Behind the Scenes of Pando Populus, Ecological Civilization, Environment, Nature, Reenvisioning Nature; Reenvisioning Science

Reflections On a Life-changing Event

The Pando clone embodies linkages along many vectors: roots to stems, soil to plants, birds to boles, life to death to rebirth. Our social community and the ideas spurred from within that gathering linked previously disparate entities, too.

Ecological Civilization, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Making Los Angeles the Resilient City by 2028

Pando Populus recently accepted and strengthened the idea of using the upcoming Los Angeles Olympics as an occasion to set high but not impossible goals for LA. With sincere backing from institutions and individuals I believe these goals could move LA a long way in the direction of becoming a model for an ecological civilization.

Ecological Civilization, Education, Nature, Philosophy

On the Importance of Thinking (and Rethinking)

To understand that we live in a world in which relationships are more fundamental than tiny, individual bits of matter is revolutionary in its implications.

Art & Design, Ecological Civilization, Society

Interview with Devon Hartman

Devon Hartman is a Claremont-based architect and co-founder of CHERP (Community Home Energy Retrofit Project), which he designed to form collaborative partnerships with community organizations, contractors, and cities to promote sustainable building practices.

Ecological Civilization, Nature, Philosophy

The Emerald Necklace

John Cobb, Jr. prepared these comments for the inaugural docent training program of the Amigos de los Rios Emerald Necklace initiative, a “necklace” of parks and green spaces populating the great watersheds of the Los Angeles region about which docents will be trained. The docent training program is developed in collaboration with Pando Hubs.

Ecological Civilization, Nature, Philosophy, Religion, Science

Interview with Mark Dibbens

Mark Dibbens is a professor of management at the University of Tasmania in Australia, where he focuses on the Philosophy of Management—a field with compelling relevance to ecological studies and environmentalism. Pando Blog editor Kevin Madden spoke with Mark over Skype in August.