Seán Ó Conláin speaks with ecologist Julien Carlier about his doctoral thesis on the ecological benefits of greenways and his current work on mapping High Nature Value farmland and forestry.
David Somekh and Caroline Whyte speak with Davie Philip about his experience with Communities of Practice and the role they can play in helping to bring about a wellbeing economy.
In the latest podcast of our Feasta/EHFF series 'Bridging the Gaps,' Mike Sandler and Caroline Whyte discuss the challenge of combating extremism and the potential of a carbon cap and dividend system in the US with sociologist Professor Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
UK-based smallholder Chris Smaje speaks with Seán Ó Conlaín and Caroline Whyte about agroecology, the need to balance different forms of property ownership, and the globalism/localism debate.
In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. As with our previous series in 2021 and 2020, and our 2019 podcast series Beyond the Obvious, it is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum (EHFF). Please feel free to comment below.
Special thanks to Laoise Kelly who gave us permission to use her harp music. The year’s piece is ‘Waltzing Daisy’ from her album ‘Just Harp’. You can find our more about Laoise’s music here.
Caroline Whyte and Seán Ó Conláin speak with Gerry McGovern, who is a specialist in identifying and reducing digital waste and the author of the book 'World Wide Waste: how digital is killing our planet and what we can do with it'.