In this enlightening conversation with Alejandro Carrillo, learn about the Grasslands Regeneration Project and how it’s transforming once-barren deserts into vibrant grasslands. Alejandro shares his passion for regenerative ranching and the principles that guide his work, including mimicking natural processes and promoting biodiversity.
Joshua Tree is an ecological keystone of California deserts. Climate disruption threatens Joshua Tree National Park will no longer have Joshua trees. EcoJustice Radio talks with desert ecologist James Cornett about the future of our deserts in a warming world.
Clarissa Pinkola Estés tells the story from the deserts and mountains of Northern Mexico about a wolf woman, a collector of bones, who resurrects the wild spirit of life from the depths of the Underworld.
“Severe grazing is absolutely essential to maintain biodiversity,” argues Allan Savory in a recent TED Talk. Of course, this is the opposite of scientific truth for the sensitive desert ecosystem. Advocating “holistic grazing,” Mr. Savory pieces together false assumptions to produce ineffective but popular recommendations on climate change.
Passive solar Earthships provide electricity, potable water, sustainable food production, with contained sewage treatment, and can be built anywhere in the world. Renegade eco-architect Michael Reynolds’ construction and design process called Earthship Biotecture creates beyond LEED Architecture, a sustainable green building design made of natural and recycled materials.
On the Plaza of American Life, where does 26-foot Marilyn stand? For now, she’s straddling Palm Springs tourists. Is she this years’ ceramic pink flamingo replacement, soon to be on everyone’s front lawn? Let’s hope so. America’s new moral umbrella is Monroe’s revenge. Oow, some do like it hot.