Episode 12: ON GOOD COUNTRIES

Direct download of mp3. Simple Transistor landing page. Transcript. Sound: Podcast opens with recording of Orang Asli in Malaysia playing a nose flute (courtesy of Siti Kasim.) Voice intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast on ecology today inspired … Continue reading

Episode 11: ON NARRATIVES

Transcript to the Nordic By Nature Podcast, ON NARRATIVES. Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature. A podcast on ecology today, inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. In this episode ON NARRATIVES, we hear … Continue reading

Episode 8: ON KNOWLEDGE

Podcast episode 8: ON KNOWLEDGE Simple Landing page. Direct download of mp3. Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. This episode, ON KNOWLEDGE, … Continue reading

Episode 5: ON HAPPINESS

Listen here: https://share.transistor.fm/s/a2b3ea54 Download episode here: https://media.transistor.fm/862d207c.mp3 Transcript to episode 5. On Happiness. Introduction: ICE SOUNDS Voice: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. According to Naess’s interpretation … Continue reading

Episode 3: ON INNER RESILIENCE

Listen on Transistor. In this episode ON INNER RESILIENCE, we hear four voices share how they maintain inner equilibrium. Firstly, we learn about nature-centred mindfulness practice from Ajay Rastogi, at the Foundation for the Contemplation of Nature in the Himalayan … Continue reading

Stewardship as a Concept of Self.

How do we view ourselves and our place in the world? A question that every great philosopher has wrestled with throughout time, but also one which we are revisiting in the light of the climate crisis especially amongst a growing … Continue reading

Episode 2: ON SURVIVAL

In the second episode On Survival, we have 3 strong voices who understand the need for radical, system change. First you hear the words of Monica Kucia, culinary curator in Warsaw, who talks about how to take the ego out … Continue reading

Helena Norberg-Hodge, ON SURVIVAL

  Helena Norberg-Hodge is the author of Ancient Futures (1991), a seminal work about traditional systems, globalization and change in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. She is a leading proponent of localization as an antidote to the problems arising from … Continue reading

Daniel Christian Wahl, ON SURVIVAL

Daniel Wahl is a leading educator, international consultant and design expert specialising in biologically-inspired whole systems design, transformative innovation and regenerative bioregional development. He is a biologist (University of Edinburgh and University of California), and holds an MSc in Holistic … Continue reading

Monika Kucia, ON SURVIVAL

Monika Kucia is a culinary curator and food writer from Poland. She is a passionate believer in locality of fresh, organic food- local ingredients and traditional knowledge, when combined with creativity and innovation, she says, can hold the key to … Continue reading

Nordic by Nature Podcast

A podcast bringing new perspectives on deep ecologyIn ten episodes, and with a global perspective, Nordic By Nature explores human, social and personal resiliency and adaptability that is needed for these challenging times. The podcast is sent from Sweden and … Continue reading

Satish Kumar, ON ACTIVISM

 It really was an honour to meet Satish Kumar. He was so generous with his time, to appear on the new Nordic by Nature Podcast. A former monk and long-term peace and environment activist, Satish Kumar has been quietly … Continue reading

Finding Zero

You don’t have to go to the Himalayas to find yourself – but it might help! Immersing yourself in natural surroundings brings a huge amount of physical and psychological benefits. But naturalness is much more than a superficial sense of … Continue reading

Designing ‘The Good Life’

Many of us dream of quitting our jobs and leaving the city, but how many of us manage to do it? I asked Innovation Strategist, Karina Vissonova, how she and her partner Aron designed ‘the good life.’ Q: What was … Continue reading