Stories shared by the Radical Joy community


For the Hayarkon River and the Young Woman Who Almost Drowned in It

March 18, 2019

We chose the Hayarkon River as a wounded place for 2 reasons. First, it has gone through periods where it has been extremely polluted and toxic. The second reason is because of its relationship toRead More

Fran Sorin | Global Earth Exchange | Hayarkon River | Oceans + Lakes + Rivers


For a Slashed Forest and Slain Wolves

March 12, 2019

Last week, I spent 3 days camping and hiking with two of my closest women friends. We all needed some girl time and some time in the wild. We expected clear weather and got misty,Read More

Animals + Birds + Insects | Cascade Mountains | Thea Levkovitz | wolves


Writer’s Brook

March 11, 2019

In our village there’s a path that leads to a running brook. There’s not a house in sight. I go there after a day of writing. I take off my sandals, slip my feet intoRead More

Global Earth Exchange | Oceans + Lakes + Rivers | Vermont | water

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Climate Change Communication Class

October 25, 2018

The class is called Climate Change Communication and the students spent the semester learning about public understanding of climate change, social scientific studies of climate change denial, and effective communication techniques for climate change.

Climate Change | Oceans + Lakes + Rivers | 2018

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Healing Ceremony

October 25, 2018

On Global Earth Exchange Day, the women of The Willows at Red Oak Recovery sat in circle, contemplating, witnessing, and giving voice to our inherent connection to the Earth and each organism upon it.

Other | Willows at Red Oak | healing | 2018

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Weltenwandler Ausbildung

October 25, 2018

Together with the students of our yearlong program we gathered between a field of monoculture and a raised blind. The two days before we had spent a lot of time on the land, in groupRead More

Global Earth Exchange | Other | Wiesbaden | Wildnisschule Weltenwandler | monoculture | 2017

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Rhino RadJoy

October 25, 2018

I am a wilderness guide and I watch in horror as the animals I love are being destroyed before my very eyes.

Animals + Birds + Insects | 2014



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