Earth Spirit - Healthy Planet

Global meltdown or global healing

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Pub Date 28 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 03 Jan 2022

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Healthy Planet offers a clear and concise overview of the global ecological crisis that humanity has brought upon itself, and what options we still have to save a benevolent climate, to restore biodiversity, reduce pollution, and heal the ecosphere of this planet, including ourselves.

Since well before the Covid-19 crisis the United Nations have been emphasizing that only a healthy planet can support healthy people. The degradation and pollution of nature also poisons our own bodies. Climate breakdown and the global loss of biodiversity also threaten the human species.

But what is a "healthy planet"? How does it work, how much do we disrupt the planet’s life support systems, and what changes are overdue? We have all the necessary means at our disposal, though just patching up the worst symptoms won’t do anymore, we have to address the underlying causes, including our habits, values, and paradigms.

We are at a crucial crossroads, and time is running short. If we act fast enough, a dignified and truly sustainable healthy future awaits.

Healthy Planet offers a clear and concise overview of the global ecological crisis that humanity has brought upon itself, and what options we still have to save a benevolent climate, to restore...


A Note From the Publisher

Fred Hageneder has written eight books on the ethnobotany of trees and on woodland ecology. Some of his work has been translated into nine languages (Spanish, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Polish, Czech, Estonian, and Japanese). See themeaningoftrees.com
Fred Hageneder is a founding member of the Ancient Yew Group (AYG), an independent research group working to protect ancient yews in the UK. His two monographs on the European yew have met with broad academic approval and generated invitations to appear as a speaker at congresses across the UK, Europe, and as far as Turkey. He works temporarily as external reader (Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California) or peer reviewer (University of Chicago Press) for ethnobotanical topics.

He is a member of the Ecocentric Alliance (ecocentricalliance.org), a global advocacy network for ecocentrism and deep green ethics. Years of communication with outstanding scientists, conservationists, and environmental philosophers have inspired the integrative approach of "Healthy Planet". See healthyplanet.one

Fred Hageneder lives in Wales as an author, musician, graphic designer and lecturer.

Fred Hageneder has written eight books on the ethnobotany of trees and on woodland ecology. Some of his work has been translated into nine languages (Spanish, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Polish...


Advance Praise

Healthy Planet is a uniquely clear and comprehensive guide to the most important issue of our times, and includes invaluable suggestions for what to actually do about it.

Patrick Curry, PhD, Author of Ecological Ethics 

Healthy Planet is a uniquely clear and comprehensive guide to the most important issue of our times, and includes invaluable suggestions for what to actually do about it.

Patrick Curry, PhD, Author of...


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