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Ecologistics Podcast

Meet the environmental and social justice changemakers who are taking on the world’s wicked problems head-on with new and inventive solutions.

You will come away inspired and hopeful.

Oct 28, 2020

Known as the “upside-down river,” the Salinas River has its source in San Luis Obispo County and runs north to empty into Monterey Bay.   The river and its two tributaries are dammed by three dams, creating difficulties for native steelhead trout to come upstream to spawn.  Polluted with agriculture runoff and...

Aug 19, 2020

Adrienne Garcia-Specht, Steering Committee Member for San Luis Obispo's Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success, talks about the Coalition's mission of creating social change to ensure educational equality for all students, and how they support undocumented students achieve their goals of graduation...

Jul 5, 2020

In 2018, San Luis Obispo city leaders set an ambitious target date for achieving carbon neutrality: 2035.  This is a decade sooner than the same goal set by former Governor Jerry Brown for the State of California.  How are they going to do this?  Our guests Mayor Heidi Harmon and Sustainability Manager Chris...

May 9, 2020

Population Media Center creates powerful TV and radio shows that catalyze social norm change, helping more than 500 million people in over 50 countries live healthier lives.  William Ryerson, President of PMC tells how they do it and shares stories of...

Apr 20, 2020

Eileen Crist, author and associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology and Society at Virginia Tech, discusses her latest book, "Abundant Earth."  Crist calls for a profound shift in the way humanity is addressing the extinction crisis.