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Nature

Venerating the Earth Through Wild Yoga: Rebecca Wildbear on PYP 557

Rebecca Wildbear is an outdoor guide, yoga teacher, and author of Wild Yoga: A Practice of Initiation, Veneration & Advocacy for the Earth. She invites us to view yoga as both a personal practice and a form of environmental and social advocacy.

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How Palm Oil, Colonialism, and Greed Have Endangered the World: Jocelyn Zuckerman on PYP 543

In terms of human suffering and environmental destruction, there’s little that can compare to the global trade in palm oil. Today’s guest takes us on a hard yet vital journey of discovery and understanding.

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The Sounds of Life: Karen Bakker, PhD on PYP 542

Humans aren’t the only beings that talk to each other. Whales, elephants, bees, corals, unhatched turtles, and even plants and fungi use sound waves to connect and coordinate. Can we begin to understand them, and talk back?

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Midterms and Energizing Outcomes: Howie Jacobson on PYP 539

My walking thoughts on today’s midterms, individual and social change, and healing our collective trauma while fighting against fascism.

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The Virtues of Settling: Howie Jacobson on PYP 537

Let’s walk in the woods and talk about acorns, sustainable agriculture, cameras, frustration, and the pros and cons of settling.

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Nature and the Nervous System: Howie Jacobson on PYP 535

Take a walk in the woods with Howie and catch up on what he’s been reading and thinking about.

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How to Make a Documentary Film: Charlie Morris on PYP 515

Charlie Morris is a self-taught documentarian who highlights environmental issues to help sway public opinion and affect policy. We talk about how he goes about his work.

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Wearing (and Being) Nature: Jeff Scult on PYP 495

Fast fashion is a disaster. For the planet, for the oppressed workers, and for the souls of those who are constantly exhorted to throw out their clothes and buy new ones. Today’s guest offers an antidote.

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How to Connect with Your Soul and Find Your True Purpose:
Bill Plotkin on PYP 455

Why are we destroying the planet and making each other miserable? Are we defective? Or have we lost the map to authentic human development?

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