Observing nature in your backyard is not dull but radically significant — Aeon.co, a world of ideas
“Addressing the profound challenge of global environmental change is complex and multifaceted. But one certainty is the need for a change of world view, the fostering of humility towards the natural world and its shared community of beings. Such humility and appreciation are made possible by acute observation, empathy and delight in the mysteries and quirks of other species,”
Yadvinder Malhiis professor of ecosystem science at the University of Oxford, programme leader of the Ecosystems Group at the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford, Jackson Senior Research Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford, and director of the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests.