Links related to nature presented in somewhat random fashion:
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/apr/05/environmentally-friendly-green-living-ideas – @madeleinesix
http://mel-talesofthecity.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/unnatural-selection-sexism-in.html – @M_Z_Harrison
E.O. Wilson explains why parks and nature are really good for your brain – Washington Post
Nature can’t pay its own way – so let’s take the market out of conservation
Nature Panel from Sydney Writers’ Festival – An extract from a panel discussion at the recent Sydney Writers’ Festival. ‘Let Nature Be Your Teacher’, featured the English novelist Jeanette Winterson, plus James Rebanks, known as the ‘tweeting shepherd’, along with Australia’s Tim Flannery.
Nature Writing with Inga Simpson – What do we mean by the term ‘nature writing’ and how has it changed?
Harnessed – Why should we humans have evolved to have produce things such as language, music and the arts as distinct from our cousins? Evolutionary biologist Mark Changizi believes the answer lies in the fact that our language and culture actually imitates nature. He calls it ‘nature-harnessing’.
Professor David Uzzell
The challenge of climate change; the challenge for psychology
(includes opening ceremony)
Elsewhere on the Web
Local economic impact of different forms of nature-based tourism (PDF)
The Wilderness Society
Hard Rain Project