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treehugger's podcast

The science, practice and humans of ecological restoration. Interviews with leaders in the field. We fix ecosystems, which promises a brighter future for human livelihoods and health as well as a just transition in a warming world.

Dec 22, 2019

"The medicine you need is the medicine you have to offer" is what she asserts. Eco-spiritual guide, author, and nature-based designer is who she is. On this Winter Solstice episode, Julia Plevin joins me to discuss the intricacies of forest bathing. It can be a solitary practice or one to share in community. She...


Dec 11, 2019

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) are a global phenomenon and have been called the “living skin of the earth” and one can find them on every single continent. Ecology PhD student Brianne Palmer joins treehugger podcast to discuss how this complex and beautiful suite of diverse organisms live in direct contact with...


Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Kathy Wolf is a social scientist and professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. She investigates people's perceptions of and behaviors in nearby nature. Together, we explore the social dimensions of urban greenspaces and restoration.


Nov 12, 2019

On this inaugural episode, Jacob Mills discusses Microbiome Rewilding - the use of urban biodiversity to restore the human exposure of microbes to a more native, healthier state.


Nov 10, 2019

In this first installment of the treehugger podcast, creator and host Michael Yadrick introduces the show to the world.