SUGi Talks is a podcast where we explore the powerful stories behind our pocket forests. Speaking with our expert Forest Makers and collaborators, we’ll dig into how we can help cities build biodiversity, climate resilience and wellbeing using Nature-based Solutions.
The Mycorrhizal Network: Do trees really speak to each other?
Did you know that underneath the forest floor, a sophisticated network of fungi forms a secret super highway between plants? Carrying resources and chemical messengers, this highway acts as a mysterious support system allowing trees to communicate and share material.
How one Miyawaki Forest at the Yakama Nation is healing generations.
Since time immemorial the traditional lifeways of the Yakama people have been deeply rooted in the natural world. But the ongoing trauma inflicted on the community has left this connection to the land fractured, with indigenous knowledge dwindling amongst many of the younger generations.
The Miyawaki Method: A brief history of life-saving forests with Professor (Dr) Kazue Fujiwara
In the 1970s, Japan was undergoing an industrial boom. As the skies filled with smog and pollution soared, public health became a grave concern.
What Science says about our Miyawaki Forests
In this episode of SUGi Talks, we meet Dr. Grey Coupland. Grey is our lead scientist at SUGi, and she holds the key to the rich data behind our Pocket Forests.
Can life thrive in the desert?
On this episode we speak with Gaurav Gurjar a jungle tree expert at Afforestt, and the Director of the Maruvan Foundation in Rajasthan.
Can Pocket Forests save our cities?
For our very first episode of SUGi Talks, we meet James Godfrey-Faussett. As SUGi’s lead Forest Maker, James manages our global urban Pocket Forest and afforestation efforts.