Today is officially Earth Day, but at Planet Waves, every day is Earth Day: dedicated to working in service of whole-Earth health by way of healing ourselves, our relationships and our immediate environments — using the language and framework of astrology.
Tonight PBS airs the 2013 documentary A Fierce Green Fire as part of its American Masters series. Above is the official trailer for the film. You can also view extended clips from the film — from New York housewives who take on a major chemical company that polluted their community of Love Canal to Greenpeace’s campaigns to save whales, to the fight by Chico Mendes and Brazilian rubber tappers to save the Amazon rainforest — plus an interview with the film’s Oscar-nominated director, Mark Kitchell, on today’s broadcast of Democracy Now!
“Usually environmental films, no matter how good they are, are an eco-bummer,” Kitchell says. “These people succeed against enormous odds. And that should give us some kind of hope.”
More than hope: it should light your own green fire. You have some help with that: as the cardinal grand cross aligns, the Sun is occupying Chiron’s discovery degree in Taurus. If anything represents holistic environmental consciousness, that does.