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May 13, 2021

The Garrison Institute Forum: Pathways to Planetary Health- Tony Hiss and Jonathan F. P. Rose

On Thursday, May 13 at 2:00 pm EDT, join acclaimed author, New Yorker writer, scholar, and visionary Tony Hiss in a conversation with Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose about the fascinating possibilities of “Half-Earth” – the call to conserve half of Earth’s land and oceans to safeguard biodiversity and regenerate ecosystems. Hiss explores the Half-Earth theory and how it can be implemented practically in the latest of his 15 books, Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth, which Kirkus praised for its “passion, inspiration, and rigor.”

This interactive online event is part of a continuing series in the Garrison Institute’s Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health (PPH). Building on the Garrison Institute’s earlier Climate, Mind and Behavior (CMB) program, Pathways to Planetary Health explores the moral, ethical, and human behavioral dimensions of the search for regenerative solutions, including Half-Earth, Ecological Civilization, Regenerative Economics, and Societal Altruism.

Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth now available for pre-order here as featured in Publisher’s Weekly here, and the New York Times here.

This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 2 pm EDT on Thursday, May 13. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of registration.


Tony Hiss is the author of fifteen books, including the award-winning The Experience of Place. He was a staff writer at The New Yorker for more than thirty years, a visiting scholar at New York University for twenty-five years, and has lectured around the world. He lives with his wife, the writer Lois Metzger, in New York City.

Jonathan F.P. Rose’s
business, public policy, and not-for-profit work focus on creating a more environmentally, socially, and economically responsible world. Jonathan and his wife Diana Calthorpe Rose are the co-founders of the Garrison Institute. He serves on its Board and leads its Pathways to Planetary Health program.

Please join us for the next Pathways to Planetary Health Forum with Jon Kabat-Zinn Ph.D. on Tuesday September 14 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. To register, and for more information please click here.

Your support matters. Through signature initiatives like Pathways to Planetary Health, the Garrison Institute is applying the wisdom of contemplative traditions and the insights of science to the urgent social and environmental challenges of our times. To support our work, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution with your registration for this program below. If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at events@garrisoninstitute.org.

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