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How To Protect The Ocean

Release Date: 06/07/2024

From Ideas to Action: The Impactful Projects of Mindfully Wired show art From Ideas to Action: The Impactful Projects of Mindfully Wired

How To Protect The Ocean

Today on the How to Protect the Ocean podcast, host Andrew Lewin speaks with Katrina Ryan, the founder of Mindfully Wired. Katrina discusses how her company is dedicated to helping the planet, particularly the oceans, through innovative projects focused on conservation and policy. They delve into the unique approach Mindfully Wired takes in combining scientists, policymakers, and communication experts to make a positive impact. Tune in to learn about the projects Katrina has led and her vision for the future of ocean conservation. Mindfully Wired: Follow a career in conservation: Use...

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Island Dynamics: Shifting Shapes and Changing Landscapes in the Face of Sea Level Rise show art Island Dynamics: Shifting Shapes and Changing Landscapes in the Face of Sea Level Rise

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew Lewin dives into the topic of small islands and their responses to climate change. Highlighting a recent study examining 1,000 islands, the episode explores how these islands are adapting to sea level rise and storm surges. Listeners will discover the controversial findings regarding disappearing islands versus those that are growing and shifting due to changing ocean dynamics. The discussion emphasizes the importance of understanding how islands are evolving in the face of climate change, particularly for communities like the Maldives. Tune in to learn more about the fascinating...

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Coastal 500: Uniting Mayors for Ocean Conservation show art Coastal 500: Uniting Mayors for Ocean Conservation

How To Protect The Ocean

This episode explores the resiliency of coastal communities in small island states like the Philippines and Honduras. The focus is on organizations like RARE and their projects, such as Fish Forever and Coastal 500, aimed at building capacity and resilience in these communities. Join host Andrew Lewin as he speaks to RARE's Rocky Sanchez Tirona and dive into initiatives working towards a better ocean future. RARE's website: Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses and the careers program.   Do you want to join my Ocean Community? Sign Up for...

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I Manage to Publish a Podcast 3 Times a Week: This is how I do it show art I Manage to Publish a Podcast 3 Times a Week: This is how I do it

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew Lewin shares insights on his publishing schedule and how he stays consistent with content creation. He emphasizes the importance of doing what works for you and what you are comfortable with when creating content, whether it's a podcast, video, or vlog. Andrew discusses how he manages his busy schedule, offering practical advice for aspiring science communicators looking to make a positive impact on the ocean. Join Andrew as he dives into his passion for ocean conservation and the joy he finds in sharing his knowledge with others. Follow a career in conservation: Use the code...

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Sewage Spills in Special Areas of Conservation: A Growing Concern show art Sewage Spills in Special Areas of Conservation: A Growing Concern

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew dives into the importance of Marine Protected Areas and the challenges they face in safeguarding habitats from harmful pollutants. We discuss the issue of sewage being released into waterways in the UK and the crucial need to prevent such contamination in conservation zones. Tune in to learn more about the threats facing marine environments and what can be done to mitigate them. Link to article: Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses and the careers program.   Do you want to join my Ocean Community? Sign Up for Updates on the process: ...

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Crafting Your Story for Success in Marine Conservation show art Crafting Your Story for Success in Marine Conservation

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew Lewin discusses strategies for finding opportunities in marine science and conservation, such as jobs, PhD positions, postdocs, and more. He emphasizes the importance of effectively marketing yourself in cover letters or emails to potential supervisors. By learning how to present yourself well, you can increase your chances of success in this field. Tune in to learn valuable insights on seizing opportunities in marine science and conservation! Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses and the careers program.   Do you want to join my Ocean...

