John D. Liu

John Liu
John D. Liu is a filmmaker and an ecologist as well as Ecosystem Ambassador for the Commonland Foundation. As a journalist, ecological researcher and ecosystem ambassador John has traveled extensively throughout the world. John is the founder of the Ecosystem Restoration Camps movement and an advisory board member of the UN Decade on Restoration

Many of John’s films and published works can be found at:


The Flourishing Path


  • Hope in a Changing Climate
  • Green Gold – Regreening the Desert
  • Lessons of the Loess Plateau
  • A Steppe Ahead
  • Line in the Sand
  • Women of the Gobi
  • Finding Common Ground – The Art of Healing the Earth