Robin Wall Kimmerer, acclaimed plant scientist and the author of Braiding Sweetgrass, writes that the Earth is asking us to pay attention, yet for those of us within the digital age, an ability to cultivate sustained and deep attention to the more than human world might seem harder than ever. With so many of the issues of our times intricately intertwined (a forest fire no longer a simple weather event anomaly, nor a child’s inner-city asthma attack a mere question of health alone) our attention needs not only to be sustained, but also to be capable of nuance and complexity. Among ...


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