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Podcasts that make the world a better place

Fed up with the negativity and are looking to be inspired to do some good? Well, join Louise and DMR as they celebrate the podcasts that try to make the world a better place. We also meet and chat with the executive producer and co-host of GlobalGoalsCast, Edie Lush. She has so many amazing stories to share. And we finish off the episode with extra podcast recommendations we found during our search plus we share recommendations from some of our listeners.

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Here’s a list of all the podcasts that we recommend and talk about in this episode (in order of when we mention them):

Part 1 (Podworld’s top 4 nature podcasts):

Reasons to be Cheerful (Cheerful); Unlocking Us with Brené Brown (Parcast Network); Mothers of Invention (Doc Society); The TED Radio Hour (NPR); TED Talks Daily (TED).

Part 2 (guest interview):

For this episode, our guest is Edie Lush. Edie is a the executive producer and co-host of GlobalGoalsCast. Global GoalsCast is a podcast that inspires and empowers listeners to make the world a better place by sharing the stories individuals, companies, and organisations that are advancing and achieving a more sustainable world.

You can follow Edie on Twitter and Insta (@edielush) or keep up to date on the podcast again on Twitter and Insta (@globalgoalscast).

During the interview, Edie recommends the following podcasts: The Daily (The New York Times); RadioLab (WNYC Studios), EarHustle (Ear Hustle & Radiotopia); Reply All (Gimlet).

Part 3 (extras):

TED Ed (TED); TED Health(TED); TEDx Shorts (TED and PRX); Warm Regards (Warm Regards Podcast); Green Dreamer (Kamea Chayne); The Received Wisdom (Shobita Parthasarathy & Jack Stilgoe); Conversations With People Who Hate Me (Night Vale Presents).

Listener recommendations:

Planet Policy Pals Podcast (Ajwah Zahid); The Lex Fridman podcast (Lex Fridman); By the Book (Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer).

Credits: This episode of Podworld was produced and edited by Louise Blain (@shiny_demon) and David Maher Roberts (@dmrpod). Graphics by Dylan Channon. Research by Ella Maher Roberts. Theme music by Dan Phillipson (via Premiumbeat) additional music via Podworld is supported by Dialect - a full-service, digital marketing agency that engages tech and gaming audience for global brands.

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