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The Peace With Nature in Costa Rica documentary is out and being released to film festivals now. More Info >
Peace With Nature
Laying the Foundation for a Sustainable Future
Join us in declaring peace with nature and acknowledging our responsibility to the greater web of life, to one another, and to future generations. Read our Charter, and our Declaration.
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Earthshot Prize 2021: Costa Rica
The Pax Natura Foundation has been instrumental in the success of the PSA program, working closely with the Costa Rican government for 20 years to develop and implement the initiative.
Peace With Nature In Costa Rica – Documentary Film
Costa Rica is an inspiration to us all. They are restoring their forests, protecting their biodiversity, and creating a sustainable future for their people. It’s an important story that everyone should see in this film. Congratulations!.” –Jane Goodall Watch the...
The Guatemala Agro-ecology Project
Partners: Charity Seeds, Pax Natura Foundation, Moises Raul Huz-Lopez The purpose of this project is to promote agroecological farming/gardening practices within communities that are in the region encompassing San Martin, Guatemala. In particular, it is the goal of...
Help struggling communities thrive and lush forests survive.
If the time is not right to donate today, get involved through changing tiny habits. Here are some of the ways you can get involved…
News & Updates
Welcome Our New Trustees
We welcome Jimena Gárate González de la Vega and María Gárate to the Pax Natura Foundation board of trustees.
We are grateful to their commitment to our mission of preserving and protecting the natural world.
Radio Natura Episode 22: Dr. Ana Ruiz Diaz
Dr. Ana Ruiz Diaz discusses the court battle for agricultural justice in Mexico and the progress they have made in protecting the local gene pool of corn varieties in the country.
Radio Natura Episode 21: A Study Tour to Shimokawa, Hokkaido, Japan, Pt 2
Radio Natura Episode 20: A Study Tour to Shimokawa, Hokkaido, Japan, Pt 1
Students and faculty from International Christian University went on a study tour to Shimokawa town, in the northern part of Japan (Hokkaido). This episode shares the teachings and reflections gathered from the locals.
Radio Natura Episode 19: Dr. Wilhelm Vosse
In this podcast episode, Dr. Wilhelm Vosse discusses lifestyle changes for a more sustainable future, what environmental security really means and how to help people care about the environment.
Radio Natura Episode 18: Hugh Bollinger, Part 3
Restoration doesn’t always have to be as big as saving a whole forest or a river, it can be done in your back yard! In this 3rd interview with Hugh Bollinger, he outlines several ways that we can all get involved.
Radio Natura Episode 17: Hugh Bollinger, Part 2
Building upon the principles laid out in part 1 with Hugh Bollinger, he explains how different environments and species can be nursed back to health through careful and educated intervention, with case studies.
Radio Natura Episode 16: Hugh Bollinger
For part one of this three part interview series, Pax Natura board member Hugh Bollinger explains the basic principles of restoration and ecology, and how they can be used to restore degraded landscapes to a healthy and stable state.
Radio Natura Episode 15: Steve Tolpinrud
In this interview, we speak with Pax Natura board member and agroecologist Steve Tolpinrud about his journey into agriculture and his experience working in Guatemala with the Campesino a Campesino project. Steve tells us what he’s learned about local food systems, the interplay between food, culture and activism, and farming as an act of love and connection to the land.
Radio Natura Episode 14 : Rohan Arora
Rohan Arora a Gen Z activist talks about his journey from graduating high school while starting Climate Cardinals in the middle of the pandemic to beginning his university studies while continuing his work at his own ONG The Community Check-Up and as an advisor for The American Lung Association. Rohan is a source of inspiration for anyone who is looking to get involved in the climate activism space, we hope he inspires you as much as he has inspired us.
More News & Updates From Pax Natura
Homero Aridjis : 2022 Award Recipient
Homero Aridjis is our 2022 Pax Natura Award recipient. We traveled to Mexico City for the ceremony.
Our Documentary Wins at 2022 Social Impact Film and Art Festival
Thank you to the 2022 SIFA Festival judges for selecting ‘Peace With Nature In Costa Rica’ as the Best Social Impact Film in the Environmental Film Category.
Kimberly Gamarra selected for Oxford Human Rights Consortium
Radio Natura’s Kimberly Gamarra to showcase Pax Natura Foundation’s global efforts toward environmental sustainability within a human development context at Oxford Human Rights Consortium 2022.