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The Blue Continent Podcast

Brennan Pürtzer

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The Blue Continent Podcast

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Brennan Pürtzer

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Veteran journalist and international development expert Brennan Pürtzer hosts interviews with global innovators addressing issues the world over.

Latest Episodes

A vision from Barbados: What could a collaborative concept for a sustainable food environment look like today?

Guest: Barbados Chef & sustainable food advocate John Hunte. John has been engaged in building a sustainable food system for his island of Barbados, and several years ago presented this idea in a TedX talk from Bridgetown - how to conceptualise his entire island as a single farm environment, and make nutritious food available to everyone. https://www.slowfoodbarbados.org/

15 minOCT 20
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A vision from Barbados: What could a collaborative concept for a sustainable food environment look like today?

What is "biogarmentry?"

Brennan and designer Roya Aghighi discuss the future of fashion and her pioneering work in the field of biogarmentry. Learn more here: https://www.royaaghighi.com/biogarmentry.html

32 minOCT 20
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What is "biogarmentry?"

Estonia's Digital Nomad Visa gives online workers an option to perform work in Nordic country

Estonia's e-Residency managing director Ott Vatter guests with Brennan to discuss the opportunities available to live and work in Estonia via their new Digital Nomad visa program -- a first-of-its kind innovation.

18 minOCT 2
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Estonia's Digital Nomad Visa gives online workers an option to perform work in Nordic country

BCPod: St Croix' Research & Tech Park attracts innovative employers who contribute to the island

Yihan Wang is the business development advisor for US Virgin Islands' Research And Technology Park. Here they attract innovative tech companies with a vision of developing sciences which make sense here, and utilizing them to spur unique types of growth for the islands. https://www.uvirtpark.net/

17 minSEP 24
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BCPod: St Croix' Research & Tech Park attracts innovative employers who contribute to the island

BCP: The future of energy in The Caribbean, with RMI's Chris Burgess

RMI's Director of Projects Chris Burgess discusses how the Rocky Mountain Institute is helping Caribbean nations make near and long term investments to improve their sustainable energy infrastructure, and how the combination of renewable resources and high traditional energy costs creates an environment where progress can be self-funded. https://rmi.org/

23 minSEP 18
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BCP: The future of energy in The Caribbean, with RMI's Chris Burgess

BCP: Indian boutique upcycling enterprise brings a revolution in waste and self-worth

Shaila discusses how she discovered the need for waste reduction through her work in supply chain management. She describes how her company changes the paradigm and creates value and meaningful employment through the development of artful and sturdy items from discarded items. You can see their work here: https://www.rimagined.com/

35 minSEP 10
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BCP: Indian boutique upcycling enterprise brings a revolution in waste and self-worth

BCP: A powerful hyper-efficient solar technology comes on the market from Swiss-Serbian group

Brennan speaks with Albert Engbers of the Swiss-Serbian solar company Aeros Energie. The company utilizes a new application of the technology to utilize hyper-efficient thermal output. He says it's perfect for application in desalination plants or on islands. https://areosenergie.com/ae/eng/

20 minSEP 3
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BCP: A powerful hyper-efficient solar technology comes on the market from Swiss-Serbian group

BCP: Kari Eliassen of the Norwegian Refugee Council discusses the ongoing Cameroon conflict

As a guest on The Blue Continent Podcast, Guest Kari Eliassen of The Norwegian Refugee Council explains the suffering caused by the world's most under-reported conflict in Cameroon, and what the Norwegian Refugee Council is doing to provide support for affected people.

15 minAUG 27
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BCP: Kari Eliassen of the Norwegian Refugee Council discusses the ongoing Cameroon conflict

BCP LIVE: Master Vodka Distiller Art Wollenweber explains his company's community consciousness on the Island of St Croix, USVI

Brennan interviews Art Wollenweber of Mutiny Island Vodka of St Croix about the 1 year old company's role in their community. The company responded to the Covid crisis by adapting to produce the world's only commercial hand sanitizer made from breadfruit - and making it available to the whole of the US Virgin Islands. (Apologies for the poor audio quality -- we thought our earpiece mics were picking it up, but they were not)

24 minAUG 20
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BCP LIVE: Master Vodka Distiller Art Wollenweber explains his company's community consciousness on the Island of St Croix, USVI

BCP.E15: Fresh Ministries CEO discusses food security and hunger eradication in USVI and beyond

Rev. Dr. Robert Lee, III, of Fresh Ministries talks with Brennan about the history of his non-profit and their philosophy of engagement in Jacksonville and around the world. His team has led efforts to fight Aids in Africa, as well as holy land pilgrimages that actually facilitate cross cultural understanding.

