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This week the I am reading from Gary Heseltine's book 'NON-HUMAN: The Rendlesham Forest UFO Incidents: 42 Years of Denial' and Terry Lovelace's book 'FREE FALL: An American Near-Death Experience'.Gary HeseltineNon-Human The Rendlesham Forest UFO Incidents: Forty-Two Years of Denialtells the hugely complicated story of what is now considered to be the second most famous UFO case in history after Roswell in 1947. Gary Heseltine is a former police detective and UFO investigator and researcher. He has used his skills to re-investigate the case literally from day one after the events had taken place. With over five years of research, he has examined virtually everything ever published about the case, and in the process has discovered a wealth of material. Much of which has not featured widely in the public domain, and he lays out the 'true context' around it for you, the public to read.In addition, he has collected explosive new witness testimony from many of the military personnel who were involved in the various incidents that took place, both in the forest, and on the bases in the last days of December 1980. He has also obtained amazing new military testimony from a previously unknown witness that is presented in the book for the very first time. Non-Human also delves deep into the murky 'politics' world of the Rendlesham Forest Incident, and presents information that suggests that the narrative of the case may have been 'controlled' by a small number of people for over a quarter of a century. The author also makes the argument, that both the military and governments of the UK and the US, have downplayed the true significance of the case since it became known. Non-Human lays out the best evidence for the public to see collectively for the very first time. Let the evidence fall where it falls.BioGary Heseltine is the founder and editor of UFO Truth Magazine and is based in the UK. Born in 1960, he spent 6 years in the Royal Air Force Police (1983-89) before joining the British Transport Police in 1989. He went on to complete an almost 24 year career before retiring early in 2013 to follow his passion for researching UFOs. For most of his police service he served as a Detective Constable, working on all manner of enquiries including murder, manslaughter and rape. He became an Advanced police interviewer of witnesses and suspects, and in that specialist role he was involved in the 2005, London Bombings terrorist enquiry, where he interviewed a number of first responding BTP officers, to three of the four crime scenes. In 2010 he was awarded the PRG Disclosure Award in Washington D.C. for his work with police officers, and in 2012 he was presented with the EXO Politics Great Britain award for his research. He then appeared at the prestigious 2013 Citizen Hearings, at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. USA, speaking on behalf of police officers worldwide. As one of nine researchers he gave testimony before the Brazilian Senate in June 2022, where he stated that he believed some UFO/UAP events were likely to be extraterrestrial or non-human in origin. Gary is also the Vice President of ICER (International Coalition for Extraterrestrial Research), an international NGO comprising scientists, academics and leading UAP researchers with national representatives in 30 countries. Amazon https://rb.gy/8oz1wwww.ufotruthmagazine.co.uk www.prufospolicedatabase.co.ukTerry LovelaceThis week I am talking to Terry Lovelace about his book 'FREE FALL: An American Near-Death Experience'.Nearing seventy years of age, I am a retired lawyer, former assistant attorney general, and bestselling author. I've never had a near-death experience. I experienced the phenomenon vicariously through two very credible women who've made this extraordinary journey firsthand. It's my great privilege to share their stories in this compilation narrative. Both contributors are medical doctors aged 48 and 62 years. Both were without a heartbeat for four and thirty-two minutes, respectively, before being resuscitated. Both returned to this life with enhanced psychic and mediumship abilities. One donates her increased intuitive skills to law enforcement to help find missing children. Both have lost all fear of dying, and as a result, they likewise lost all fear of living. I think the latter is the greater gift. As a former agnostic, these stories changed my view of the afterlife. They confirm for me the existence of a divine creator, whether called God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Great Spirit, Source, the Universe, Consciousness, or any of the hundreds of names used across the world and in various faiths and cultures.BioTerry Lovelace is a six year veteran of the USAF where he served as a medic and EMT from 1973 to 1979. He has a bachelor's degree in psychology with honors from Park University in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed a law degree from Western Michigan and passed the Michigan State Bar Examination. He was also admitted to the bar in Vermont and the US Territory of American Samoa. His legal career began in private practice until his appointment as an assistant attorney general for the U.S. Territory of American Samoa, he also served as State's Attorney for Vermont Board of Medical Practice until his 2012 retirement. He and a friend were abducted from Devils Den State Park in NW Arkansas in June 1977 while remote camping. They were both on active duty at the time. What followed were 40+ years of nightmares, phobias, and PTSD-like issues which continue to this day. In 2012 a routine leg x-ray discovered two anomalous objects in his leg. The x-rays are on his website at terrylovelace.com. That event was his catalyst to write two books and speak publicly about his experiences.For fear of losing his job and the respect of his peers in the legal community, he waited until 2018 to self-publish INCIDENT AT DEVILS DEN, a #1 Bestseller on Amazon with 700+ Reviews at 4.8/5.0. His second book, DEVILS DEN: THE RECKONING was published the week of Christmas 2020. It was #1 in New Releases immediately and hit #1 Bestseller status on February 10th. He was a guest lecturer with Leslie Kean, Author and NY Times contributor at Rice University in Houston, Texas in November 2019.He's spoken at the UFO Congress in 2018, Contact in the Desert in 2019 and 2021, The Roswell UFO Festival 2019, UFO Con in Dallas in 2020, Alien Con in San Francisco in 2020, The Ascension Conference in Sedona in 2021, and the Ozark Digital Conference in 2021. His story was featured on a television episode of the Travel Channel's “MY HORROR STORY” which originally aired in November 2019, and “UFO ENCOUNTERS” aired in Canada in August 2021.Terry is a graduate of THE WELLNESS INSTITUTE in Graham, Washington where he successfully completed their program in hypnotherapy. He is currently performing hypnotherapy for experiencers who are struggling with memories from an ET encounter. He has done numerous past life regressions with amazing results.Since March 2018 he's been a radio/podcast guest 100+ times.Amazon https://rb.gy/y4nsfhttps://www.terrylovelace.com/http://www.pastliveshypnosis.co.uk/https://www.patreon.com/pastlivespodcast
Is healthcare a human right? That's today's big question, and it clearly shouldn't be a question, but here we are. My guest to help explain the obvious today is Dr. Sheila Davis, the CEO of Partners in Health. Sheila entered the global health arena in 1999, responding to the global HIV and AIDS pandemic. A few years later, she co-founded a small NGO that worked in both South Africa and Boston on a wide array of health projects, including the operation of a rural village nurse clinic. She joined PIH in 2010 as their main operation in Haiti was torn apart by the earthquake there and worked her way up over the years, becoming the Chief of the Ebola response during the 2014-2016 West Africa epidemic. And then as the Chief of Clinical Operations and the Chief Nursing Officer, Sheila oversaw nursing efforts as well as the supply chain, medical informatics, laboratory infrastructure, and quality improvement activities.Dr. Davis is a frequent national speaker on global health and clinical topics, including HIV and AIDS, the Ebola epidemic, leadership in public health, and the role of nursing and human rights. And folks, if it is not clear enough for the past few years, just in the US, much less everywhere around the world, yes, healthcare is a human right, and everyone deserves a fair shake. -----------Have feedback or questions? Tweet us, or send a message to email@example.comNew here? Get started with our fan favorite episodes at podcast.importantnotimportant.com.-----------INI Book Club:Devotions by Mary Oliver (a starting point, as one of many Mary Oliver poetry selections)Mountains Beyond Mountains by Paul FarmerAbove Ground by Clint SmithFind all of our guest recommendations at the INI Book Club: https://bookshop.org/lists/important-not-important-book-clubLinks:Get involved with Partners In HealthFollow Dr Davis on TwitterFollow us:Subscribe to our newsletter at importantnotimportant.comFollow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ImportantNotImpSubscribe to our YouTube channelFollow Quinn: twitter.com/quinnemmettEdited by Anthony...
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Today's episode features world-renowned mycologist Giuliana Furci. Giuliana is the founder of the Fungi Foundation, the first NGO in the world solely dedicated to Fungi. This two-part discussion between Giuliana and Dr. Plotkin covers everything from her experiences in the field of mycology, influential mycologists and their work, and even a new species of fungi named after fellow mycologist Paul Stamets. Join us today for part one of this captivating interview.
