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ReGeneration Rising

ReGeneration Rising

Brought to you by RSA Oceania

Welcome to ReGeneration Rising, a specially-commissioned RSA Oceania podcast exploring how regenerative approaches can help us collectively re-design our communities, cities, and economies, and create a thriving home for all on our planet.  


Across two series, RSA Bicentenary Medallist Dr Daniel Christian Wahl, and co-hosts Josie Warden (series one) and Philipa Duthie (series two), explore the relationship between humans and the world we are part of to ask how we might better nourish and be nourished by the wider web of life. Guests include Janine Benyus, Satish Kumar, Kate Raworth, and  Pamela Mang.

We invite you to listen and explore the resources on this page, and continue the conversation in our companion webinar series, which will run parallel to the podcast. 

Now is the time to rethink who we are as a species and our role on this planet.  #JointheReGeneration 

Regeneration is a returning to the core pattern of humanity. To be regenerative is to align with life as a planetary process.

Author of "Designing Regenerative Cultures" Daniel Christian Wahl

Listen to series two


S2E9: Thinking Like a Mountain with John Seed & Skye Mandozay

Daniel and Philipa discuss the practices that can help us reconnect with the living world with renowned author and activist, John Seed, and deep ecologist, Skye Mandozay.  


S2E8: Enlivenment with Andreas Weber

Philipa and Daniel discuss the kindness at the heart of reality with author and biophilosopher, Dr Andreas Weber.  


S2E7: Patterns of Meaning with Jeremy Lent & Morag Gamble

Daniel and Philipa discuss patterns of regeneration with award-winning permaculture teacher and designer, Morag Gamble, and best-selling author and integrator, Jeremy Lent.  


S2E6: The Systems View of Life with Fritjof Capra

Daniel and Philipa talk with best-selling author, physicist, educator and activist, Dr Fritjof Capra.  


S2E5: Indirect Work with Carol Sanford

Daniel and Philipa talk with award-winning author, disruptor and contrarian, Carol Sanford.  


S2E4: Architects of Abundance with Lyla June Johnston

Daniel and Philipa talk with Indigenous musician, scholar, and community organiser, Dr Lyla June Johnston.  


S2E3: Combining with Nora Bateson

Philipa and Daniel talk with filmmaker, writer and educator, Nora Bateson, about what it means to think like an ecology.  


S2E2: Becoming Earth Pilgrims with Satish Kumar

Philipa and Daniel are joined by peace pilgrim, activist and former monk, Satish Kumar.  


S2E1: Biomimicry with Janine Benyus & Dayna Baumeister

Philipa and Daniel talk to Biomimicry pioneers Janine Benyus and Dr Dayna Baumeister about the practice of learning from life’s enduring patterns and wisdom.  

Listen to series one


S1E1: Regenerative Cultures with Josie Warden and Daniel C Wahl

Co-hosts Josie and Daniel discuss what it means to think and act regeneratively, and why we need regenerative cultures. 


S1E2: Future Dreaming with Dr Anne Poelina

Josie and Daniel are joined by Dr Anne Poelina, Co-Chair of Indigenous Studies at the University of Notre Dame and a Nyikina Warrwa Indigenous woman from the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. 


S1E3: Urban Flourishing with Michael Pawlyn & Sarah Ichioka 

Josie and Daniel discuss regenerative design in the built environment with Michael Pawlyn and Sarah Ichioka, authors of "Flourish: Design Paradigms for our Planetary Emergency". 


S1E4: Regenerative Economies with Kate Raworth & John Fullerton

Josie and Daniel discuss the rise of regenerative economics with guests Kate Raworth and John Fullerton. 



S1E5: Beyond Business as Usual with John Elkington & Louise Kjellerup Roper

Josie and Daniel discuss the role companies can play in shaping our future with John Elkington and Louise Kjellerup Roper from Volans Ventures. 


S1E6: Coming Home to Place with Pamela Mang & Jenny Andersson

Josie and Daniel discuss the importance of place with two leading voices in regenerative development -- Pamela Mang and Jenny Andersson. 


S1E7: The Re-generation with Paul Hawken

In this final episode in the first series, Josie and Daniel discuss the future of the regenerative movement with environmentalist and author, Paul Hawken. 

Explore the webinar series

Catch up on our webinar series exploring the principles and approaches behind regenerative thinking with guests Laura Storm, Tyson Yunkaporta, Giles Hutchins and Helena Norberg-Hodge.

Webinar 1: Daniel Christian Wahl & Laura Storm

Webinar 2: Daniel Christian Wahl & Tyson Yunkaporta

Webinar 3: Daniel Christian Wahl & Giles Hutchins

Webinar 4: Daniel Christian Wahl & Helena Norberg-Hodge

Resources to inspire your thinking

Explore the work of our hosts and contributors, and start your own regenerative journey.