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JAY HARMAN is credited with being among the first pioneering scientists to use biomimicry—the science of employing nature to advance sustainable technology. Jay’s work is quickly becoming a cornerstone of modern and future engineering. His book, The Shark’s Paintbrush, is an exciting look into the brilliance of nature and how biomimicry is leading our new industrial revolution.
Musician, scientist, writer, poet, philosopher and lecturer, Dr. KRISHNA KANT SHUKLA wound his way into heart and soul via theoretical physics and Classical Indian music. In doing so, Krishna found an ecology to spirit that is present in all aspects of life.
Philosopher/farmer, FRED KIRSCHENMANN, is an experienced wise thinker and a deep dwelling intuitive when it comes to stewarding our land. He shares an appointment as Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center and as President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. He also continues to manage his family’s 1,800-acre certified organic farm in south central North Dakota.
Cultivating an Ecological Conscience (it’s not just for farmers any more) is a University Press of Kentucky book
DENNIS MCKENNA and his brother Terence McKenna have been exploring the inner reaches of the cosmos for many years. Seeking out a mutual collaboration with the plant medicines their adventures are recounted in Dennis’s book, The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss. Terence has passed and Dennis continues his work as both scientist and field explorer. He will be the key note speaker at Psychedlic Shine, an event for the psychedelic community to be held at the Boulder Theater February 12th, 2017.
A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it. PETER WOHLLEBEN illustrates the centrality of trees in Earth’s ecosystem demonstrating an astonishing sociality of trees, abounding with wisdom about what makes strong human communities and societies.
His book is The Hidden Life of Trees.
It’s no wonder we humans are enchanted with water. Actually there is total wonder!! And just because research associate at the California Academy of Sciences and author, WALLACE J NICHOLS, brings science into the conversation along with naturalists, poets and artists, it doesn’t mean the enchantment and wonder are diminished. Blue Mind is a great read and a wonder-ful reconnect…
“Surgical training showed me there are usually several successful approaches to every problem and that one will best fit an individual at any particular time. To do this, I’ve learned a lot of alternative methods and do you know – for some conditions, the “minority opinion” works best for the majority of patients!” A quote from DR. ALAN MCDANIEL
DR. ELIZABETH PLOURDE is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist who also has degrees in Biological Science and Psychology. Dr. Plourde uses her experience in her fields of study as well has her work in medical laboratories to focus attention on the hazards of sunscreen, EMF toxicity and hormone health.
DR MARIO BEAUREGARD’s groundbreaking work on the neurobiology of emotion and mystical experience has rightfully received extensive international media coverage. He, along with 2 other ground breaking scientists, developed the Manifesto for a Post-Materialist Science and organized the 1st congregation of scientists to move from materialist science to post-materialist science which they believe will be of vital importance to the evolution of the human civilization.
Dr Beauregard’s books include:
The Spiritual Brain