Whether it’s joy or anger, we’re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones.
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How to unleash an epic force for harmony on Earth
It is not an easy time to send a love letter to Life as We Know It. To the oceans. To the lands. To the whales, the salmon, the trees, the bees. To our children’s future lives.
Every mother I have spoken to regarding the story of J035 and her calf, "Two Is Enough," has responded in the same way: “I understand. I wouldn’t let my baby go either.”
Did you grieve with the whale Tahlequah? Now we need to reconstruct her ecosystem.
We have to recognize that the rape of nature and the rape of women is of the same dominator cloth: part of an authoritarian and exploitive system of top down-rankings. —Dr. Eisler
“The Hidden Life of Trees” hits NYTs Best Sellers list, while companion film “Intelligent Trees” roots out the science of tree chatter. Turns out forests have a few things to say.
"To regulate the destruction of nature by law is not half as effective as loving nature." ~ Peter Wohlleben
“How do you stay inspired to act in the face of global scale challenges like climate change, peak oil, the growing gap between the rich and poor, and so forth?”
Our step forward together into a future the Earth has never seen before, and that humanity is asked to face, can make future Halloweens a lot less scary than this one...if we are willing to do what needs to be done, right now.
Online symposium is a benchmark of rapid heroic response.
Why Blackfish warrants a panel discussion and workshop at a major university, and how it's a gateway to overhauling the system that’s putting all life on Earth at risk.
Exclusive interviews: How a war on the whales made heroes...and how they could save the world.
Is the national mental health system prepared for "Years of Living Dangerously?" Renowned professionals specializing on climate impacts weigh in.
How a killer whale’s story echoes the bondage psychology and oppression depicted in one of the world’s great novels.
Dolphin abolitionists work to free cetacean slaves, stop massive slaughters, and end corporate tyranny.
Is SeaWorld the new Sun City? As the world bid farewell to Nelson Mandela world famous bands were cancelling their upcoming performances at SeaWorld's annual music festival.
The "Blackfish Effect" is about the moral crisis of our time: the huge, devastating impact of cultural & corporate domination of the Earth, as well as humans and non-humans alike.
SeaWorld has not so much educated the public about killer whales as its opened people’s hearts to bravely witnessing injustice and to demanding systemic change.
How do we face the trauma and fix the problems? The answer is one and the same, and in it rests the heart of humanity: Learn, love, take action, and rejuvenate.
The story of captive orca told so well in Blackfish and Death at SeaWorld presages more than cetacean freedom. It foreshadows an urgent global uprising to set things right everywhere.
Welcome to Mothering Nature! And a new era in human psychology. It's time to face the greatest transition of all time: the transition to a healthy, thriving and peaceful planet.
Rachel Clark is a science writer, biologist, and mother.