The Green Mind explores the intersection of social and environmental advocacy. We take a journey to uncover the actions people are taking around the world to showcase the symbiotic, yet sometimes tumultuous, relationship between people and nature. Your host, Leander Lacy, is a trained environmental social scientist and is a consultant for environmental organizations that are trying to meet both social and ecological outcomes. He has worked on projects around the world exploring the relationship between people and nature. Now he wants to bring his love for this work to you! He will interview experts that are doing work now to build and sustain this critical connection between communities and the Earth.
Mind, Heart, and Body
Co-Founder Jason Swann speaks to us about Rising Routes. Born out of a traumatic experience, Rising Routes seeks to heal individuals and bridge the social divide in the country by providing outdoor experiences that address mental health and systems of...
Safe Spaces and Triggering Moments
Crystal Egli and Parker McMullen-Bushman are the co-founders of Inclusive Journeys. Their organization is helping marginalized communities find their voice and space in nature through a variety of projects such as The Digital Green Book. The Digital...
Environmental Social Science or Economics
Elizabeth Schuster is the founder and CEO of Sustainable Economies Consulting and good friend of podcast host Leander Lacy. Elizabeth is a credible and nationally-known environmental economists. We talk about the difference between environmental...
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Great thinker for complex times
Leander Lacy has the kind of intersectional thinking we’ll need to remake the heathy and just planet we need and his communication style is engaging and welcoming. Highly recommended!