Keyline Design with Darren Doherty

Episode 19: Permaculture designer and teacher Darren  Doherty introduces Keyline Design and outlines the many ways that it can serve as a solution to climate change. Darren explains how water cycles through the landscape in a sequence of natural patterns. Keyline Design is a design system…

From Dolphin Trainer to Dolphin Advocate: Ric O’Barry Speaks Out on Captive Dolphins

Episode 16: Former dolphin trainer, Ric O’Barry, speaks with Jill Cloutier about his ten years in the captive dolphin industry and his transformation from dolphin trainer to dolphin advocate. O’Barry, former trainer of Flipper, (television’s favorite dolphin), now spends his life fighting to set dolphins…

Permaculture in Brasil

Episode 11: Interview with Andre Soares and Lucy Legan, co-directors of Ecocentro IPEC, (Instituto de Permacultura e Ecovilas do Cerrado), in central Brasil. Started in 1998, Ecocentro IPEC has become one of the most important reference centers for sustainable living in Latin America. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/IPEC_BRASIL-1.mp3Podcast:…

Simple Prosperity

Episode 9: David Wann talks about finding prosperity through simplicity, non-monetary forms of wealth, and how to have a lifestyle that can provide twice the satisfaction for half the resources. David is the president of the Sustainable Futures Society, a board member of the Cohousing Association of the…

How Conscientious Consumption of Chocolate Can Change The World

Episode 5: Did you know that Americans eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate every year?  Dr. Tom Neuhaus is  the co-founder, president, and chocolatier of Sweet Earth Organic Chocolates, Inc: the only Fair Trade Organic artisan chocolate company in the US.  Tom Neuhaus is also…

Maya Food Gardeners in Belize

Episode 4: The Maya cultivated the forest as a garden for thousands of years.  Maya forest gardeners from El Pilar, Master Gardener Alfonzo Tzul, Traditional Healer Beatrice Waight, and young Entrepreneur Lucas Medina discuss how they conserve and prosper in the Maya forest and the importance…

Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook

Episode 2: Albert Bates is the author of the Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook:  Recipes for Changing Times and director of the institute for AppropriateTechnology since 1984 and the Ecovillage Training Center since 1994.  In this interview, he shares some of his recipes for…

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