ESS 17: This year’s stars of environmental studies and sciences – the 2020 AESS award winners

Sept. 3, 2020

In the second of two episodes linked to the association for Environmental Studies & Sciences annual conference, Dr Chris Parsons chats to the award winners at this year’s conference.   First of all,...

ESS 16: Unleashing the power of an interdisciplinary landscape and do we learn from the environmental mistakes of history? - with Dr. Myra Young Armstead

Aug. 21, 2020

In the first of two interviews linked to the association for Environmental Studies & Sciences annual conference, Dr. Chris Parsons chats with the conference’s keynote speaker Dr. Myra Young Armstead about her...

ESS 15: The Human Dimensions of Environmental Research, Inter-Disciplinary Studies And Earth Day – with Dr Tom Dietz

March 13, 2020

This week Chris Parsons interviews Dr. Tom Dietz and they discuss the human dimensions of environmental studies, interdisciplinary environmental programs and their evolution, the history of Earth Day, and how field ecology a…

ESS 014: Big Gender And Racial Inequity In The Salaries of Environmental NGO Leaders

March 1, 2020

Sophia Paul and Dr. Dorceta Taylor join the host Dr. Chris Parsons this week to talk about their new paper, soon to appear in the Journal Environmental Studies & Sciences, about the salaries of CEOs and senior staff in envir…

ESS 13: Marine Protected Areas With Angelo Villagomez

Feb. 16, 2020

This week, Angelo Villagomez chats to host Dr. Chris Parsons about Marine Protected Areas, how well they actually protect the marine environment and, in particular, the Mariana Islands Marine National Monument.  Check out …

ESS 012: How To Be A Climate Change Hero

Feb. 1, 2020

Host Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Dr. Brett Favaro about a wide range of topics from the efficiency of electric cars, climate footprints, sustainable conferences, environmental advocacy, reducing fisheries by-catch and making …

ESS 11: First Hand Account Of The Australian Wildfires

Jan. 16, 2020

Professor Rob Harcourt talks to Dr. Chris Parsons about the wildfires in Australia, their impacts on wildlife, climate change and the Australian Government’s reaction to the crisis.  Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For…

ESS 10: Citizen Science Tracking Of Disease-Transmitting Mosquitoes With Dr. Russanne Low

Oct. 23, 2019

Dr. Russanne Low talks to Dr. Chris Parsons about a new citizen science app that allows the tracking of potentially disease-transmitting mosquitos, and how it’s being used to monitor the effects of climate change on insect v…

ESS 009: The Myth Of The Rogue Shark

Oct. 16, 2019

Shark researcher and advocate Dr. Chris Neff talks with host Dr. Chris Parsons about shark culling and the myth of the “rogue shark”, as well as the pressures on academics that take a stance advocating for their science. The…

ESS 008: The Green New Deal And Environmental Politics With Dr. Patricia DeMarco

Oct. 9, 2019

Podcast host Dr. Chris Parsons talks to Dr. Patricia DeMarco the “Green New Deal”. They also talk about her journey from being an environmental researcher to her current position as a Borough Councilor and the importance of …

ESS 007: Social Media For Science Communication With Dr. David Shiffman

Oct. 2, 2019

Dr. David Shiffman talks with host Chris Parsons about the benefits and effectiveness of using Twitter and other types of social media to communicate your environmental research, including tips on what to do, and importantly…

ESS 006: How To Form Effective Interdisciplinary Teams For Environmental Projects

Sept. 25, 2019

Dr. David Gosselin joins host Dr. Chris Parsons to discuss forming effecting interdisciplinary teams for environmental projects, and leadership skills in the environmental arena – something environmental researchers often ne…

ESS 005: Trying To Solve The Trash Crisis With Kate O'Neil

Sept. 18, 2019

Dr Kate O’Neil joins host Chris Parsons to talk about waste management, recycling and the current trash crisis.

ESS 004: Geo-Engineering Solutions To Climate Change With Dr. Wil Burns

Sept. 11, 2019

Dr. Wil Burns is the guest in this week’s episode, and he’ll be talking to host Chris Parsons about possible geo-engineering solution to help mitigate climate change.

ESS 003: Can Environmental Themes In Movies Help Raise Awareness With Dr. Tina Limpert

Sept. 4, 2019

Drs Tina Limpert and Chris Parsons go to the movies and talk about environmental themes in films and how they can help raise awareness of issues in the general public.

ESS 002: Diversity With The Environmental Science Field With Dr. Dorceta Taylor

Aug. 28, 2019

Dr. Dorceta Taylor talks with podcast host Chris Parsons about the importance of diversity in environmental researchers and practitioners, and what organizations can do to help promote diversity.

ESS 001: AESS And Its Role with Dr. Peter Jacques

Aug. 6, 2019

In the first of the Environmental Studies and Sciences podcasts, host Dr Chris Parsons talks to Dr Peter Jacques, the president of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) about the shadowy forces behind…