Gaslit Nation with Andrea Chalupa and Sarah Kendzior
Sports Illustrated cover model George Santos was arrested for fraud! This week's episode processes the shock over that news, and asks the all important question of who in their right mind would post a $500,000 bond to bail out George Santos, and what are they getting in return? Where there's smoke, there's fire, and Santos is the smoke of a larger corruption ushering in fascist kleptocracy. In this week's episode, Andrea is joined by old friend of the show Terrell Starr of the essential podcast Black Diplomats. Sarah is taking a step back from the show to deal with a family situation, as she has shared on Twitter. In this episode, Terrell and Andrea discuss the Durham Report, Nikki Haley and her pals the Kushners clawing their way back to the White House to steal more from the American people, and the inspiring resilience of the Ukrainian people facing off against Russia's genocide. Next week's live taping of Gaslit Nation on Tuesday May 23rd at 1:30pm EST will feature Russian mafia expert Olga Lautman who grew up in Brighton Beach and, instead of becoming a Trump Crime Family accomplice, co-founded an anti-corruption NGO in Europe, Institute for European Integrity. There will be a second *newly added* live taping on Wednesday May 24th at 2pm EST featuring David Pepper to discuss his new book Saving Democracy: A User's Manual for Every American. To join those events, be sure to subscribe to the show at the Truth-teller level or higher, and look out for the details sent to your inbox on the morning of May 23rd then again on May 24th. A new bonus episode comes out this Friday answering questions from our listeners at the Democracy Defender level and higher. Thank you to everyone who supports the show – we could not make Gaslit Nation without you! Show Notes: Pre-order our book! Dictatorship: It's Easier Than You Think! George Santos clip: "I wanna be remembered as somebody who stood up to everybody in the time of adversity...I want people to look and say, look, times might be tough, but there was always George Santos...I think it takes a lot of resilience to go through what I've gone through." https://twitter.com/AccountableGOP/status/1655681052491276290 Craig Harrington of Media Matters for America on Jake Tapper on the Durham Report https://twitter.com/Craigipedia/status/1658207831483465732 Sarah Kendzior on The Saturday/Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart https://twitter.com/weekendcapehart/status/1657373968884547586 NEW AUDIO: Rep. George Santos tells a "joke" about a "room full of Jews.” https://twitter.com/TheBeatWithAri/status/1656424125890457603 How an Investor Lost $625,000 and His Faith in George Santos https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/19/nyregion/george-santos-sec-intrater.html Sanctioned-Oligarch-Connected Andrew Intrater's GOP Donations Go Beyond Just George Santos https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2023/01/sanctioned-oligarch-connected-andrew-intraters-gop-donations-go-beyond-just-george-santos/ Private equity investor identified as political contributor allegedly duped by George Santos https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/11/politics/andrew-intrater-private-equity-investor-santos/index.html#:~:text=Intrater%20has%20financially%20supported%20Santos,Federal%20Election%20Commission%20records%20show New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Money Laundering to Promote Sanctions Violations by Associate of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/new-york-attorney-pleads-guilty-conspiring-commit-money-laundering-promote-sanctions Associate of Sanctioned Oligarch Indicted for Sanctions Evasion and Money Laundering https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/associate-sanctioned-oligarch-indicted-sanctions-evasion-and-money-laundering Break the Chain Between Russian Oligarchs and Managers, and You Break Everything https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/21/opinion/russian-oligarchs-wealth-managers.html “They Think Very Highly of Nikki”: The Kushner Family Is Cozying Up to Nikki Haley https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/21/opinion/russian-oligarchs-wealth-managers.html The Alexandra Chalupa Interview https://www.gaslitnationpod.com/episodes-transcripts-20/2019/6/22/the-alexandra-chalupa-interview
Even the most carefully written scripts are changed by the actors. The world is the grandest stage for this historic play. To defeat the enemy you must become the enemy. Current events directly result from a need to show people. Stirring the pot to see the ingredients. Airline travel continues it's decent. What FAA director? Control movement to control people. Never erase history. Why Brennan get's the easy touch. Some patriots are completely handled. It's all about protecting Obama. One ugly source of real power is vengeance. The biggest ass trap ever. Donations define behavior. Who needs drawn out congressional hearings? Go straight for the throat. Migration as a weapon. Real goals displayed by the UN's IOM and director Amy Pope. Who funds them? Fast, furious and flexible. Medical testing too? Telling people what to do for fun and profit. Trying to look legit. IKEA, UPS, Western Union, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs. All the usual suspect NGO's. Are we a country or a state? Words matter. Migration data too. Invasion and infiltration are an evil combination we must fight. Too many spectators turns us into a circus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In today's episode, we dive into the fascinating intersection of faith, biohacking, and well-being. Pastor Lyle Phillips shares his insights on how to biohack creativity and the remarkable effects of light and sound on the human body. As a true "presence person," he sheds light on the importance of nurturing our spiritual health and how it ultimately enhances every aspect of our lives. So, whether you're a seasoned believer, a spiritual seeker, or simply curious about the connection between faith and holistic wellness, this conversation with Pastor Lyle and Allyson Phillips is sure to enlighten and inspire you. Join us as we explore the power of presence, the science of well-being, and the transformative potential of a life dedicated to loving God, loving people, and changing the world. For over 20 years, Pastor Lyle and his wife Allyson have been beacons of hope and guidance for those who seek a closer connection to the divine. Together, they serve as the Lead Pastors of Legacy Church in East Nashville. Before devoting himself to ministry, Lyle began his journey as a missionary to Africa and India, where he founded Mercy29, an NGO aimed at rescuing children from human trafficking. In just a few short years, Mercy29 helped rescue more than 400 kids. Lyle and Allyson met while Allyson was in ministry school at BSSM, and they were married just over a year later in Nashville, where they founded Legacy Church together. Full Show Notes: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/lyle Episode Sponsors: Quicksilver Scientific: To successfully detox, the body must both mobilize and remove toxins from the body. Quicksilver Scientific's PushCatch Liver Detox is a simple, two-step protocol designed to support detoxification and removal. Visit quicksilverscientific.com/ben and use code Greenfield15 for 15% off your purchase. JoyMode: Want to spice things up in the bedroom and boost your sexual performance? And do it naturally without nasty prescription drugs? We have a special offer for the Ben Greenfield audience. Go to usejoymode.com/GREENFIELD or enter GREENFIELD at checkout for 20% off your first order. Hiya: Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin. Receive 50% off your first order. To claim this deal you must go to hiyahealth.com/BEN. This deal is not available on their regular website. BioStack Labs: BioStack Labs have formulated their NAD Regen to increase your energy, enhance your cognitive function, and slow the aging process. Buy 2 NAD Regen for $134 and get 1 FREE (worth $67!) at BioStackLabs.com/Ben. Lucy Gum: If you are looking for a cleaner and tastier alternative to other nicotine products, Lucy is for you. To save 20% on any order, head over to lucy.co use discount code BEN20.
Vietnam Innovators (Tiếng Việt)
[English description below]Để phát triển tiềm lực cũng như chăm sóc sức khỏe tinh thần cho đội ngũ nhân sự, nhiều doanh nghiệp, tập đoàn đã tìm đến khai vấn (Coaching). Khai vấn là phương pháp đặt câu hỏi để người nghe tự mở ra những góc nhìn mới và tìm ra câu trả lời cho chính mình. Trên thế giới, phương pháp này đã được áp dụng tại nhiều công ty lớn như Burger King, Unilever, Prudential,…Trong tập Vietnam Innovators này, cùng tìm hiểu những điều thú vị của khai vấn. Khách mời của chúng ta là chị Đặng Lê Trâm - Head of HR & Strategy - LCV. Ngoài ra, chị còn là một chuyên gia khai vấn được chứng nhận bởi Liên đoàn khai vấn quốc tế (ICF). Mời bạn cùng nghe với sự dẫn dắt của host Long Nguyễn.Xem phiên bản video trên YouTubeNếu có bất cứ góp ý, phản hồi hay mong muốn hợp tác, bạn có thể gửi email về địa chỉ firstname.lastname@example.orgCảm ơn LCV đồng hành cùng Vietnam Innovators.Từ 2012, LCV đồng hành cùng hơn 40 doanh nghiệp, đào tạo năng lực Khai vấn và quản trị cảm xúc, phát huy tiềm năng công ty bằng triết lý "Be Strong Inside", khi 1 người thông suốt bên trong, xây dựng nội lực vững vàng, họ mới có thể xuất chúng trong đời sống cá nhân và hỗ trợ đội ngũ.---To develop the potential and take care of the mental health of their workforce, many businesses and corporations have turned to coaching. Coaching is a method of asking questions to help the listener open up new perspectives and find answers for themselves. This method has been applied in many large companies worldwide such as Burger King, Unilever, and Prudential.In this episode of Vietnam Innovators, let's explore the interesting aspects of coaching with our guest, Ms. Dang Le Tram - Head of HR & Strategy - LCV. In addition, she is also a certified coach by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Join us to listen to the discussion with our host - Long Nguyen.Listen to this episode on YouTube Feel free to leave any questions or invitations for business cooperation at email@example.com
This week, Dr. Richard E. Engler, Director of Chemistry for B&C and The Acta Group (Acta®), our consulting affiliate, returned to the studio to discuss a recently filed lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) issuance of a Consent Order under Section 5(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Judicial challenges to TSCA Section 5(e) orders are rare, and this one is even more unusual because the petitioner is a non-governmental organization (NGO) and the challenge was filed well beyond the statutory time period for judicial challenge, according to some. We discuss TSCA Section 5(e) orders, the process for challenging them, and some of the underlying issues at play here, including the concept of “chemical categories” under Section 5, concerns with EPA's new chemical review process, and EPA's assessment and communication of risk in the new chemicals it reviews under Section 5. ALL MATERIALS IN THIS PODCAST ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES. THE MATERIALS ARE NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE OR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES. ALL LEGAL QUESTIONS SHOULD BE ANSWERED DIRECTLY BY A LICENSED ATTORNEY PRACTICING IN THE APPLICABLE AREA OF LAW. ©2023 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. All Rights Reserved
It seems like not all that long ago, to me anyway, that potatoes were a big deal on the South Fork of Long Island. Throughout the past several decades, though, potatoes, and farmland in general, have given way to development of large summer homes, as the pressure to sell the exceedingly valuable farmland between Montauk Highway and the Atlantic Ocean became unavoidable for many local farming families. Lots of farmland has been preserved through the efforts of local governments and local NGO's such as Peconic Land Trust, but that pressure to turn over agricultural land to development persists. One way to preserve farmland, however, is to make good use of it. And while the sale of potatoes may not be able to economically justify farming the land here, distilling those potatoes into high quality spirits, which can fetch high prices among discerning spirits drinkers, may just be enough to push the value of those potatoes high enough to preserve the land. At least that's the plan for the Foster Family and the land they farm in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack. In order to convert those potatoes to high quality booze, they need a master distiller, and that's where Matt Beamer comes in. Formerly a craft brewer out west (actually still a brewer, since, as you'll hear, you must first brew beer to produce vodka), Matt has brought his skills to Sagaponack, where he produces vodka, gin, rye whiskey, bourbon and several other spirits to high acclaim and commercial success. Matt sat down with me to discuss the challenges and rewards, as well as the process of distillation, aging, bottling and selling those spirits. And if the Foster family has their way, they'll find a way to preserve their farms and their farming heritage.
