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Taking the Earth into Consideration: Fostering a New Generation of World Leaders

Exciting, world-class researchers, thinkers, and artists recently convened in Todi, Italy. The focus was to work along with emerging young world leaders to explore how we move forward as a human race at this critical time. Dr. Susan Eirich shared powerful a...

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We are all Midwives for Life There are so many exciting, positive, mind-bending new learnings going on in the world. We are such an innately creative species.  It is a joy for me to keep up with them in the field of human/animals/nature/Earth relations and then share them with you. Part of the pleasure is letting the information flow through me to you. In our last conversation, one participant asked me if I felt like a midwife (I love the perceptions that come out of these conversations). After a moment’s reflection, I said, “Yes,” because what I am doing is trying to help birth new ideas and perspectives in the service of Life. And, really, I realized, each of us is working for a...

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Internationally renowned Buddhist scholar and activist Dr. David Loy discusses his new book, Ecodharma, where he writes, “Engagement in the world is how our individual awakening blossoms, and contemplative practices such as meditation ground our activism, transforming it into a spiritual path.” Susan and David conversed about what the teachings of Buddhism can offer to solving our current ecological crises. His recent lecture “Healing Ecology: A Buddhist Perspective on the Eco-crisis” talks about the parallel between our personal struggles and our collective ecological dilemma. You do not have to be schooled in Buddhism to enjoy or contribute to this conversation.  Shortly after...

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In March’s Conservation Conversation, Dr. Susan Eirich, Founder of Earthfire Institute, and Dr. Linda Bender, internationally renowned wildlife veterinarian and animal advocate, explored the issues of climate change and how to use our deep connection with nature to help us remain hopeful and resilient. They also discussed how we can find the courage to act rather than sink into despair. To hear this discussion and insights from the Earthfire community please watch the recording below....

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