We are soliciting presentations on 5 separate Zoom convergence tracks to advance the projects incubated in Chrysalis: 1) The New Economy (includes Aquarius, CurrencySkunks) 2) The Food Healers (includes United in Heart, K-Mama) 3) The New Ecology (includes Reap Goodness, Food Forests) 4) The Vegan Spirituality...

How do we manage human impact on the ecosystems of the planet? How do we manage the human economy so that human beings and nature thrive? How do we make decisions for the common good of nature and humanity? How do we manage our relationships...

This is the time when Jupiter and Saturn are conjoined with the Sun and on Dec 21, all three will be conjoined with the Earth in the constellation Aquarius, signifying the dawn of the Age of Aquarius. In celebration, the indigenous communities are organizing a...

This 54 minute documentary produced by Australian Michael Shaw featuring Catherine Ingram, Dahr Jamail, Jem Bendell and Stan Rushworth presents a bleak, Western perspective on our ecological crisis. Other than Cherokee Elder, Stan Rushworth, the other principals in the documentary are well-educated, privileged Western “doomers”...

  “We grow when we allow changes to change us” — Neetal Parekh A single mother is taking care of 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls. Each day, she makes enough food for the children, leaves it in the fridge and entrusts her eldest son to take...

  “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor” — Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease expert, said on Fox News, “It boggles my mind how when we have so many diseases that emanate out of that unusual...

  “The last great exploration on Earth is to survive on Earth” — Robert Swann I was brought up in the Hindu tradition founded on the axiom, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, which translates to “all life on Earth is one family”. Along those lines, a viral post on social media...

Collective action taken today can limit the rise of new zoonotic diseases and mitigate the risk of future pandemics. And yet, while touting the benefits of social distancing, the mainstream media does not breathe a word about species distancing: maintaining a respectful distance between homo...

Isn’t it time we stopped using animals? The CDC has estimated that three out of every four new or emerging diseases in people come from animals and yet we haven’t taken the elementary step of eliminating our animal exploitation practices. Just think that every time we...

  “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it” — Upton Sinclair Disappointingly narrated by climate scientist, Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) aired an episode of “Global Wierding” that was filled with disinformation on Veganism...

A Vegan World is unstoppable. The only question is whether we choose: Option A: (Vegan World 2026!) the world goes Vegan in the next few years, by 2026, for ethical reasons and to preserve the remaining biodiversity of the planet, or Option B: (Vegan at 1 Billion)...

In response to a petition by concerned citizens, the Government of Canada stated: “According to Environment and Climate Change Canada’s National GHG Inventory, enteric methane emissions from cattle accounts for 3.5 percent of the total emissions in Canada, the carbon footprint of Canadian beef is one...

he animal agriculture industry kills an estimated 1.04 - 2.77 Trillion animals each year, most of them wild animals. This frenzied killing is the LEADING cause of the Sixth Great Mass Extinction that is ongoing today. An estimated 60% of all wild animals were killed...

Paul Chatlin had a big problem. He couldn’t walk 10 steps without feeling excruciating pain in his chest. He went to the cardiologist who diagnosed him with a 100% blocked artery and two 65% blocked arteries. So far, Paul’s story is the same as every other...

How to do the Greenhouse effect/Thermostat species school demo with: 1. one child to represent the Earth, 2. one stuffed toy to represent Mother Nature, 3. one stuffed toy to represent animals, 4. one long green blanket to represent greenhouse gases, 5. Vegan World 2026! buttons...

Vegan is our natural state of being. Therefore, we don’t need to become Vegan as we already are Vegan if we would not deliberately hurt an innocent animal unnecessarily. However, we all have to go Vegan in order to align our actions with our already...

In the latest installment of his series on “Master Ideas on Indian Civilization,” Prof. Michel Danino, a French-born Indian author, scholar of ancient India and visiting Professor at IIT Gandhinagar wrote, ”Two of India’s longest texts, Mahabharata and Ramayana, are nothing but attempts to capture dharma’s...

n 2013, Paul Chatlin had a problem. A big problem! One of his arteries was 100% blocked and two others were 65% blocked. His heart was enlarged, its right side thickened and he couldn’t walk 10 steps without feeling excruciating chest pain. Fortunately for him,...

It has been empirically established that when 10% of the population acquire a strong new ethic contrary to the majority, the majority will tip over to that new ethic quickly. Veganism is the ethic that it is wrong to deliberately hurt innocent animals unnecessarily. The nice...

I wake up every morning and meditate for an hour before beginning my day. That hour-long meditation grounds me and makes me more effective in my work throughout the day. I consider my work as that of a fire fighter. The Earth is on fire, literally...

Vegans are a diverse bunch. Some Vegans are enthusiastic about lab grown meat and some, not so much. From an ethical perspective, Veganism is about abolishing animal slavery/objectification and respecting all life. To understand the situation of lab-grown meat from the standpoint of ethical Veganism, I...

The Hindu Epic, Mahabharata, is the gospel of change. Every character in the epic symbolizes a human characteristic and it contains stories, essentially case studies, on how we can nurture our uplifting tendencies and overcome our degrading tendencies towards personal and social change....