Turning Season Podcast Episode 39 with Tim Corcoran hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 39: The Earth Caretaker Way (with Tim Corcoran)

March 9, 2024

How to become an Earth Caretaker? If you can, one way to start is to “get off your butt and get out in the woods,” as Tim Corcoran has been known to say, and his young students love to quote. Hear about many other good starting places and ways to walk the path in this…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 38 with Osprey Orielle Lake hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 38: Holistic Climate Action and the Stories in Our Bones (with Osprey Orielle Lake)

February 5, 2024

“I bow to Osprey in deepest respect and gratitude for her years of inspired activism and this brilliant book.” – Joanna Macy Once again, I agree wholeheartedly with Joanna Macy, this time about Osprey Orielle Lake and her new book, The Story is in Our Bones: How Worldviews and Climate Justice Can Remake a World…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 37 with Alpha Lo hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 37: How Restoring the Water Web Relieves Drought, Fire and Flood (with Alpha Lo)

October 14, 2023

Alpha Lo caught my attention when I heard him say, “All we have to do is…” and then lay out a sweeping plan for how California can effectively restore rain, prevent both wildfires and floods, and regenerate the water cycle. He explained how we could reverse the negative effects on the water cycle caused by…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 36 with Leilani Wong Navar and Lydia Violet Harutoonian

Episode 36: Personal and Collective Healing in Chinese Medicine and Deep Ecology (with Leilani Wong Navar and guest interviewer Lydia Violet Harutoonian)

August 1, 2023

Our bodies are just like the rest of the living world: coursing with healing, life-affirming intelligence and capacity; and suffering the effects of being out of balance. The body is one setting for what Joanna Macy called “the three stories of our time”: Business as Usual, the Great Unraveling, and the Great Turning. We’ve explored…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 35 with Gloire Mudekuza hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 35: Regeneration and Resilience for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda (with Gloire Mudekuza)

July 3, 2023

Ready for a dose of Active Hope? Listen to Gloire Mudekuza, a young refugee, a social entrepreneur, a climate activist and a mentor in Uganda, making an impact in the refugee community. He is passionate about regenerative agriculture, climate action, and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and director of Plethora Social Initiative, a refugee-led organization…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 34 Afro-lachian Herbal Remedies Past Stories Current Conversations with Ruby Daniels hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 34: Afro-lachian Herbal Remedies, Past Stories & Current Conversations (with Ruby Daniels)

June 4, 2023

Register here for the (free!) Great Turning Summit: In this planet-wide, diverse movement we can call The Great Turning, one of the threads I’m personally following is medicine. I’m all in for the shift to a life-honoring, life-sustaining approach to understanding illness, treating disease, and promoting health and healing.  Ruby Daniels is part of…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 33 with Joe Brewer hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 33: Becoming an Earth Regenerator (with Joe Brewer)

May 5, 2023

How about these goals:  What would that take? Joe Brewer has dedicated his life to this question, and to a “living laboratory” of bioregional regeneration and community collaboration. He is the founder of Earth Regenerators and co-founder of the newly established Design School for Regenerating Earth. I have learned so much from Joe. He’s been a…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 32 with Radhika Bhagat hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 32: Protecting Sacred Groves in India (with Radhika Bhagat)

April 6, 2023

“Somehow, we were only touching the symptoms, whether it’s poaching, whether it’s the destruction of forests, or unsustainable development.” So said Radhika Bhagat about her 12+ years of conservation work with leading organizations in India, as she explained to me why she founded the Sacred Earth Trust. Radhika now focuses on reviving spiritual connection to…

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Episode 30: News On Indigenous Leadership in the Arctic, The Mother Tree Project, and Tribes and Nature Defenders in the Philippines

February 20, 2023

Another news roundup of evidence of The Great Turning, for this month’s New Moon: Click Play above to listen in to this episode of Turning Season Podcast, your regular dose of active hope, here with news and deep conversations with people following the thread of their own storyline in this adventure we’re all weaving toward…

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Episode 29: Bright Green Lies and How to Act on What’s True (with Max Wilbert)

February 5, 2023

I guess I was believing some “bright green fairytales” myself – because the truths in Bright Green Lies burst a few bubbles in my mind. In a tiny nutshell: Solar, wind, hydro, and recycling do worse than not solve our problems. They continue the harms of industrial society, and divert the attention of people who…

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