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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

Drugs from Plants

A wide range of exotic plants have yielded drugs valuable to western medicine. 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 14, 2018

Lost Knowledge of the Amazon

A pioneering ethnobotanist worked with indigenous peoples around the world to discover useful plants. 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 story inspired the film "Embrace of the Serpent".

-- Jun 13, 2018