The Eco-Interviews

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

26 episodes of The Eco-Interviews since the first episode, which aired on January 17th, 2020.

  • Episode 27: How Attorneys Can Prevent Land Theft with Casey Kennedy

    February 8th, 2021  |  41 mins 33 secs
    heirs property, land theft, land use

    Casey Kennedy, an attorney specializing in in title search and heirs property resolution, talks to us about the often unfair in which people are dispossessed of their land, and the environmental consequences.

  • Episode 26: Pinehurst Farmers Market with April Jones

    January 4th, 2021  |  25 mins 50 secs
    community action, farmers market, food apartheid, food sovereignty

    We talk food apartheid, food sovereignty, mutual aid, and community action with April Jones, the founder of Pinehurst Farmers Market in Columbia, SC.

  • Episode 25: Building a Climate Resilient Mozambique with Carmen Munhequete

    December 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    climate change, climate resiliency, mozambique, regenerative agriculture

    In this episode, we discuss how the climate crisis affects Mozambique, and what the country is doing to become more resilient. Topics covered include agriculture, infrastructure, and governance.

  • Episode 24: Save Our Saluda with Melanie Ruhlman

    November 23rd, 2020  |  51 mins 2 secs
    cover crop, no till, regen ag, regenerative agriculture, river cleanup, river conservation

    We discuss river cleanup and preservation with Save Our Saluda's president Melanie Ruhlman. In particular, we discuss their initiative to fund regen ag practices like cover cropping, no till, and riparian buffers to help preserve the river's health.

  • Episode 23: Florianópolis - a sustainable city with Felícia Campos

    November 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 33 mins
    brazil, composting, cycling advocacy, florianopolis, floripa, sustainability, sustainable city, transportation, waste management

    Discover the sustainable city of Florianópolis, Brazil with resident Felícia Campos. We discuss transportation, waste disposal, and the work between residents, entrepreneurs, and the municipality.

  • Episode 22: Birds & the October Big Day with April Harper

    October 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    birds, birdwatching, october big day, wildlife

    April and I chat about human-animal interaction and where it goes wrong, the amazing world of birds, and the birdwatching event October Big Day.

  • Episode 21: Randi from Handep, an Indonesian social enterprise

    October 5th, 2020  |  48 mins 10 secs
    fashion, indigenous rights, indonesia, land rights, sustainable fashion

    Randi tells us about his eco and social-conscious fashion brand, Handep, and the struggles the indigenous people of Indonesian Borneo are facing with deforestation and development.

  • Episode 20: Jennie Stephens and Heirs Property

    September 23rd, 2020  |  50 mins 51 secs
    heirs property, land rights

    We talk about heirs' property with Jennie Stephens, CEO of the Center for Heirs Property Preservation located in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Episode 19: Amy Armstrong from the South Carolina Environmental Law Project

    August 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    harmful development, pollution, scelp

    SCELP represents the interests of those without a voice - nature, wildlife, and people - against polluters and developers.

  • Episode 18: Christopher Templeton from ReSoil Compost

    August 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    commercial compost, compost, regenerative agriculture, soil

    Is compost the solution to many of our climate change issues? We think so. We discuss commercial compost with Chris, the benefits and the road blocks to incorporating it into our waste management practices.

  • Episode 17: Alan Hancock from the Coastal Conservation League

    July 27th, 2020  |  51 mins
    energy, offshore drilling, racial justice, solar

    Alan and I talk about energy production in South Carolina, offshore drilling, and how the fight for climate justice and racial justice are intertwined.

  • Episode 16: Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

    July 13th, 2020  |  52 mins 8 secs
    environmental justice, geechee, gullah, racial justice

    Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation discusses the intersectionality of climate justice and racial justice.

  • Episode 15: Regenerative Agriculture on Woodland Valley Farms

    June 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    covid-19, permaculture, regen ag, regenerative agriculture

    Chase Renninger and I chat about regenerative agriculture, permaculture, COVID-19 and the food supply.

  • Episode 14: We Talk Plastics with Shelley Robbins

    June 15th, 2020  |  52 mins 16 secs
    compost, plastic, plastic recycling, plastics

    All things plastic - how it's created, it's connection to fossil fuels, and the feasibility of recycling and disposing of plastic.

  • Episode 13: Rebecca Haynes with the Conservation Voters of South Carolina

    June 1st, 2020  |  57 mins 44 secs
    conservation, conservation voting, cvsc, elections

    We discuss energy production in South Carolina, the V.C. Summer debacle, and SC's unique place in environmental legislation.

  • Episode 12: Purple Martins with Zach Steinhauser

    May 18th, 2020  |  51 mins 19 secs
    conservation, environmentalism, purple martins

    Eco-Stories: Zach Steinhauser and Purple Martins