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Exploring Deep Ecology

October 29, 2012 by

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BY MARTIN DICKENS. It is through Deep Ecology’s view of humans as being inextricably linked to the natural world that certifies its importance in resolving environmental problems. As a movement, Deep Ecologists seek to challenge the dominant assumptions humans have of the environment in order to reform ethics of the planet (Devall 1994, p. 125). […]

I’m Dreaming of a ‘Light’ Christmas

December 17, 2011 by

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BY BEN HABIB. Christmas can be a magical time. I like the sense of expectation in the lead-up to Christmas as we wind down the year.  I enjoy the community spirit of this time as we let our hair down at work functions, embrace the joy of the season at carols nights and prepare for […]

WEEKLY DISPATCH: Making Climate Action Happen, Part III — Scrutinising Our Underlying Beliefs

February 15, 2011 by

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BY BEN HABIB. Anyone who has tried to change any aspect of their behaviour will know that to create lasting change, knowledge is not enough. All the positive intent in the world is not enough. How do we go about altering environmentally unsustainable lifestyle patterns? Where do we start? It begins with identifying, scrutinising and altering the multi-layered beliefs systems that underlie our behaviours. Without addressing these underlying beliefs, any gains we make will be fleeting.

EVENT NOTICEBOARD: Awakening the Dreamer — Changing the Dream Symposium

October 27, 2010 by

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The Pachamama Alliance, Saturday 20th November 2010. "The Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream" Symposium is a profound inquiry into a bold vision: to bring forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on Earth. If you are ready to explore what this vision means for you, and the opportunity to create an inspiring future, we invite you to attend.

PODCAST: Healthy Mind, Healthy Community, Healthy World — An Interview with Marie Jackson

September 26, 2010 by

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One of the enjoyable aspects of administering Our Voice: Politics Albury-Wodonga has been the opportunity it has given me to interview all kinds of interesting people from across the local community. One of those interesting people is today's guest, Marie Jackson. Marie is a local legend, best known through her role as a much-loved DRU Yoga instructor in Wodonga. She has been nominated for Australian of the Year for her community work and has a wealth of wisdom to share on many matters spiritual, emotional and practical. We cover a lot of terrain in this discussion, but it is a fascinating journey...