How localizing our economies can support better public and ecological health (Interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge of Local Futures)

On this podcast episode, Helena sheds light on why we need to question our view of economic wealth being the indicator of a community's welfare; what it means that we're not only facing social, economic, and ecological crises, but also a spiritual crisis that underlies it all; how the globalization of our economy has led to the degradation of our public and environmental wellbeing; and more.

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Why we need to decentralize our power grids for energy democracy (Interview with John Farrell of Institute for Local Self-Reliance)

On this podcast episode, John sheds light on how we came to develop and rely on our current centralized, top-down power grids today mostly driven by utility monopolies; why we need to not only shift towards renewable energy but also work towards energy democracy and the decentralization of power sources; why some utility companies may at the same time be supporting solar energy while lobbying against it; and more.

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Getting started with affordable and sustainable home improvement projects (Interview with Matt Daigle of Rise)

On this podcast episode, Matt sheds light on why we need to be concerned and critical of the safety and sustainability of our home environments; how climate change is shifting the decisions people make in regards to their homes; some easy home improvement tips for homeowners and non-homeowners; and more.

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Recent wins in safeguarding indigenous lands in the Amazon Rainforest (Interview with Mitch Anderson of the Amazon Frontlines, Part Two)

On this podcast episode, Mitch sheds light on some key wins that we've had lately in safeguarding our Amazonian indigenous lands and what it took for that to happen; how we can stand in solidarity with our indigenous peoples to support the conservation of their ancestral lands; and more.

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Dismantling privileged views to support the struggles of Amazon's indigenous peoples (Interview with Mitch Anderson of the Amazon Frontlines, Part One)

On this podcast episode, Mitch sheds light on how one who's grown up with a privileged background can begin dismantling that worldview to be able to truly understand and meaningfully support the struggles of marginalized people; how we can go about helping our indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest to achieve their goals of conservation, without perpetuating white saviorism or further marginalizing them with our senses of morality and idealism; and more.

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Intentional Communities and their ability to root our society in the things that matter most (Interview with Sky Blue of the Foundation for Intentional Community)

On this podcast episode, Sky sheds light on what has led to our hyper-individualistic culture and how has that impacted our collective wellbeing; what intentional communities are all about and how they can root our society in the things that matter most; and more.

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How urban farming may be key to reclaiming our food sovereignty (Interview with Greg Peterson of the Urban Farm)

On this podcast episode, Greg Peterson sheds light on how urban farming may be the answer to addressing the affordability and accessibility of healthy grown foods; why we should get inspired to grow some of our own foods even if we have the convenience of being close to supermarkets; what we need to realize a world of ecological balance, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all; and more.

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Reclaiming our humanity by addressing overcivilization and artificial intelligence (Interview with Jennifer Grayson of Unlatched and the Uncivilize podcast)

On this podcast episode, Jennifer sheds light on what it means that we've entered a state of overcivilization; how automation has and may continue to impact our humanity and collective wellbeing; how to strike a balance between consuming technology and being consumed; and more.

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The vital role of our wetlands in balancing our planetary health and climate (Interview with Max Finlayson of the Society of Wetland Scientists)

On this podcast episode, Max sheds light on how cities were often built on flood plains and wetlands where the flooding was essential to supporting their biodiversity of life; why the preservation and restoration of our wetlands are key to stabilizing our climate; how wetlands impact people's livelihoods and our public health; and more.

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Examining population growth as an upstream cause of ecological degradation (interview with Terry Spahr of Earth Overshoot)

On this podcast episode, Terry sheds light on what a truly sustainable lifestyle with seven billion people on earth should really look like; why population growth has been the elephant in the room that needs to be discussed more openly as a solution to lessening our environmental impact; how we can work with the nuance that people in "developing countries" have less of an ecological footprint compared to those living in "developed countries"; and more.

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How probiotics can build resilience against disease and ecological challenges (interview with Raja Dhir of Seed)

On this podcast episode, Raja sheds light on common misconceptions of what "probiotics" are and what a healthy microbiome should look like; why we perhaps need to learn from how the Amish people live; how our knowledge of probiotics can be applied to address ecological challenges such as our honey bees' colony collapse disorder; and more.

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Using ecological art to spark environmental conservation (interview with Aviva Rahmani)

On this podcast episode, Aviva sheds light on what the role of art is in environmental conservation; what future generations may deduce of our time based on the artwork we leave behind; why we need to find points of sensitivity (or trigger points) to focus our efforts on in order to drive the drastic changes we need today; and more.

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