Technoptimist Radio 11/17/21: How biotech is cleaning up blue jeans

Join Teresa Carey as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s biggest problems. In today’s show, Teresa covers how biotech is cleaning up blue jeans, and rehoming endangered species.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:

Denim is a dirty business, but biotech bacteria are cleaning it up

Moving endangered species could save them — or turn them into invasive species

About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at, where she covers genetics and the environment. She is also a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a NatGeo Explorer. In addition to Freethink her work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more. Find her on twitter @teresa_carey