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The podcast that looks at profit-minded solutions to conservation problems. The Wealth of Nature podcast is created through the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellow program which invites global practitioners to share their experiences.In each episode we highlight a particular issue or topic and invite a variety of voices to add their perspective to the discussion. If you have ideas for topics you think we should cover or voices you would like to hear on the podcast please let us know. You can visit our page on Facebook @thewealthofnature, or our Twitter and Instagram accounts wealthofnature_

Latest Episodes

Episode 1 - Can Capitalism and Conservation Coexist?

In this episode, The Wealth of Nature podcast mentor and Centennial Fellow Catherine Novelli host a town hall event to discuss why profit-minded solutions are so important to sustainable conservation efforts. Ms. Novelli is an Ocean Elder and serves on the boards of the Pristine Seas Initiative of the National Geographic Society and the National Wildlife Federation. She also runs Listening For America, a non-profit organization that strives to understand American views on international trade and globalization. Ms. Novelli was also the former Under-Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment from 2014 to 2017 where she spearheaded a $10 billion ocean conservation project called Our Ocean and served as VP of Worldwide Government Affairs at Apple from 2005 to 2013.

33 MINSEP 22
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Episode 1 - Can Capitalism and Conservation Coexist?

Episode 2 - Just Add Water: Hydroponics/Aeroponics

In our second episode we talk with Stefan Oberman, Innovation Manager at AeroFarms, about hydroponic and aeroponic farming, which has seen an explosion in popularity in recent years. Hydroponics aren’t just limited to pet projects any more. More and more high-tech start-ups are popping up around the country making big business out of these little plants, and we speak with Stefan to learn more about this growing green industry.

33 MINSEP 22
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Episode 2 - Just Add Water: Hydroponics/Aeroponics

Episode 3 - The Good of the Hive

In this episode, we talk to The Good of the Hive bee muralists who pledged to draw 50,000 bees across America to raise awareness around the central role that bees have in the preservation of our planet. Join us to find out why and how art could be a medium to drive environmental conservation.

23 MINSEP 22
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Episode 3 - The Good of the Hive

Episode 4 - Environmental Loyalty

In this episode, we speak with Avery Michaelson, CEO of UCapture, a firm that offers coupons to customers for a variety of online stores and funds environmental conservation projects, thus reducing the carbon footprint of every consumer that uses their service.

16 MINSEP 22
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Episode 4 - Environmental Loyalty

Episode 5 - Climate Politics (Part 1)

Join us as we talk to Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston from 2010 - 2016, on climate politics. How do you convince voters that climate action is in their interest? What is the role of local government in international conservation efforts? Join us for a 2 part series to find out.

25 MINSEP 22
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Episode 5 - Climate Politics (Part 1)

Episode 6 - Climate Politics (Part 2)

Join us for the second part of our discussion with Mayor Annise Parker of Houston. Today she shares her thoughts on various political complications with climate change. Including the failed Washington State Carbon Tax Referendum, and the Yellow Vest movement in Paris.

24 MINSEP 22
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Episode 6 - Climate Politics (Part 2)

Episode 7 - Connecting Conservation

Can you pay for conservation without taking a cent out of your own pocket? This episode, join us and Ian Rinehart, Founder of Conserve with Us, which is a conservation crowdfunding platform that connects individuals and communities with projects backed by land conservancies.

18 MINSEP 22
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Episode 7 - Connecting Conservation
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Latest Episodes

Episode 1 - Can Capitalism and Conservation Coexist?

In this episode, The Wealth of Nature podcast mentor and Centennial Fellow Catherine Novelli host a town hall event to discuss why profit-minded solutions are so important to sustainable conservation efforts. Ms. Novelli is an Ocean Elder and serves on the boards of the Pristine Seas Initiative of the National Geographic Society and the National Wildlife Federation. She also runs Listening For America, a non-profit organization that strives to understand American views on international trade and globalization. Ms. Novelli was also the former Under-Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment from 2014 to 2017 where she spearheaded a $10 billion ocean conservation project called Our Ocean and served as VP of Worldwide Government Affairs at Apple from 2005 to 2013.

33 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 1 - Can Capitalism and Conservation Coexist?

Episode 2 - Just Add Water: Hydroponics/Aeroponics

In our second episode we talk with Stefan Oberman, Innovation Manager at AeroFarms, about hydroponic and aeroponic farming, which has seen an explosion in popularity in recent years. Hydroponics aren’t just limited to pet projects any more. More and more high-tech start-ups are popping up around the country making big business out of these little plants, and we speak with Stefan to learn more about this growing green industry.

33 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 2 - Just Add Water: Hydroponics/Aeroponics

Episode 3 - The Good of the Hive

In this episode, we talk to The Good of the Hive bee muralists who pledged to draw 50,000 bees across America to raise awareness around the central role that bees have in the preservation of our planet. Join us to find out why and how art could be a medium to drive environmental conservation.

23 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 3 - The Good of the Hive

Episode 4 - Environmental Loyalty

In this episode, we speak with Avery Michaelson, CEO of UCapture, a firm that offers coupons to customers for a variety of online stores and funds environmental conservation projects, thus reducing the carbon footprint of every consumer that uses their service.

16 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 4 - Environmental Loyalty

Episode 5 - Climate Politics (Part 1)

Join us as we talk to Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston from 2010 - 2016, on climate politics. How do you convince voters that climate action is in their interest? What is the role of local government in international conservation efforts? Join us for a 2 part series to find out.

25 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 5 - Climate Politics (Part 1)

Episode 6 - Climate Politics (Part 2)

Join us for the second part of our discussion with Mayor Annise Parker of Houston. Today she shares her thoughts on various political complications with climate change. Including the failed Washington State Carbon Tax Referendum, and the Yellow Vest movement in Paris.

24 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 6 - Climate Politics (Part 2)

Episode 7 - Connecting Conservation

Can you pay for conservation without taking a cent out of your own pocket? This episode, join us and Ian Rinehart, Founder of Conserve with Us, which is a conservation crowdfunding platform that connects individuals and communities with projects backed by land conservancies.

18 MINSEP 22
Comments
Episode 7 - Connecting Conservation
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