Seeds are tiny, magical packets of latent energy and potential, ready to burst forth when conditions are right. They contain the very essence of Life itself: ancient wisdoms and future hopes, exquisitely designed to adapt and evolve as needs arise.
Part of Earthfire’s mission is to be a seed center. Here we gather selections of what we would like to see to germinate, take root, and unfurl into the light; stories that educate, inspire, inform and embrace hope and action. We invite you to partake, swap and share them. May they all bear fruit.
- Millions of people walked out of their classes and offices on Friday to participate in #ClimateStrike events around the globe.
- An elephant rescued as a baby returned to the shelter that cared for her until her release with a surprise: a baby of her own.
- Speaking of elephants, several countries in Africa are trialing beehive fences as a way to protect elephants and farmers alike.
- A new study has linked prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides with changes in brain development. Studies like this are integral in shifting the tide away from dangerous pesticide use.
- Dutch photographer Dick van Duijn captured this beautiful photo of a squirrel enjoying the smell of a flower.
- The Amazon is still on fire, and a new satellite study of the rainforest provides important insight.
- Biological anthropologist Barbara J. King discusses evidence that animals feel grief:
What stories have inspired you this week?
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Read past Seed Swap posts here.