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It can be tempting to cast humanity as an unambiguous villain in the unfolding story of Earth. But how might a more nuanced understanding support our engaged practice?
In the blasted landscape of an atomic test site, Anita Barrows reflects on our inescapable intimacy with Earth—and with the wounds dominant cultures have inflicted.
The Original Joy of Simply Being Alive
The ethos of consumerism urges us to see the world as a means to our satisfaction—a satisfaction that never arrives. In this essay, Tiffani Gyatso invites us to reexamine our relationship with the rhythms of life.
Demand for Statehood and Ecological Protections in Northern India
In Ladakh, India, a coalition of political and religious leaders is organizing to safeguard human rights, cultural heritage, and environmental well-being.
An Interview with Renée Lertzman by Sam Mowe
How might we skillfully work with the emotional dimensions of ecological crises? In this interview, Renée Lertzman explores the challenges—and potential gifts—of eco-anxiety.
Many of us feel we have no one to talk with about ecological crises, despite the severity of the problems we face. Where does this ecological loneliness come from? And how might we break out of our isolation?
Over the past 15 years, Canadian mining companies have quite literally paved the way to increased exploitation of Tibet's people and landscape. Now Chinese industries are reaping the benefits.
Cultivating Just, Equitable Communities
How might a new understanding of mindfulness, one rooted in ethics and social engagement, help unravel systems of exclusion and degradation?
How do our fixed opinions about others, acquired over the course of our lives, hold us back from intimacy and solidarity? How can we begin to recognize and unravel them?
Beyond the intrinsic benefits, how might alliances across diverse social groups help us energize our response to ecological crises?