Sustainable World Radio- Ecology and Permaculture Podcast
Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, regenerative farming, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com
Ianto Evans is an applied ecologist, landscape architect, inventor, writer, and teacher with building experience on six continents.  Cob is traditional in Wales, his homeland.  Ianto teaches ecological building and has consulted to USAID, World Bank, US Peace Corps and foreign governments.  Ianto is the co-author of "The Hand-Sculpted House," the most comprehensive book available about cob building.  This interview was conducted at a Cob Bench Building workshop in Santa Barbara, CA. 
Direct download: Ianto_Final-5.mp3
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Isabela Coelho is the co-founder and co-director of OPA, the Organization of Permaculture and Art.  Isabela is an educator and performing artist, who has worked on many art and social projects with youth and adults in Brasil, Nicaragua and the US.
Direct download: OPA3-1.mp3
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Did you know that Americans eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate every year?  Dr. Tom Neuhaus is  the co-founder, president, and chocolatier of Sweet Earth Organic Chocolates, Inc: the only Fair Trade Organic artisan chocolate company in the US.  Tom Neuhaus is also the president and founder of Project Hope and Fairness, (www.projecthopeandfairness.org) a non-profit NGO dedicated to helping West African cocoa farmers. Learn how your conscientious consumption of chocolate can change the world.
Direct download: _Dr._Tom_Neuhaus.mp3
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The Maya cultivated the forest as a garden for thousands of years.  Tune in to hear Maya forest gardeners from El Pilar, Belize, discuss the importance of sustainable cultivation techniques. 
Direct download: Mayan_Food_Foresters.mp3
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Kat Steele, is a Permaculture teacher and director of the Urban Permaculture Guild in Oakland, California.  Kat is trained in ecovillage design, natural building,and workshop facilitation.  In this interview, Kat Steele discusses how to apply Permaculture to your own life and what it was like to be one of Al Gore's 1,000 "foot soldiers."
Direct download: 1_Track_01Kat_Steele.mp3
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Albert Bates is the author of the Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook:  Recipes for Changing Times and director of the institute for AppropriateTechnology since 1984 and the Ecovillage Training Center since 1994.  In this April, 2007 interview, he shares some of his recipes for living a sustainable and rewarding life during this energy-descent time. 
Direct download: Albert_Bates.mp3
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How Mushrooms Can Save the World- A Conversation with Paul Stamets

Paul Stamets, founder and president of Fungi Perfecti, has written six books on mushroom cultivation, use, and identification, including the bestseller, Mycelium Running:  How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World.  In this interview Paul talks about mycorestoration, what the fungal kingdom has to teach us, and how fungi have a sense of humor.  Tune in to learn why you should love the Mycelium running beneath your feet.
 

Direct download: Paul_Stamets_3.5-1.mp3
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