At Muse Ecology, we hear voices and grooves of people and place as we make our way back to harmony with the song of life.
#17 Felipe Pasini, Syntropic Farming
Since millennia before the early states of Mesopotamia, farming has been a complexity-destroying process. In this episode, we'll hear from Felipe Pasini about an agricultural approach called Syntropic Farming that reverses this process, facilitating greater ecological complexity while providing for human needs.
#16 Li An Phoa, Singing Hearts and Drinkable Rivers
In this second episode in the Water, Life, Climate, and Civilization Series, I'm grateful to be able to share this inspiring conversation with Li An Phoa, creator of the Drinkable Rivers movement. Li An is a scientist, activist, and river walker, working to mobilize watersheds to engage in citizen science and work together towards the return of drinkability to their river.
#15 Professor Millan Millan: The Second Leg of Climate Change
In this episode we learn about what Professor Millan Millan calls "the second leg of human-induced climate change", how our land use changes lead to major disruptions of weather and climate patterns, independently of changes due to warming from carbon emissions.
In these conversations with Professor Millan, we'll hear about the processes involved in the land use leg of climate change, and how we can act to address it.
#14 Prelude to the Water, Life, Climate, and Civilization Series
In this prelude to the upcoming series dealing with Water, Life, Climate, and Civilization, we take a look at the historical and mythological roots of civilization's discord, and set the tone for the series with a new song and some poignant clips from the next three episodes that remind us of the dynamic complexity we are interconnected with.
#13 Natural Building at Quail Springs, There's Music in the Walls
In this episode, we visit Quail Springs in the Cuyama Valley of Southern California. We'll hear useful knowledge about building with natural materials, and learn of exciting recent developments in the international legalization of cob construction.
This episode also contains alot of folk music, including quite a few songs from the soulful Cuyama Mama Jan Smith, and a surprise acoustic performance by the talented bluegrass band, Hot Buttered Rum.
Grandma Aggie, Voice for the Voiceless
In this episode, we hear the voice of Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim. She passed passed on a little over a week ago, but her light lives on in so many of us water babies.
These recordings of Grandma Aggie are from this past year: a panel at the Global Earth Repair Conference in Washington state, a prescribed fire training exchange in Ashland, Oregon, and finally at her 95th birthday gathering. I hope these words bless you like they've blessed me, and help remind us to be a voice for the voiceless