Category : Eco-solutions

Eco-Stories: April Harper and Threats to Birds

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. April Harper has been working in the field of environmental science and education for a decade. She studied Biology at Longwood University and received a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Indiana, concentrating on natural resource management. Her experiences […]

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Eco-Stories: Randi from Handep, an Indonesian social enterprise

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Handep is a social enterprise in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where we help reconnect our friends and family with their lands and forests for a more sustainable living. We work to empower indigenous women and farmers through sustainable fashion and […]

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Eco-Stories: Christopher Templeton from ReSoil

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Christopher Templeton is the Operations Manager and a Master Composter at ReSoil Compost in Elgin, SC. Chris was born and raised just outside Washington, DC, and moved to South Carolina in the 90’s. In the 2000s, he and his family moved […]

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Eco-Stories: Chase Renninger of Woodland Valley Farms

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Founder and owner Chase Renninger opened Woodland Valley Farms in December 2016, taking the first step toward his dream of owning and operating a regenerative permaculture farm. Raised in Maryland, he found a passion for farming and ecology at a young […]

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Eco-Stories: Shelley Robbins talks Plastics

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Shelley Robbins holds a degree in economics from Duke University, where she spent time at the Duke Marine Lab, and an MBA from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Her varied experience includes working with lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center, regulating water […]

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Eco-Stories: Zach Steinhauser and the Purple Martin

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Zach Steinhauser is a Eco-tour operator based out of Lexington SC who, for the past 3 years, has been taking tourists to view North America’s largest Purple Martin migration roost. His tours began when he found out a surprising fact about […]

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Eco-Stories: Colin Nolden – UK Energy & Solar Power for Trains

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Dr Colin Nolden is a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at University of Bristol Law School, UK, and a Researcher at the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, UK. His research spans sustainable energy governance […]

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Eco-Stories: Stephanie Gibson – Permaculture in St. Pete, FL

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Stephanie Gibson is a busy project manager and dedicated triathlete who lives in St. Petersburg, FL with her husband Bill. After she and Bill bought a house together in August 2018, they realized their new home needed a big makeover. The […]

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Eco-Stories: David Harper – Land and the Future of Land Ownership

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. David Harper is a land conservation professional with more than 30 years of experience working with landowners and land trusts to preserve over 7,000 acres of farmland, natural areas, cultural and historic sites. He has raised more than $7 million in […]

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Eco-Stories: Puja Ganguli – Sustainability in our Food Systems

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Leaving behind a career as a chef and food journalist, Puja pursued an education in sustainability to understand how to overcome the inherent problems of our food system. A lover of people and conversations, with Urth she is trying to create […]

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