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Nature, Culture and Spirit
Humanizing our End of Life Experiences: Q&A with Shoshana Ungerleider

As founder of the End Well Project, a media hub and annual interdisciplinary symposium, physician and activist Shoshana Ungerleider is working to make end of life experiences more human-centered.

Ecological Design
Hope Is an Imperative: Sparking an Ecological Design Revolution

Environmental educator David Orr advocates for an ecological design revolution to change how we build homes, grow food and model society, so that future generations can thrive.

Environmental Education
Restoring the Oaks and Our Connection to the Earth: An Interview with Jolie Elan

Jolie Elan, founding Director of the Go Wild Institute, is drawing from her background in ecology and ethnobotany to conserve the ancient Oak life system.

Featured Media
Youth vs. Apocalypse: An Allied Approach to Climate Justice Leadership

Isha Clarke of Youth vs. Apocalypse discusses how their group is redesigning the climate justice movement to centralize justice and provide a platform for youth of color and Indigenous youth.

Bioneers, Native American Youth, and Google Earth Outreach Break the Silicone Wall

The Bioneers Indigeneity Program and Google co-sponsored an all-day "Digital Natives" workshop attended by Bay Area Native youth and chaperones kicking off the second year of the Digital Natives initiative.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Monica Gagliano: Plant Intelligence and the Importance of Imagination In Science

Monica Gagliano shares her cutting-edge research, showing how contemporary science has finally begun lifting the veil of western assumptions by beginning to attune its ears to vegetal “voices.”

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