From Middle Earth: International Indigenous Leaders On The Rights of Nature

The human family is on a spiritual journey of discovering the consciousness that will bring peace and justice to people and planet.

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Henry Cross grew up in sunny Miami, Florida. Upon graduating high school, he moved to the politicized Washington, D.C. and double majored in History and Politics at the Catholic University. He served as a social studies teacher in Prince George’s County Public School in 2008-2009. In the fall of 2009, he moved to New York City to continue and grow his work in education and service.

He joined Hosh Yoga in 2011 as a teacher and Program Director. And since 2013, he founded and expanded programming for the organization with Hosh Kids and Hosh Seniors. Henry's entrepreneurial spirit helped developed the organizational, program, and financial capacity of the nonprofit to deliver self-sustaining and self-supporting health and wellness services to over 3,000 children, adults, and seniors every month in a cost-effective and fairly-priced way. And from 2014 to 2016, he participated in a philanthropic role by expanding the programming, policy, and public advocacy efforts of the Sonima Foundation as Community Relations Director.

His work has been featured by the Huffington PostElephant JournalBlog Talk RadioThe NYC Social Innovation FestivalSocial Venture Institute, and multiple Brooklyn and Queens newspapers. He is an appointed New York City official of Community Board 5 in Queens, serves on a Department of Youth and Community Development Neighborhood Advisory Board, and on the board of directors of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. And in 2015, Henry was selected as an etsy.org business fellow and awarded Top 40 Under 40 Nonprofit Rising Star. He finds joy in his community work service everyday and loves ballroom dancing!

The Material Objects That Kept Me Sane With an Infant

The number of “list” blog posts circulating on the Internet is astounding and I told myself I would not write one.

However, I LOVE lists.

I just love them! I’m a sucker when it comes to clicking on those posts and taking in people’s perspectives of what they find to be important.

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Nikki Pava is the founder of Alegria Partners, and with a decade of leadership in the sustainability movement, she and her company work with entrepreneurs and business leaders to design, implement, and measure profitable sustainability strategies for their companies.

Prior to her work at Alegria Partners, Nikki founded EcoTuesday, a national networking forum that facilitated vital connections and essential change in the business community. EcoTuesday hosted more than 300 events in 12 cities across the country and brought together hundreds of sustainability professionals, making a positive impact in each city.

Nikki holds an MBA in sustainable management from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. She lives in an eco-community in Costa Rica and is currently writing a book about teams in businesses that focus on reaching their company’s climate change goals.

For the Love of Earth

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

The Significance of Wilderness in Our Modern World

by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance

All of the Earth used to be wild and untouched. Human settlement has impacted landscapes since before written history. In recent centuries, with the rise of industrialization and the exploding global population, wilderness and wild places have been disappearing more quickly than ever before in human history.

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Pachamama Alliance is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all. With roots deep in the Amazon rainforest, Pachamama Alliance programs integrate indigenous wisdom with modern knowledge to support personal, and collective, transformation that is the catalyst to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet. www.pachamama.org
 

Dirty Sexecology: 25 Ways to Make Love to the Earth

by Jennifer J. Reed / The Green Divas

Sexecology: It’s a real thing

Sexecology is a new field of inquiry that explores places where sexology (the study of human sexual life) and ecology (the study of the relationships between organisms and their environments) overlap.

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

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Dense trees in rain forest with tangled roots.
10/05/2018
The human family is on a spiritual journey of discovering the consciousness that will bring peace and justice to people and planet. I had the honor of attending the Rights of Nature Symposium... read more
Infant asleep with mother's hands around her face
05/24/2018
The number of “list” blog posts circulating on the Internet is astounding and I told myself I would not write one. However, I LOVE lists. I just love them! I’m a sucker when it comes to... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Mountain river coursing over rocks past trees
05/18/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance All of the Earth used to be wild and untouched. Human settlement has impacted landscapes since before written history. In recent centuries, with the... read more
woman in nature with dirt on naked back
10/08/2015
by Jennifer J. Reed / The Green Divas Sexecology: It’s a real thing Sexecology is a new field of inquiry that explores places where sexology (the study of human sexual life) and ecology (... read more
Dense trees in rain forest with tangled roots.
10/05/2018
The human family is on a spiritual journey of discovering the consciousness that will bring peace and justice to people and planet. I had the honor of attending the Rights of Nature Symposium... read more
Infant asleep with mother's hands around her face
05/24/2018
The number of “list” blog posts circulating on the Internet is astounding and I told myself I would not write one. However, I LOVE lists. I just love them! I’m a sucker when it comes to... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Mountain river coursing over rocks past trees
05/18/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance All of the Earth used to be wild and untouched. Human settlement has impacted landscapes since before written history. In recent centuries, with the... read more
woman in nature with dirt on naked back
10/08/2015
by Jennifer J. Reed / The Green Divas Sexecology: It’s a real thing Sexecology is a new field of inquiry that explores places where sexology (the study of human sexual life) and ecology (... read more