“晨兴理荒秽，带月荷锄归”，田园生活总会使人心生向往，可真的让住惯了城市的你锄草种菜、烧火烧炕、安抚鸡羊，长久地生活上几年，你真的愿意去接受这些新技能带来的挑战吗？或许你在心里就要打上问号。不过对于蚊滋滋和长角羚这对“知识农夫”来说，他们很乐于动手动脑去解决问题，因为这是身为自然教育者一种知行合一的实践。在他们看来，他们的乡村生活和周末“农家乐”时光最主要的区别就在于，广阔的乡野不再是一个提供休闲娱乐的背景，而是与他们共同构成了一个自然系统。如何应付疯长的杂草？如何防范偷鸡的豹猫？他们要学会与这些“自然邻居”的相处之道，因为大家都在同一条“船”上。他们选择这片距离城市不远的“里山”地带来居住，也意味着他们并不想做世外桃源中的隐士，而是想通过自己的行为来影响更多城市里的来客。出乎意料的是，尽管这里距离北京的中心只有70公里，却有着山地、溪川、草地、农田、果园和房舍彼此镶嵌的迷人景致。这里的自然浓度极高——颜色鲜亮的北红尾鸲在房顶筑巢，红外相机还捕捉到了狗獾、野猪、狍子等各种“丛林大咖”。 本期播客就让我们走出水泥丛林，来到他们生活的世界，听一听真正与野性为邻的生活，究竟是什么样的吧~【本期嘉宾】主播 | 丘濂，《三联生活周刊》主笔嘉宾 | 长角羚，曾就职环境NGO，从事濒危物种保育。现任盖娅 · 沃思花园农夫。嘉宾 | 蚊滋滋，在自然之友·盖娅自然学校从事环境教育工作。2014年与长角羚创建盖娅·沃思花园。【时间轴】02:23 为什么要起“自然名”？04:04 “里山”究竟是什么？09:52 结庐在何处？要看自然浓度15:37 农场生活的四时节律17:24 自给自足是一个循序渐进的过程19:20 烧炕、做灶、装旱厕，里山生活的小技巧24:58 买农具里的大学问29:50 动手能力是逼出来的35:44 蚯蚓粪的脑洞再利用37:54 如何在山里与动植物“和平相处”？45:08 北红尾鸲、麻雀和岩松鼠的“爱恨情仇”48:30 老菜的妙用，丑菜的价值58:02 把生活镶嵌到自然，成为它的一部分1:01:21 如果不搬去乡野，是否也有机会实践生态友好？【收听方式】你可以通过三联中读、小宇宙、喜马拉雅、苹果播客、网易云音乐、荔枝FM关注收听。
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This week, we're exploring the intersection of environmental conservation and mindfulness, and how protecting our planet relates to our overall wellness. Our guest is Joshua Sam Miller, founder of Embodied Sounds, who has performed all over the world, including Burning Man. With a background in sound healing, Joshua recently joined the international film festival circuit with his Sounds of the Ocean immersive experience.In our conversation, we discuss the power of sound healing, how environmental activism and wellness go hand-in-hand, ways to incorporate mindfulness into our daily lives through sound, and much more.If you enjoy this episode, please feel free to rate and review the podcast on whatever app you're listening on, and share with a friend!OUR SPONSORAre you ready to feel more energized, focused, and supported? Go to zen.ai/wanderlust and add nourishing, plant-based foods to fuel you from sunrise to sunset.CONNECT WITH JOSHUAWebsites: soundsoftheocean.com and embodiedsounds.comInstagram: @sounds.oftheoceanYouTube ChannelFacebook pageTwitter: @soundsoftheoceanCONNECT WITH THE SHOWWebsite: WellnessAndWanderlust.netInstagram: www.instagram.com/wellnessandwanderlustblogFacebook: www.facebook.com/wellnessandwanderlustblogTwitter: www.twitter.com/moses_saysOTHER RESOURCES Being Unapologetically Authentic Episode ft. Valerie Moses Ep 113: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Redefining Success with Jean Tien
Tim Low joins us for Season 1 (2021) of Birdsong. Tim is an Australian biologist, and an author of several books and numerous articles on nature and conservation. His seventh book, Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World, became the first nature book ever to win the Australian Book Industry Awards prize for best General Non Fiction in 2015. An earlier book, Feral Future, inspired the formation of an NGO, the Invasive Species Council. His earlier books helped popularize Australian bush tucker. Four of his books have won national prizes, and alongside these books, his reports, articles and talks have contributed to ecological thought and environmental policy in Australia and beyond. Written for a general audience, his books have attracted broad academic interest and serve as recommended reading in many university courses. http://www.timlow.com TIMESTAMPS: [3:55] Why Tim doesn't typically use the word sacred [7:35] We use singular words to define pluralities, such as wilderness and nature [8:00] Nature beings adapt to the suburbs and cities [9:30] Human progression being bad for nature is too simplistic a perspective [10:40] Satin Bowerbirds are technological innovators with their love for blue plastic [12:55] Is nature something that we as humans can enhance? [14:50] Is humanity and our bioevolutionary role to be the great diversifiers of nature? [17:03] Where Song Began: the origin of songbirds from Australia [19:30] Australia gave birth to the most intelligent birds [23:44] The universal language of birdsong [24:24] The noisy miners, lorikeets and goshawk [26:25] Bird calls and snakes [29:23] The differing dialects of bird species [32:00] Awareness, associations, and vegetation relationships out in the field [34:30] The supercontinent Gondwana and the emergence of songbirds from Australia [36:15] Childhood dreams of becoming a paleontologist and my dinosaurian revelation of the lyrebird [37:56] The cassowary [38:56] Bird teeth, the goose, and its serrated tongue [41:06] The ancient Gondwanan connection between gum trees and other species [43:00] The importance of understanding deep time to be decent environmental managers [47:20] Songbirds and parrots have co-evolved with eucalypt trees for many millions of years [50:50] We can learn more about Australia from our birds moreso than our mammals [53:11] Feral Future and how we can move forward with practical solutions to invasive species [54:39] The conservation issue of fire-ants [57:16] Every species has its own agenda [1:00:00] Current problematic invasive species here in Australia [1:02:26] Human transport systems perpetuating invasive species [1:04:04] Think global, act local? [1:08:00] People's relationships to nature can be very shallow [1:08:49] Connecting with nature can be like jogging??? [1:10:11] Finding your nature niche to take interest in [1:11:16] Aldo Leopold - Nature writer and father of wildlife ecology [1:14:34] Observing the similarities between animal species to learn more about the classification tree [1:16:34] Tim's next book further exploring invasive species [1:17:05] The super-colony of Argentine ants causing global destruction [1:21:30] Nature vs computers, bandicoots and platypus
你會不會想要為社會做一點 有貢獻的事 ？今天邀請到 One-forty 非營利組織的創辦人陳凱翔，來與你聊聊一個人是怎麼從一個小念頭、小點子，到一個團隊開始推動台灣的影響力，看見真正的改變。 一間 NGO 是怎麼營運、怎麼找到商業模式和議題的切角，把理念真正的傳達和推動出去？都是我們會聊到的重點。
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Bạn đã từng nghe đến bệnh nghiện rượu, nghiện thuốc lá, nhưng liệu bạn đã từng nghe đến bệnh Nghiện Việc? Đây là một dạng bệnh mà chúng ta phụ thuộc vào công việc, và nếu chúng ta không làm việc, chúng ta sẽ không còn tìm thấy niềm vui và sự an toàn nữa. Nghiện Việc có thể gây ra cảm giác bất an và lo lắng, và nó là một bệnh lý thần kinh có thể gây ra hậu quả nghiêm trọng nếu không được chữa trị kịp thời. Để quản lý thời gian hiệu quả, tôi luôn luôn viết xuống những việc cần làm. Tôi viết xuống tất cả các việc cần làm trong ngày, bao gồm việc gì cần làm vào lúc 10 giờ sáng, 3 giờ chiều và buổi tối. Việc viết xuống này giúp tôi biết chính xác những gì cần làm trong ngày và tạo ra một kế hoạch cụ thể để thực hiện công việc. Tuy nhiên, để quản lý thời gian hiệu quả, tôi không nên viết xuống tất cả các việc cần làm một cách tổng quát mà thay vào đó, tôi nên đánh giá xem có ai khác có thể giúp tôi hoàn thành công việc đó hay không. Nếu có, tôi sẽ nhờ họ giúp tôi hoàn thành công việc đó. Nếu không, tôi sẽ tìm một người khác để giúp tôi hoàn thành công việc đó. Vì vậy, tôi khuyên bạn nên tập thói quen viết xuống những việc cần làm mỗi ngày và đánh giá xem ai có thể giúp bạn hoàn thành công việc đó để tiết kiệm thời gian và tăng hiệu quả công việc. Ngoài ra, bạn nên xác định những ưu tiên quan trọng để hoàn thành trước khi bắt đầu công việc mới. Để ngăn chặn tình trạng nghiện việc, tôi thường xuyên tập thể dục và thư giãn để giảm bớt căng thẳng và áp lực từ công việc. Tôi cũng đặt ra giới hạn thời gian cho mỗi ngày làm việc và cố gắng tuân thủ giờ giấc đó để tránh làm việc quá sức. Ngoài ra, tôi cũng tìm kiếm sự giúp đỡ từ gia đình và bạn bè để giảm bớt áp lực từ công việc. Tôi luôn nhớ rằng công việc là một phần của cuộc sống, không phải là cuộc sống của tôi và tôi luôn tìm cách giữ cân bằng giữa công việc và cuộc sống cá nhân. Với những cách quản lý thời gian hiệu quả và ngăn chặn tình trạng nghiện việc này, tôi đã cảm thấy thoải mái hơn khi làm việc và có thể tận hưởng cuộc sống ngoài công việc một cách trọn vẹn hơn. Tôi hy vọng những lời khuyên này sẽ giúp bạn tránh được tình trạng nghiện việc và quản lý thời gian hiệu quả hơn trong cuộc sống và công việc của bạn. ----------------------------------------------------------- Theo dõi Phạm Thành Long thêm trên các nền tảng mạng xã hội khác: Blog Phạm Thành Long http://long.vn Facebook Phạm Thành Long: https://www.facebook.com/longguru Youtube Phạm Thành Long Offical: http://long.vn/youtube Youtube Long Shorts: http://long.vn/shorts Radio Phạm Thành Long: http://long.vn/radio Twitter: https://twitter.com/longpt Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pham.thanh.long/ Tiktok: http://long.vn/tiktok
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Content note: This episode contains discussions of violence, including rape and mutilation Derived from public testimonies at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Freetown, Testimony: Found Poems from the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Bucknell University Press, 202) is a remarkable poetry collection, which won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (gold, poetry category), aims to breathe new life into the records of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, delicately extracting heartbreaking human stories from the morass of legal jargon. By rendering selected trial transcripts in poetic form, Testimony finds a novel way to communicate not only the suffering of Sierra Leone's people, but also their courage, dignity, and resilience. The use of innovative literary techniques, along with the author's own experience around the Special Court for Sierra Leone, works to share the voices of survivors of this violence across the world. A heartbreaking and ambitious book, Testimony will be of great interest to human rights, legal, and literary scholars alike. Testimony also includes an introduction that explores how the genre of “found poetry” can serve as a uniquely powerful means through which writers may bear witness to atrocity. This book's unforgettable excavation and situating of survivor testimonies opens new possibilities for speaking about the unspeakable, and for thinking about the intersections between poetry, human rights, and history. Dr. Stephanie Stepakoff is a psychologist and human rights advocate whose research on the traumatic aftermath of war has appeared in such journals as Peace and Conflict and The International Journal of Transitional Justice. She holds an MFA from The New School and is completing a PhD in English at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to becoming a literary scholar, she was the psychologist for the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone (2005-2007) and a psychologist/trainer for CVT (an NGO that focuses on survivors of politically motivated torture), first in Guinea and later in Jordan. Dr. Rine Vieth is a researcher studying how the UK Immigration and Asylum Tribunals consider claims of belief, how claims of religious belief are evidenced, and the role of faith communities in asylum-seeker support. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-studies
Tiến sĩ David Rock được nhiều người coi là nhà sáng lập lĩnh vực 'Lãnh Đạo Bằng Khoa Học Não Bộ', và là người đồng sáng lập kiêm Giám đốc điều hành của Học viện NeuroLeadership. Học viện tự hào có một lượng khách hàng ấn tượng, với kinh nghiệm tư vấn cho hơn hai phần ba các công ty thuộc danh sách Fortune 100. Ngoài ra, tiến sĩ Rock còn là tác giả của bốn cuốn sách, trong đó có cuốn sách kinh doanh bán chạy nhất Your Brain at Work. Ông cũng chia sẻ nghiên cứu của mình trên nhiều trang báo nổi tiếng như Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes và Fortune. Mời các bạn đón xem / lắng nghe! #Vietsuccess #VietsuccessBusiness #DavidRock #NeuroLeadership
Content note: This episode contains discussions of violence, including rape and mutilation Derived from public testimonies at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Freetown, Testimony: Found Poems from the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Bucknell University Press, 202) is a remarkable poetry collection, which won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (gold, poetry category), aims to breathe new life into the records of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, delicately extracting heartbreaking human stories from the morass of legal jargon. By rendering selected trial transcripts in poetic form, Testimony finds a novel way to communicate not only the suffering of Sierra Leone's people, but also their courage, dignity, and resilience. The use of innovative literary techniques, along with the author's own experience around the Special Court for Sierra Leone, works to share the voices of survivors of this violence across the world. A heartbreaking and ambitious book, Testimony will be of great interest to human rights, legal, and literary scholars alike. Testimony also includes an introduction that explores how the genre of “found poetry” can serve as a uniquely powerful means through which writers may bear witness to atrocity. This book's unforgettable excavation and situating of survivor testimonies opens new possibilities for speaking about the unspeakable, and for thinking about the intersections between poetry, human rights, and history. Dr. Stephanie Stepakoff is a psychologist and human rights advocate whose research on the traumatic aftermath of war has appeared in such journals as Peace and Conflict and The International Journal of Transitional Justice. She holds an MFA from The New School and is completing a PhD in English at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to becoming a literary scholar, she was the psychologist for the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone (2005-2007) and a psychologist/trainer for CVT (an NGO that focuses on survivors of politically motivated torture), first in Guinea and later in Jordan. Dr. Rine Vieth is a researcher studying how the UK Immigration and Asylum Tribunals consider claims of belief, how claims of religious belief are evidenced, and the role of faith communities in asylum-seeker support. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literary-studies
