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ORION Article and Webcast

ORION Article and Webcast...

The Jan/Feb 2012 issue of ORION Magazine features “Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist”, a thought-provoking article by writer and poet — and former environmental activist — Paul Kingsnorth. The article was so interesting that we signed on to listen to ORION’s webcast conversation with Kingsnorth, activist and author Lierre Keith, and cultural ecologist and philosopher David Abram, author of The Spell of the Sensuous and Becoming Animal. (Can’t recommend Abram’s books highly enough!) Their hour long conversation about...
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Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature

Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with ...

Once you’ve been inspired by Mother Nature’s Child to learn more about how to reconnect yourself, your children and your community with nature, read Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature by Jon Young (featured in the film), Ellen Haas, and Evan McGown. The book is much more than an innovative how-to manual, it’s a fun read that also clearly explains both the history and benefits of this growing movement to re-invigorate ourselves and our communities through more connection with the natural world. It’s really about waking up to all the...
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MNC Review in CYE Online Journal

MNC Review in CYE Online Journal...

Many thanks to Louise Chawla, Professor at the College of Architecture & Planning at the University of Colorado, for her review of Mother Nature’s Child to be published in the next issue of the Children, Youth and Environments online journal: “This beautifully conceived and realized 56-minute film seeks to demonstrate that experiences in nature enable children to develop their human potential most fully. The curiosity, wonder, animation, physical agility, pride of accomplishment, and sense of community that shines in the bodies and faces of the...
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Science Magazine Reviews MNC

Science Magazine Reviews MNC...

In the May 6, 2011, VOL 332 issue of Science magazine (p. 666), you will find an article entitled “Energy, People, and the Natural World” which reviews ten of the 148 films shown this March at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Mother Nature’s Child was one of the ten films selected for review. Here is the text of the article: “The 19th annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital offered a broad sample of movies on the natural world and people’s relations with it. This year, many of the films...
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Vermont Public Radio

Vermont Public Radio...

UVM’s Matt Kolan and I were interviewed today when VPR’s show Vermont Edition focused on preventing nature deficit disorder in children. Lots of listeners called and emailed. Listen here! Then post your comments to continue the conversation. And, if you’re in the area, come to the screening at Shelburne Farms on May...

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