Saving Paradise: Tell Me About the Earth You Love  

Rev. Dr. Frances Sink

Strategic efforts to mobilize concern and action in the midst of our unfolding and climate crisis have almost uniformly failed to consider the importance of the deep earth connections people develop over their lives.  The emerging field of neuroconservation reveals the place of often unspoken human-nature emotional bonds that heal and restore, relax and reconnect us with our deepest life affirming urges. How might more awareness of our bonds with nature change our expectations and our actions?