Fiona G Martin
Host of The Eco-Interviews
Fiona is a digital marketer, competitive triathlete, and lover of Mother Earth. She lives in South Carolina with her husband, two dogs, and their ever-growing regenerative garden.
Fiona G Martin has hosted 26 Episodes.
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