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If we're headed down a path that's leading us to environmental degradation, dehumanization, and disconnection from the things that matter most, simultaneously endangering our earth's clean water, clean air, and biodiversity, then we must ask boldly: What for?

Illuminating our paths to ecological regeneration, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all, Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast and multimedia journal for those who are yearning to live with vitality and fulfillment and who are dreaming of a thriving planet to call home.

Subscribe and listen to inspiring conversations featuring changemakers including Adrian Grenier of Lonely Whale Foundation, zero waste pioneer Bea Johnson, Earthjustice's Abigail Dillen, food waste activist Tristram Stuart, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, 1% For the Planet's Kate Williams, and more.

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Green Dreamer: Sustainability and Regeneration From Ideas to Life Kamea Chayne

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If we're headed down a path that's leading us to environmental degradation, dehumanization, and disconnection from the things that matter most, simultaneously endangering our earth's clean water, clean air, and biodiversity, then we must ask boldly: What for?

Illuminating our paths to ecological regeneration, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all, Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast and multimedia journal for those who are yearning to live with vitality and fulfillment and who are dreaming of a thriving planet to call home.

Subscribe and listen to inspiring conversations featuring changemakers including Adrian Grenier of Lonely Whale Foundation, zero waste pioneer Bea Johnson, Earthjustice's Abigail Dillen, food waste activist Tristram Stuart, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, 1% For the Planet's Kate Williams, and more.

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    213) Dr. Christopher Ryan: Debunking the myths of civilization and learning from prehistoric humans

    213) Dr. Christopher Ryan: Debunking the myths of civilization and learning from prehistoric humans

    Dr. Christopher Ryan is a psychologist, the podcast host of Tangentially Speaking, and the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What it Means for Modern Relationships.
    His latest book—a fascinating read which critically and inquisitively examines how civilization has affected our livelihoods and wellbeing as humans—is Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress.
    In this podcast episode, Christopher sheds light on the common misconceptions people often have of our prehistoric relatives; how the advent of agriculture turned egalitarian hunter and gatherer communities into ones with hierarchical power structures that created social inequality; and more.
     
    Featured music: Mountain Twin by Joel Porter
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    212) Shaun Chamberlin: How endless economic growth is incompatible with supporting life on earth

    212) Shaun Chamberlin: How endless economic growth is incompatible with supporting life on earth

    Shaun Chamberlin is the founder of Dark Optimism, a not-for-profit, research and activist organization that is positive about the kind of world humanity can create while being realistic about how far we have to go to create that future.
    Shaun was also one of the first Extinction Rebellion arrestees, is the co-author of the book, Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy, and serves as Executive Producer of the film, The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilisation?
    In this podcast episode, Shaun sheds light on why the pursuit of endless economic growth is fundamentally incompatible with supporting continued life on earth; what it means to recognize the different layers of reality that people exist in today (i.e., the reality of economics and politics vs. the reality of physics and the environment); and more.
     
    Featured music: Mountain Twin by Joel Porter
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    • 39 min
    211) Pierre Paslier: Reimagining the ways we package and consume beverages

    211) Pierre Paslier: Reimagining the ways we package and consume beverages

    Pierre Paslier is an innovation design engineer and the co-founder and co-CEO of NOTPLA an innovative, eco-conscious packaging startup. His company's main and most well-known invention is Ooho, an edible water packet made of seaweed.
    In this podcast episode, Pierre sheds light on how he learned from biomimicry to develop and fine-tune his idea to package drinks in edible packets; the difference between bioplastics that require industrial composting and ones that readily biodegrade in the soil (or are even edible!); and more.
     
    Featured music: Mountain Twin by Joel Porter
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    • 37 min
    210) Rebecca Burgess [Part 2]: Building relational, regenerative systems with localized Fibersheds

    210) Rebecca Burgess [Part 2]: Building relational, regenerative systems with localized Fibersheds

    Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed, Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute, and the author of Harvesting Color and Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy.
    In our concluding part 2 of our 2-part conversation, Rebecca sheds light on why the real solutions we need for our ecological crises will likely be undervalued and given less attention to (when compared to solutions driven by synthetic biology corporations); how localizing our textile systems can green the fashion industry in ways that a globalized system cannot; and more.
     
    Featured music: Mountain Twin by Joel Porter
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    • 28 min
    209) Rebecca Burgess [Part 1]: Revealing the false promises of synthetic biology

    209) Rebecca Burgess [Part 1]: Revealing the false promises of synthetic biology

    Rebecca Burgess, previously featured in episode 61, is the Executive Director of Fibershed, Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute, and the author of Harvesting Color. Her newest book is Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy. 
    In this episode, Rebecca sheds light on how we came to globalize our fashion system; the known and unknown health effects associated with the AZO dyes frequently used on textiles; why she calls synthetic biology a “false solution” to the varied issues they claim to be able to address; and more.
     
    Featured Music: Mountain Twin by Joel Porter
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    • 32 min
    208) Dory Trimble: Supporting energy sovereignty by providing access to solar power

    208) Dory Trimble: Supporting energy sovereignty by providing access to solar power

    Dory Trimble is the Executive Director of Honnold Foundation, a nonprofit organization started by Alex Honnold, the professional rock climber and star of the Oscar and Emmy award-winning documentary Free Solo.
    The Honnold Foundation works to reduce the world's environmental impact while addressing social inequalities by providing solar power access to those who need it most—both in the United States and abroad.
    In this podcast episode, Dory sheds light on how a lack of access to energy is tied to and perpetuates social inequity; why achieving energy sovereignty for vulnerable communities is vital for them to be able to reclaim their local decision-making power; and more.
     
    Featured music: Power to Change by Luna Bec
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    • 39 min

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