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Film
The Hunt

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

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Photo Essay
Dark Skies
The loss of our connection to darkness and to the night sky is emblematic of our deeper separation from the natural world.
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Film
Water Flows Together
Colleen Cooley, a Navajo river guide, reflects on the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation.
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Webinar Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Photographer Camille Seaman
Webinar Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert
Webinar Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam
Webinar Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
Film
The Church Forests of Ethiopia
Orthodox Churches for centuries have safeguarded pockets of primary forest and are now working to preserve Ethiopia’s shrinking biodiversity.
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Film
The Medicine Man

A traditional curandero, or medicine man, in Northern Peru uses his extensive knowledge of native plants to treat various maladies.

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Film
Awana
Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.
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Film
Earthrise
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.
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Lesson Plan 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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Article
Speaking of Nature

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

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