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The Queer-Led Groups Modeling a New Form of Land Access

Changing ownership and wealth distribution, even at a small scale, presents a model for how to ultimately address the climate crisis.

Restoring Ecosystems
Conservation, Regeneration, Biodiversity: The Plan We Need for Survival

This week, we highlight leaders at the forefront of conservation and biodiversity advocacy.

Restoring Ecosystems
A Global Deal for Nature: How New Targets for Land Protection & Regeneration Are Transforming Conservation

In this article, Carly Vynne talks with Teo Grossman about the need to prioritize biodiversity in the pursuit of global climate justice.

Food and Farming
Got Dirt? Get Soil! Ditch the Plow, Cover Up and Grow Diversity

Institutionalized farming practices have degraded soils across the U.S. and globally. We face a fork in the road: collapse or regeneration? Biologist Ann Biklé and geologist David Montgomery show how solutions residing in nature surpass our conception of what’s even possible.

Restoring Ecosystems
Ocean Conservation & Climate Change: Extinguishing the Flames

This week, we share solutions from conservationists and protectors who specialize in oceanic ecosystems.

Restoring Ecosystems
This New Tool Maps and Tracks Coral Reef Bleaching

Within the past 10 years, most of the planet’s coral reef population has been affected by bleaching, with many areas dying due to bleaching events. Preserving and protecting Earth’s coral reefs is enormously important: Healthy reefs are relied upon by a quarter of all the fish in the ocean, they protect coastlines from erosion, and they provide food and jobs for hundreds of millions of people.

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Ecological Medicine
Becoming an Ally and a Food Security Activist in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Carolina Putnam is the founder and Director of Reviveolution, based in Peru that works with an intercultural team of Indigenous wisdom-keepers, inspiring leaders, and global pioneers committed to a socially and ecologically thriving world.

Food and Farming
Managing the Soil for Carbon is Good for the Climate – Whendee Silver

Dr. Whendee Silver of UC Berkeley is researching the bio-geochemical effects of climate change and human impacts on the environment, and the potential for mitigating these effects. Whendee is currently working with the Marin Carbon Project to establish a scientific basis for carbon farming practices that, if implemented globally, could have a significant impact on mitigating climate change.

Food and Farming
Malik Yakini – Food, Race and Justice

Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will explore how the current industrial food system that supplies most of our food creates inequities, based in part on the social construct we call “race.” He will share wise perspectives on addressing racism, thinking beyond the logic of capitalism and how we…

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