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Aquaculture vs. Wild Fisheries: A Shift in Seafood Production show art Aquaculture vs. Wild Fisheries: A Shift in Seafood Production

How To Protect The Ocean

This episode of the How to Protect the Ocean podcast discusses a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization revealing that more seafood is now farmed than caught in the wild. Despite this shift, overfishing continues to be a problem and sustainable fish stocks are declining. Andrew Lewin, highlights the importance of staying informed about ocean issues and taking action to protect marine life.  Past episodes:  Aquaculture in 2022: What you need to know: The educational importance of the Salmon People Podcast:   Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB...

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Balancing Agricultural Needs with Environmental Protection in the Gulf of Mexico show art Balancing Agricultural Needs with Environmental Protection in the Gulf of Mexico

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Andrew Lewin delves into the issue of the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico caused by runoff from the Mississippi River. Despite efforts to reduce nitrates and phosphates by 20% by 2025, it appears that targets may not be met. Andrew shares his personal and professional connection to this topic, having worked on the hypoxic zone early in his career. Tune in to learn more about the challenges facing the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico and how you can take action to protect our oceans. Link to article: Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses...

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Florida Bans Balloon Releases: A Step Towards Environmental Protection show art Florida Bans Balloon Releases: A Step Towards Environmental Protection

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew Lewin discusses the recent ban on intentional balloon releases in Florida. While highlighting the positive step for environmental protection, he also delves into the nuances of the ban. Despite a brief episode due to holiday celebrations, Andrew emphasizes the importance of speaking up for the ocean and taking action for a better marine ecosystem. Link to article: Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses and the careers program.   Do you want to join my Ocean Community? Sign Up for Updates on the process:   Sign up for our...

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Unveiling the Journey of Jasmine Graham: From Marine Science to Nonprofit Leadership show art Unveiling the Journey of Jasmine Graham: From Marine Science to Nonprofit Leadership

How To Protect The Ocean

Andrew Lewin interviews Jasmine Graham, President and CEO of Minorities in Shark Science. Jasmine shares insights from her book "Sharks Don't Sink: Adventures of a Rogue Shark Scientist," detailing her career journey in shark science. Tune in to learn about her experiences, challenges, and successes as she navigates her career in marine conservation. Links for Jasmine Graham: Website: Twitter: Jasmin's Twitter: Follow a career in conservation: Use the code SUFB to get 33% off courses and the careers program.   Do you want to join my Ocean Community? Sign Up for Updates on the...

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On this episode of the How to Protect the Ocean podcast, host Andrew Loon interviews Craig Perlmutter from Toronto, the founder of Arcadia Earth. Arcadia Earth is a unique art-meets-environmental protection space that aims to inspire and educate visitors about ocean conservation. Perlmutter shares his journey of being inspired by a similar initiative in New York City and bringing it to Toronto to make a positive impact.

Tune in to learn about how art, creativity, and environmental awareness come together at Arcadia Earth to promote sustainable living and protect the ocean.

Website: https://www.arcadiaearth.ca/

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Arcadia Earth in Toronto offers an immersive exhibit that combines art, technology, and environmental awareness to inspire and educate visitors about pressing environmental issues. The exhibit showcases a variety of visually captivating art installations that convey important messages about sustainability and conservation. A standout feature is a room created by Canadian environmental artist Benjamin Von Wong, focusing on electronic waste and the importance of repair. This room features a throne made entirely of electronic waste, serving as a powerful visual representation of our reliance on technology and the significance of recycling and reusing electronic devices.

In collaboration with organizations like WWF Canada, Arcadia Earth has developed interactive projection mapping rooms that delve into conservation topics such as reforestation and Arctic preservation. These rooms allow visitors to engage with the projections, highlighting the impacts of human actions on the environment. Additionally, the exhibit includes a marketplace area where visitors can explore and purchase products from sustainable Canadian brands, further promoting eco-friendly practices.

Through engaging and interactive experiences, Arcadia Earth in Toronto provides a unique platform for individuals of all ages to learn about environmental issues and take tangible actions towards a more sustainable future. The exhibit not only educates visitors about conservation but also sparks emotions and conversations that can lead to positive changes in behavior and mindset towards environmental stewardship.