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Podiatrist Dr. Stephanie Parks, her husband and four children are involved in animal rescue. Stephanie believes that their children are not only rescuing animals from bad situations but through their actions they are learning about respect and relationships in the process. Animal interactions can mirror our relationships with humans. If we’re able to look at their body language and respect what they’re telling us, then that can translate into human connections like consent and establishing ground rules. There’s so much you can do with your actions and the way you live your life.
Victoria Sánchez is an industrial chemist, a scientist in the day when they didn’t have their conscience raised because there was no legislation protecting women. A woman ahead of her time with regard to women’s rights. Victoria reflects on her philosophies, accomplishments, legacy and motherhood. A woman of integrity. She will pass this way but once and if there is any good she can do she will do it.
Jean-Paul Ventère shares his government role in France’s repairability index and the Right To Repair mandates in France. Jean-Paul was responsible for the labeling of eco products and their life cycle assessments. Today France leads the way in the promotion of repairability, which in turn contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions. Legislation in France mandates companies to display information to consumers, thus paving the way so that they can choose repairable, reliable and more robust products. Jean-Paul shares the right to repair legislation in France and his role in moving eco-design forward.
Eighteen year old Daphne Gariety is a social media marketer and vocal artist who recently provided humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe. Daphne learned the trade of laying mortar and other construction skills to assist in the building of a medical clinic. This clinic will serve over 100,000 Zimbabweans. The experience solidified her next steps of inspiring others and continuing serving where she is needed and able.
Saving the life of an individual orangutan is a lifetime positive achievement of immeasurable value. Biologist Leif Cocks began observing and interacting with orangutans as a zookeeper with the Perth Zoo. Today he studies and interrelates with orangutans in the wild within their own habitat in the rainforest. Journey with Leif as he recounts his own actions of saving orangutans back into the wild.
Music composer, Rayko, (“Until We Meet Again,” The Man In the High Castle) is actively involved in lobbying efforts to pass California Assembly Bill 2764. This Bill will stop all new factory farms from being built. Factory farms or industrial livestock productions maximize agribusiness profits at the expense of animals, the environment, social justice, and public health. Rayko shares philosophies, data and why it’s time to replace our factory farm food system with something sustainable and humane.
Biologist Leif Cocks began observing and interacting with animals as a zookeeper with the Perth Zoo. Today he studies and interacts with orangutans in the wild within their own habitat. Adventure with Leif on a journey of his research and saving the critically endangered orangutan.
This Inspiration Monday episode is inspired by Your Positive Imprint oceanographers, enviro capitalists, and climate change scientists. Climate change is rapid and it is human caused global warming. A planet in a state of urgency. Guests: Helen Phillips, Nathan Bindoff, Josh Willis, Inna Braverman, Mike Silvestrini, Terry Lilley, Andrew Bracken, Ray Schmitt, Kurt Polzin
Beaches are eroding. Trade winds are changing. Coastal properties are falling into the ocean, most recently in Hawai’i on the island of O’ahu. Oceans are public property so who is liable for the clean-up caused by climate change? Climate change is already affecting tax payers. Marine biologist Terry Lilley provides information regarding coastal homes in Hawaii.