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From Hope to Here

From Hope to Here

By Hope to Here

A podcast that shares stories of hope and features conversations with researchers working toward positive change in their fields
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Episode 5: Interview with Brooke Hayes
Episode 5: Interview with Brooke Hayes
After a brief podcasting hiatus, we return with a special episode featuring an interview with our own Brooke Hayes about her work! We also discuss beneficial relationships between humans and the environment.   You can learn more about Brooke and her research at the project website: http://web.uvic.ca/~jpv/research/healthyfarms/ Links to resources mentioned in our conversation: Knepp Farm: https://knepp.co.uk/ TeaTime 4Science: http://www.teatime4science.org/ If you share Brooke's passion for reforming our agricultural systems, write to the Minister of Agriculture and your MLA! You can find contact information at the links below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/organizational-structure/ministries-organizations/ministries/agriculture/ministry-contacts  https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/members  Get in touch with the podcast hosts, Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes at: hopetohere@gmail.com
01:10:53
July 21, 2021
Episode 4: Interview with Ellyne Geurts
Episode 4: Interview with Ellyne Geurts
This week's episode is all about conservation! We discuss how art can change our hearts and minds and be used in creative ways related to environmental protection and conservation, and we share two good news stories about people making a difference. Our feature interview is with Ellyne Geurts, a graduate student in the Starzomski Lab in the School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria: https://starzomski.weebly.com/.  Elly is investigating how citizen science can be integrated into long-term monitoring for biodiversity, specifically using a tool called iNaturalist: https://www.inaturalist.org/.  Links to resources mentioned in the interview: iNaturalist Photo Guide - Tips and Tricks to Help Get your Sightings Identified: https://starzomski.weebly.com/uploads/2/5/7/8/25785777/inaturalist_photo_guide-starzomski.pdf BC Parks iNaturalist How to Guide: https://bcparksfoundation.ca/site/assets/files/1697/bcparksinaturalist_howtoguide.pdf "Seek" User Guide: https://static.inaturalist.org/wiki_page_attachments/SeekUserGuide2020.pdf  News articles mentioned in the podcast related to art and conservation: Underwater museum: how 'Paolo the fisherman' made the Med's strangest sight. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/17/underwater-museum-how-paolo-the-fisherman-made-the-meds-strangest-sight Canadians get busy making pouches, nests, wraps for Australian wildlife hurt by fires. CBC News. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/canadian-crafters-knitting-crocheting-sewing-items-australia-wildlife-1.5418506 Get in touch with the podcast hosts, Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes at: hopetohere@gmail.com
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March 26, 2021
Episode 3: Interview with Lauren Burton
Episode 3: Interview with Lauren Burton
This week we interview Lauren Burton, an environmental studies PhD student in the Marine Ethnoecology Research lab at the University of Victoria. Lauren's doctoral research focuses on Indigenous coastal stewardship across multiple levels of governance on the Northern Coast of British Columbia, using a holistic, transdisciplinary lens to explore the myriad of ways that humans and nature interact.  Learn more about Lauren’s project and view her incredible artwork by following her on Twitter and Instagram: @lrnbrtn Contact your hosts, Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes by email at hopetohere@gmail.com 
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March 17, 2021
Episode 2: Interview with Astra Lincoln
Episode 2: Interview with Astra Lincoln
In this episode we explore the concept of hope from an academic perspective, include differentiating hope from wishful thinking. Our featured guest is Astra Lincoln, a graduate student investigating water management in alpine ecosystems feeding the Columbia river. Learn more about Astra and her work at: astralincoln.com and mountainlegacy.ca Contact the podcast hosts, Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes at: hopetohere@gmail.com
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March 10, 2021
Episode 1: Introduction and Interview with Caitie Frenkel
Episode 1: Introduction and Interview with Caitie Frenkel
In this episode we provide an introduction to this podcast and answer the following questions: Who are we? Why did we launch this podcast? Who is this podcast for? What can listeners expect? We also interview our first guest, Caitie Frenkel, a graduate student at the University of Victoria that is investigating ghost gear in the Salish Sea. Learn more about Caitie's work at the following website: https://natalieban.wordpress.com/  Contact Caitie Frenkel by email at: frenkelc@uvic.ca Contact the podcast hosts, Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes at: hopetohere@gmail.com
51:55
March 03, 2021
Trailer: From Hope to Here
Trailer: From Hope to Here
Join University of Victoria Environmental Studies graduate students Katherine Pearce and Brooke Hayes as they introduce us to researchers that are actively working towards hopeful solutions that address real world challenges and opportunities. Subscribe now and stay tuned for our first episode, coming soon!
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February 24, 2021