Regeneration of Life on Earth & How we Get There

A vision for the regeneration of life on earth & how we can get there – a panel curated & hosted by Ash Brown co-founder of Ecosystem Restoration Camps

Friday 16:00 – 17:15 | MIND

“The Regeneration of the Earth and How We Get There” panel will bring together three connected movements that are each working alongside one another to regenerate our planetary home. The panel will begin with Ashleigh Brown from Ecosystem Restoration Camps giving an introduction to what the regeneration of the earth means, and will then dive into the world of ecosystem restoration. She will discuss how ecosystem restoration is a powerful solution to multiple crises that we currently face as a species and how it is a powerful vehicle for the regeneration of earth. Paul Powesland, barrister and rights of nature activist, will then go on to talk about how we need a new legal framework and legal rights for all living beings in order to change the rules of the game a and allow us to truly live and work and be, regeneratively. Alana bloom will speak about the inner work that is needed and neccessary in order to meet the regeneration of the planet. The cultivation of regenerative and rewilded individuals, communities and cultures that enable us to live in a way that is harmonious and balanced with the earth, and what supports us to live in such a way that we see that both humans & the earth need a regenerative culture.

Ashleigh Brown is the Co-Founder and Camp Coordinator at Ecosystem Restoration Camps, a global grassroots movement of projects that are restoring degraded land and teaching people how to do it. She has worked in over 50 countries on all continents throughout her career, managing projects and designing and implementing educational trainings. The camps movement is 40 projects strong and continues to grow, giving everyone the chance to take part in restoring the earth. She will be talking about how restoring landscapes is a restorative act for humanity, and how the two are essential for the regeneration of our planet home. 

Join Ecosystem Restoration Camps and together we will bring back life to damaged lands worldwide. Let’s restore the earth together. The time is now.

Alana Bloom is a facilitator, performance artist, regenerative practitioner and activist creating nourishing spaces that explore what it means to live life deeply connected to the rhythm of the Earth. She’s passionate about the connection between inner led change, systems thinking, nature connection and deep ecology. She’s currently using regenerative cyclical living as a practice to learn and educate about cultural patterns that have led us towards climate breakdown, ecosystem collapse and mass extinction and discover how we can make the radical shifts towards cultural healing and regenerative cultures before it’s too late. She will be talking about how regenerative living and creating regenerative cultures is key to the regeneration of our planet. 

Paul Powesland is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers and founder of Lawyers for Nature. He represents those trying to protect trees, rivers and other forms of nature and uses the law to try and defend the natural world. He is also an advocate for the Rights of Nature; the idea of giving legal rights and personality to the natural world. He has begun to put these ideas into practice himself by founding the River Roding Trust, a community-led restoration of the third largest river in London. He will talk about why legal rights for nature should be part of the vision for the regeneration of the earth and how we can begin to make them a practical reality, starting today.