Tag: women environmentalists

Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown  (published in 2017)

“Emergence is the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions.” ~Nick Obolensky adrienne maree brown is a powerhouse leader with a new battle cry. Let’s follow her. Let’s allow ourselves to follow organic patterns that are emerging rather than a tired old script that was written by those who are not living in these times, who do not share our values, who did not understand how life works and thrives, who saw nature as enemy and something to be conquered and tamed. We now know it is better to understand ourselves as...

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The Legacy of Luna by Julia Butterfly Hill (Published in 2000)

Many of us know the story of the brave, two year tree-sit carried out by Julia Butterfly Hill from 1997-1999 which saved the life of an old growth redwood named Luna and brought much attention to the issue of clear cutting of old growth forests and the repercussions of the loss of the ancient trees. Some of us do not.  This book is worth the read for everyone. “Tree-sitting is a last resort. When you see someone in a tree trying to protect it, you know that every level of our society has failed. The consumers have failed, the...

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