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Susan Short is founder and CEO of Deep Green Living, a consulting business that provides an expert support network to individuals who want to live in closer alignment with their environmental values. Susan is also the founder, along with her husband John Johnson, of the Harmony Hotel, a surfers' get-away in Costa Rica. As part of the Harmony Hotel's sustainable community program, Susan is an active member of the Nosara Master Plan Committee with a special commitment to the Solid Waste and Wildlife Protection efforts. She is a founding trustee of the Pacific Foundation, a private charitable foundation that funds innovation in education, the environment and the arts. This current work has evolved out of her experience as a naturalist and program developer at the Biscayne Nature Center in Miami, FL, and as an associate producer, sound technician and writer on natural history documentaries, most notably on the films "Everglades, Home of the Living Dinosaurs" and "Sea of Sharks", both from Disney's New True Life Adventures series. Susan was born in Clarksville, Tennessee and graduated from Centre College in 1990. She is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Catto Fellowship Program of the Aspen Institute.