Summary: An interview with PhD candidate, Robert Griffin-Nolan, from the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. Robert discusses grassland resilience to extreme drought in the Great Plains as well as other drought experiments ongoing at CSU. Credits: Written and narrated by Robert Griffin-Nolan and Erika Foster. Edited and produced by Erika Foster References: … [Read more...] about Episode 13: Robert Griffin-Nolan on Grassland Droughts
Weekly Sustainable Digest
The Weekly Sustainability Digest is a pre-produced show that discusses current global issues and news in sustainablility and conservation, as well as upcoming events in the Fort Collins community.
Summary: Sara VanHatten, a student in the Ecosystem Science and Sustainability program, discusses the environmental impacts of fast fashion and poor quality clothing and describes alternative clothing sources. On Saturday, SOGES is hosting a Clothes Mending Cafe to teach clothing repair to the public. Credits: Written and narrated by Sara VanHatten. Edited and produced … [Read more...] about Episode 12: Fixing fast fashion – mending your old clothes doesn’t have to be a chore
Summary: PhD candidate Tony Vorster describes the environmental pitfalls of Congress' claim that burning forest products is good for the environment. Credits: Written and narrated by Tony Vorster. Edited and produced by Rod Lammers Reference: http://blog.sustainability.colostate.edu/?q=vorster This episode was originally aired on April 12, 2018. … [Read more...] about Episode 11: Carbon neutral forest bioenergy— it’s not as simple as recent policy suggests
Summary: Conservation biologist Rachel Buxton describes her research on natural soundscapes and threats to quite landscapes in our fast moving world. This episode was originally aired on April 6, 2018. Credits: Written and narrated by Rachel Buxton. Edited and produced by Erika Foster. Reference: http://blog.sustainability.colostate.edu/?q=buxton … [Read more...] about Episode 10: Listen to this! Natural soundscapes in a fast paced world
Summary: An interview with Chemistry PhD Student Kerry Rippy dives into her work on organic solars cells. As a lightweight, flexible, transparent material, the possibilities with organic solar are incredible, used for windows, as fabrics, and even for power up in space. This episode was originally aired on March 29, 2018. Credits: Written and narrated by Kerry Rippy. … [Read more...] about Episode 09: Unbelievable solar energy with flexible, transparent materials