Tag Archives: nature

Psychosocial factors influencing responses to ecological crisis – seminar 24 Nov Manchester

I’m presenting some findings from my PhD research at Manchester Metropolitan University on Tues 24th Nov 2015, 2 – 3.30pm, John Dalton East Building Room 423, as part of the Sustainability  and Ethical Enterprise Group meeting series. Following my presentation … Continue reading

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LIke birch or oak? Nature as business model

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Here’s a talk I gave last week at the Small is Beautiful conference for microbusinesses in Glasgow.  As you read, hear the dawn chorus quietly in the background.. Where can we look to for guidance and inspiration in running our … Continue reading

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8 week Mindfulness + nature connection course: starts April 15th

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Feeling stressed, ungrounded, in need of rejuvention? Or just curious… Awaken to the joys of spring! A new 8-week course in Manchester, based at Alexandra Park Whalley Range. 2 hour session each week from 6 – 8pm full day course … Continue reading

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Trapped in techno-scientism: is this hindering Manchester becoming an eco-city?

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Just published a provocative new article for Platform which is an online portal for sharing knowledge and intelligence on sustainability across Greater Manchester. I explore this question by beginning at the beginning, with life. But with life comes death, existential … Continue reading

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Empathy, narcissism, existential threat + nature connection: Glasgow Imagination Festival talk

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As part of the 1st Imagination Festival in Glasgow last weekend, co-producer and all round superwoman Roanne Dods invited me to talk at Glad Café. I spoke on nature connection, empathy, narcissism and existential threat. A couple people from the … Continue reading

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UK ecopsychology gathering: 17-20 July 2014

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Edge of the Wild is an annual meeting for people exploring the field of ecopsychology. All info on website, bookings now open.

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Frames about nature

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Common Cause have just launched a new report on values and frames about nature used by the conservation sector in their communications. Language likely to activate extrinsic values and frames (e.g. that relate to self-interest, wealth, power and threat) is … Continue reading

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