Content note: This episode contains discussions of violence, including rape and mutilation Derived from public testimonies at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Freetown, Testimony: Found Poems from the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Bucknell University Press, 202) is a remarkable poetry collection, which won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (gold, poetry category), aims to breathe new life into the records of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, delicately extracting heartbreaking human stories from the morass of legal jargon. By rendering selected trial transcripts in poetic form, Testimony finds a novel way to communicate not only the suffering of Sierra Leone's people, but also their courage, dignity, and resilience. The use of innovative literary techniques, along with the author's own experience around the Special Court for Sierra Leone, works to share the voices of survivors of this violence across the world. A heartbreaking and ambitious book, Testimony will be of great interest to human rights, legal, and literary scholars alike. Testimony also includes an introduction that explores how the genre of “found poetry” can serve as a uniquely powerful means through which writers may bear witness to atrocity. This book's unforgettable excavation and situating of survivor testimonies opens new possibilities for speaking about the unspeakable, and for thinking about the intersections between poetry, human rights, and history. Dr. Stephanie Stepakoff is a psychologist and human rights advocate whose research on the traumatic aftermath of war has appeared in such journals as Peace and Conflict and The International Journal of Transitional Justice. She holds an MFA from The New School and is completing a PhD in English at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to becoming a literary scholar, she was the psychologist for the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone (2005-2007) and a psychologist/trainer for CVT (an NGO that focuses on survivors of politically motivated torture), first in Guinea and later in Jordan. Dr. Rine Vieth is a researcher studying how the UK Immigration and Asylum Tribunals consider claims of belief, how claims of religious belief are evidenced, and the role of faith communities in asylum-seeker support. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network
Content note: This episode contains discussions of violence, including rape and mutilation Derived from public testimonies at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Freetown, Testimony: Found Poems from the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Bucknell University Press, 202) is a remarkable poetry collection, which won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (gold, poetry category), aims to breathe new life into the records of Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war, delicately extracting heartbreaking human stories from the morass of legal jargon. By rendering selected trial transcripts in poetic form, Testimony finds a novel way to communicate not only the suffering of Sierra Leone's people, but also their courage, dignity, and resilience. The use of innovative literary techniques, along with the author's own experience around the Special Court for Sierra Leone, works to share the voices of survivors of this violence across the world. A heartbreaking and ambitious book, Testimony will be of great interest to human rights, legal, and literary scholars alike. Testimony also includes an introduction that explores how the genre of “found poetry” can serve as a uniquely powerful means through which writers may bear witness to atrocity. This book's unforgettable excavation and situating of survivor testimonies opens new possibilities for speaking about the unspeakable, and for thinking about the intersections between poetry, human rights, and history. Dr. Stephanie Stepakoff is a psychologist and human rights advocate whose research on the traumatic aftermath of war has appeared in such journals as Peace and Conflict and The International Journal of Transitional Justice. She holds an MFA from The New School and is completing a PhD in English at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to becoming a literary scholar, she was the psychologist for the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Sierra Leone (2005-2007) and a psychologist/trainer for CVT (an NGO that focuses on survivors of politically motivated torture), first in Guinea and later in Jordan. Dr. Rine Vieth is a researcher studying how the UK Immigration and Asylum Tribunals consider claims of belief, how claims of religious belief are evidenced, and the role of faith communities in asylum-seeker support. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/genocide-studies
The United Nations has warned that the world is at risk of exceeding the 1.5 degrees Celsius limit for global warming in the next 10 years. How is Malaysia responding to the climate crisis? We speak to Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Minister for Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change on progress to reduce carbon emissions, the timeline for tabling the National Adaptation Plan and concerns over environmental data transparency.Auto-generated TranscriptThis is a podcast from BFM 89.9. The business station,The BFM Breakfast Grille, connecting you to the top people and ideas powered by U Mobile 5G. Now with you.Good morning, you're listening to the Breakfast Grille. I'm Syazana Mokhtar. The science couldn't be more clear. The world is running out of time to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius with un scientists warning that we could breach this target in the 2030s without urgent action.The house is on fire. So how is the Malaysian government responding to the climate change? Alarm bells? Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Minister of Natural Resources Environment and climate change? Joins me on the show today to discuss this. Thank you for taking the time to speak with us. Nik. Welcome to the show. Hi, thanks for having me here. I'm going to put you on the spot. Is Malaysia facing a climate emergency?Well, definitely, I mean, we, we see it every day. We see it with the floods that we have that keep breaking records year after year and we see it with the incoming heat wave that we're having now. So definitely we are facing a climate emergency like other countries in the world. Ok. So you have taken a different position from the previous government. The national government said there wasn't a need yet to declare a climate emergency as efforts were being taken to combat climate change. In this sense, you're departing from their stance, Malaysia is facing a climate emergency. Well, in substance. Yes. But what I'm saying, you know, I think what was asked by the previous, on the previous government was for the government to declare a climate emergency in law with that? I think that, you know, I I I think that we don't have to declare a legal climate emergency. It was declared in law in the UK and nothing much has happened. What is more important I think is to understand about how big the climate situation is and to address it rather than, you know, putting us to certain standards that may be, you know, that, that are false or provide an illusion. Ok. At the same time, you acknowledge there is a climate emergency of sorts, but you have also postponed the climate change bill which was a piece of legislation that was on the cusp of being tabled by the the national government. If not for GE15, you push that back another 2 to 3 years. Why has this bill been delayed similar to having, you know, about declaring us having a climate emergency? I do not want us to just tick the boxes without having a significant or substantial uh meat to the legislation. So, with regards to the Climate Change Act, and I, I know uh my, my predecessors, a few generations back Yeo Bee Yin,Uh she did put some work into it, you know, and, and it was uh uh what do you call that progressing at good pace? However, when I came into office, I didn't get much on the table uh from my immediate predecessors. Uh So, you know, for me, you know, I do not want to just rush a Climate Change Act this year.Uh And seeing that it does not address many of the things that we want to address. Um Actually, we have many legislations that are existing that can address climate change, uh that we can work on, make it more effective, which is, is I think uh as important as having a Climate Change Act in place. So you tweeted back in February this, that we want a bill that's not toothless, that is comprehensive and that will be truly impactful what was lacking in the draft bill that warrants a complete overhaul from your perspective. I think I've said it often enough that uh I did not get anything from my predecessor.So, so now, you know, the team, that's why you're starting from scratch. Yes. Um You know, so I'm, I'm asking the officials at the ministry and and you know, for us to have a, to have a really thorough look at the legislation to really consult widely um to see how other countries are doing uh the the legislation and also to have a proper engagement with the various stakeholders, civil society, um academia, businesses to see when the bill comes out, it will be truly comprehensive. So at this point, do you have, I suppose a vision of sorts, Nik in terms of what you think should be in this bill or what you want it to encompass?I think there are two key elements um in terms of carbon emissions. Uh it's something that we really need to address. Uh but you know, as a country, we do not emit that much, we emit about 0.69% of the carbon emissions globally. We are doing quite well compared to many other countries at our stage of development and our size of economy. However, we are also, we also have to play our part. I mean, that's very crucial.And secondly, we are a trading nation as we know many um E N E companies, for example, are putting stringent climate goals. So if we do not uh have uh ambitious climate goals, then we, you know, our industries will be hollowed out in the next 5, 10 years. That's one. Uh but the other part which is just as important is things like adaptation and mitigation.Um I think that is more urgent for Malaysia. We are a country, a maritime country. Basically, we've seen the floods, we've seen sea level rise, we've seen erosion happening.Um So I think those are things that we need to address in the Climate Change Act to ensure that we are able to, you know, survive, you know, when, when it comes to not just 2050 2030. All right, ambitious climate change targets. That that's what you mentioned carbon targets. So Malaysia has clear goals for climate mitigation that were submitted to the United Nationsas part of our National Determined Contribution N D CS. We updated that in 2021 we're going to reduce the intensity of carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. Some parties would argue that our N DC targets are not ambitious enough, reducing carbon intensity by 45% of 2005 levels can be done without actually lowering emissions. How would you respond to that?Well, I think one of the concerns um in fact, I mean, there are two sides to the argument. Some people also said that, you know, we put that target unconditionally many other countries when they have their submissions to the N DC on reduction of carbon intensity, it was conditional but we, you know, we gave it away. But I think, you know, it is what it is and, and I think we will be reviewing it uh in the next few years. Um So I think as long as we, we, we stick to that plan,um I think we are in good state because um actually many of our targets are very ambitious compared to our neighboring countries, even the more advanced ones. Um But the issue is not about targets alone, it's about the pathways to achieve those targets. You know, it's like, you know, going a, a student going and declaring to his parents, I'm going to get 10 A in S PM and not studying, you know, or or not working for it. So the targets I think is there is about working and finding the pathways to achieving those targets. So just to clarify, uh Malaysia has also pledged to become net zero at the earliest by 2050 this was announced by the Ismail Al Sabri government and this is a pledge that the present government also intends to stick to. Yes. Yes. Ok. UmOne of the key pieces of Malaysia's climate mitigation strategy is the transition to renewable energy which the government targets to reach 40% generation capacity by 2035. My question for you, Nik is, can this be achieved without first dismantling the fuel subsidies that are keeping energy prices artificially low? For Malaysians? At the, at the moment,I think the shift to uh targeted subsidies is crucial for us to jumpstart our energy transition. And we've started that, you know, one of before one month in office. Uh My first task was to uh have the review for the next IC P T cycle where we, where we increase the surcharge um for industries for commercial sectors which were using uh which were medium and high voltage users in the energy sector.Uh by what, 400% right from, from uh all the way to 20 cent. Um it still subsidized. Uh but it's a huge increase from what it was. Uh And, and I think, uh and there was a lot of complaints, uh, understandably and, but I also think that industries, businesses need to understand that we have uh given a blanket subsidy for so long, you know, and many of these uh businesses have enjoyed that. Right.So, uh complaints, yes. Um a lot of noise in the media but uh ultimately, you know, I