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My Perfect Country: Making a difference

For three series, My Perfect Country has sought to build the perfect country. Inspired by positive thinking, it takes policies from around the world that actually work and have solved global problems. We ask why they work, and whether they could work anywhere. Out of this comes a forensic analysis of what good global policy should look like. In this one-off special, the My Perfect Country team travel to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where they join a group of bright, curious...
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Special Fast Forward 2030 - Biodiversity - SDG15: Life on Land

This episode is a live event from Fast Forward 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals SDG15: Life on Land, with a special focus on combatting desertification, tackling deforestation and halting biodiversity loss. We hear from Chris Forbes of Cheeky Panda, Dom Desmond of Critically Endangered Socks and Keiran Whitaker of Entocycle. This episode is a live event from Fast Forward 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals SDG15: Life on Land, with a special focus on combatting desertification, ...
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Joslin Kehdy of Recycle Lebanon - Circular Economy Hub for Lebanon

Joslin Kehdy is the founder of Recycle Lebanon an NGO addressing the waste emergency in Lebanon and creating a regenerative system change from within Beirut.Highlights:Examples of initiatives within Recycle LebanonEcosouk - eco product marketplaceRegenerate Lebanon - a circular hub towards regenerative development within BeirutImportance of getting information out to people in bite sizeUseful links:Recycle Lebanon - ...
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Jacqueline McGlade on monitoring the environment from space

An ecologist who fell in love with computing, Jacqueline McGlade pioneered the use of satellites study the state of the global environment. Today thanks to programmes like Google Earth, we can see the surface of the earth in great detail. But when Jacqueline was a student, earth observation satellites were used for weather forecasting and not much else. Early in her career, she used satellite images to study fish populations, thinking it would be useful to know not only how many fish were in ...