Salmon Journey

Making The Invisible Visible: Salmon Journey

The migration of the salmon upstream is a feat worth spending some time to consider. Not only do these perseverant fish swim against the current of ferocious rivers for miles on end, they are also capable of jumping up to overcome natural obstacles in the water, all in order to continue their laborious salmon journey. […]

Making the Invisible Visible: New Zealand Braids

“Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only […]

Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

Save the Oceans? Yes We Can!

Many people don’t give a second thought to the oceans because they’re out of sight and out of mind. The deep-sea is one of the final frontiers of human exploration. We know more about the Moon than we do about the deep sea. As a result, our oceans are falling victim to harmful human activities. […]

How Clean is Your Local Water?

There is true healing in nature. We protect what we love. One viewer described the experience of watching nature through our Moving Art series, a testament to nature’s power to make us defend it.  “I ended up with tears running down my face,” wrote the viewer. “Because of the overwhelming beauty and feelings of personal […]

Reconnecting with America’s Heart & Soul

These days, America seems to be divided. Now is the time for Americans to reconnect and find healing! We are all motivated by our own drive to follow our dreams and achieve our goals in the face of adversity. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg demonstrates this in his timeless documentary, America’s Heart & Soul (now available on […]

Gratitude Lab Louie Schwartzberg

Gratitude Is at the Heart of Thanksgiving

If you’re feeling a bit hurried this time of year, it might be a good time to take a deep breath and refocus. Things can get busy in autumn with the approaching holidays. It’s easy to get swept up in the checklists and the performativity of celebrations. But Thanksgiving is not about checking off boxes […]

The Moon: Making the Invisible Visible

“With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of Paul Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune,” which served as inspiration for the ubiquitous Debussy composition of the same name.  Let’s […]

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art How do you tap into your spiritual self? People who feel connected to a higher power or to the people around them are more likely to participate in their community and get involved in political actions. There are so many ways that people can tap into their spiritual […]

World Kindness Day on November 13

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13

Kindness is not timid or weak. Instead, kindness is a revolutionary act of generosity and compassion. The first World Kindness Day was introduced as an international holiday in 1998. A coalition of kindness NGOs got together to form the World Kindness Movement, and November 13th is an annual opportunity for people to practice kindness. Reflect […]

Gratitude Meditation

Practicing gratitude and empathy can help build a more positive and peaceful outlook on the world and starting this education young can help families and children with emotional well-being. Educator Hugh van Cuylenburg began studying this phenomenon while teaching children in the north of India. The desert community had no running water, no electricity and […]

Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

How the United Nations Is Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

We Can Save The World For The Next Generation. “We can make today the day we stop thinking that the changes required are impossible and beyond us. We can start realizing that they are not only possible, but what the future requires of us. We must stop turning from the warnings of science and fear […]

Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack - interview

Meet Genevieve Vincent on the Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack

Thanks for taking some time to relax and listen to the Moving Art season 3 soundtrack. Now that you’ve had a chance to listen to the sounds of Moving Art Season Three, we’re taking you deeper into the music by interviewing the composers behind each piece. Today, we sat down with Genevieve Vincent, who created pieces […]

Urgent! Preserve the Brazilian Rainforest

Losing Rainforests Can Damage The Entire Ecosystem If the earth could speak, it would say “Urgent! Preserve the Brazilian Rainforest!” As wildfires ravish the West Coast of the United States, it’s easy to forget the wildfires that rage in other parts of the world. The Brazilian rainforest has been particularly affected by wildfires, among many […]

The Role of Mushroom Agriculture in Fighting Poverty

What Can Mushrooms Do To Help Society? Around the world, mushroom farming has provided opportunities to people in poverty-stricken communities. In East Asia and Africa, mushroom agriculture is being used to combat poverty and create sustainable agriculture practices. Read on to see more mushroom agriculture in fighting poverty October 17th is the International Day for the […]

Studies Show You Need More Time in Nature

Nature Is Good For Your Mind And Body We all know it feels good to spend time in nature. It’s rejuvenating to take in the fresh air and gaze on the landscape, coming back into balance within our bodies. But it’s not just psychological. There is a growing body of work showing that your brain […]

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How Smiles and Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Smiles can really heal! Take a deep breath and coax a smile onto your face. October 2nd is World Smile Day! It’s a holiday about celebrating happiness during this transformational time. Smiles and gratitude can have a powerful effect on your life. Smiling can even boost your immunity! Read on to see how smiles and gratitude can […]

Mushroom Movement: Making the Invisible Visible

“When people see my images, a lot of times they will say, ‘Oh my God,’” says filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg. “Have you ever wondered what that meant? The ‘oh’ means it caught your attention, it makes you present, it makes you mindful. The ‘my’ means it connects with something deep inside your soul, it creates a […]

Traveling With Louie Schwartzberg’s Moving Art Series

Best Things To Watch During Covid There’s nothing more delightful for an armchair traveler than getting a high-definition tour of the globe, on-demand. On Netflix, the Moving Art series is the perfect armchair tour of the world’s ecosystems. From deserts to waterfalls, Louie Schwartzberg explores hidden habitats and the interconnectedness of life on earth.

Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack - interview

Meet Lisbeth Scott on the Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack

Now that you’ve had a chance to listen to the sounds of Moving Art Season Three, we’re taking you deeper into the music by interviewing the composers behind each piece. Today, we sat down with Lisbeth Scott, who created pieces for the Macchu Picchu episode. Enjoy a bit of her music before we start the […]

The Lesson of the Ant: Making the Invisible Visible

“All the best work is done the way that ants do things — by tiny but untiring and regular additions.” So wrote the author Koizumi Yakumo, commenting on the way ants accomplish herculean tasks slowly, little by little. This time-lapse ant film is making the invisible visible. Let’s talk about ants for a moment. To […]