met a few of them after a few months and, and now they have adopted uh energy efficiency plans. They are using more solar. Uh And I think just because it's uh priced nearer to the market and people understand that and I think um the plan is not just for the industries and commercial sector, the non-domestic sector, but also for the domestic uh consumers for the, at least we can start with the T 20. I mean, if you are using, uh if you're having a bungalow, a landed house with 10 air cons, you know, dryers and what not, you should be paying a market rate for your electricity. I mean, that's something that we, we, we, we want to work on, right. Um So, so that's part of it, the energy efficiency and Conservation Act is it has been in the works, I think even during the Naps administration, we hope to pass it this year. So I think that will be another important impetus towards energy transition.Uh And, and yes, as you rightly said, the next other part, the other part is electrification of mobility of, of transport. Um And we also need to address where now you know, if you are using regardless, I mean, even people who are using the most expensive cars uh are now using route 95 for example, because it subsidized,it's cheaper. So I think we also need to address that towards targeted subsidies so that then people will make that transition towards electric vehicles as well. Does the fuel subsidies? Does that come under your portfolio? As an R E C C Minister? I mean, do you have influence over what happens? Input will be there? But it's led by the Ministry of Finance anduh Ministry of Domestic Trade. And yeah, ok. I'm speaking to Nik Nazmi, Nik Ahmad, Minister for Natural Resources Environment and climate change is Malaysia doing enough on climate adaptation. We'll have more on the Breakfast Grilleafter the break. Stay tuned. BFM 89.9,you are listening to the breakfast grill brought to you by you Mobile 5G. Now with you.Thanks for staying tuned to the breakfast grill. I'm Syazana Mokhtar. And with me on the show today is Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, minister for Natural Resources, Environment and climate change. Nik. Earlier on in the show, you mentioned the energy efficiency and Conservation Act, which you said has been long in the works. Why is this a priority for the government now?Well, because there's two sides to, to when we talk about energy, one is about having cleaner sources of energy generation, right? Uh We still have a lot of coal, for example, gas is low carbon but its still carbon. Um we want more solar and all that. So that's one element of it and, and that takes time,but the other element is energy efficiency. Uh because um we, we also know that actually um with new technology, a lot of equipment, a lot of uh uh machines and stuff are getting more and more efficient in terms of using energy. Um the electrical appliances that we use today are much more efficient in terms of using energy compared to what our grandparents were using. For example,the UK over the past 20 years, the energy consumption has gone on the downtrend, right? So if we can do that, that means we require less energy and, and that means we, we do not have to rely so much on, on the uh coal and gas plants that we have today. And, and you know, we also have enormous uh reserve margins for electricity. So that will definitely help in our energy transition.Nik is the introduction of an energy efficiency and conservation Act. A prerequisite of sorts to secure renewable energy transition deals with developed countries. I wonder, I understand that most of our neighbors have some form of energy efficiency regulation in place. And last year, both Indonesia and Vietnam concluded finance partnerships with rich countries to advance their green energy agenda. Is that part of the reason why you want to push this? Now,I I, you know, if you ask me, it's not just because of that. Um I think um if you talk, I mean, definitely we would love to be part of uh you know, all these lucrative deals um for us to accelerate our energy transition. Um I mean, if anyone can help us to have now our commitment is no new coal plants, but if we can have uh early retirement of coal plants with the right uh structure in our energy sector, with the right financing.Um whether it comes from overseas or from the banks and whatnot, it's something that we'd be happy to consider, right? Um But I think why, why we missed out was um and, and we actually have a lot of good policies and plans but maybe it was not communicated or marketed enough before. Um And I have spoken uh you know in cabinet, I've spoken to the Prime Minister that I think this is something thatit has to be central. And I think definitely, you know, the the Prime Minister has understood this. Uh we had a lot of things for my ministry in this budget 2023. So the government understands how important climate change is and and we hope that that that can be the key plank for the an Ibrahim administration. Ok. So there's definitely going to be more foreign policy outreach when it comes to thegreen energy agenda and the green agenda in general, I want to stick to energy a little bit more. The appointment of Mohammad Radan Moma Yusuf as chair of the Energy Commission in February did spark backlash given his then position as the Deputy managing Director of Gamuda Gauda is of course a major player in the renewable energy space. He has since resigned two months after he was first appointed. I mean, was this the result of the Prime Minister's intervention?No, I mean, uh you know, in the first place, uh obviously we did our checks and what not. Uh There are a few things that we have to correct. Dauda is not a major major renewable energy player. They have a small investmentuh in uh renewable energy. They are mostly uh construction uh property player and most of their revenues come from abroad. Uh But what, what, what was uh and I think the most important thing. Um Yes, as you rightly said, I think a lot of people were expecting him to design from S T but it was just a narrative that people wanted to create.Uh But uh rash, he, he made the choice to his credit that he, he was excited about contributing to this and, and I think, surprised a lot of people by resigning, not from S D but from Gamuda.Um And, you know, he has a long record of, of um being able to shake up um markets, being able to uh do uh various uh corporate uh restructuring that has uh left uh you know, it was really radical corporate restructuring, which I think uh uh has shaken up the market. And I thinkas that's why we wanted him there. You know, that's why we, we put him there was because he uh I, I believe that we can do better in terms of energy transition and, and we need to have a more uh you know, uh focus uh view on this and, and Rash is the right person for thisis that you've specified to him that you want to see him achieve in his post as the chair of the Energy Commission. Well, well, right now, you know, we, we under my R er we our renewable energy road map, we have targets of installed capacity for R E 31% as opposed to 24% present me31% in 2025 40% in 2035. Um But as I've said, if there are ways to accelerate that, if there are ways we can look at uh uh you know, to really ramp up solar uh to get uh Malaysia to play a central role in the ASEAN power grid.Um You know, we are already supply, we are already, our grid is already supplying electricity from Laos to Singapore. For example, you know, we should be able to be at the center for ASEAN. Once all the interconnections are there, um the looking at reviewing our ban on renewable energy exports, you know, so all these things are things that are the K P I s for for rush to achieve. Ok. So very full inbox trayand passing it on to him. I would like to turn our attention to the other side of the climate change action coin which is adaptation. How would you respond to accusations that the government is doing far too little to address climate resilience? The policy focus has been very much on mitigation on reducing carbon emissions as evidenced by the many blueprints on low carbon aspirations. When will the government present the Malaysia National Adaptation plan?Well, our uh we've just submitted our proposal to G C F, the Green Climate Fund uh to prepare the National Adaptation Plan N A P uh on 27 March this year. Uh and it is going to focus on water security and water resources, agriculture and food security,uh infrastructure, energy and environment, forest biodiversity, and public health. So yes, as I said, um you know, in truth, a lot of the things about carbon emissions and what not, we are a very small player in the big sum of things, right? Uh We, we, you know, other countries are contributing far, far more to that and, and even if we play our part and they don't, you know, we'll still be underwater by 2050.Uh But adaptation is then plays a very key role because we have more control over that.Uh We've seen the floods, we've seen what's happening. Um With regards to every uh uh places that have never been flooded are now experiencing floods. Um erosion. I've seen, you know, roads in, in the east coast, in the west coast where they are now disappearing because of uh erosion. So I think um adaptation plays a very key role and, and definitely, it's one of our focus and I think one of the things that we keep repeating on,um yes, we need to do the, the, the carbon emission side and all that because of yes, we want to play our part. Secondly, we are a global trading uh player. But adaptation is the priority. Uh if you want to talk about survival for our Children and their Children.So the previous government cited that Malaysia would need funding to the tune of 400 billion ring to overcome flooding issues until the end of this century. This is just for flooding is that the quantum that you have in mind as well in terms of what's going to be needed to invest in adaptation measures.Well, you know, if you want to talk about adaptation as a whole, it might be even more, right? Um but yeah, I mean, that's based on one study uh um that, that has been cited and, and definitely, you know, we are spending more and more uh for flood mitigation uh for adaptation. Uh We are also going to come up of uh flood hazard maps and whatnot so that it can be built in, in, in insurance. So, you know, basically the, the the country has to move uh has to transition towards this.Um The B and I think, you know, when, when some people look at it as a huge cost um is the biggest portion of my ministry, for example, uh flood. Uh But if you then calculate how much losses, ultimately loss of life, but also loss of property loss to the economic sectors.If there is. Uh I mean, when we see a sea level rise, our biggest uh port Port Clan will be totally exposed. Uh And what's the impact to our supply in the country? Right? Uh getting food, getting vital uh goods inuh our power plants and a lot of them are near the, the sea as well. Uh What will happen to them? So these are things that we have to recognize and, and then you will understand that the huge expenditure is actually affordable once you look at it because we are going to save much more when we spend on adaptation and mitigation. Ok. I think um many,I agree with you, Nik, I think that we do need to see more funding being sent to adaptation. But the point is we're not seeing it yet. So when will the government, I suppose put these efforts in motion, when will we see on the ground, the adaptation efforts take place? Well, I think um some of the, you know, flood the projects that are addressing floods and whatnot. I mean, that's already there. Uh But um I think the key part will definitely be uh when we have the National Adaptation plan because that will beuh you know, the, the, the focus for all our adaptation uh programs and projects. When will this be tabled? Um Well, we, we are working on it. I mean, as I said, it's been submitted to the uh to the G C F. So hopefully, uh we can uh you know, once we go through the various um stakeholder discussions because we want the inputuh from the grassroots, from the activists, from various stakeholders. Uh Then uh you know, then we can uh then we will uh make it as an official policy? Why has it taken so long for adaptation to be made a priority by the government? Do you think Nik? I mean, people would say this is, this is late, we are very late in coming up with this adaptation plan. Um What gives,well, you know, um I do not want to blame predecessors or whatnot, but I think sometimes, like I said, I mean, it, it becomes sexy to talk about uh carbon emissions because it's there. And, you know, some, a lot of times our energy uh sorry environment conversations are driven by what's been talked about in the developed countries. Um And obviously, I mean, I understand why, why, you know, they want to talk about carbon emissions, they are the major polluters, right?Uh They've cut down the forest for 2, 300 years and they've developed at our expense, but people don't want to talk as much about adaptation. Um because it's something that is more relevant to a maritime developing country like Malaysia.Um And, and I think, uh you know, sometimes you, you do get, you, you get uh you, you're stuck with the narrative that's been played in the developed countries. And I think we need to understand that every country's climate challenge differs. Uh you know, when you are a developed economy, when you're a big polluter compared to a developing country, which is um a peninsula and part of an island, right? So that, that's the context that we have to understand.I'm speaking to Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, minister for Natural Resources, environment and climate change on an extended edition of the breakfast grill after the 8 30 AM news bulletin is Malaysian policy making being held hostage by state elections. Stay