Stephan Harding holds a doctorate in ecology from Oxford University and is Deep Ecology Research Fellow at Schumacher College, Dartington, UK. He is author of Animate Earth: Science, Intuition and Gaia, and editor of Grow Small Think Beautiful: Ideas for a Sustainable Planet from Schumacher College. He is currently on lockdown with his family at Schumacher College, Dartington, England.
By Stephan Harding, Schumacher College
To steer ourselves towards compassion we need to dedicate ourselves to becoming Gaia-wise. Spending time in nature deeply listening to birdsong – that’s a good way to start.