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Set in the remote Alaskan Yukon Delta, Yukon Kings follows Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska as he teaches his grandkids how to fish during the summer salmon…
Kara Women Speak
This photo essay by Jane Baldwin records stories of indigenous women living in the communities of the Omo River Valley, Ethiopia.
Rivers and Stories
In this essay, Pulitzer prize-winning poet Robert Hass brings our attention to the cultural history and health of rivers around the world.
Melting Away is a collection of images by photographer Camille Seaman. Her photos concentrate on the fragile environment of the polar regions and capture…
The Geography of Poverty
"Marginalized" originally referred to what fell beyond maps of the Roman Empire, but today the word has a different meaning. To be on the edges of the…
Set in Seville, Spain, this short film follows a day in the life of flamenco guitarist Juan Ramírez. Through his eyes, we experience Soleá—the…
Making it in America
In this short film, a Salvadoran immigrant, who fled to the United States as a teenager to escape the country's Civil War, is now a single mother. She…
Amar is 14 and at the top of his class. Someday he'd like to be a professional cricketer, but for now he's the family's main breadwinner, working two jobs…
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Our Responsibility as Earth Citizens
Environmental leader Vandana Shiva feels strongly that it is our responsibility as "earth citizens" to keep water systems…
Water: The Carrier and Matrix of Life
Fritjof Capra, physicist and author, describes Leonardo da Vinci's fascination with water. "Water is the extension and…
A Message to the World
Credo Mutwa calls on all human beings to awaken the Mother Mind.
Rabbi Froman: Complete Interview
Rabbi Menachem Froman explains that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is really an issue of East and West and therefore a…
Author Woody Tasch speaks about creating capital flow that supports environmentally sustainable food movements and environmentally…
The Other Side of Fear
Environmental and social justice activist Julia Butterfly Hill speaks about fear and love as two opposing forces in the world.
How Society's Structures Can Shift
Zen teacher and social activist angel Kyodo williams reminds us that societies can change on a massive scale. At one time,…
Youth worker Orland Bishop explains how young people learn about power from adults. In the absence of elders who have cultivated…
Peace with the Unknown
Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy explains why making peace with the unknown helps us be more present in the time we live in.
Humanity's Immune Response
Paul Hawken, environmentalist and entrepreneur, describes humanity's immune response to political corruption, economic…
The Role of Women in Peacemaking
Women need to be at the heart of peace negotiations.
Do You Want to Find Out?
Spiritual teacher Adyashanti describes the process of letting go of collective consciousness and the fear that causes us…
Drive for Progress
Author and scholar Mary Evelyn Tucker explains that when we link progress to industrialization without any sense of limits…
Infinite Diversity, Infinite Potential
Sraddhalu Ranade, scientist and scholar at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, explains that while there is a pull to come together…
The Nature of the Mind
Tibetan Buddhist nun Ven. Tenzin Palmo describes how the infinite, primordial awareness that lies behind the mind and its…