The Biofriendly Podcast

The Biofriendly Podcast

Your beacon of light in a gloomy environment, The Biofriendly Podcast is 3x International award-winning educational series! Hosted by Noel Carroll and Jacob Givens. Episodes air every Friday. Check out www.biofriendlyplanet.com

Episodes

June 24, 2022 32 min

This week we discovered a legal loophole was used in order to save our bees, and a popular clothing manufacturer has developed fabric that absorbs CO2-- but is there something else going on behind closed doors? You don't want to miss this week's Biofriendly Podcast where we bring you the latest and greatest green news.

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As we all know it's important to conserve water, but California is working on converting toilet our flushes into tap water! This week we discuss how we feel about this process as well as talk about a program that trains rats to become heroes! You don't want to miss this week's Biofriendly Podcast where we bring you the latest and greatest green news. 

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Did you know a company is building a floating city in South Korea to prepare for rising sea levels? Or that human hair might be the perfect solution for soaking up excess oil? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we learn what a 'blue tech' company might be and what drives Noel crazy when he reads environmental articles! 

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Did you know that a startup in Hawaii has created a machine that will remove acid from the ocean? Or that a bill might be passed in Washington D.C. to make all buildings more bird-friendly? Are satellites in space watching what plastics throw away? Join us this week on The Biofriendly Podcast as we explore the latest and greatest in green news!

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Did you know they opened the first airport for flying drones and cars in the UK? Or did you hear about scientists successfully growing plants in lunar soil? So many cool and exciting things happening in the world of green news on this week's Biofriendly Podcast!

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With another throwback to our original Biofriendly Podcast show style, we kick off this week's episode with a little Phil Collins karaoke, discuss something called BioChar, and explore how scientists are trying to save koalas and more! 

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We've got a portable desalination unit from MIT, a plastic-eating enzyme, a tire dust collector and a timber thief turned good! All on This Week in Green for March 6th, 2022. 

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This Week in Green is back as we share the latest environmental news about sponge cities, hydrogen ferries, the death of styrofoam, and super okra goo! And in our final segment we address Hollywood's latest efforts to go green and all the ways we think they can do much better. 

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April 22, 2022 33 min

This week's episode is a throwback to our original Biofriendly Podcast show style where Noel and Jacob dig in to a few environmental topics while allowing humorous banter to take the lead as we celebrate Earth Day. Remember to make every day Earth Day!

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For 'This Week in Green' we've got the latest and greatest environmental good news with containers heated by squid technology, the individual actions of people DO make a difference, using solar panels at night and how children view animals and food. We close out the show by asking you to do too much this Earth Day! 

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It's time for another This Week In Green on The Biofriendly Podcast, and our feel-good stories are about new sustainable toys from Mattel, progress on nuclear fusion, futuristic beehives and blankets with climate change data. It's a weird and wacky one, so buckle up and enjoy the ride. 

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April 1, 2022 35 min

It may be April fools, but all of our news is true for 'This Week in Green' as we discuss pig poop power, human composting, climate victory gardens, and a futuristic machine called the Carbon Crusher! This week's episode of The Biofriendly Podcast wraps up nicely with helpful tips on how you can reduce your shopping waste.

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March 18, 2022 44 min

For 'This Week In Green' on March 18th we've got an underwater museum, CO2 beer bubbles, desert veggies, and the biggest dating app blunder of all time! You don't want to miss this week's episode of The Biofriendly Podcast where we offer up greenwashing advice to businesses. 

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March 11, 2022 42 min

For this week in green we've got the real life Electric Avenue for you to rock down to, Samsung casts a fishing net to make phones, South Korea soaks up the sun with giant solar plum blossoms, and a new satellite that will see everything meteorologists cannot. You don't want to miss this week's episode of The Biofriendly Podcast where we wrap up the show with things that are surprisingly still legal! 

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March 4, 2022 45 min

We're back with a brand new 'This Week In Green' on The Biofriendly Podcast for March 4, 2022! This week we've got tree batteries, a diaper highway, solar powered clothing, super seawomen, and more! 

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February 25, 2022 42 min

If you're wondering what's the latest and greatest in green news this week, The Biofriendly Podcast has got you covered for February 25, 2022. This week we've got how Minecraft is teaching kids about climate change, greenhouses going red, guerrilla gardening on hoverboards, manatees are eating salad, and more! 

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February 18, 2022 35 min

It's time for a new This Week In Green on The Biofriendly Podcast for February 18, 2022. We've got clean heating from a coal mine, blade bridges, crocs that eat dinosaurs, a diving duo making a difference, C02 steaks and more!

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February 11, 2022 42 min

After 3 years, The Biofriendly Podcast is switching gears by focusing on what's happening in environmental news each week! It's 'This Week In Green' for February 11, 2022 with no more whaling, recycled building blocks, insect citizens, a tired crocodile, and more.

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February 4, 2022 40 min

The Earth provides so many natural resources for us to utilize responsibly, and the latest environmental buzz is all about algae! From carbon-neutral fuels to high-protein food, microalgae is even being used to... build buildings? This week we break down the benefits of architectural algae, can you turn it into clothing, and why you should never build a chili dog stand next to a scenic cliffside.

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January 28, 2022 41 min

KFC is working with a Russian bio-printing company and McDonalds is releasing something called a McPlant, but what does this all mean for our fast food of the future? This week we discuss what it means to be a flexitarian, when will food be able to appear out of nowhere like a sci-fi movie, and is Jacob actually a young Fred Krueger? 

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