Posts tagged Media and Communications
Going outside of the sustainability bubble to impact more people

Hear about how exposing ourselves to different cultures and environments shift our perspectives on sustainability; why Manuela hesitates to promote "zero-waste living"; how can we go against that grain of social media to reach more people with our messages promoting mindfulness, minimalism, and conscious consumerism; and more.

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Dismantling dominant perceptions of what an environmentalist looks like

Hear about how mainstream media narratives on environmentalism have negatively impacted BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), the role art plays in activism, the importance of having a multitude of perspectives from environmentalists of all backgrounds, and more.

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Accepting there is no orthodoxy in environmentalism to activate everyone

Hear about why the dominant narrative that we're destructive as humans actually does our work for sustainability a disservice; the importance of accepting that there are a wide variety of ways people connect with and help protect nature; how we can come together to create a larger positive impact through collective action; and more.

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Why we need to center green living around accessibility and entertainment

Hear about how her adventures dumpster diving led her to see how wasteful our consumerist-driven society has become; how to engage those not already mindful of their environmental impact without pushing them away; the importance of making sustainability attainable and accessible; and more.

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Balancing frustration with knowing that patience and positivity can better spark change

Hear about how the media coverage of sustainability evolved over the last decade, how we can continue to support its presence in mainstream narratives, what it was that instilled in us this idea that living sustainably is all about sacrificing rather than about gaining things that can truly enrich our lives, and more.

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Stepping beyond in-fighting within activism to galvanize our collective strength

Immy discusses how we can help sustainability as a topic get more attention in spaces where people already consume a lot of content online, how we can lessen the amount of in-fighting going on within environmental activism so we can join forces to inspire whatever action and change we can together, and more.

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Reaching that tipping point when sustainability will break into the mainstream

Jordan shares how sustainability can eventually reach a tipping point when it can then create a ripple effect and break into the mainstream; what it takes to create stories and documentaries that leave people feeling deeply inspired, empowered, and moved to action; and more.

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Inspiring a more mindful, positive, and health-promoting narrative in the media

Renee talks about what we can learn from the modeling and fashion industries to help us accelerate our progress towards a healthier future, how we can be more mindful of the role privilege plays in sustainable living, and more.

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