tuned. BFM 89.9.You are listening to the breakfast grill brought to you by you Mobile 5G. Now with you, you are listening to an extended edition of the breakfast grill. I'm Syazana Mokhtar. And with me today is Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Minister for Natural Resources Environment and climate change. Now, Nik earlier on, we were talking about adaptation and adaptation measures that Malaysia is taking. I would like to touch on forestry measures because unchecked development and deforestation have been cited as among the key reasons for the increased severity of flooding and higher incidents of landslides. Now, we know that forestry management is under state government purview. But what levers do you have in the federal government? What are you using to maintain oversight on what's happening at the state level?Yeah. So um when you are at the federal level, we have uh we do coordinate between the state governments. We have, we have Biodiversity Nagara which recently said uh we have the Malaysian Climate Change Action Council which is chaired by the Prime Minister. So uh a, so those are the platforms that we have uh with uh the state governments um in order to uh coordinate uh policies uh and also to share targets and best practices. Uh So what, what we try to do is um you know, you know, there, there are various things, for example, now, you know, when, even when there's a palm oil, for example, we have uh you know, sustainable palm oil certification, uh even for forest management. So that is an encouragement for them to conform because in order for them to have access to the widest markets, then they have to meet those targets. Um And most, I would say most states do meet those targets.Um And to be to the credibility of the standards when they don't, they are penalized. I mean, they are taken out uh the, the from the certification. Um but rather than just sort of a stick approach, uh you know, uh we also uh we also have uh what you call the incentives carrots, for example, which has been there since 2019 is the ecological fiscal transfer. How effective has this mechanism been?Well, uh you know, the, we, we do see um states because the main complaints when you talk about states that, that tend to have problems. I mean, I'm generalizing but it tends to be the states when, where they do not have a big uh commercial or industrial sector. So they rely on exploitation of forests. Um and they, they, they also tend to be the ones with the biggest forest covers. So they rely on exploitation of forests in order to uh for, for revenue.Um So they say, OK, you are giving us all these lofty targets and all that. But what's in it for us? And they are, it's, it's a bread and butter issue as well. I mean fair to them.So, so we say, OK, you know this uh E F T it was 60 million Ring Gate when it was launched in 2020 19. Then the last two years, it was 70 million ring gate each year. And now the Prime Minister has increased it to 100 and 50 million ring gate. But what's the take up is this actually going to state government is sitting in a bank somewhere? They, they all go to states. Um We look at uh one is the size of the forest coveruh but also what they are doing uh in terms of uh if, if they do add uh their, their uh permanent uh forest reserves, uh what they're doing for, for uh the uh the dilapidated forest, what are they doing to restore it? So there are a few criterias uh that we look into and we are trying to make it even more sophisticated so that uh you know, it's not just giving free money but it's conditional. Um And, and to encourage good behavior, I think that that's the most important thing.Um But yeah, I mean, the problems are there definitely, for example, uh was the only state that had a public consultation uh for the gaze of Forest. It was there in the enactment then last year, the previous government adopted that for the National Forestry Act amendment. Uh Unfortunately, after that, only one other state has adopted that as well. The others have yet to do so. So because that the state legislation in order to, to uh exercise that we have to keep reminding themthat, you know, you have to do that and, and it will eventually reflect, I mean, some of them now want to go into carbon trading and what not. If you don't do that, it will have an impact into the credibility of your carbon assets and so on and so forth. OK. So I can see that there is continuous engagement with the state governments on the initiative that they're taking on forestry management. Now there has been excellent investigative journalism byMalaysian organizations like Rainbow Watch and Makara on the gaps in forestry data, including differences between what satellite images show and what's in official records of land use. How are you addressing questions of government credibility when it comes to environmental data?Yeah, I mean, I, I think uh it's also an issue of sometimes an issue of definitions. OK. Uh I mean, I, I, I, I came up with a very open statement, you know, listening to and I, I in fact met, met uh with most of these NGO or or institutions listen to their concerns. Um Sometimes it's also an issue of how we can communicate better.Uh But yeah, for example, one of the major issues is whether forest plantations should be deemed as uh you know, forests at all. Um and, and we know that there's a problem states like for example, or even other states have issues with uh uh forest uh uh plantations and what we have been doing. Um You know, the the previous Prime Minister uh to his credit, he has uh put a moratorium on forest plantations because what happens is that it's supposed to repair dilapidated forest, then you're supposed to have uh you're able to have selective uh forestry uh exploitation over the next 30 years or something.But some often it goes to virgin forest and they just want the timber and then the replanting doesn't happen or it happens very slow or it's just uh mono species or, or foreign species that's been planted because it's, it's actually forest plantation can be very, very expensive if you want to do it, right. Uh So the moratorium was the right move and I think we really need to address uh to, to see um what can be done to address the damages that has been done by forest plantations. And so that's something that is in the works. Um So, and, and that adds to the discrepancy, the gaps in the data that's been raised by, by watch and and what the government has. OK. So this is something you're aware of, you're looking into it. Why can't data be more transparent? Nik? I think that's some of the things that these organizations are calling for, for this data to be made public so that more parties can scrutinize this. Uh Is that something that you are considering doing? Well? It's, that's the ideal uh you know, we have three forest Agencies, Saba and um and then, as I said, in terms of uh the jurisdiction is actually state jurisdiction, although JP S M is the body but then um you know, is in charge of its forest, is in charge of its forest and so on. So in that process, uh there is uh some uh mismatch of data as well. Um And, and I think um I mean, it's an ongoing process, it won't be easy. You know, when, I mean, uh when, when you want to talk about integrating uh government data um across the various levels of government uh across various agencies, it can be difficult. Um I mean, to be fair, I mean, even the government now we do use, I mean, we also use satellite. We, we also use uh to look at the problems of deforestation and what not. So we are also taking into account of all the data that's being used by other agencies, Penang South Islands. Uh Nik, let's talk about that. The Penang South Islands reclamation project received approval for its environmental impact assessment report last month, subject to 71 conditions. I haven't been able to find the E I A decision in the public domain. What are these conditions? It's actually in the website. Uh you can download it. Um But you, it's actually accessible uh in the website. Um uh What,what I can say is that uh you know, it is a process, it's not that I personally approve or reject the report. How much say do you have over this E A, I had a few things. Um, I mean, I met, uh, I, I, I listened to the case of the state government, you know, um, I, I also listen to uh the concerns that were raised against the project but it has its own process, it has its own board, uh that, that actually approves it.Uh, it's not an arbitrary thing where even the, I mean, that's, and that's how it should be, you know, it shouldn't be on one person to approve or disprove a project and, and to be fair, you know, it has gone through a long process. Um, it was approved what, 2018 and then, uh 2019 and then an appeal came in. Um, so the E I A was rejected, I think in 2020 or 2021. And then, umwhenever then the state, uh the project, the state authorities came out with uh the plan. Um, the, the, the uh related authorities had some concerns, you know, it was all addressed one by 11 by one.So it was a very comprehensive process. It took many, many years. Uh And, and I think that's why has this process been transparent enough because you yourself talked about how E I A reporting sometimes isn't transparent in the case of the Penang South Islands. It has it been trans, I mean, it's one, as I said, it's one of the most transparent and comprehensive uh processes for E I A that has been, that has happened. OK. That, that's one.But uh what, what the other thing that we have to bear in mind, even the approval was granted with 71 conditions. It's not a blank check and they still is still subject to the uh environmental Management plan. E MP being approved. It has not been approved, right? So there's a few more stages to go as well just because the A I A was conditionally approved, doesn't mean that, you know, it's alluh that they can do what they want there. OK. So what are you going to do then to ensure that there's proper oversight on the project implementation? Well, you know, like I said, you know, we, we will uh the, the E MP, the E MP will be looked into, we will ensure that uh what you call that uh the, the project can satisfy all the 71 conditions.Um And you know, there's still, I mean, people can still appeal if they want to appeal against the E I A approval, even though it's conditional. Uh people can still go to the state government uh that approves and, and you know, they have that process through the local government route. So there are various routes that they can use uh for anyone who is unhappy with the project.So Nik, here's the conundrum of the dilemma that I see the Penang South Islands project can be used as an example of the policy incoherence perhaps in terms of our climate change action. So on one hand, we have these goals of having adaptation, ensuring climate resilience of uh you know,2050 0 net zero targets. But at the same time, we are also green lighting, these projects which will cause massive carbon emissions which will destroy the marine biodiversity of the area. How do you reconcile these very two disparate uh I guess aims? No, I mean, even if you look at the report, there is an impact ultimately on some shrimp migration on fisheries. Yeah, but if you look at details, yeah, most of it has been mitigatedand we have to accept that unless we do not want to grow as an economy, then uh we can stop all development. Uh But that's always the balancing game that we have to recognize. I accept that there has to be sustainable development, but development is there and it has to be sustainable, right? And balancing that is not an easy job, I can recognize that.Um And, and you know, I said this like the thing, it was uh it was submitted, it was approved in 2019initially, right? And then it was uh uh the the the what they call that uh the appeal against it was accepted. So they had to go back. So the process was very rigorous. Um And with 71 conditions with many agencies, Fisheries, um there was a social impact as assessment done. Also things that are outside environment, traffic impact assessment,all those things were submitted. Uh So I think, you know, it was a very, very thorough process and, and I, that's how it should be done in the sense that any development process cannot be given as easily as it was before, it has to be looked thoroughly. UhBut it's something that we have to recognize that there will be uh uh what do you call that? There will be things that we have to give and take in any decision. But as much as possible, I would like, you know, the development has to be sustainable, right? We have one minute left on the clock Nik, but I can't let you go withoutmaking some reference to the political situation in the country. We're heading into state elections in the next six months, if not sooner. Is this a primary consideration in policy making for the government? Are you holding off on the tough decisions until after the polls to avoid risking the disenchantment among the voting public? No, I think uh for us it's what's best for the country. Um Obviously you have to be smart at communicating it. Obviously you have to listen to and engage with the stakeholders.Uh That's the political reality. Uh You, you have to be tactical about those things. But the big picture for us if we need to do something now, um it's a bit difficult then we will do it now because it's uh if it's necessary, Nik. Thank you very much for joining me on the show today. Thank you. Thank you very much. I've been speaking to Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Minister for Natural Resources, Environment and climate change. This has been the Breakfast Grille on BFM 89.9.The BFM Breakfast Grille is brought to you by you mobile 5G. Now with you.You have been listening to a podcast from BFM 89.9, the business station for more stories of the same kind. Download the BFM app.
