Exploring Wonder and Urban Wildness | May 21 or May 22, 2022

Posted by on May 5, 2022 in Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

An In-Person Walking Workshop in San Francisco’s Presidio How can we open a fresh and unshakeable solidarity between humankind and the other animals, plants, and elemental forces that compose this breathing planet? At this liminal moment, when so many ecological boundaries are being breached by a civilization largely oblivious to its embedment within the biosphere, ...

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Depth Ecology Camp | August 24 – 28, 2022

Posted by on Apr 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

With Nora Bateson, Wade Davis, Rex Weyler and David Abram Humans do not stand apart from the earth and its living systems. To address ourglobal challenges, we must start from our roots as creatures of this Earth. What does it mean to take action and adopt a genuinely ecological frame for seeing our world, our ...

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Essay: In the Ground of Our Unknowing

Posted by on Feb 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Facing the paradoxes and ambiguities enmeshed with the COVID-19 pandemic, David Abram finds beauty in the midst of shuddering terror. As we’re isolated in this uncertain time, he writes, we can turn to the more-than-human world to empower our empathy for each other.

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Becoming Animal film: a brief glimpse

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A new film about the work of David Abram (Creative Director of the Alliance) is currently in production, directed by two visionary artists, the multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler and Scottish filmmaker Emma Davie. Here is the briefest glimpse — just a tiny teaser — from the film. The password is “animal”:

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Replenishing Oral Culture: ReStorying the Local Earth

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  The Alliance for Wild Ethics is engaged in the ongoing and many-faceted work of rejuvenating oral culture – the culture of face-to-face and face-to-place storytelling.* We excavate stories that live in the land, stories rooted in particular places, tales that contain not just human characters but other animals who figure as protagonists, mentors, and tricksters, ...

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My Private Jungle

  I have a jungle. Not a tropical jungle – just a small, temperate forest jungle in Devon, South West England. It started out 25 years ago as a vegetable garden next to our cottage at Schumacher College when I first came here after almost three years of work as an ecologist in Costa Rica, ...

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