In California, fire and water are the big worries. How can we ensure having enough fresh water? How can we avoid out of control wildfires? In this dialogue, Dr. Arielle Halpern and Andy Fusso of the Mt. Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center discuss serious threats facing the Mt. Shasta area, how indigenous cultures can teach us about solving problems, their lives before they became Water Protectors, and more.
The fourth in my series of interviews about artists using social networking to find
their audience features Lauren Over, Obey Clothing designer, poster artist for John Legend’s urban gardening documentary “Can You Dig This,” and creator of the food foraging multimedia book and project “Sidewalk Superfoods.”
Bruno Manser bore witness as the basis of the existence of one of the most extraordinary nomadic cultures in the world was destroyed. His story deserves to be told because in a world tainted with greed, in which the violation of nature is the foundation of the global economy, his life and message stand apart as symbols of the geography of hope.
Future technology has to consist of machines, materials and molecules that adapt to the biologic cycles of earth instead of perturbing them, and they have to enrich earth with life-enhancing stimuli instead of discharging poisons. What is needed, therefore, is a different, new “nature of technology,” an evolution whereby technology adapts to its environment.
A beautiful and inspiring series of photos from a new book, “Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time” by Beth Moon.
from the Permaculture Podcast: “In this interview we sit down and talk about his book, the science of microbiology and mycology, entrepreneurship, and also touch on the power of mushrooms for remediation”