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The curse and gift of eco-awareness

“As the ecological mesh that holds us, falls apart, As the animals leave us, As our hearts grow heavy with grief, As the trance that has bound us to this world unravels, What then?” 4 Idiots Recently, at a workshop run by the 4 Idiots, I surrendered myself to my ecological grief. I allowed myself […]

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A brave new world? Waking up to the environmental crisis

“It’s so much worse than we thought, Lis.” I woke one morning to see my husband’s face creased with worry. He had that look in his eye reserved for the worst of news. He’d gotten into bed after I’d fallen asleep the night before. The temptation to wake me to share his burden had been […]

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