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120 people from 24 countries met, connected, and smiled in the first adventurous online seminar experience of IES. The virtual seminar entrance hall was a tropical forest, in honor of what was supposed to be the headquarters of the 2021 conference scheduled in Brazil. The engagement was dynamic as it brought together students from the 8 IES schools active in...
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One of the basic bias of the dominant paradigm is our altered perception. In this article, I will approach this issue from the natural sciences perspective, giving some concrete examples on how ecological literacy can enable us see the unseen connections, networks and living systems behind them. Through these examples, I will emphasize the role of the scientific knowledge...
The multiple forms of applied ecopsychology allow us to connect with the rest of nature according to our own preferences. Most of these practices focus primarily on sensory experience, mindful presence, and on building an emotional bond with the more-than-human nature. In addition to all these, I think that there is an equal need for biological knowledge, in the...
As the self-portrait photographer and arborist TreeGirl, I have spent hours of intimate time with hundreds of trees—some of the most ancient and largest individuals on the planet. My fascination with trees is equally ecological, sensory, and spiritual, but I mostly depend on my intuitive senses to guide me. I seek these trees out like a treasure hunt because...
The project TOCANDO TIERRA is a sustainable development project whose main purpose is to raise awareness and offer an experience in harmony with nature. It promotes landscaping, loving animal husbandry and food security through the planting of chemical-free products and with optimal and conscious use of natural resources. To achieve this purpose, a six-acre farm is being developed in the...