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Renewal: How Nature Awakesns Our Creativity, Compassion, and Joy

by Andrés R. Edwards, New Society Publishers, 2019


CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

Foreword by Marc Bekoff

INTRODUCTION: Forging an Emotional Bond with Nature

CHAPTER 1: Aligning with Nature
Doorways to Nature | Types of Nature Alignment | Internal and External Alignment | Natural Principles | Awareness and Humility | Natural Ingredients

CHAPTER 2: Awe and Beauty
Awe’s Qualities | Beauty’s Attributes | Reinstilling Awe and Beauty

CHAPTER 3: Health and Well-Being
Healing Impacts of Nature | Nature As a Vital Supplement Green Care | Finding Our Place in Nature

CHAPTER 4: Mentor and Provider
Learning from Nature | Cycles and Milestones | Nature As Provider

CHAPTER 5: Nature's Intelligence
Intelligence of Gaia | Why Nature’s Intelligence Matters | Nature’s Designs | Animal Intelligence | Plant Awareness | Slime and Mushrooms

CHAPTER 6: Kinship and Creativity
Skalalitude | Biophilic Design | Creativity and Nature | Nature As Canvas
Beyond Nature As Resource

CHAPTER 7: Compassion and Coexistence
Cultivating Coexistence | Biological Altruism | Animal Emotions
Compassionate Conservation | Rewilding Our Hearts

CHAPTER 8: An Ecocentric Ethic
An Integral Perspective | Five Global Trends | Reciprocity Through Nature
Flourishing with Nature | A Legacy of Regenerative Coexistence | Doing What We Can

Resources
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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