Can The Rings of a Tree Create Music Like a Record?

Artist Bartholomaus Traubeck has custom-built a record player that is able to “play” cross-sectional slices of tree trunks. The result is his artpiece “Years,” an audio recording of tree rings being read by a computer and turned into music, much like a record player’s needle reads the grooves on an LP. It gives us not […]

Why trees are even more awesome than you think

Would it surprise you to learn that, like animals, trees communicate with each other and pass on their legacy to the next generation? In this fascinating video, UBC Professor Suzanne Simard explains how trees are much more complex than most of us ever imagined. Although Charles Darwin assumed trees are simply individual organisms competing for […]

Max Igan & Ben Stewart: Natural Food is Medicine

Food as medicine is at the heart of natural health. Most, if not all, modern diseases are caused by years of consuming processed foods and fluoridated water. This video is the first in a series of ad lib conversations and previously unreleased footage that didn’t make it into the final cut of the film Trance-Formation.

Garbage Warrior (Full Documentary)

Garbage Warrior is a documentary film about architect Mike Reynolds, inventor of the Earthship style of building. What do beer cans, car tires and water bottles have in common? Not much unless you’re renegade architect Michael Reynolds, in which case they are tools of choice for producing thermal mass and energy-independent housing. For 30 years […]