When the latest environmental devastation—a clearcut forest, a mountaintop mining site—breaks your heart, it’s easy to sink into despair. Author Trebbe Johnson hopes to inspire others to find joy, make art, and experience ritual, through her book “Radical Joy for Hard Times: Finding Meaning and Making Beauty in Earth’s Broken Places.”
We’ve collected five of the Bioneers presentations that have resonated most strongly with our network. These are the videos our audience returns to time and time again. Watch them this weekend, and share the ones that move you with others who seek inspiration.
It is to be hoped the growing acceptance of psychedelics’ potential benefits might lead in the future to a world in which expert guidance and proper screening and preparation would be provided to those wishing to explore the inner dimensions these molecules seem to help provide access to.
A wounded place teaches us about beauty in a whole new way. It forces us to question our assumptions. We see that the place we loved—and maybe failed to adequately appreciate until it had been destroyed—survives still in some form.
Lyla June is a Native American (Dine´/ Cheyenne) poet, peacemaker, musician and activist dedicated to revitalizing spiritual relationships with Mother Earth and cultivating forgiveness and reconciliation. We’re pleased to be hosting her on the main stage at the 2018 Bioneers Conference for a keynote address this fall.
The second week of March marks #LeopoldWeek, an annual celebration of the work and influence of the legendary conservationist and ecologist, Aldo Leopold.
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Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network Tom B.K. Goldtooth speaks about Indigenous rights, the questionable value of commodifying nature through carbon markets and related mechanisms, and striving for environmental and economic justice.
Researcher and author Carl Safina answers our questions about animal cognition, empathy in the natural world, and maintaining hope as an environmental steward.