Elisabet Sahtouris

Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD, is a Greek American evolutionary biologist, speaker, author, futurist, and consultant on sustainability for businesses, government agencies, and other large organizations. She gives lectures and workshops on these topics around the world, and her primary goal is to promote sustainability in health and well-being for humanity and all living beings.

Ecosophy: Nature’s Guide to a Better World

The most exciting and beneficial things I believe happened to humanity in the past century were physicists’ recognition that “the universe is more like a great thought than like a great machine” and astronauts lifting far enough from Earth to see, feel and show us how very much alive our plane...

Celebrating Crisis: Towards a Culture of Cooperation

Humanity, like all other species of Earth before and with us, is evolving—and evolution, for humans as for all species, is neither predictably linear nor solely Darwinian.


TEDxHamburg - Elisabet Sahtouris - "Celebrating Crisis"

The caterpillar is a necessary stage but becomes unsustainable once its job is done. There is no point in being angry with it and there is no need to worry about defeating it.

Biology Revisioned

Biology Revisioned presents an engaging look at the changing state of biology and proposes that we reconsider our views of science and life.

Humanity and the Microbe: A Soul Agreement?

Working together in a spirit of radical collaboration, we can transform conversations that matter into actions that make a difference. The dialogue below is taken from one of the Humanity Rising sessions.

I Am

Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.


Elisabet Sahtouris - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

EarthDance: Living Systems in Evolution

In Earthdance, Elisabet Sahtouris has drawn together some of the best thinking about Earth as a living organism and presented it in terms that both inform the newcomer and add to the knowledge of the experienced student of evolution.


Nature of Perception / Perception of Nature, Elisabet Sahtouris

This talk was recorded at SAND13 Europe, Dorn, The Netherlands


Desmond Tutu