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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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    • 4.9, 290 Ratings

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.

If you’re new here and are unsure where to start, sign up to our EMBARK newsletter to get our top 21 episodes recommended to you: www.GreenDreamer.com/embark

    260) Rutger Bregman: Transforming our future by relearning a hopeful history of humankind

    260) Rutger Bregman: Transforming our future by relearning a hopeful history of humankind

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    Rutger Bregman is a historian and the author of the New York Times Bestselling book 'Utopia for Realists' and 'Humankind: A Hopeful History'.
    In this podcast episode, Rutger sheds light on how our human evolution has actually been about the survival of the friendliest rather than the fittest; how power literally changes people's brains and makes them less able to empathize and see the humanity in others; why we need a perspective shift on our human nature to transform our future; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Alive in the Wilderness by Endless Field
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    • 53 min
    259) Shubhendu Sharma: Using cultural and historical knowledge to support regenerative reforestation

    259) Shubhendu Sharma: Using cultural and historical knowledge to support regenerative reforestation

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    Shubhendu Sharma is an industrial engineer turned reforestation expert. He's the founder of Afforestt, which is a social enterprise based in New Delhi and Bangalore, India that is committed to bringing back maintenance-free, native forests using the renowned Miyawaki method of reforestation.
    In this podcast episode, Shubhendu sheds light on the intricacies that go into regenerative reforestation efforts, which go beyond just planting trees and consider various contexts, such as the history and culture of a region; how scarcity is a human construct because when our ecosystems are functioning as they should, they inherently hold regenerative capacities to recreate abundance; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Alive in the Wilderness by Endless Field
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    • 42 min
    258) Judith D. Schwartz: Healing the water cycle to restore climate and ecological balance

    258) Judith D. Schwartz: Healing the water cycle to restore climate and ecological balance

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    Judith D. Schwartz is a journalist who focuses on nature-based solutions to global environmental, economic, and social challenges. She is the author of Cows Save the Planet, Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World, and the new book The Reindeer Chronicles.
    In this podcast episode, Judy (featured originally in episode 130) sheds light on why we need to look beyond how much water we use to the water cycle itself when talking about water scarcity and conservation; why we need to understand and address climate change through the lens of water—and not just carbon dioxide; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Yarrow by Kim Anderson
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    • 47 min
    257) Margaret Klein Salamon: The psychology of influencing change and facing the climate emergency

    257) Margaret Klein Salamon: The psychology of influencing change and facing the climate emergency

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    Margaret Klein Salamon is a clinical psychologist turned climate warrior, the founder of The Climate Mobilization, and the author of Facing the Climate Emergency: How to Transform Yourself with Climate Truth.
    In this podcast episode, Margaret sheds light on some of the psychological phenomena that explain why our public response to climate change hasn't reflected the urgency that it warrants; why the environmental movement's fear of making people feel fear when it comes to telling the truth about our ecological breakdown has been misguided; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Yarrow by Kim Anderson
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    • 42 min
    256) Kevin Wilhelm: Finding common ground in the age of a global pandemic and climate change

    256) Kevin Wilhelm: Finding common ground in the age of a global pandemic and climate change

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    Kevin Wilhelm is the CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting and the author of How to Talk to the Other Side: Finding Common Ground in the Time of Coronavirus, Recession, and Climate Change. 
    In this podcast episode, Kevin sheds light on how we can most effectively talk to people outside of this sustainability bubble to scale our positive impact; how we can put aside our differences in the name of furthering our common goals of healthy communities, healthy environments, and safe spaces for everyone; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Yarrow by Kim Anderson
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    • 45 min
    255) Natalie Bogwalker: Building resilience with permaculture and primitive skills

    255) Natalie Bogwalker: Building resilience with permaculture and primitive skills

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    Natalie Bogwalker is the visionary, founder, and director behind Wild Abundance, a homesteading, permaculture, building, and gardening school near Asheville North Carolina. Natalie and the writer for Wild Abundance, Chloe, recently launched an online gardening school for people who want to grow their own food! 
    In this podcast episode, we talk about how gardening and self-reliance can be acts of rebellion; whether and how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted her off-grid lifestyle; and more.
     
    Featured music of the month: Yarrow by Kim Anderson
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    • 41 min

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I ALWAYS learn something from listening to Green Dreamer. Kamea asks the best questions—well researched and well thought out, to the point, and hard hitting. I love how intersectional the dialogue is and know that I can always come here for an informational lesson on sustainability. Thank you for all you do Green Dreamer!

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