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Podcast #93 Cynthia Matzke On The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Update)

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Today's Guest

Marine Biologist Cynthia Matzke on the Great Pacific Garbage PatchCynthia Matzke is a Marine Biologist with a Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is currently on board with the Algalita Marine Institute's Project investigating the ocean acidification and plastic pollution accumulation zone between Hawaii and California.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • What is the goal as a Marine Biologist?
  • What are the updates since we first talked?
  • How bad is the plastic accumulation?
  • How do we fix it?
  • Changing our thought process about modern life
  • Cynthia's Expedition Facebook and the Algalita Marine Institute

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Podcast #92 Dr. Michael Gunson On NASA's Atmosphere Satellites And Do Cow Farts Affect The Climate?

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Dr Michael Gunson on Atmospheric Observations From NASA Satellites Today's Guest

Dr. Michael Gunson is currently the Manager of the Global Change & Energy Program and the Project Scientist for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2). His research interests have primarily focused on the physical and chemical processes of the Earth's atmosphere using space-based instruments. More information on him and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory here.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • How many  satellites are there in space and how many can fit?
  • There really is space traffic?
  • What is the OCO-2 satellite doing to observe the atmosphere?
  • Places like the Amazon and their value to the planet
  • Do cow farts really contribute to climate change? (hint: it's burps, not farts)

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Podcast #89 Marine Biologist Cynthia Matzke on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and Changing Our Relationship With Plastic

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Today's Guest

Marine Biologist Cynthia Matzke on the Great Pacific Garbage PatchCynthia Matzke is a Marine Biologist with a Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is currently on board with the Algalita Marine Institute's Project investigating the ocean acidification and plastic pollution accumulation zone between Hawaii and California.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • What is the goal as a Marine Biologist?
  • What is your current mission in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
  • How bad is the plastic accumulation?
  • How do we fix it?
  • Are there any solutions?
  • What are we supposed to do as an everyday person living out our lives in a city?
  • Daily actions we can take to improve the health of our planet
  • Cynthia's Expedition Facebook and the Algalita Marine Institute

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Podcast #70 Andy Holtz on Sustainable Food Systems, Pollution and Why Local Food Will Save Us

Andy Holtz on Not Just Paleo discussing the sustainability of the food system and how we can improve it with local food!Today's Guest

Andy Holtz is the Director of Development and Advancement for Sustainable America, raising funds and building coalitions to extend the organization’s capabilities. With an BA in Political Science from Earlham College and an MS in Public Management and Policy Analysis from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University, Andy’s career has embraced government sector environmental protection work with the State of Pennsylvania, health care and financial services consulting, information systems and business process project management, and fundraising.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • Is the food supply stable?
  • What will happen if we don't change our current food/fuel system?
  • What are simple ways people at home can improve their food stability?
  • Why is going local the only way of the future for food?
  • How bad is ocean pollution from plastics and what can we do about it?
  • What's 3 easy steps people should take to change their mindset on food and sustainability?

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