36 minAUG 15
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BCP.E15: Fresh Ministries CEO discusses food security and hunger eradication in USVI and beyond

Latest Episodes

A vision from Barbados: What could a collaborative concept for a sustainable food environment look like today?

Guest: Barbados Chef & sustainable food advocate John Hunte. John has been engaged in building a sustainable food system for his island of Barbados, and several years ago presented this idea in a TedX talk from Bridgetown - how to conceptualise his entire island as a single farm environment, and make nutritious food available to everyone. https://www.slowfoodbarbados.org/

15 minOCT 20
Comments
A vision from Barbados: What could a collaborative concept for a sustainable food environment look like today?

What is "biogarmentry?"

Brennan and designer Roya Aghighi discuss the future of fashion and her pioneering work in the field of biogarmentry. Learn more here: https://www.royaaghighi.com/biogarmentry.html

32 minOCT 20
Comments
What is "biogarmentry?"

Estonia's Digital Nomad Visa gives online workers an option to perform work in Nordic country

Estonia's e-Residency managing director Ott Vatter guests with Brennan to discuss the opportunities available to live and work in Estonia via their new Digital Nomad visa program -- a first-of-its kind innovation.

18 minOCT 2
Comments
Estonia's Digital Nomad Visa gives online workers an option to perform work in Nordic country

BCPod: St Croix' Research & Tech Park attracts innovative employers who contribute to the island

Yihan Wang is the business development advisor for US Virgin Islands' Research And Technology Park. Here they attract innovative tech companies with a vision of developing sciences which make sense here, and utilizing them to spur unique types of growth for the islands. https://www.uvirtpark.net/

17 minSEP 24
Comments
BCPod: St Croix' Research & Tech Park attracts innovative employers who contribute to the island

BCP: The future of energy in The Caribbean, with RMI's Chris Burgess

RMI's Director of Projects Chris Burgess discusses how the Rocky Mountain Institute is helping Caribbean nations make near and long term investments to improve their sustainable energy infrastructure, and how the combination of renewable resources and high traditional energy costs creates an environment where progress can be self-funded. https://rmi.org/

23 minSEP 18
Comments
BCP: The future of energy in The Caribbean, with RMI's Chris Burgess

BCP: Indian boutique upcycling enterprise brings a revolution in waste and self-worth

Shaila discusses how she discovered the need for waste reduction through her work in supply chain management. She describes how her company changes the paradigm and creates value and meaningful employment through the development of artful and sturdy items from discarded items. You can see their work here: https://www.rimagined.com/

35 minSEP 10
Comments
BCP: Indian boutique upcycling enterprise brings a revolution in waste and self-worth

BCP: A powerful hyper-efficient solar technology comes on the market from Swiss-Serbian group

Brennan speaks with Albert Engbers of the Swiss-Serbian solar company Aeros Energie. The company utilizes a new application of the technology to utilize hyper-efficient thermal output. He says it's perfect for application in desalination plants or on islands. https://areosenergie.com/ae/eng/

20 minSEP 3
Comments
BCP: A powerful hyper-efficient solar technology comes on the market from Swiss-Serbian group

BCP: Kari Eliassen of the Norwegian Refugee Council discusses the ongoing Cameroon conflict

As a guest on The Blue Continent Podcast, Guest Kari Eliassen of The Norwegian Refugee Council explains the suffering caused by the world's most under-reported conflict in Cameroon, and what the Norwegian Refugee Council is doing to provide support for affected people.

15 minAUG 27
Comments
BCP: Kari Eliassen of the Norwegian Refugee Council discusses the ongoing Cameroon conflict

BCP LIVE: Master Vodka Distiller Art Wollenweber explains his company's community consciousness on the Island of St Croix, USVI

Brennan interviews Art Wollenweber of Mutiny Island Vodka of St Croix about the 1 year old company's role in their community. The company responded to the Covid crisis by adapting to produce the world's only commercial hand sanitizer made from breadfruit - and making it available to the whole of the US Virgin Islands. (Apologies for the poor audio quality -- we thought our earpiece mics were picking it up, but they were not)

24 minAUG 20
Comments
BCP LIVE: Master Vodka Distiller Art Wollenweber explains his company's community consciousness on the Island of St Croix, USVI

BCP.E15: Fresh Ministries CEO discusses food security and hunger eradication in USVI and beyond

Rev. Dr. Robert Lee, III, of Fresh Ministries talks with Brennan about the history of his non-profit and their philosophy of engagement in Jacksonville and around the world. His team has led efforts to fight Aids in Africa, as well as holy land pilgrimages that actually facilitate cross cultural understanding.

36 minAUG 15
Comments
BCP.E15: Fresh Ministries CEO discusses food security and hunger eradication in USVI and beyond
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