Posts tagged Regeneration and Restoration
Revitalizing Native American foods and re-identifying North American cuisine (Interview with Sean Sherman of The Sioux Chef)

In this podcast episode, Sean sheds light on why it is that in the United States, we can find restaurants of cuisines from all over the world, and barely any restaurants of Native American cuisines; how the Standard American Diet came to be so homogenous and disconnected from what's actually available within the diverse bioregions across the country; 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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Rewilding to gain new perspectives on modern civilization (Interview with Kenton Whitman of ReWild University)

On this podcast episode, Kenton sheds light on what rewilding is all about; how modern civilization has dehumanized us and disconnected us from our innate and instinctive human senses; how the endless pursuit of comfort over the pursuit of fulfillment may lead us to feeling more empty being more consumptive over time; and more.

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The connectivity and complexity in urban ecology beyond simply 'greening' our landscapes (Interview with Keith Bowers of Biohabitats, Part Two)

In this episode, Keith sheds light on what it means to support more novel, technology-driven solutions to our environmental issues as opposed to solutions based more on biomimicry; why simply greening our urban spaces without looking at habitat connectivity and the specific choice of species is inadequate for maximizing our positive impacts with restoration; and more.

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Being proactive in restoration and planning for a more biodiverse planet today (Interview with Keith Bowers of Biohabitats, Part One)

In this podcast episode, Keith sheds light on how much we need to focus our efforts on restoration versus conservation; why it is that, although we're a part of nature and all species impact their environments in some way, we've uniquely altered our landscapes in ways that require us to restore natural habitats; 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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How urban farming may be key to reclaiming our food sovereignty (Interview with Greg Peterson of Urban Farm U)

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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