Tag: Biology

Total 82 Posts

The Oak Tree

George McGavin investigates the highly varied and dramatic life of oak tree. Part science documentary, part historical investigation, this film is a celebration of one of the most iconic trees in the British countryside. It aims to give viewers a sense of what an extraordinary species the oak is and

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Jeremy Narby

"This is perhaps one of the most important things I learned during this investigation: We see what we believe, and not just the contrary; and to change what we see, it is sometimes necessary to change what we believe."


"Nonetheless, gazing out the train window at a random sample of

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Gedanken zu Ursache und Wirkung

Frage nach Chancen und Lösungen der "Corona Pandemie" - Gedanken zu Ursache und Wirkung

English translation

Ich würde gerne einige Gedanken teilen, die eventuell dabei helfen neue Antworten zu finden oder auch neue Sichtweisen auf die Ursachen, die aus meiner Sicht viel tiefer liegen als in der aktuellen Politik, der

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Ideas on Cause and Effect

Question about opportunities and solutions of the "Corona Pandemic" - Ideas on cause and effect

Deutsche Übersetzung

I would like to share some ideas about the causes of the circumstances in the world we live in today, which in my view are much deeper than current politics, media coverage or

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Wendell Berry

"The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on

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DamNation

"I don’t know why we keep building these fucking dams,” Adams said in a surprisingly forceful British whisper. “Not only do they cause environmental and social disasters, they, with very few exceptions, all fail to do what they were supposed to do in the first place. Look at the

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Ralf Otterpohl

Das neue Dorf – Ralf Otterpohl – Bewusstseinssymposium Davos 2019

Prof. Ralf Otterpohl leitet ein Institut an der Technischen Universität Hamburg in Deutschland, wo er zu Wasser, Humus- aufbau und ländlicher Entwicklung forscht und lehrt. Daraus sind die lebendige Zukunftsvision «Das Neue Dorf – Vielfalt leben, lokal produzieren, mit Natur und Nachbarn kooperieren»

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Unsere Erde, unsere Meere

Was ist es, das unsere Erde so wunderbar und gleichzeitig unbegreiflich macht? Das neues Leben an unwirklichen Orten entstehen lässt, die zum Leben ungeeignet erscheinen? Wie entstehen Naturwunder? Welche Kräfte sind notwendig, um genau an der jeweiligen Stelle eine Flora und Fauna entstehen zu lassen, wie wir sie heute vorfinden?

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The Seeds We Sow

"Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow." - Unknown


"The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer

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Kailash Ecovillage

Rundown apartments reborn as food-forest coliving Agritopia

In 2007, Ole and Maitri Ersson bought the rundown Cabana apartment complex in the city and immediately began to de-pave parking spaces to make space for what today is a huge permaculture coliving space and urban food forest.

Today, the Kailash Ecovillage has

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Food, Earth, Happiness

"The film filled me up with great joy and inspiration...I knew it was going to uplift and give a new perspective to my soul, but I didn't know how deeply it would do those things! I'm going to watch the film today... for the 8th time." – Rafayah Uzzyah, Philadelphia,

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Masanobu Fukuoka

"Aber wenn man zehn Dinge verstehen will, versteht man in Wirklichkeit nicht einmal eines. Wenn du hundert Blumen kennst, "kennst" du nicht eine einzige."


"But intending to understand ten things, you actually do not understand even one. If you know a hundred flowers you do not “know” a single one.

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Revolution Food

"Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education." - Alice Waters


"Food and medicine are not two different things: the are the front and back of one body." - Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution


"When it is understood

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Treeline - The Secret Life of Trees

"We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorous and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent, and intimate hours." - Marcel Proust


"I listened to the breeze

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The Queen of Trees

"For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness,

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Im Königreich der Pilze

Im Verborgenen liegt ein Reich, das unbemerkt das Leben regiert. Eine fremde Welt mit den größten und ältesten lebenden Organismen auf der Erde: Pilze. Ihren Eigenschaften und Fähigkeiten verdanken alle Lebewesen ihre Existenz. Wissenschaftler auf der ganzen Welt beginnen gerade erst zu verstehen, welche Bedeutung Pilze überhaupt haben.

Pilze existieren

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Tyrone Hayes

"Science is a principle and a process of seeking truth. Truth cannot be purchased, and thus, truth cannot be altered by money."


"Professorship is not a career, but rather a life's pursuit. The people with whom I work daily exemplify and remind me of this promise."

Endocrine disruption, environmental justice,

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Flow For Love Of Water

"The earth, the air, the land, and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us." – Gandhi


"Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand

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MutterHof

"Die Erde könnte tatsächlich die Heimat aller Menschen sein. Eigentlich aber ist die Heimat eines Menschen der Ort, an dem alle seine Daseinsebenen auf einen Punkt zusammenlaufen und ihn mit dem Kosmos verbinden. ‹Heimat› solltest du den Ort nennen, an dem du dir einen Raum der Liebe geschaffen hast, den

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Veda Austin

"Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong." - Lao Tzu

"A wonderful blend of

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