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Essay
The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance

As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the heart of the gift economy.

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Film
Elemental

Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

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Film Master forager Twila Cassadore of the San Carlos Apache Nation
The Hunt

A Native chef works with Indigenous foodways to promote processes of healing and recovery from historical trauma.

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Film Coleen Cooley
Water Flows Together

Colleen Cooley, a Navajo river guide, reflects on the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation.

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Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert
Earthrise Discussion Guide

Inspire inquiry and reflection with the free Earthrise Discussion Guide.

Film Lost World
Lost World

This short film documents the impact of sand dredging on Cambodia's mangrove forests and the lives of the people who depend on them for survival.

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Photo Essay View from Fourth Street Bridge, Los Angeles, California
A Possible River

These photos document the channelization of the Los Angeles River and the resiliency of the natural world.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Value of Listening
Virtual Reality
Sanctuaries of Silence

This film takes you on an immersive journey with acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton into the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the quietest places in North America.

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Essay Etching of the of an Oak Tree
Speaking of Nature

This essay explores and affirms our kinship with the natural world.

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