In this interview, Dr Stephan Harding, Head of the MSc in Holistic Science at Schumacher College, describes Gaia Theory and the implications of understanding Earth as a living planet for our societies today. Emphasising the crucial importance of listening to and working alongside Indigenous Peoples, Stephan argues that we must transition towards living in mutually enhancing ecological balance with Gaia.
This interview accompanies In Defence of Life, a documentary that follows the trials and triumphs of four communities fighting back against mining giants. Watch it here: vimeo.com/162669257
Filmed by Jess Phillimore
Edited by Joseph Lambert
For The Gaia Foundation