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Turning adversaries into allies to change animal agriculture (Interview with Leah Garcés of Mercy for Animals)

In this podcast episode, Leah sheds light on the social, health and ecological impacts of factory farming, which dominates animal agriculture in the United States; the value and opportunities that lie in reaching across the aisle to work with people we may view as our adversaries; and more.

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Emboldening Native Peoples to step into their role as hosts of the land (Interview with Mark Charles, 2020 Independent Presidential Candidate, Part 2)

In this podcast episode, Mark sheds light on what it'll take for us to be able to truly address the systemic injustices embedded into our culture and society; his primary motivations to run for President of the United States as an Independent candidate; and more.

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Unveiling the deeper roots of our systemic ecological and social injustice (Interview with Mark Charles, 2020 Independent Presidential Candidate, Part 1)

In this podcast episode, Mark sheds light on why our social and environmental injustices are even more deep-rooted than the systems that we've set up; how the U.S. constitution, primarily serving the interests of white, land-owning men, has influenced the ways that our dominant society views and treats nature; and more.

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Militarism and its impact on societal and ecological welfare (Interview with Nick Buxton of The Secure and the Dispossessed, Part Two)

In this podcast episode, Nick sheds light on the environmental impacts of the U.S. military-industrial complex; how an era of permanent war between countries led by our political leaders may be taking away the resources and attention needed to address the real crises that people on the grounds are facing on a day-to-day basis; and more.

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Why framing climate change as security issues works against climate justice (Interview with Nick Buxton of The Secure and the Dispossessed, Part One)

In this podcast episode, why the prominent use of the term security (such as water security, food security, border security) may be at odds with our goals to seek for climate justice; how large corporations and our government already have lesser known plans to address climate change, but not in the ways we would want nor expect; and more.

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The vital role of beavers in enriching and strengthening our ecosystems (Interview with Ben Goldfarb of Eager)

In this podcast episode, Ben sheds light on how we've wiped out 99% of our beavers in North America; the vital role that beavers play in enriching wild landscapes and building our collective resilience against climate change; why our modern ideas of what healthy ecosystems look like have been wrong; and more.

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Restoration agriculture and letting go of micromanagement to allow nature to thrive (Interview with Mark Shepard of Restoration Agriculture Development)

In this podcast episode, Mark sheds light on why we need to stop trying so hard to realize a world based on persistent concepts and ideals that we made up and instead, get out more to observe and learn from how natural ecosystems actually function; what is problematic about how we've developed a food system based mostly off of annual crops versus perennials; how he's been able to utilize a hands-off approach to growing food regeneratively, which he calls the STUN method (Sheer Total Utter Neglect); and more.

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

In 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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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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Slow flowers that truly commemorate our love for one another and the earth (interview with Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers)

On this podcast episode, Debra sheds light on why we need a slow flowers movement; the environmental impacts of growing flowers with an artisan mindset versus a commodity mindset; the vital role of flowers in our food production; how our collective loss of knowledge on seasonality helped drive agrobiodiversity loss; and more.

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Enriching agrobiodiversity and soil health for more nutritious foods (interview with Gabe Brown of Brown's Ranch)

On this podcast episode, Gabe sheds light on why we need to stop focusing on yield as the ultimate measurement in food production; the importance of having ruminants and animals on farmlands to support agroecology; problematic, existing farm programs and regulations that incentivize monocultures and extractive methods of agriculture that need to be amended or removed; and more.

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Why enriching and protecting biodiversity are key to addressing climate change

Adam sheds light on how biodiversity loss may be a greater threat to our planet than climate change; why we need to include the conservation of biodiversity as a key climate health solution; how real life stories of regeneration around the world prove that we already know what it takes to rebuild healthy, resilient ecosystems; and more.

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