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Being and Swine

The End of Nature (As We Knew It)

Forget everything you think you know about nature. Fahim Amir’s award-winning book takes pure delight in posing unexpected questions: Are animals victims of human domination, or heroes of … ; ; 228 View

Changemakers

Embracing Hope, Taking Action, and Transforming the World

With every news report, the world seems to be careening off the rails. It’s all too easy to slip into despair waiting for co-opted, self-serving governments to act. The antidote to fear and … ; 208 View

Nature-Based Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families

The number of children, youth, and families seeking help for a wide range of mental health concerns is growing at an alarming rate, and many struggle to thrive despite well-intentioned … ; ; 304 View

The Biology of Wonder

Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science

In The Biology of Wonder author Andreas Weber proposes a new approach to the biological sciences that puts the human back in nature. He argues that feelings and emotions, far from being … 336 View
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An Introduction to Nature for Therapy

From: Nature-Based Therapy

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Promoting a dose of nature clarifies the minimum time exposure people should be outdoors and seeks to highlight the socioecological benefits this natural, accessible, and free health remedy can … ; ; 21 $2.10 Add
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Towards a Poetic Ecology

From: The Biology of Wonder

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In the introduction, Weber discusses attempts to separate emotions and nature in the science of biology, and how modern researchers are rejecting this earlier paradigm. 14 $1.40 Add
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Preface to the English Edition

From: Being and Swine

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In the preface, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our perspective of the natural world and the ways in which we have begun to perceive animals as political … ; ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Section A: Changemaking

From: Changemakers

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The first section explores the idea of transformative change — what it is, what difference it makes, and how it is connected to learning. It tells the story of Anna, which gives us plenty … ; 37 $3.70 Add
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Alienation

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the first chapter of Finding Our Niche, Alienation, Loring introduces the eco-modernist philosophy that humans are inherently destructive of and separate from nature, and explains how that … 26 $2.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Being and Swine

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In the introduction, philosopher Fahim Amir outlines his argument that animals are political entities. This chapter includes an explanation of the author’s definition of the term … ; ; 25 $2.50 Add
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Outdoor Therapies:

A Choice of Paths to Follow

From: Nature-Based Therapy

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We have combined what we have found works best in our practice, for our clients and contexts, nothing more. As readers, you may take what you need, leave what you don’t, and hopefully are … ; ; 20 $2.00 Add
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Section B: Stories and Reflections

PART I

From: Changemakers

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The second section explores powerful new stories of everyday people who have challenged traditional understandings of food, shelter, energy, transportation, waste, and economics, and transformed … ; 63 $6.30 Add
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The Desire for Life

From: The Biology of Wonder

The author discusses his scientific education, and how he felt that something was lacking in the overly mechanistic conception of life in biology. 19 $1.90 Add
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Pigeon Politics

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the complex relationship between human society and pigeons. The chapter includes a brief overview of the history of pigeons in urban spaces and … ; ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Pristine

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the second chapter of Finding Our Niche, Pristine, Loring describes how he first landed in Alaska and how his experiences there reshaped his ideas of how humans engage with the natural world, … 29 $2.90 Add
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Section B: Stories and Reflections

PART II

From: Changemakers

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The second section explores powerful new stories of everyday people who have challenged traditional understandings of food, shelter, energy, transportation, waste, and economics, and transformed … ; 45 $4.50 Add