Stories of change @ Sustainable Jungle: These are our changemakers #changemakers #storiesofchange #bethechange #inspiringchange

Join us as we tell the stories of epic and inspiring people changing their own lives through more meaningful and fulfilling work. These are the people helping to save the planet, the under-served and the (often endangered) animals.  You can also find many of these stories on our Podcast or our YouTube channel.

Do you have your own story of change that you’d like to share with the world? Perhaps you know someone who is doing remarkable work and is perhaps not recognized enough? Could their story inspire the world? We want to know about it! You can share your stories with us here.

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PODCAST #16 · FRANK GOLBECK · HONEY MEAD, SAVING BEES

Frank is a Southern Californian who spent his youth hanging out in nature. He pursued a career in th...[Read More]

FINDING MEANING IN SERVING OTHERS THROUGH ETHICAL BEAUTY, EMPOWERING WOMEN GLOBALLY AND TEACHING SELF-LOVE

We caught up with Elysse when visiting California in 2018 and enjoyed interviewing her about her inc...[Read More]

PODCAST #15 · ELYSSE CRABTREE · ETHICAL BEAUTY, SELF LOVE AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Elysse is an “Entrepreneur, mentor, and unabashed wanderluster livin' it up in San Diego, CA”. She i...[Read More]

VLOG 11: COSTA RICA · TORTUGUERO · SMALL TOWN SUSTAINABILITY ROLE MODEL AND DEEP TRAVEL RIVER SAFAR

Welcome to Costa Rica, Part 2! We visited the epic town of Tortuguero on the Caribbean side of the c...[Read More]

PODCAST #14 · NICK MOTT · DEEP ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM & THE THRESHOLD PODCAST

Nick Mott is an outdoor guy! He is also a conservationist, climber and environmental journalist. He ...[Read More]

LIVING WITH NATURE: IMPORTANT LEARNINGS FROM THE EDGE OF YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Have you ever been to Yellowstone National park? Founded in 1872 and widely believed to be the first...[Read More]

PODCAST #13 · JENNY GOLDING & GEORGE BUMANN · CHOOSING TO LIVE DELIBERATELY

Jenny Golding is a writer, musician, mom, and educator. George Bumann can draw, sculpt, and teach ab...[Read More]

VLOG 10: COSTA RICA · TAPIRS IN CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK · IMPORTANCE OF RURAL TOURISM

This week is PART 1 of our Costa Rican Adventure! We packed it in with Team Oropopo! We learned all ...[Read More]

FAIR FASHION: HOW THE FAIR FASHION CENTER IS TURNING SUSTAINABILITY INTO OPPORTUNITY

Cara explains that the Fair Fashion Center is essentially a think tank which operates under the mand...[Read More]

PODCAST #12 · CARA SMYTH · DRIVING THE SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT IN FASHION

Cara Smyth is a leader in the Fashion Industry, serving as President of Jill Sanders America, a Dire...[Read More]

VLOG 09: A VISIT TO THE JUNGLE SCHOOL • OPTICAL PHENOMENON @ TIKAL RUINS

Our first taste of the Central American jungle at The Jungle School, around 40 minutes from Flores, ...[Read More]

SELCO INDIA: THE ART OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AND ADDRESSING SOCIAL NEEDS

The idea was to empower the poorest of India whose needs were largely ignored by service providers. ...[Read More]

PODCAST #11 · HARISH HANDE · LESSONS FROM 20+ YEARS OF SOCIAL BUSINESS

Harish Hande is the definition of a social entrepreneur. In 1995, after learning about the power of ...[Read More]

VLOG 08: ANTIGUA GUATEMALA • CLEAN WATER TECH • UPCYCLING + EMPOWERMENT • ORGANIC COFFEE

We were in Antigua Guatemala this week. Such a beautiful town with beautiful people. We also had the...[Read More]

CONSCIOUS ART AND ONE LOVE: LOUIS MASAI’S ART IS CREATING CHANGE AROUND THE WORLD

Louis has always loved animals. Growing up in Surrey, England (on a green belt) he loved walking in ...[Read More]

PODCAST #10 · LOUIS MASAI · CHANGING HEARTS AND MINDS WITH CONSCIOUS ART

This interview with Louis Masai is one of our favorites, a “real” and authentic discussion with some...[Read More]

VLOG 07: LOS ANGELES • HONEY MEAD SAVING BEES • ETHICAL BEAUTY EMPOWERING WOMEN • CARBON NEUTRAL CARPETS

This week's vlog is coming at you from Los Angeles! And the weather here is (as always) Beeeautiful....[Read More]

MARKET-BASED CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS AND HOW BLOCKCHAIN IS TAKING THEM TO THE NEXT LEVEL

With blockchain becoming more commonly used to make large transactions in various digital currencies...[Read More]

PODCAST #09 · TODD LEMONS · USING BLOCKCHAIN TO SAVE FORESTS

For those who, like us, are not intimately familiar with carbon offsets and blockchain technology an...[Read More]

VLOG 06: COLORADO • WILDLIFE TOURISM • THRESHOLD PODCAST • COMPOSTING & VEGAN ICE CREAM

A week of changing seasons (including SUNSHINE, baby…) in Colorado, composting in Denver, hiking in ...[Read More]

WILDLIFE TOURISM: THE CRUEL REALITY BEHIND THAILAND’S POPULAR ANIMAL ATTRACTIONS AND THE MAN TRYING TO CHANGE IT

Wildlife tourism affects us all. Over 100 million people visit wildlife tourism attractions every ye...[Read More]

PODCAST #08 · AARON ‘BERTIE’ GEKOSKI · THE DARK SIDE OF WILDLIFE TOURISM AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

Aaron ‘Bertie’ Gekoski is an environmental photojournalist, presenter and film-maker. Over the last ...[Read More]

VLOG 05: ROAD TRIPPING, EASTER, ZERO WASTE, YELLOWSTONE AND ANIMAL NOISES

This last week has been super busy on our 6-month adventure (interviewing incredible people working ...[Read More]

BIRDING IN FAIA BRAVA: A VULTURE EXPERIENCE WITH WILDLIFE PORTUGAL

Fernando Romão is the founder of Wildlife Portugal, a specialist nature and eco-tourism business off...[Read More]

THE FAIA BRAVA TALE: BUILDING A PRIVATE NATURE RESERVE FROM SCRATCH & EMPOWERING RURAL PORTUGUESE COMMUNITIES

We met Ana in her guesthouse in the beautiful town of Castelo Rodrigo where she gave us an overview ...[Read More]

PODCAST #07 · ANA BERLINER · REWILDING & ATTRIBUTING VALUE TO ABANDONED LAND IN PORTUGAL

We really enjoyed this relaxed conversation with Ana on location overlooking the beautiful Portugues...[Read More]

PODCAST #06 · HAYDEN WOOD · DRIVING THE CHANGE TO RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE UK @BULBENERGY

We had a great discussion with Hayden on a number of topics, including his personal journey to becom...[Read More]

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