Why Baboons Are the Best Tamarind Tree Farmers in Zambia

First Nations Negotiator Honors Ancestors by Protecting Boreal Forest

This is my home land. This is where my ancestors have always lived. I know the land well. I know where I need to go to get what I need. I never feel out of place here. This is where I have a sense of responsibility and a role to play here. The land is […]

Finding Faith in the Forest: Stories Happen in Forests

I’m Karenna Gore here with Poppy Jones. And we’re with the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. We have come into the forest as a classroom. We’re in Van Cortlandt Park, which is in the Bronx, right here in New York City. (Poppy) For them to actually get out in nature, have ceremony […]

Going Wild: Restoring German Forests

When I hear wilderness, I’m like, whoah, I’d rather not think about it. Wilderness is something to be feared. (Is wilderness compatible with the German sense of order?) Certainly, I think it’s very good for the German sense of order, because I think there’s often far too much of it. Wilderness to me means forests, […]

She Digs It | The Forest Kitchen | Off Grid Log Cabin Build, Ep.4 S1

(fire crackling) (bird chirping) – No, hey, out. You’ll get hurt. Dig. Good girl. (fire crackling) (wind rustling) Good girl, stay there. (birds chirping) (wind rustling) Can you bring that here, please? Thank you Cali. Cali, bring it here, please. So, I know a lot of you haven’t seen that video of me showing where […]

In Boreal Forest, Indigenous Leader Bridges Environmental Divides

For most people it would be a vast expanse of wilderness along the seventh longest river in the world, the Mackenzie River. We call the Deh Cho. I was born there in a place called Yelta Lake. There was literally nothing there. There was no electricity. There was no municipal services. And for the first […]

Primitive Clay Mud Oven | The Forest Kitchen | Off Grid Log Cabin Build, Ep.10 S1

(crunching) (tapping) (rain pouring) (hammering) (hammering) (grass ripping) (roots tearing) (bugs chirping) (tapping) (birds chirping) – What was that, grouse? So those were ruffed grouse that Cali just put up. They’re a family of young ones, just barely started flying by the looks of it, so I think I saw six of them take off, […]

Dinosaurs in the Desert: Petrified Forest Wilderness

[WIND. GUITAR PLUCKING] Petrified forest fieldnotes. May 30th. [GUITAR and WIND] We pass over Cretaceous limestones and sandstones. And the massive sands of the early Jurassic Glenn Canyon Group. Walking out to Kachina Point and looking into the Painted Desert I am struck by how bright and vibrant the rocks are at Petrified Forest. Pink, […]

Two Years Alone in the Wilderness | Escape the City to Build Off Grid Log Cabin

Two Years Alone in the wilderness can make a man lonely

The Log Cabin in the Forest Gets a Facelift, Cottage Life