Archive for Environment

Regenerative Lifestyles: Collaborating with Gaia

First proposed by James Lovelock, The Gaia Hypothesis is the idea that our planet as a whole is a self-regulating complex system that contributes to maintaining the conditions needed for life. This is to say that [...]

Collective Creativity: Bioneers Inspire Global Solutions

A Bioneer is a pioneer for the environment, one who celebrates, honors, and collaborates with the connected web of life that we are part of. The term was coined by the founders of a popular annual [...]

Reversing Global Warming, a Free Online Course by Pachamama Alliance

Many people are overwhelmed and filled with anxiety about climate change, others are still on the fence whether it is human-caused (anthropogenic). One thing is certain, hysteria, polarization, and fighting with your family about who is [...]

The Future of Cities is Green

We call them concrete jungles, but they don’t need to be. There is good reason that people cluster together in cities, such a dense population and easier access to goods and services. City-dwellers have the potential to be [...]

Food for the Soul, Medicine for the Mind

With the exception of air and water, food is the most crucial link between us and the natural web of life surrounding us. We ingest a whole bunch from the world around us every day. This [...]

Exploring Intelligence in the Animal Kingdom

I had a life-changing experience in Hawaii recently when we were visited by a whale while kayaking. There is no doubt that this majestic being was coherent, aware of us, and enjoying our company as much [...]

Proposed Telescope in Hawaii puts Larger Questions Under Microscope

It’s about science, religion, the state, indigenous wisdom, the law, colonialism, and our environment yet it is about so much more. The embattled Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on the Big Island of Hawaii has brought forth [...]

Summer of Love Turns 50 With a Global Call to Action

Martin Luther King stated that “hatred can not drive out hatred, only love can do that”, but what does that love look like when it is put into action? The Summer of Love in 1967 gave [...]

Indigenous Led New Orleans Group Travels to Standing Rock

Press Release, New Orleans, LA, October 4, 2016 Cultural convergence protecting the sacred continues as New Orleans group travels to Standing Rock to oppose pipeline. Indigenous led group joins Shining Light Kitchen to bring food, medicine, tribal [...]

Gardening the Spirit: A tale of plants, people & saving the world.

Today I met a man who made me miss the island of Kauai even more than the growing well of ache I began to feel as soon as I lost sight of her. Being in Bali, [...]

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