Developing Ecological Consciousness: Path to a Sustainable World

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2003 - Nature - 379 pages
A second edition of this textbook is now available. Developing Ecological Consciousness offers an ecology-based, wonder-filled initiation to the Universe and the Planet Earth. It examines the ways in which humans are damaging the Earth and their own bodies and spirits. The book presents paradigms, values, and tools essential for both planetary and personal transformation.
 

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Contents

EARTH OUR HOME
3
DISCOVERING HOME EARTHS ORIGIN AND HISTORY
7
CULTIVATING AWARENESS A LIVING PLANET
35
SEEKING UNDERSTANDING EARTHS WEB OF LIFE
65
NURTURING RELATIONSHIP INTIMACY WITH LIFE
93
SUMMARY
123
ASSESSING THE HEALTH OF EARTH
125
LISTENING GAUGING THE HEALTH OF EARTH
127
SUMMARY
225
HEALING OURSELVES HEALING EARTH
229
STORY CREATING MEANING IN ATIME OF CRISIS
231
CREATIVITY DESIGNING A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY
265
EMPOWERMENT TRANSFORMING SELF TRANSFORMING SOCIETY
309
SUMMARY
349
BIBLIOGRAPHY
353
INDEX
359

DISCERNMENT DECIPHERING THE CAUSES OF EARTHS BREAKDOWN
159
COURAGE PLANETARY DESTABILIZATION
189

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Christopher Uhl is chairman of the graduate program in ecology at the Pennsylvania State University, and has written for scientific journals and magazines such as Natural History, Garden, and The Ecologist. His website is www.chrisuhl.net.

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