There is a spot in the woods not far from my house that I visit regularly. While there, I observe deer tracks and coyote scats, examine the latest mushrooms to surface, and listen for the distant sounds of crows and chickadees. This ecopsychological routine is precious to me, a way to enter the mind of the land I inhabit and to join with thousands of other people in the Nature-connection movement who likewise have ‘sit spots’ in their home areas.

When I am at my own sit spot I am not thinking about the flows of capital encircling the planet, steadily homogenising its surface and endangering Nature ...


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