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Nomads of East Africa

For centuries, the Maasai have herded their cattle throughout East Africa, but their use of traditional grazing lands is being restricted. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Moringe Parkipuny (1948 - 2013) was a parlimentarian, activist and indigenous spokesperson.

-- Jun 21, 2018

Diversity of Life

"We have little evidence that there is any ecosystem smaller than the surface of the earth." This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Famed biologist, theorist, educator and author Lynn Margulis (1938- 2011) co-developed the Gaia Hypothesis.

-- Jun 20, 2018

Gaia

The earth is a living system. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Famed biologist, theorist, educator and author Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) co-developed the Gaia Hypothesis.

-- Jun 19, 2018

So Many Options, So Few Choices

Of the hundreds of thousands of species of plants in the world, humanity depends on only about a dozen species for food. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. Richard Evans Schultes (1915 - 2001) has been called the father of modern ethnobotany. His work inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

-- Jun 18, 2018

Portrait of a Lake

The words of Thoreau still evoke the timeless feeling of a remote mountain lake. This archival program is part of Pulse of the Planet's 30th anniversary celebration. 

-- Jun 15, 2018