Joanna Macy on The Great Turning
This discussion with Joanna Macy is part of the Into Eden project, a feature film by Tree Media and supported by Kalieopia Foundation. Into Eden has long been in production, and with the launch of N2K, we felt that some of the material should be released given its eternal quality. This excerpt is with Joanna Macy Ph.D, is from 2011. Macy is an author & teacher, is a scholar of Buddhism, systems thinking and deep ecology. A respected voice in movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with learnings from six decades of activism.
Value Change for Survival
This short film is part of 8 short, testimonial films, on the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois.) The Iroquois are embarking on an historic project about the 500-year history of the Iroquois, their relationship with Europe and America and their prophesies that, if heard, can help us navigate the oncoming changes due to climate change. This series of short films is done via their testimony, and creates the space for the Iroquois to tell their story as they strive to uphold the traditions and the legacy of their people while also protecting the central tenents of their people and their relationship and care for the Earth. This series was created by Tree Media in collaboration with Oren Lyons, Sid Hill and the Haudenosaunee. This series was created with the support of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and with the support of Executive Producer Oliver Stanton. For more information: http://www.digitalwampum.org and http://www.treemedia.com
General Russel Honoré on Gulf Coast Resilience
Leila Conners speaks with General Russel Honoré aka the Ragin Cajun, about the Gulf Coast and it's experience with hurricanes. The Gulf Coast is not only in hurricane alley, but also "cancer alley" or a "chemical alley" because of the large amount of chemical refineries in the area. The General speaks of the health impacts of the chemicals as well as the recovery efforts from the hurricanes.
Jeremy Narby on Nature & Life Intelligence
Jeremy Narby, an anthropologist, discusses the intelligence of life, nature, ayahuasca and DNA communication. The interview also discusses how modern man has overlooked the inherent intelligence in nature. Narby discusses his experiences with the diplomat plant, Ayahuasca, and his work with the Ashaninca in the Peruvian Amazon. While there, Narby also cataloged indigenous uses of rainforest resources to help combat ecological destruction. Narby is the author of he Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge, Intelligence in Nature and Psychotropic Mind: The World According to Ayahuasca, Iboga, and Shamanism. For more information on these interviews as well as more interviews: http://www.treemedia.com
Herman Daly on the Economy & the Environment
Herman Daly is an American ecological economist and professor who discusses in this fascinating interview the economy and the environment; the concept of as steady state economy and how the economic system is a subsystem of the Earth's ecosystem. The interview helps shift thinking on how the world can work. For more information on these interviews as well as more interviews: http://www.treemedia.com/#!11th-hour-research-tapes/c18kw