In the context of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have interviewed young environmentalists who are making a positive change for our planet. This podcast aims to give the floor to these passionate people who are doing great things all around the world, so they can share their experiences and inspire others. New episodes arrive every Wednesday. 

*The views expressed in this podcast are those of the interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the views of UNEP or FAO.


29 Mar 2023 10:00:00

Who doesn’t love chocolate?

Join us for this first episode where we meet up with Louise Mabulo, a Filipino environmentalist, farmer, social entrepreneur, and master chef.

5 Apr 2023 10:00:00

Do you know how art can closely be linked to the environment and education?

We invite you into the world of Benjamin Von Wong from Canada, an artist at heart, who describes himself as: “an artist focused on amplifying positive impact”. 

12 Apr 2023 10:00:00

Kick-starting an environmental youth group

Launching a youth group, from initial concept to high-impact reality. On this episode, we meet up with Vania Olmos Lau, a Mexican biologist who specializes in setting up and kick-starting environmental youth groups.

19 Apr 2023 10:00:00

Growing coral to revitalize reefs

Land based coral farms bring life back to reefs. We take a deep dive into the marine world of Gator Halpern from The Bahamas.

26 Apr 2023 10:00:00

Who Wants to Live in Greener Cities?

Listen to our inspiring exchange with Liliana Jaramillo Pazmiño from Ecuador, a young native plants lover whose goal is to make a greener Quito while contemplating sustainable and educational actions.

3 May 2023 10:00:00

The agriculture that mimics nature

Regenerative agriculture - the agriculture that mimics nature: how farmers and corporations can learn from nature to produce our food while regenerating our land

10 May 2023 10:00:00

The Amazon Rainforest guardians

The Amazon Rainforest has guardians who are fighting to protect it - support the Kayapo Indigenous People whilst enjoying a unique experience.

17 May 2023 10:00:00

Saving the Congo Rainforest and its indigenous communities

Saving the Congo Rainforest and its indigenous communities - life support for the second largest rainforest 

24 May 2023 10:00:00

Mediterranean-style for plastic fishing

A youth initiative to encourage fishermen to clean the mediterranean sea of plastic waste in addition to fishing 

31 May 2023 10:00:00

How we can restore our natural environment

Meet two great actors who are working for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, not only behind the scenes: Ann-Kathrin Neureuther from UNEP, communications manager on the UN Decade and James Obata from FAO, focal point for communications surrounding the UN Decade.