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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

Our Mission

Pax Natura Foundation works to promote and protect the ecological health and well being of the natural world through a diverse set of initiatives.”

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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Pax Natura

Current Projects

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 

Triumph for Nature: Panama’s Supreme Court Halts Largest Copper Mine in a Landmark Environmental Victory

At the Pax Natura Foundation, we have always advocated for the preservation of natural habitats and the sustainable use of resources. This ruling aligns with our core values and mission. We congratulate the people of Panama, the environmentalists, and all who stood firm in their fight against unsustainable mining practices. This victory serves as a beacon of hope and a powerful reminder that when communities come together for a common cause, positive change is indeed possible. We remain committed to supporting similar initiatives and causes that align with our vision of a harmonious coexistence between humanity and nature.

“Accountability: Why We Need to Count Social and Environmental Cost for A Livable Future”

A compelling argument for a new approach to accounting and sustainability, emphasizing the importance of acknowledging the true cost of products, practices, and decisions beyond their literal dollar value.

“The Intersectional Environmentalist” by Leah Thomas

Thomas masterfully explores the concept of intersectional environmentalism, a perspective that acknowledges the interconnectedness of social injustices and environmental degradation.

“Global Climate Crisis Intensifies: Urgent Call for Accelerated Action to Limit Warming and Mitigate Impacts”

The current state of climate change remains a critical global issue, with recent reports highlighting increasing environmental, human, and economic tolls.

“Heart to Heart” by the Dalai Lama and Patrick McDonnell

The Dalai Lama shares profound insights on compassion, kindness, and the interconnectedness of all beings. His teachings are complemented by the whimsical and heartwarming illustrations of Patrick McDonnell, known for his simplicity and emotional depth.

The Crucial Role of Food Sovereignty in Today’s World

Food sovereignty is a powerful concept that emphasizes the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods

Radio Natura Episode 23: Environmental Ethics with Prof. Deen Chatterjee

Global Ethics Fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs and Pax Natura Foundation board member, Professor Deen Chatergee, discusses ethics and the environment. Few people are as qualified to discuss this intersection and the importance of this topic.

2023 Pax Natura Award goes to Demanda Colectiva Maíz

Congratulations to the winner of our 2023 Pax Natura Award: Demanda Colectiva Maíz.

Extending Our Heartfelt Support To Acapulco

It is in times of crisis that the strength of communities and the power of compassion shines the brightest. Members of the Pax Natura Foundation find ourselves reflecting on these sentiments as we share news regarding our recent visit to Mexico City and Acapulco. 

pax trustees Maria and Jimena

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.

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