- retired UCSC professor of
mathematics specializing in fluid dynamics, author of the recent
book, Chaos, Gaia and Eros, and co-author of Trialogues
with Terence McKenna and Rupert Sheldrake.
- Cherokee, founder and president of the First Nations Development
Institute, advocate for tribal issues nationally, board member of
Calvert Social Investment Fund, and advisor to the U.N. on labor
and indigenous rights.
- founder and president of the
International Synergy Institute, a multidisciplinary think tank,
author of the forthcoming book, Conversations with Ollie.
- President of Earth Island Institute, chair of the East Bay
Conversion and Reinvestment Commission, and director of its Urban
Habitat Program. Background in urban design and architecture.
Allan Hunt Badiner
- writer, editor of Dharma
Gaia--A Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology, regular
contributor to Yoga Journal, consulting editor
of Tricycle magazine, and board
member of Rainforest Action
- founder of EarthWays, projects of Earth Trust Foundation--a
catalyst for personal & global awareness and social & environmental
activism, and board member of the Threshold Foundation.
- farmer, director of the environmental design project at Esalen Institute.
- social activist, director of the Guatemala Project and the
Compassionate Action Project for the Seva Foundation, co-author of
Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service with Ram
- director of Team Rainforest, columnist for E magazine, board
member of California Institute of Integral Studies, Rainforest Action
Network, and Greenpeace.
Carothers recently visited India, and filed this report.
Brother David Steindl-Rast
- internationally recognized bridge-builder between spiritual
traditions, Benedictine monk, and author of several books, including the
recent The Ground We Share, with Robert Aitken.
- Environmental attorney, executive dirextor of Earth Day 1990, director of the
Migratory Species Project, board member of Whole Earth
Review, Rainforest Action Network, and Mother Jones Magazine.
- investigative journalist, former editor of Mother Jones Magazine.
magazine, author of the forthcoming Losing Ground: American
Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century.
- attorney, social activist, and executive director of Greenpeace, USA.
teacher and anthropologist ,founder of Ojai Foundation,
director of the Upaya
Foundation, director of the Project on Being
With Dying (The Metta Project),
and author of many books, most recent of which is The
- founder of Erewhon Natural Foods, and co-founder of Smith & Hawken,
author of Growing a Business, the recent Ecology of Commerce: A
Declaration of Sustainability, and the forthcoming Natural
- journalist, media critic, author of The Men and Money Behind
Nuclear Energy, On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency, A
Day in the Life,, the soon
to be completed book, Leaving Too Soon, an investigation of the
global ecological prospect, and a recent New York Times article,
- founder, Sun Microsystems.
- Joshua Karliner is executive director of the Environment-Business
Bureau and a member of the Political Ecology Group in San Francisco.
He is currently writing a book on global corporations and the
Jay Michael Levin
- founder and editor of the L.A. Weekly,
and the forthcoming alternative cable television station, Planet
- world expert on energy efficiency and sustainability, research
director of Rocky
Mountain Institute, co-author with Hunter Lovins, Ernst von
Weizsaecker, and Paul Hawken of the forthcoming book Factor
Four (on the practicality and profitability of quadrupling resource efficiency across the board).
- ethnobotanist, mythmaker, shamanic historian, author of three recent
books: Food of the Gods, Archaic Revival, and True
Hallucinations, co-founder of Botanical Dimensions.
Miquel A. Reynal
- president of the Educational Center on Sustainability (ECOS) in Punta
del Este, Uruguay.
- director of The Garden
Project and founder of the horticultural program for the San Francisco County Jail where, in an
eight-acre garden, prisoners grow produce using biodynamic methods.
- director of the Merck Family Fund, conference planner,
Redefining the American
- performance artist who creates autobiographical and fictional
pieces, honored with seven Bay Area Critics' Circle
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