life. That is why religious and ecological perceptions can enhance and com-
plement each other in the ethical debate about climate change. The following essay
shows a perspective that does not look at the relevant aspects in isolation, but rather in
their entirety and unity. Christian ethical
personally and had worked with collabora-
tively. Intentionally or not though, there is a double meaning to the line:
‘Johannes Schmidt the leader, with ‘Papa’ Petersen behind.’
In the most recent literature review of investigations into the life
history of the eel, Johannes Schmidt is described as the
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be given a thorough definition,5 but rather a rough understanding shall be
evoked. During the modern era, the understanding of culture shifted from an
involvement of humankind with nature that was being shared with other life-
forms to an
horse driven capstans were set up as a
substitute in some places. In others, people resorted to the use of hand-mills.
Surging prices for flour and bread and the lack of water resulted in life-
threatening circumstances, especially for the poor.147 Trades such as hammer-
mills became idle leaving the
public, but which are historically often
the result of private initiative.13 Thus, in London, both Morris and Myddleton,
the profit motivated entrepreneurs who made the decisions concerning the
long-term investments required for their water supply projects, often adopted
a short-term approach
Hōjōki after several years of living along the banks of Kyoto’s Kamo River, and his text refers to floods, droughts, and the movement of people along the region’s rivers. 2 In using the river as a metaphor to express the tension between permanence and transience, Chōmei voices a prescient awareness of
the standard of living of the average European or American, we need three new planets (…) here we are, arguably the most intelligent being that’s ever walked planet Earth (…) destroying the only home we have. The indigenous people around the world, before they made a major decision, used to sit around
group, but we are a growing minority and we have never been in a better position to grow than today.
I: I recently had an interesting experience applying for a Project Life, a European type of funding that was established to give funding to projects having to do with environmental issues. I was
. Kathy and her husband had recently experienced 34-degree (Celsius) temperatures at midnight during a visit to Alaska’s Denali National Park, and this was one of the motivating factors in Kathy’s message to me. I wrote back, suggesting that we not only publish a Call to Writers in ISLE , the central
feeling of pity. this shows that our humanity forms one body with plants.
it may be said that plants are living things as we are. yet even when we see
tiles and stones shattered and crushed, we cannot help a feeling of regret.
this shows that our humanity forms one body with tiles and stones