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Humanity and Nature Are Not Separate—We Must See Them as One to Fix the Climate Crisis

By Heather Alberro — 2019

A deeper issue underlies each one’s part in the malaise enveloping the planet’s ecosystems—and its origins date back to long before the industrial revolution. To truly bring ourselves into harmony with the natural world, we must return to seeing humanity as part of it.

Read on theconversation.com

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To Be an Earth Ecstatic: Poet Diane Ackerman on the Spirituality of Wonder Without Religion

Branchings of belief from the lovely common root of “holy” and “whole” in the interleaving of all things.

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What Will You Say to Your Grandchildren?

Facing oncoming climate disaster, some argue for “Deep Adaptation”—that we must prepare for inevitable collapse. However, this orientation is dangerously flawed. It threatens to become a self-fulfilling prophecy by diluting the efforts toward positive change.

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Perspective: Nature Has Sent Humanity a Wake-Up Call. How Will We Answer?

I will confess that I am someone who cares about nature for its own sake. For its spectacles that dazzle, like the annual pulse of bright red sockeye salmon that gift the watersheds of Bristol Bay with their abundance.

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Listening in with . . . Grandmother Flordemayo: Seeding the Future

Born into a lineage of healers in the highlands of Central America and now an indigenous elder, Flordemayo travels internationally, sharing wisdom and teaching respect for the earth. Here, she talks with Unity Magazine editor Katy Koontz about her life and her work.

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“Nature Deficit Disorder” Is Making Us Sick—But These “Bioneers” Believe They Have the Cure

In this interview, the founder of the Bioneers conference talks about what he’s learned in 25 years of bringing thinkers together.

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In This Epic Moment of Eco-Social Disruption, the World Is Seeing a Revolutionary Transformation

The world is experiencing the dawn of a revolutionary transformation to becoming an ecologically literate and socially just civilization.

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Try This Heart-Centering Meditation Before You Take a Forest Bath

Once you’ve decided on the time and location of your forest bath or decide to join a group journey into the forest, you’ve made a commit­ment to yourself and to Mother Earth.

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Widening Circles: An Interview with Joanna Macy

In this interview, Buddhist eco-philosopher and author Joanna Macy discusses her life and work. From her anti-nuclear activism in the late 60’s to her work with deep ecology, Joanna expresses the need to live within an ethic of care for the earth.

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Why Bother?

Why bother? That really is the big question facing us as individuals hoping to do something about climate change, and it’s not an easy one to answer.

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The Intelligent Plant

In 1973, a book claiming that plants were sentient beings that feel emotions, prefer classical music to rock and roll, and can respond to the unspoken thoughts of humans hundreds of miles away landed on the New York Times best-seller list for nonfiction.

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Connection with Nature