Show SummaryOn this episode of Behind the Mission, we feature a conversation with Marine Corps Combat Veteran Dante' Bickham, Illustrator of PsychArmor's Military Culture Course Series sponsored by Comcast About Today's Guest After transitioning from service, Marine Corps combat Veteran Dante Bickham got a degree in graphic design and animation, but he was truly an illustrator at heart. “When I was in college, my instructor would say that Illustrator should always be the title behind my name,” says Bickham. Working on the PsychArmor military culture series put him in the role of illustrator for the first time, allowing him to do what he loved, as well as reference his time in the military, drawing on photos and memories of friends as he worked to bring the service members to life. It was also a stress reliever for him around his day job as a graphic design instructor and the stress of buying and moving into a new home. “It helped remind me of the hard work that I had put into the military.” The courses were accurate in their descriptions and character depictions, says Bickham. “I could tell that Veterans were involved in the scripting.”Links Mentioned In This EpisodeDante' Bickham on InstagramPsychArmor Resource of the WeekThis week's PsychArmor resource of the week is the military culture category of training on PsychArmor's Website. This category contains eleven different courses that include 15 Things videos highlighting veterans, military and veteran children, and caregivers, as well as facts about wounded warriors, women in the military, and military leaders. You can see find this episode here: https://learn.psycharmor.org/collections/military-culture This Episode Sponsored By: This episode is sponsored by Comcast. Comcast creates incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most. You can find more about how they support the military affiliated population by going to https://corporate.comcast.com/impact/military Contact Us and Join Us on Social Media Email PsychArmorPsychArmor on TwitterPsychArmor on FacebookPsychArmor on YouTubePsychArmor on LinkedInPsychArmor on InstagramTheme MusicOur theme music Don't Kill the Messenger was written and performed by Navy Veteran Jerry Maniscalco, in cooperation with Operation Encore, a non profit committed to supporting singer/songwriter and musicians across the military and Veteran communities.Producer and Host Duane France is a retired Army Noncommissioned Officer, combat veteran, and clinical mental health counselor for service members, veterans, and their families. You can find more about the work that he is doing at www.veteranmentalhealth.com
What made FOX drop their most viewed and most influential host? Glenn Beck suggests it might be due to Tucker Carlson invoking God in a speech; Glenn says Rupert Murdoch ordered him to stop mentioning the God of the Universe on FOX News. Tucker's video that continues to rack up views that surpass in numbers his FOX News Show, says it's rare to hear truth on any news shows. FOX News is now trailing the lowly Chris Hayes on MSNBC! So, what really happened? Let's employ our favorite tool, pattern recognition. When I did that, I came up with the following theory: Tucker broke the big rule about performing as a conservative Republican TV host . . . Tucker Carlson REFUSED to perform, let alone to perform as a conservative Republican TV Host. Said another way, Tucker's show had become the Washington Generals beating the Harlem Globetrotters and we can't have that . . What does God say? Matthew 10:33 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.Episode 801 Links -ANALYSIS: The Ripple Effects of Tucker Carlson's Exit From Fox NewsNew Fox Wednesday DISASTER… Chris Hayes crushes Kilmeade in Tucker's old slot… Fox News sinks lower into the depths… Hannity dragged down…I don't think I've ever heard a journalist admit before that they don't think their job is to be "adversarial" with WH officials and the President. But as I've said about NBC News allowing its "reporters" like Ben Collins to be explicit Democrats, the more candor, the better:Gates funds millions to NGO claiming kids born sexual, 10-year-olds should learn about 'commercial sex work'; The sex ed said kids under 10 should learn, 'As you grow up, you might start to be interested in people with diverse gender identities'Remember the daily "Covid deaths" updates and graphs they used to scare people into believing in the Covid scam? Now they've started doing something similar for the #ClimateScam. I love how they added nine decimal places to the miniscule 1.27°C temperature rise, to make it look like a huge number. And I love how they started in 1880 as if history started in 1880. If they'd started at the Medieval Warm Period, it would show a decline in temperature.Geologist, Ian Plimer, on the #ClimateScam: "It has nothing to do with climate. It has nothing to do with science. It has nothing to do with the environment, but it's got everything to do with control by unelected bureaucrats somewhere in the world, trying to control everything we do." Alan's Soapshttps://alanssoaps.com/TODDUse coupon code ‘TODD' to save an additional 10% off the bundle price.BiOptimizershttps://magbreakthrough.com/toddUse promo code TODD for 10% off your order.Bonefroghttps://bonefrog.usEnter promo code TODD at checkout to receive 10% off your subscription. Bulwark Capitalbulwarkcapitalmgmt.comAct now and get Bulwark Capital's “Common Cents Investing” guide FREE. My Pillowhttps://mypillow.comUse code TODD for Closeout pricing on all All Season Slippers.Patriot Mobilehttps://patriotmobile.com/hermanGet free activation today with offer code HERMAN. Visit or call 878-PATRIOT. GreenHaven Interactivehttps://greenhaveninteractive.comGet seen on Google more with your worldclass website! RuffGreenshttps://ruffgreens.com/toddGet your FREE Jumpstart Trial Bag of Ruff Greens, simply cover shipping. Visit or call 877-MYDOG-64. SOTA Weight Losshttps://sotaweightloss.comSOTA Weight Loss is, say it with me now, STATE OF THE ART!Texas SuperFoodhttps://texassuperfood.comTexas SuperFood is whole food nutrition at its best.
Things have never been easy for the modern state of Israel over the past 75 years, including today where the government faces a wide variety of external and internal pressures. Over the past four years the government has struggled to build a lasting coalition, having five elections in that timeframe and watching countrywide protests erupt over their judicial reform bill in recent months. In addition, the country inhabits an inherently hostile space, as several of their neighbors see the state as illegitimate and take particular issue with the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. While there are no easy answers on the path to a two state solution, there are opportunities for progress.The Global in the Granite State podcast dives into the current state of affairs in Israel, bringing in a historical perspective, by speaking with Jason Isaacson, Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer at the American Jewish Committee. By listening to this month's episode you will come away with a better understanding of the current challenges and opportunities that Israel faces as it celebrates its 75th anniversary. These include the recent challenge over the judicial reform bill, ongoing regional tensions that flared over into violence in the past few weeks, and the longstanding, unresolved issue of creating compromise with the Palestinian leadership. Jason Isaacson, Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer at the American Jewish Committee, is a longtime analyst of U.S. political and strategic affairs and an advocate for Arab-Israeli peace. An observer to the 1991-92 Middle East peace talks in Madrid, Moscow, and Washington, he represented AJC at the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna; since 1993, he has coordinated periodic AJC ministerial meetings throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia, including numerous visits that were the first by an American Jewish civic organization. He has lectured periodically at the Diplomatic Institute of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry and the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy. In 2002, he was a Senior Visitor at St. Antony's College, Oxford University. Isaacson directed an AJC initiative to strengthen transatlantic cooperation on Middle East policy – resulting in the opening of the Transatlantic Institute in Brussels in 2004. In 2005, in Tunis, he convened an NGO seminar on tolerance-promotion on the Internet, in conjunction with the UN World Summit on the Information Society. In 2015, he coordinated in Brussels the Defining Moment for Europe conference on strategies to combat resurgent antisemitism. In 2007, the French Minister of Culture and Communication awarded him the rank of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. In July 2009, King Mohammed VI bestowed on Isaacson the honor of Chevalier of the Order of the Throne of the Kingdom of Morocco.
Leadership Moment | Foundational Missions
Samara Mendez is a passionate leader in the Business as Mission movement, having dedicated years of her life towards empowering communities through sustainable business practices.With roots originating from the Amazon region of Brazil, Samara brings a wealth of experience from her time as a missionary in South Africa and Mozambique, as well as her training in Colorado's Business as Mission School. Now leading the Business as Missions movement in Brazil, Samara's vision for fostering economic, spiritual, social, and environmental growth has made a significant impact on the lives of countless individuals.➡️ Read the blog postFollow or Subscribe➡️ Apple Podcasts➡️ Google Podcasts➡️ Spotify➡️ AmazonKEY TAKEAWAYS:Discover the transformative power of Business as Mission movement on local communities.Uncover new possibilities for sustainable impact through strategic business and mission partnerships.Develop stronger employee relationships to effectively influence society.Explore the vital role social enterprises play in addressing social and environmental concerns.Embrace the undeniable value of fostering women's leadership in business and mission endeavors.LINKS & RESOURCES:Read Business as Missions by Mike Barr to gain a deeper understanding of the connection between business and missions.Consider joining the BAM Global Team to connect with other entrepreneurs and business people who are using their businesses for missions.Anthologies from the Forefront: Getting Closer to GodABOUT SAMARA MENDEZSamara Mendez went from Colorado to South Africa where she worked with an NGO that trained church volunteers and entrepreneurs to manage their businesses. She was thrilled to be a part of this community and watched as people grew in wisdom and started saving money to invest in their businesses. Through her work, she saw how important it is for people to see themselves in their own actions and put their gifts and talents to work. For African people, who often feel unable to succeed, this was a paradigm shift. Samara was proud to help people learn how to grow on their own terms and build businesses that could employ others.✅ Follow to get the show for free✅ Let's Connect✅ Get updates on my book
Dr. Shafia Wani a PHD scholar serving as a faculty member at Jammu and Kashmir Institute Of Management Public Administration and Rural Development (IMPARD). As well a trainer and Development professional with an experience of 16 years with international NGO's and state agencies in social work and rural development ,rights based and emergency programmes in Kashmir. She has traveled across India for the awareness and has always highlighted childrights and being female activist she has always made a highlight of female rights that are being violated through any social or domestic abuse.
