Oliver Sacks on Nature’s Beauty as a Gateway into Deep Time and a Lens on the Interconnectedness of the Universe
“The sense of deep time brings a deep peace with it, a detachment from the timescale, the urgencies, of daily life… a profound sense of being at home, a sort of companionship with the earth.”
Brain Pickings, July 2018
Some of the places most sought after by recreationists are also culturally, spiritually or economically vital to tribes. We need to honor that.
Outside, July 2018
The Guardian, July 2018
The “Moss-in-Prison” project helped me bring my love for trees and forest to men and women in the deepest windowless reaches of the prison system.
Yes Magazine, May 2018
The Chopra Center, April 2018
“In the street and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life is unspeakably mean.”
Brain Pickings, March 2018
We and the Earth Are one.
Uplift Connect, March 2018
In the wilderness of Washington State’s Hoh Rain Forest, a poet searches for the rare peace that true silence can offer.
The New York Times, November 2017
Since the 1950s, research suggests, we have become more and more distanced from nature and its life-giving benefits.
Greater Good Magazine, September 2017
Inside a quiet revolution in the study of the world’s other great kingdom.
Atlas Obscura, September 2017
CNN, September 2017
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, August 2017
The New York Times, August 2017
Mamoo, August 2017
Mauro Morandi's failing catamaran was carried to Budelli Island nearly three decades ago by chance. He never left.
National Geographic, July 2017
Silence is an endangered species, says Gordon Hempton. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a “solar-powered jukebox.” Quiet is a “think tank of the soul.” We take in the world through his ears.
On Being, December 2016
The following is excerpted from Sacred Plant Initiations: Communicating with Plants for Healing and Higher Consciousness, published by Inner Traditions.
Reality Sandwich, April 2015
Pachamama Alliance, February 2015
The Norwegian word, coined in 1859, has come to embody Norway's cultural enchantment with nature. It doesn't translate easily to English, but the basic spirit of friluftsliv hides inside all of us.
Mother Nature Network, June 2014
Mother Earth News, December 2013
American Forests Magazine, Winter 2012
Huffington Post, July 2010