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Planet Service Announcement
64 minutes | 5 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E06 Charles Post & Rachel Pohl
Charles Post & Rachel Pohl are an incredibly dynamic husband & wife team. Charles is an ecologist, writer, photographer, and editor, while Rachel is an acclaimed painter and spokesperson. We discuss how they manage to stay to intertwined without causing friction, using their particular skillsets to compement each other, what they've been up to during quarantine, as well as a deep dive into the conundrum of bridging the gap between hunters and the rest of the conservation community.
36 minutes | 7 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E 05 James Bidwell
James Bidwell is an author, businessman, conservatinist, and strategist who has dedicated his life to helping other companies use their power and adjust their culture to help fight climate change while also expanding their bottom line.
50 minutes | 8 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E04: Matt Barr
Matt Barr is a journalist and the host of the Looking Sideways and Type 2 podcasts. He and James have a wide-ranging conversation touching on greenwashing, conspiracy theories, the responsibilities of companies to engage their athletes when they say controversial things, and much more.
46 minutes | 8 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E03: Rickey Gates
Rickey Gates is a ultrarunner, author, and adventurer. Rickey recently ran unassisted across the United States, a feat he followed up by running every single street in San Francisco. His book, Cross Country, is out now on Chronicle Books.
24 minutes | 9 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E02 Nandita Bahkshi
Nandita Bahkshi is the president of Bank of the West, one of the largest banks in the United States. Under her leadership, Bank of the West has leaned into supporting environmental causes and invested in climate leadership. We talk about why, as well as her own journey as an immigrant bank teller who has smashed glass ceilings with her career while lifting up others along with her.
45 minutes | 10 months ago
Planet Service Announcement S03 E1: Leah Thomas
1% for the Planet's Planet Service Announcement podcast returns with a conversation between James, 1% CEO Kate Williams and activist, designer and creator of the Intersectional Environmentalist pledge, Leah Thomas. They discuss systemic racism, lack of inclusion and how to help fix it, allyship and how we can't achieve climate success without first confronting and defeating racism.
27 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E12: Forrest Shearer
Professional snowboarder Forrest Shearer sits down with James at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to discuss his career, passing the planet to the next generation, and hope for the future.
18 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E11: James Q. Martin
James Q. Martin is an explorer and storyteller with a decades-spanning career using his skills and passion to help stave off environmental disasters, shed light on human rights issues, and inspire people to get involved in protecting our planet.
35 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E10 Celine Cousteau
Celine Cousteau comes from a lineage of dedicated explorers, adventurers, and conservationists. She's a filmmaker, artist, writer, public speaker, environmental activist, and advocate for indigineous rights. James and Celine discuss the weight of her family name, her latest project, in which she reconnects with an Amazonian tribe first contacted by her and her grandfather, Jaques Cousteau, in the 1970s, the effects of digital culture on young generations, the need to stay optimistic even in the face of daunting odds, and just where her grandfather's legendary boat, the Calypso, is now.
25 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E09 Clare Gallagher
Clare Gallagher is an ultrarunning phenomenon and conservationist. She and James discuss how she found solace in such a gnarly sport, her quick rise to fame, and getting involved for the 2020 election. This episode was taped at the 2020 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market tradeshow, and features an introduction from Sunski's Tom Stewart.
28 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E08: Ben Moon
Ben Moon is a climber, surfer, photographer, filmmaker, and, now, writer. His first book, Denali, released on January 14,2020, and has already garnered lots of attention, including a writeup in the New York Times. Ben and James catch up on what it takes to hunker down and write a book, realizing everyone - from famous artists and adventurers to normal folks - have the same fears and worries, how Ben's surviving colorectal cancer (with his dog, Denali, at his side) helped inspire his book, and more.
31 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E07 Rue Mapp
"I realized that we had a visual representation problem." Rue Mapp is the founder of Outdoor Afro. Originally a blog, 10 years ago it blossomed into a movement helping establish people of color in the outdoor space while empowering communities across the country to get out into nature. Along the way she's gotten to meet the president - more than once - and changed countless lives. We talk about growing up between the city and the country, the need to make sure the outdoor community, industry, and environmental activism is inclusive of all people, and how she's seen that shift over the past decade.
23 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E06 Nikki Smith
Nikki is a passionate photographer, artist, writer, guidebook author, and climber with more than 150 first ascents throughout the west and has traveled the world to climb. Now, most of Nikki's work is focused on trying to build a more inclusive, diverse, and safe community within climbing and the outdoors. She is an advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, and a board member for the Access Fund. This week she joins us on Planet Service Announcement.
32 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E05 Ben Sollee
Ben Sollee is a musician and activist hailing from the great state of Kentucky. We talk about traveling the world for decades as a rock star cellist, touring the country with his band by bicycle, and why he's taking a break from the road to focus on a new non-profit in his home state.
26 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02 E04 Taylor Rees
Taylor “freesolo” Rees is a filmmaker, photographer, environmentalist, adventurer and all-around inspiring human. When not at home with husband Renan Ozturk and their sassy adventure dog Baloo in Park City, Utah, Taylor can be found doing things like documenting Nepalese natives who as they scale sheer cliffs in search of toxic honey, climbing with Jared Leto, dodging malaria in Myanmar, or following four young men on their attempt to walk across Iceland, a trek that ended in a search and rescue mission that made international headlines.
53 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S02E03: Keith Ladzinski
Photographer & filmmaker Keith Ladzinski had humble enough beginnings shooting skateboarding and landscapes as a young man in Colorado. Little did he know his passion for taking pictures would lead to a position as part of National Geographic's legendary stable of creatives and make him one of the faces of Nikon cameras. Keith talks about what it really takes to be a part of the National Geographic Society, what he sees as a storyteller's rolll in our current culture, the greatness of Instagram, and how he's going to balance being a new dad when his job requires months at a time in the world's most remote regions.
32 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S2 Episode 2: Caroline Gleich
Ski mountaineer and activist Caroline Gleich sits down to talk about her background, social media, self esteem, her budding political aspirations, and optimism in the face of impending doom.
31 minutes | a year ago
Planet Service Announcement S2 Episode 1: Jeremy Jones
Jeremy Jones is a professional snowboarder, businessman, conservationist, and founder of Protect Our Winters. He sits down with James to discuss his background and how it fostered a passion for protecting the planet, his frustrations with people and brands who don't give back, and how humanity can survive the oncoming climate crisis. "We need to turn hope into action, it's time to get off the sidelines and get out there. You're gonna get some mud on your face. Democracy requires participation - it's a contact sport."
38 minutes | 2 years ago
Planet Service Announcement Episode 12: Alex Honnold
In our season one finale, James talks with free soloist, conservationist, and newly minted 1% for the Planet member, Alex Honnold about why he feels like the planet will ultimately be okay, how he's working to help save it and the role of science fiction in everyday life.
29 minutes | 2 years ago
Planet Service Announcement Episode 11: Anna Ehrgott
James talks to professional surfer, entrepreneur, photographer and activist Anna Ehrgott about inspiration, the ocean, what draws her to travel all the time and why there's usually great vegetarian food in third world countries.
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