Ecologist and author Carl Safina reminds us that we are not on this planet alone as he illustrates how similar we are to the nonhuman animals, particularly mammals, in the world. We all think, feel, and act, yet humans rarely stop to consider how our actions affect other living creatures.
Anthropologist, Jeremy Narby, explores the presence of intelligence in nature through his experiences working and living with Askaninka people in the Peruvian Amazon. Although he admits that Western cultures may not be ready to fully embrace animism, he offers advice for harmonious, responsible living with all of the planet’s species.
Climate champions John Wick and Calla Rose Ostrander share their enlightening personal experiences with the power of carbon farming, and illustrate how this living system is scalable for the United States.
Who are we? Can we live in a world where all life is respected and all human beings are afforded the dignity and respect they deserve? Can we, as human beings, be humane beings? Can we create a circle of human concern where all humans are inside the circle and all life is respected? Can we have a we without a them?
Ed and I landed in New Orleans and spent an evening witnessing the outrageous bacchanalia and street theater of the French Quarter. The next day we drove to Petal, Mississippi to the Indian Springs Coop to meet with Ben Burkett, an African American farmer whose family has been farming in Petal for over 120 years. …
By Ariel Greenwood A grazier argues that this popular sentiment misses the point, and distracts us from the opportunity to adopt a diet that will restore ecosystems while nourishing people. Given the concerns over resource-intensive industrial meat production, you’d think the resounding message would be, “don’t buy cheap meat, buy good meat.” Instead, a rule …
Interview with Val Dolcini, President of Pollinator Partnership, on importance of pollinators, problems they face, and opportunities to help protect them.
Jody Holmes shares the story that resulted in the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements, and illustrates that large-scale system changes require a collaborative coalition of people to achieve success—in this case, environmentalists, First Nations members, along with government and industry officials.
Scientist Wallace J. Nichols has used blue marbles to connect his audiences to deep gratitude and a love for water.
Executive Director of the nonprofit New Energy Economy, Mariel Nanasi shares the successes she’s had making changes to the energy complex in New Mexico and petitions us all to demand a new energy economy that is based on renewable resources.