When I say ‘nature’ what comes to mind?

Let’s survey three broad problems with how the term ‘nature’ is commonly used.

1) The Flattening of Nature

2) Separating Humans and Nature

3) The Abstraction of Nature

Following on from the above, I propose the following recommendations to get us thinking and speaking differently about nature.

1) Nature as an Innate Quality of Being

2) Nature as Relationship, As Aliveness

3) Nature as Human & the Human as Nature

4) Nature as Specificity

Cultivating our Ecological Literacy

Learning Journeys | Ecological Literacy | Author, poet, wilderness guide | Investor | Co-founder Atlas Unbound, Ground Effect (alexafirmenich.com)

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