Green Sod Ireland Wild-Awake Walk for Earth Day 2014 near Blackstairs Mtns and Hollywood

Green Sod Ireland Wild-Awake Walk for Earth Day 2014 near Blackstair Mtns Co. Carlow and the smallest Close-to-Nature forest, Hollywood -with Mary White of BlackstairsEcotrails.ie and Cathy Fitzgerald ecoartfilm.com

The black space and Ash dieback news in Ireland

My experimental film ‘The black space (resilience) of the Ash night’ (2013) was recently selected for the 2013 UCD Science Expression film festival. The film was shown with others in a mobile pop-up cinema to celebrate and reflect on the natural world. It was held at the Botanic Gardens, Dublin 1-3 Nov. My thanks to…Read more The black space and Ash dieback news in Ireland

2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin

It's great to see all the events organised by the RedStables and Dublin City Arts Office for their 2nd Art & Ecology event. Details below. The Red Stables Art and Ecology Summer School takes place in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin 3 and North Bull Island, a UNESCO protected biosphere reserve. For further information and bookings…Read more 2nd Red Stables Art & Ecology Summer School Bull Island Dublin

Permanent forests: with close to nature-continuous cover forestry

[this post is for new followers of my forest transformation work - some material I have written about previously on my older ecoartnotebook.com site] While I have been concentrating a lot lately on doing written research for my thesis, my forest keeps on growing, and fast! People here may may complained over Ireland's recent cold…Read more Permanent forests: with close to nature-continuous cover forestry

The Anthropocene: 10 000 years of ecocide

the anthropocene: 10 000 years of ecocide 'Imagine how our discourse and actions would be different if people daily detailed for us the lives--- the individuality, the small and large joys and fears and sorrows--- of those whom this culture enslaves or kills. Imagine if we gave these victims that honor, that attention. Imagine if…Read more The Anthropocene: 10 000 years of ecocide

Deep sustainability and the art and politics of forests

‘I thought again of our fundamental inversion of all relatedness, of how we nearly always ask the wrong question—What can I get from this?—and so rarely the right one—What can I give back? Even when we try to learn from others, it is from the same spirit of acquisition: What can I learn from this…Read more Deep sustainability and the art and politics of forests