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Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW (Series)

Produced by DW - Deutsche Welle

Most recent piece in this series:

Living Planet 30/09/22

From DW - Deutsche Welle | Part of the Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW series | 30:00

56922979_403_small Living Planet: Whale speak / nature’s opera /& tidal marshes. In today's episode, we’re giving you a taste of these resonant offerings, and, later, getting our feet wet, speaking to climate scientists – who trying to figure out whether tidal marshes can help us reduce planetary warming by continuing to absorb carbon, or whether rising sea levels will mean they start to do the opposite.

Making Contact (Series)

Produced by Making Contact

Most recent piece in this series:

Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice

From Making Contact | Part of the Making Contact series | 29:00

Inflammatory diseases are on the rise around the world, and doctors are finally starting to pay more attention to them. But why does a beneficial part of our immune system turn unhealthy? Raj Patel and Rupa Marya think it has a lot to do with the world we're forced to live in. They talk about the collapse of our planet and what it has to do with inflammation, and how our bodies are a mirror of a much deeper disease in society and the environment. But, they also point a way back to health via Deep Medicine, which is the quest to reignite our commitment to the web of life and our place in it.  

Food Sleuth Radio (Series)

Produced by Dan Hemmelgarn

Most recent piece in this series:

Ramon Velazquez Interview

From Dan Hemmelgarn | Part of the Food Sleuth Radio series | 28:00

Food_sleuth_on_kopn_small Did you know that the herbicide glyphosate can cross the blood-brain barrier, resulting in an increase of neuro-inflammation? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Ramon Velazquez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the School of Life Sciences, and Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center at the Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University. Velaquez discusses his new published research on the effects of glyphosate on the brains of mice, showing that it may increase the risk of neurodegenerative disorders. “Glyphosate infiltrates the brain and increases pro-inflammatory cytokine TNFα: implications for neurodegenerative disorders.” https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35897073/
He also discusses the role of choline in cognitive health and how it may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.