New Canaan Society Franklin Podcast
In this podcast, you will hear a remarkable story of redemption, of how God brought together two men whose faith carried each of them through both personal and family persecution. Ulises (Uli) Reyes, was born in Venezuela, immigrated to U.S. through Cuba as young child, and grew up on the streets of East Los Angeles. Today, he owns a successful beauty salon in downtown Franklin and helps an NGO that supports children in Nicaragua. Alvardo (Al) Rivas, grew up as an orphan in Nicaragua and went to Los Angeles as young man. Through Young Life, Al felt God's call to support orphans like himself in his home country, and so returned to Nicaragua to work with NGOs supporting children. However, he was forced to flee his country, leaving his wife and child, and sought political asylum in the U.S. Al is here in Franklin, awaiting trial to decide if he will be granted political asylum and permitted to stay. His story includes having to go underground to get out of Nicaragua, spending days in an enclosed container with 150 other people, many of whom died, and finally arriving in the United States. This is an emotional, very real story of how God cared for Uli and Al, brought them together, and how their friendship is impacting their own lives especially their walk with God.
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４月は新学期、新生活の時期。家庭で使用するエネルギーをより持続可能でクリーンな電力に簡単に変えられるとしたら？ネットからできるとっておきのエコなアクションの方法を教えていただきました！ ゲスト：吉田明子（国際環境NGO FoE Japan） ＊パワーシフトって何？どうして重要なの？ ＊実際の電力会社の切り替え方 ＊電気代ってどうなるの？ ＊メガソーラーなどの問題を抱える再エネ、どうしたら良い？ ＊GXとして政府が推進する原発活用、どう見る？ ■吉田明子 2007年よりFoE Japanスタッフ、気候変動・エネルギー政策担当。2011年の震災・原発事故以後、福島に関する活動やエネルギーシフトに向けた活動に携わる。2015年に再エネ選択を呼びかける「パワーシフト・キャンペーン」を立ち上げる。2023年、若者団体やNGOとのネットワークで再エネ100%と公正な社会をめざす「ワタシのミライ」もスタート。 ■TAO 俳優 千葉県生まれ。カリフォルニア在住。14歳でファッションモデルを始め、2006年のパリコレクションより国内外に活動の場を広げる。2013年公開「ウルヴァリン：SAMURAI」でスクリーンデビュー。ハリウッドを中心に俳優業する傍ら、気候危機やアニマルライツの認識を高めるため2020年よりSNS上でEmerald Practices-エメラルド プラクティシズをローンチ。同年5月からポッドキャストの配信を始める。 Instagram: @taookamoto 番組SNS Instagram:@emeraldpractices Twitter:@emeraldpractice
Có một định kiến rằng mọi người ở đây hoặc là FA, hoặc là đã kết hôn (nghĩa là trong một mối quan hệ nghiêm túc lâu dài), chứ không ai thực sự hẹn hò cả. 21% sinh viên tốt nghiệp tại Harvard không có mối tình nào suốt thời đại học. Trung bình một sinh viên năm cuối tại Harvard có bao nhiêu mối quan hệ? Chỉ 1 thôi. Ngoại trừ những người may mắn đang yêu đương nồng thắm, đa số sinh viên ở đây độc thân trong mọi hoàn cảnh – nhưng không hề thiếu những cảnh thanh xuân vườn trường một chút nào. Tất nhiên, không phải tự nhiên mà người ta định kiến như vậy. Có những lý do nhất định khiến cho sinh viên Harvard không muốn hẹn hò ______________ ______________ Tập 2 của cuốn sách "Người trong muôn nghề: Ngành kinh tế có gì?" đã ra mắt, tìm hiểu tại đây: https://shope.ee/7UjJCLv9dc Ghé Nhà sách Spiderum trên SHOPEE ngay thôi các bạn ơi: https://shorten.asia/RFfT4NVT ______________ Cùng Spiderum hóng các cuộc hội thoại thú vị, nhiều kiến thức bổ ích trên kênh Talk Sâu tại đây nhé: https://bit.ly/3JxF9RM ______________ Bài viết: Văn hóa hẹn hò ở Harvard thế nào? Được dịch bởi: Phương Giang Link bài dịch: https://spiderum.com/bai-dang/Van-hoa... Tác giả: Yehong Zhu Link bài viết gốc: https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-dat... ______________ Giọng đọc: Khánh Linh Editor: Wibu ______________ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/spiderum/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/spiderum/support
曾被中共以顛覆國家政權罪判入獄五年，刑滿獲釋獲准返台的NGO人權工作者李明哲親揭中共黑牢祕辛，分享國際救援行動如何迫使中國公開審判及改善囚犯待遇！李明哲把黑牢生涯當作田野調查、把牢獄之災視為實地考察中國人權，這有助於他更了解中國統治者心態，以及如何阻止中共「長臂管轄」向外延伸！比起獨派、支持統派的民眾更應該關心中國的人權，難道統派願意和一個反人權、反自由、反民主的政權統一嗎？! 精彩訪談內容，請鎖定@華視三國演議！ 本集來賓：#李明哲 #矢板明夫 主持人：#汪浩 以上言論不代表本台立場 #國際救援 #李凈瑜 #李明哲 #黑牢 電視播出時間
The Swap Society Podcast with Nicole Robertson
Joanne Brasch, PhD, is a textiles lecturer and Special Project Manager for the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC), an NGO specializing in Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Dr. Brasch also holds two appointments with the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). In this episode, Dr. Brash outlines SB 707, a first-of-its-kind EPR textile recycling and repair program that has been introduced in California. SB 707 would require producers to implement an end-to-end system that would reduce textile waste going to landfills and promote a circular economy in the state. Dr. Brasch also shares tips for reducing textile waste at home and what not to put in your recycling bin. Plus, she shares our favorite fashion love story to date! For show notes visit: https://www.swapsociety.co/pages/podcast
Kenyan LGBT campaigners have been fielding a surge in hate speech since a rights group supporting their cause was given the green light to register as an NGO. Also a deal between Uganda and Saudi Arabia to make it easier for African workers to head out to the Middle East has resumed, despite longstanding concerns about the treatment of some domestic staff. Finally, the "We Are Enough" exhibition in Paris unleashes the best of African contemporary creativity.
SBS Vietnamese - SBS Việt ngữ
Ngoài con đường phổ biến là sang Úc học đại học và định cư, nhiều người vẫn quan tâm đến con đường sang Úc du học nghề và tìm kiếm cơ hội di trú sau đó. Những nhóm ngành nghề nào phổ biến và có cơ hội cao định cư ở Úc?
Professor Jok Madok Jok, who teaches Anthropology at Syracuse University, says bodies are lying in the streets. The hospitals, he says, are "useless", because many of the surgeons have been kidnapped by the fighters. He also says foreign diplomats and NGO leaders are rushing to leave just when the Sudanese people need their help. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Cleaning Up. Leadership in an age of climate change.
This time on Cleaning Up, Michael welcomes Kirsty Gogan back to the show to update us on developments across the world of nuclear energy. Kirsty is co-CEO and founder of TerraPraxis, an NGO and climate solution accelerator, and a leading expert on nuclear power. It's been three years since Kirsty's last appearance on the show in August 2020, during which we've seen new reactors come online across the globe, as well as supply dropouts and wholesale nuclear phase-outs. Kirsty walked Michael through the headlines, as well the rise of SMR (Small Modular Reactor) technology and its potential applications. Michael and Kirsty end discussing whether nuclear is offering too little, too late on the path to net-zero in the coming decades, as renewables continue to rise to meet global energy demand. As a one-stop update on all things nuclear, today's Cleaning Up is not to be missed. Make sure you like, subscribe, and share Cleaning Up. We're growing fast on LinkedIn, and we'd love for you tell your professional network about us: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cleaning-up-with-michael-liebreich/ You can find everything you need to keep up with Cleaning Up here: https://linktr.ee/mlcleaningup Relevant Guest & Topic Links Read the European Commission JRC's Technical assessment of nuclear energy: https://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC125953 Watch Kirsty's first appearance on Cleaning Up Episode 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83oUuo9Af_c&list=PLe8ZTD7dMaaBcbo3W_zva0ChNZ9R9rL-U&index=16 Watch Julia Pyke, Financing Director of Sizewell C on Episode 94 of Cleaning Up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fUcx9RT6hQ&list=PLe8ZTD7dMaaBcbo3W_zva0ChNZ9R9rL-U&index=4&pp=gAQBiAQB Watch Tom Samson, former CEO of Rolls-Royce SMR on Episode 116 of Cleaning Up: https://youtu.be/sjThq8c3tT4 Learn more about the work of TerraPraxis: https://www.terrapraxis.org/ Learn more about the work of LucidCatalyst: https://www.lucidcatalyst.com/ Guest Bio Kirsty has more than 15 years' experience as a senior advisor to Government on climate and energy policy, including 10 Downing St and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Kirsty is managing partner of LucidCatalyst, a highly specialized international consultancy focused on large-scale, affordable, market-based decarbonization of the global economy. LucidCatalyst was recently commissioned to produce the widely cited Energy Technologies Institute Nuclear Cost Drivers Study, and by ARPA-E to conduct a study on Cost and Performance Requirements for Flexible Advanced Nuclear Plants in Future U.S. Power Markets. Kirsty sits on the UK's Nuclear Innovation Research and Advisory Board and the board of the Nuclear Innovation Alliance. In addition to being an authority on nuclear, Kirsty is an award-winning expert on science communication, climate change, and competitiveness. Kirsty is also co-founder and Global Director of Energy for Humanity (EFH), an environmental NGO focused on large-scale deep decarbonisation and energy access.