Seventh Generation vs. (sigh) ‘Longtermism’

The intention of Seventh Generation thinking, as I see it, is to better relationalize our world – as in recognizing and pouring life into the organic links that connect everything to everything. The intention of longtermism, on the other hand…. Well, I really wonder.

What Could Possibly Go Right?: Episode 95 Geneen Marie Haugen

Geneen Marie Haugen, PhD, grew up as a free-range wildish kid with a run amok imagination. She is a guide to the experiential, intertwined mysteries of nature and psyche with the Animas Valley Institute. She answers the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?”

Putting Indigenous knowledge into practice for climate change: the Tribal Adaptation Menu

This article describes a tool called the Tribal Adaptation Menu that provides a set of concrete, practical strategies, approaches and tactics for how to incorporate indigenous thinking into planning, policy, research and interventions for researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.

Solving the Climate Crisis Requires Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Enrolling local tribal experts as science advisers, partners, and co-managers in addressing biodiversity loss, climate change, legacy pollutants, and other pernicious issues not only makes sense, but is the only way to effectively turn things around.

Planting Agroecology in the Sacred Desert of Wirikuta

All had come to Las Margaritas to attend a free intensive agroecology workshop led by Gerardo Ruiz Smith, a Mexican regenerative agriculture expert, and coordinated by the Wixarika Research Center as the first stone of a long-term project that seeks to restore and regenerate the desert in what many have come to call the “botanical garden” of Wirikuta.

An Indigenous peoples’ approach to climate justice

Indigenous climate justice advocates argue that as long as these dominant world systems fail to embrace the transformation required and offered by Indigenous peoples – including an acceptance of the rights of Mother Earth – humanity as a whole will continue to fail the planet.

What Could Possibly Go Right?: Episode 23 Vanessa Andreotti

Vanessa is one of the founding members of the Gesturing Decolonial Futures Collective ( and “In Earth’s CARE”, an international network of Indigenous communities located mostly in Canada and Latin America.

Vanessa provides her insight on What Could Possibly Go Right?