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The Human Game: Playing and Winning Against Climate Change

Bill McKibben explains the “human game” as the complex interplay of experiences across civilizations. But as climate change and unsustainable development threaten the very stability of the world we’ve built, McKibben weighs the importance of keeping the game going.

Food and Farming
My Adventures as a Fisherman Turned Restorative Ocean Farmer

I used to be a commercial fisherman, chasing your dinner on the high seas for a living, but now I farm twenty acres of saltwater, growing a mix of sea greens and shell fish.

Environmental Education
How Environmental Literacy and Land Stewardship Could Help Save California for Future Generations

For the longest time, I saw climate change only as the melting of ice caps and the clearcutting of rainforests in faraway, obscure parts of the world visible only in documentaries and news reports. My parents always made sure I was aware of the issue, but I was never awake to it.

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Indigeneity
This 26-Year-Old Native Activist Is Rewriting the Future

Activist and journalist Julian Brave NoiseCat grew up knowing his voice could and should be heard. Today, he works for prominent climate and justice organizations, leading his generation toward a future he believes is possible.

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For thirty years, Bioneers has acted as a seed head for the game-changing social and scientific vision, knowledge and practices advancing the great transformation to a restored world.

Justice
Youth Activists Are Building An Intersectional Climate Justice Movement

Young people will not wait for old-world politics to keep moving chess pieces around. We don’t have the time.

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