Resources: UK websites and blogs
Set up by Adrian Harris, the green fuse aims to make environmental philosophy (deep ecology, social ecology, eco-feminism, earth-centered spirituality, ecopsychology) widely accessible with clear briefings on key topics, discussion forums, a glossary and a resource section. The green fuse also facilitates local discussion groups where people can share, learn and debate.
GreenSpirit is a network of people who celebrate the human spirit in the context of our place in the natural world and Earth's own evolutionary journey. It sees it's radical vision as bringing together the rigour of science, the creativity of artistic expression, the passion of social action and the wisdom of spiritual traditions of all ages. Attracting those of many faith traditions, Green spirit's network are a body of people who believe that human life has both an ecological and a spiritual dimension.
The Transition Town movement works to transform communities away from oil dependency. It has formed Heart and Soul groups across the country, exploring and supporting the inner dimension of the Transition process, bringing insights and practices from psychological, spiritual and other relevant traditions. How does what is happening inside us shape the outer world? If we need an outer Transition to make our systems for transport, food, energy and shelter into something sustainable and healthy, what is the inner Transition that goes with this? What does this look like for individuals, groups and communities?
In 2008 Dave Key was asked by World Wildlife Fund Scotland to design an outdoor programme to catalyse and support leadership for sustainability aimed at people with influence in Scottish society. This work became know as The Natural Change Project. The Natural Change project explores how experiences of the natural world can inspire people to live more sustainably.Naturally inspired professional development and consultancy – for people and organisations leading change for sustainability, environmental and social responsibility. Our approach is rooted in people’s increasing hunger for authenticity and meaning – inspiring and empowering them to lead changes they never thought possible.
Alastair McIntosh is a writer, lecturer, social activist, broadcaster and campaigning academic, based in Scotland. This website contains many of his articles in the field of spiritual activism and human ecology – the study and participation in the relationships between the natural environment and the social environment.
The UK Earth Centre Network aims to support the development of all places across the UK where the principles and practice of sustainable living are being shared with people in the wider community. An interactive map enables you to locate more than Earth Centres across the UK.
Brian Bates is former Professor of Psychology at the University of Brighton, Director of the Shaman Research Program at the University of Sussex, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. The site focuses on his work recovering the nature-based knowledge of ancient England, Anglo-Saxon spiritual teachings, that allow people of English heritage to connect with the wisdom traditions of their own indigenous roots.
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Environmental Art and Celebration: Education, Training and Workshops (often in schools) in Derbyshire, facilitated by Gordon MacLellan. Includes a blog.
The Great Turning Times, was free email newsletter set up to by Chris Johnstone to spread the word about the Great Turning. No longer being produced, this site includes back issues editions of the free email newsletter, which brings together ecology, psychology, spirituality and global issues, it lists events, news and resources to support the shift towards a life sustaining society.