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Ignite Art Series, Jan 2021

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We delve into stories that inspire us—from the details behind our candles, to the facets of scents, and the people that inspire us.

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Democratizing Capital: How Alternative Business Ownership Models Could Reshape the World Read

This month we contemplate how alternative business ownership models can help solve some of the most pressing social challenges of our time.

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When ‘The Mind, the Body, and the World Are Aligned’: What the History of Hiking Can Teach Us Today Read

In this month’s Ignite story explores the invention of hiking, and what it can tell us about our need for connection to nature.

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‘No Vestige of a Beginning, No Prospect of an End’: Learning to See the World in Deep Time Read

In this month’s Ignite story explores the concept of “deep time” on which the natural world operates.

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Creative Destruction: How Volcanoes Gave Us Food, Water, and Even the Air We Breathe Read

In this month’s Ignite story we uncover the bright side of Earth’s volcanoes.

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Brain Food: How Did Human Intelligence Evolve? Read

Inspired by Wild Figs, this month’s Ignite story explores the evolution of the human brain.

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The World’s Largest Pharmacy: How the Rainforest Gave Rise to Modern Medicine Read

This August, in honor of Isle of Jasmine, we’re exploring “the world’s largest pharmacy”: the world's rainforests.

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Don’t Touch That Lavender: The Problem With Patenting Plants Read

This July, in honor of Lavender + Petals, we’re investigating the practice of patenting new plants as private intellectual property.

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Ocean of Mystery: We Don’t Know Much About the Deep Sea, and That’s a Big Opportunity Read

This Junes, in honor of Waves, we’re diving to the deepest depths of the sea to explore the surprising — and sometimes upsetting — secrets it contains.

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