Procession to Honor the Vaquita: A Ritual to Heal our Relationship with Nature

Procession to Honor the Vaquita: A Ritual to Heal our Relationship with Nature

The vaquita porpoise is the smallest of all cetaceans, is endemic to the Upper Gulf of California, Mexico and is on the verge of extinction. This performance, led by artist and conservationist Patricio Robles Gil, was designed to mourn the 500 vaquitas that we lost in the past 20 years, and to help us heal for this 6th Mass Extinction that is currently underway.

The surprising reason behind the disappearance of wolves in Colorado

The surprising reason behind the disappearance of wolves in Colorado

Something alienates us from more meaningful days, even as it clamps down on our delight in life and gratitude for the wonder of nature. Can you guess what it is? Everywhere you go, it’s there, hidden in plain view. It’s carried on airwaves and spilling over the pages of magazines and newspapers.

What’s more important than a leader?

What’s more important than a leader?

There’s a video floating around YouTube that was shown to me years ago during a workshop on leadership. It’s of a crowd of people at an outdoor concert, most of which are lounging on blankets watching the show. The camera is focused on one man in particular, not far...
Working together for a wilder China

Working together for a wilder China

My first trip to China was underway and, as the aircraft circled to land at Beijing, I had a second thought (for the third time!) about everything… “Should I be doing this?” China was a huge mystery to me…yet very appealing. I had never been to China, only to...