The Big Melt: Saving Archeological Treasures Exposed by Melting Glaciers

The race to find, and save, ancient artifacts emerging from glaciers and ice patches in a warming world By ANDREW CURRY Archaeologists in Norway space themselves out to walk along ground newly exposed by the melting edges of an ice patch. Eyes firmly on the ground, they are on the lookout for artifacts that have… Continue reading The Big Melt: Saving Archeological Treasures Exposed by Melting Glaciers

The Second International Bateson Symposium

 11-12 September 2013, Globalisation and the roots of the ecological crisis, University of Oslo, Norway Anthropologist, linguist and semiotician, Gregory Bateson’s work focused on behavioral sciences, he identified several roots of the ecological crisis. The most important was the relation between humans and their environment. The main idea of his work was that it’s impossible to unilaterally control… Continue reading The Second International Bateson Symposium

Meeting at the Edge of the Wild

1st to 4th of August 2013, The UK Ecopsychology Gathering, Green & Away, Worcestershire (UK) Each year, the Green & Away team builds and runs a tented conference centre – an environmentally sustainable village on a farm in rural Worcestershire. This event is being organised by Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) and UK-based ecopsychologists. This is… Continue reading Meeting at the Edge of the Wild


20 July–22 September 2013, The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep, Nottingham Contemporary, UK Aquatopia is a major exhibition of contemporary and historic art and artefacts that explores how the ocean deep has been imagined across cultures and through time to the present day. The exhibition and the accompanying book reveal how human cultures have projected their sexual desires,… Continue reading Aquatopia

“The Artist Who Talks With the Fishes” NYtimes

June 28th 2013 Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist and engineer, whose background includes studies in biochemistry, physics, neuroscience and precision engineering. She is currently an Associate Professor at New York University in the Visual Art Department in Computer Science and Environmental Studies and an active member of the movement . Her work explores the interface between… Continue reading “The Artist Who Talks With the Fishes” NYtimes

Summer of Soil

June 15 – August 15, 2013 Summer of soil : A Green Exhibition in Järna, Sweden Summer of Soil is a 5-week, multi-disciplinary accelerator program designed to awaken and inspire a collaborative movement to rebuild and maintain living soils. The program will include a series of hands-on soil-related courses, an exhibition of regenerative growing practices… Continue reading Summer of Soil

Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

Bioregionalism, Permaculture, and Ecovillages Published in April 2013 Edited by Joshua Lockyer and James R. Veteto In order to move global society towards a sustainable “ecotopia,” solutions must be engaged in specific places and communities, and the authors here argue for re-orienting environmental anthropology from a problem-oriented towards a solutions-focused endeavor. Using case studies from… Continue reading Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

Call For the WEAD Magazine : DIRTY WATER

Extended Deadline : July 8th 2013   WEAD seeks proposals for the upcoming issue of the WEAD magazine from artists working with “dirty water” projects. “Rainwater, stormwater, graywater and blackwater are being treated with increasing frequency as important resources. Designers and artists, together with engineers and agencies, are highlighting the presence of water reuse in… Continue reading Call For the WEAD Magazine : DIRTY WATER

Dance, Touch and everything else

June 21st – 23rd 2013 in Barcelona – Natural Circus Lab “The increasing desolation of nature, the exhaustion of resources, the uneasiness and disintegration of the human spirit, all have been brought about by humanity’s trying to accomplish something. Originally there was no reason to progress, and nothing that had to be done. They  have… Continue reading Dance, Touch and everything else

Women’s Studio Workshop

June 15th, 2013 Living off the Land, in New York The project Living off the Land explores wild-growing edible plants and their potential to replace cultivated food plants. Local wild plants have a significantly higher nutritious value than their cultivated counterparts – and they don’t need to travel hundreds of miles to get to the… Continue reading Women’s Studio Workshop