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Story Publication logo November 1, 2022

Cultivating a “Paradise Garden” in the Face of Climate Change

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“State of Change” showcases human-centered portraits of North Carolinians’ experiences with the...

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Video by PBS North Carolina. United States, 2022.

North Carolina herbalist and gardener Joe Hollis has spent his lifetime cultivating a “paradise garden,” which demonstrates his philosophy of living in communion with the earth in a way that’s beneficial to the land, local community and his own health and well-being. Hollis believes healing our disconnection from nature is the first step in addressing major global issues like climate change.


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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change


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Connected Coastlines

Connected Coastlines

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