Speaking of Travel + Climate Listening Project Podcast Series

How is climate change impacting places we love to travel? *Places people call home. Speaking of Travel Podcast host Marilyn Ball and Climate Listening Project director Dayna Reggero invite experts and travelers to talk green travel solutions, give eco-tourism tips, and share climate stories.

How can we work together to protect the places we love?


Children & Health

Veronica Butcher, Mothers & Others for Clean Air, shares tips and inspiration on how we can protect our children from the air pollution and climate change loop.

Action with Patagonia

Friends from California Trout and Save the Boundary Waters in Minnesota join us to talk protecting wild places plus Accelerating Appalachia in collaboration with Patagonia Action Works.

The Truth about Paper

Joshua Martin, Environmental Paper Network, shares how 160 organizations around the world are inspiring individuals to #UnwrapTheTruth about paper, forests, and climate action

Climate Change Art

Sisters Amanda Rodriguez and Allison Maria Rodriguez share inspiration from their work in film, interdisciplinary art, and ways of connecting with wild places and the natural world.

Poetry for our Planet

Elizabeth Bradfield and Sean Hill talk new Climate Listening Project film “Earth People Words” & the importance of telling our stories – and listening – as we share this earth together.

Compassion & Justice

Nakisa Glover of Sol Nation & Susannah Tuttle of NC Interfaith Power & Light talk US Climate Action Network & share solutions for protecting the places we love with compassion and justice.

Nature-Based Business

Learn about traveling to support soil and soil with local nature-based businesses in Appalachia and beyond – from guest Sara Day Evans, founding director of Accelerating Appalachia.

UN Women & Climate

United Nations Women’s International Forum Earth Day on Climate – with guests Jill Kubit of DearTomorrow (USA) and Frida Berry Eklund of Föräldravrålet (Sweden).

Students on Climate

University of North Carolina Asheville student and Franklin School of Innovation 9th graders join us to talk about climate action through art and podcasts.

PBS EcoSense for Living

PBS’s EcoSense for Living new tv series director Suzan Satterfield joins us to talk about her travels across America finding and featuring ways to save money by saving the environment.

Voices of Hope

Environmental Paper Network’s Amy Moas of Greenpeace USA, Joshua Axelrod of NRDC, and Beth Porter of Green America are Voices of Hope for Forests.

Podcast 2019

Climate Listening Project director Dayna Reggero joins Speaking of Travel host Marilyn Ball to announce new partnership for 2019 with podcasts each month featuring expert guests.

Exploring Forests

Rev. Leo Woodberry & Rita Frost of Dogwood Alliance join us to talk traveling to natural places, how forests protect us from climate impacts, and how we can preserve forests we love.

Bee-Safe Travel

Phyllis Stiles of Bee City USA and Carl Chesick of Center for Honeybee Research join us to discuss pollinator-friendly travel, importance of diverse natural areas, and the food connection.

Green Travel Tips

Sam Ruark-Eastes of the Green Built Alliance joins us to discuss green travel tips, carbon offsetting, what tourism destinations can do to go green, and positive impacts of sustainable travel.


Travel Stories

Laura Hope-Gill of Wordfest joins us to discuss geopoetics, the importance of the stories we tell and the ways we connect around the earth through the stories we share.

Birding Tourism

Kim Brand and Tom Tribble of Audubon join us to discuss Wood Thrush migration from North Carolina to Belize and how migratory birds are important global climate change connectors.


Scientist Laura Lengnick of Cultivating Resilience joins us to discuss agritourism and how farmers & consumers are working together to cultivate resilience.

Sustainable Travel

Hurricane scientist Paula Hennon joins us with special guests to talk climate change impacts, sustainable travel, and ways we can work together to protect places we love.

Speaking of Climate

Episode 1: Meet Dayna Reggero of the Climate Listening Project and Marilyn Ball, host of Speaking of Travel, as they kick off their new sustainable travel podcast series.


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<p>A conversation on sustainable travel and ecotourism.</p>
<p>Branded short film, social videos, podcast, storytelling.</p>
<p>Will Travel.</p>