Author and essayist Priya Basi, the co-founder of Authors for Peace, reflects on hospitality and the roles of host and guest beyond the act of feeding someone. Environmentalist Paul Greenberg examines his relationship with his father and fishing. Environment lawyer Thomas Linzey looks at the rights of water from the point of view of water itself. Journalist Lucy Jones reflects on how the return to nature aids both the body and mind. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg sets the stage for a story of rebirth, rejuvenation, and regeneration in his documentary "Fantastic Fungi."
Rediscovering nature — fishing, mushrooms, hospitality
From this Episode:
Guest, host, stranger: The roles we play in life and in hospitality
The lesson of hospitality during the pandemic is one of reciprocity, where guests must also measure up to those serving them by keeping their distance and wearing masks.
Remembering his father, Paul Greenberg weighs in on recreational fishing
Environmentalist and author Paul Greenberg recalls fishing with his father, but says the time has come to eliminate the “trophy catch.”
Defending the rights of nature: A new approach to save the planet
“We need to do something different,” says Thomas Linzey, Senior Legal Counsel at the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights .
Investigating the healing powers of nature
Recovering from addiction to drugs and alcohol, science and nature writer Lucy Jones discovered that a walk among trees had just as many benefits to her healing than...