Humans and Nature: Are We Part of the Ecosystem? Roles for Entertainment and Technology

With record rates of deforestation and devastating wildfires in the Amazon, it is urgent to reverse climate change. However, in a quick image search online you can see that the references to the word “ecosystem” do not include humans. Are we not part of nature? Drawing inspiration from nature and natural systems, we need technology, media, politics, and science to work in concert with ancestral and traditional knowledge systems to achieve conservation and sustainability. Contemplating these ideas, Cacau Araujo of the Alana Foundation discusses experimenting with diverse solutions to foster well-being and environmental balance. To learn more, visit: Alana and Maria Farinha Films.