Category: Ecosystem Services Payments

Gustav Friis on understanding crypto and blockchains related to regenerative agriculture and food

Gustav Friis, who has been working in the field of crypto and blockchain for the last five years, works as a founder on the investing side, as well as on the impact side. Gustav joins the podcast for a conversation about blockchains, cryptocurrencies, DAOs, online communities, community currencies and so much more.

Adrian Ferrero on how giving farmers insights into the soil microbial community is key to regenerative agriculture

Adrian Ferrero is the co-founder of Biome Makers, a global AgTech company providing advanced technology for modeling soil functionality. They are on a mission to enhance the productivity of arable soils and recover soil health worldwide. Through their proprietary soil tech platform, BeCrop, they measure the biological quality of the soil and deliver agronomic insights to optimize farm operations and output.

Jim Mann – Biochar and enhanced rock weathering to remove 1B ton carbon annually and holistically

A check in interview with Jim Mann of the Future Forest Company discussing the need to decarbonise our society a soon as possible and still remove about 10 giga tonne a year to keep most of the planet liveable. A deep dive into biochar and enhanced rock weathering.

Clara Rowe on mapping all restoration projects in the world and provide transparency to the restoration movement

Clara Row is the CEO of Restor, a science-based open data platform to support and connect the global restoration movement. This is conversation about technology, transparency, and bioacoustics in our transition to regeneration. 

Ichsani Wheeler and Tom Hengl – Everyone has the right and the data to know what is happening on our planet

Ichsani Wheeler and Tom Hengl, two of the greatest scientists behind EnvirometriX and OpenGeoHub, discuss open data and open source solutions and how they will help the world come up with real solutions. They also tackle the crucial role of farmers and data analysis in our transition to a sustainable but profitable regenerative agriculture. 

Kelly Price on why we should focus on nitrogen not carbon and work with banks

An interview with Kelly Price, CEO and co-founder of Agreed Earth, discussing why we should focus on nitrogen as a gateway for regenerative practises. We also talk about the role of banks offering a great way to finance the transition as they are on the hook for the potentially bad credit of their farmers and the regular pressure to report on greenhouse gases.

Paul Lightfoot on how carbon negative foods are taking off and why now

Paul Lightfoot is the writer of the Negative Foods newsletter, which covers the foods that have carbon neutral or carbon negative footprints, and the technologies, people and companies that bring negative foods to market, food brands that have carbon negative footprints. Paul is the founder of BrightFarms and an investor in the space.

Shaun Paul on building a regenerative business movement that gives 90% of the wealth to local indigenous peoples

Shaun Paul, Ejido Verde’s CEO, joins us to discuss the astounding economical and environmental impacts of the pine resin industry not only to local indigenous peoples, but also to the world.

Pietro Galgani on paying the true price for food and agriculture products and how to get there

With Pietro Galgani of Impact Institute we discuss what a world where you pay the true price for a product, including all the environmental and social costs, would look like.