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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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Photo Essay Silhouettes of people overlooking a city at night
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 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 Photographer Camille Seaman
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert
Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam
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 Peruvian Medicine Man
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 Quechua women weavers
Awana

Meet Quechua women weavers in the remote town of Patacancha in the south of Peru.

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Earthrise Discussion Guide

Inspire inquiry and reflection with the free Earthrise Discussion Guide.

Film
Earthrise

Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.

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