and a critical analysis of current environmental news Custodians of the Planet will blend our experiences in everyday life with the endless beauty and dynamic environments of our world.

    Bioregionalism as a new regenerative paradigm

    Bioregionalism as a new regenerative paradigm

    Most of us agreed on the need for change, yet we still don't know how. This episode is an interview with Joe Brewer who is a change strategist, cognitive scientist, and complexity researcher. We explore notions such as bioregionalism, regeneration, and designing culture.

    For more: https://earth-regenerators.mn.co/

    Credits:

    - Bonnie Perris - Script Editor

    - Taylor Coyne - Graphic Designer

    ♪ Francis Bebey - Forest nativity

    • 1 hr
    Custodians of the Planet Launch: Panel discussion on Regenerative Futures

    Custodians of the Planet Launch: Panel discussion on Regenerative Futures

    Custodians of the Planet explores different 'ways of being and ways of thinking' on environmental issues through audio portraits. This episode is Custodians of the Planet's launch event and the live panel discussion on regenerative futures with Associate Professor Tema Millstein (UNSW), Professor Chris Riedy (UTS), Kristen Junor of Reverse Garbage and Sara Rickard Of Futuregiving/ Fuckgiving.

    About the panellists:

    Tema Milstein is the Associate Professor of Environment & Society and Convenor of Master's of Environmental Management Program of the University of New South Wales. Her research and teaching focus on the intersections of culture, discourse, and ecological relations. Milstein's research interests span the globe, examining ecocultural meaning systems and identity, ecotourism and endangered wildlife, ecological activism, and culture jamming.

    Chris Riedy is Professor of Sustainability Governance and Director of Higher Degree Research at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney. He is a transdisciplinary academic with a career focus on governance for sustainable futures. Riedy draws on sociological and political theory, futures thinking and transformative science to design, facilitate and evaluate practical experiments in transformative change towards sustainable futures.

    Kirsten Junor is a creative reuse expert, the Creative Director of Reverse Garbage. Reverse Garbage is a creative reuse centre making a difference in the world by reducing waste and creating change in the way they look at resources. Reverse Garbage saves materials from going to landfill and renew their value by making them available for reuse by families, students, artists and community groups. Reverse Garbage inspires individuals on how to live creatively, more sustainably and more meaningfully.

    Sara Rickard AKA the Sustainability Ninja and Fuckgiver, is both a Biomedical Scientist & Environmental Engineer. She is the Co-Founder and Chief-Doer of Futuregiving. She brings purpose and passion into everything she does. She is a published author in education, systems, design, transformative learning, and eco-footprinting. Futuregiving redefines the way they work and co-create things. They operate from a place of why, and think about the who before they look at the how, or what. They believe collectively, we can make the world more awesome.



    Credits:

    -Baran Yildiz- Script Editor

    - Krisjoe Fuertes- Tech

    ♪ Back to Nature - Nightmare on Wax

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Mining, but beyond the sky; in space and on other planets

    Mining, but beyond the sky; in space and on other planets

    This episode is an interview with Alice Gorman who is an archaeologist, heritage consultant, and a space archeologist. We talk about mining activities on Earth and later we head off into space to explore the solar system and space mining.

    Credits:

    - Bonnie Perris- Script Editor

    - Krisjoe Fuertes- Tech

    • 46 min
    Human- Shark conflicts: Work in progress from " shark attack" to " shark bite"

    Human- Shark conflicts: Work in progress from " shark attack" to " shark bite"

    This episode is an interview with Leonardo Guida who is a shark scientist and shark advocate at the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Our conversation is  dedicated to changing the perception of sharks from one of fear to appreciation and includes topics like their diet, whether we're  on their menu, why sharks are threatened, by what/ whom, and things you can do to protect them!

    Credits:

    - Bonnie Perris- Script Editor

    - Krisjoe Fuertes- Tech

    • 40 min
    Tuning in to the edges of the Earth: Glaciers

    Tuning in to the edges of the Earth: Glaciers

    This episode is an interview with Helen Amanda Fricker who is a glaciologist  and professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego where she is a director of the Scripps Polar Center.   Our informative conversation focuses on how and why glaciers lose/ gain mass and how it affects surrounding  ecosystems and communities.



    - Bonnie Perris- Script Editor

    - Polar Bear-  Chairman Maf

     - Krisjoe Fuertes- Tech

    • 25 min
     Covid19: A catalyst for rethinking the way we live and design

     Covid19: A catalyst for rethinking the way we live and design

    The structure of how we build, design and inhabit cities has been changing during the Covid 19 pandemic. In this episode, we have an intriguing conversation with Rory Hyde who is Designer and Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Our conversation covers how Covid 19 may affect the way we design and inhabit cities including workspaces, museums and possible new trends such as lower density living. 

    Credits:

    - Rachel Raymond- Script Editor

    - Krisjoe Fuertes- Tech

    • 45 min

Top Podcasts In Education