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Eco-Stories: April Jones and the Pinehurst Farmers Market

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. In the Pinehurst neighborhood, located in sunny Columbia, South Carolina, April Jones founded the Pinehurst Farmers Market almost two years ago because she saw that the two grocery stores within a mile walking distance in the Pinehurst neighborhood closed suddenly, at […]

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Eco-Stories: Carmen Munhequete – building a resilient Mozambique

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Carmen Munhequete: Principal Consultant at Environmental Resources Management Carmen currently works as a principal consultant at ERM (Environment Resource Management) based in Maputo, Mozambique.She is an experienced professional, with more than 17 years working in development across the mining-, agricultural-, environment […]

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Whitewashed Hope

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Whitewashed Hope

A message from 10+ Indigenous leaders and organizations Regenerative Agriculture & Permaculture offer narrow solutions to the climate crisis Introduction Regenerative agriculture and permaculture claim to be the solutions to our ecological crises. While they both borrow practices from Indigenous cultures, critically, they leave out our worldviews and continue the pattern of erasing our history […]

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Eco-Stories: Felícia Campos and the Sustainable City of Florianópolis

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Felícia Campos is a Historian and obtained her Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies under the UNESCO Chair at Innsbruck University, Austria. She has interdisciplinary interest in reseach concerning peace & conflict studies, Palestinian history, urban narratives, gender dynamics and sustainability. […]

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Eco-Stories: April Harper and Threats to Birds

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. April Harper has been working in the field of environmental science and education for a decade. She studied Biology at Longwood University and received a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Indiana, concentrating on natural resource management. Her experiences […]

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Eco-Stories: Randi from Handep, an Indonesian social enterprise

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Handep is a social enterprise in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where we help reconnect our friends and family with their lands and forests for a more sustainable living. We work to empower indigenous women and farmers through sustainable fashion and […]

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Eco-Stories: Jennie Stephens and Heirs Property

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Jennie L. Stephens has served as the chief leader of the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation since its inception in 2005. At the Center, she is responsible for overall strategic planning, resource development, financial management and organizational development. She has worked […]

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Eco-Stories: Amy Armstrong, Executive Director of SCELP

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Amy Armstrong, Executive Director and General Counsel, started working for SCELP in September, 2002, after receiving a competitive two year fellowship from Equal Justice Works, formerly the National Association of Public Interest Law. Once her fellowship ended, she became a staff […]

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Eco-Stories: Christopher Templeton from ReSoil

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Christopher Templeton is the Operations Manager and a Master Composter at ReSoil Compost in Elgin, SC. Chris was born and raised just outside Washington, DC, and moved to South Carolina in the 90’s. In the 2000s, he and his family moved […]

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