Human and Planetary Health: Ecosystem Restoration at the Dawn of the Century of Regeneration | Daniel Christian Wahl

There are lots of things coming together, economic crises, ecological crises, social crises. My friend and mentor Fritjof Capra once said if you follow the rivers of these crises upstream, you meet a crises of consciousness, a crises of perception. A crises of how we see our selves and our role in this living planet. Read More

Health, Interconnectedness and Salutogenesis | Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/health-interconnectedness-and-salutogenesis-ca69c4f5366c Health, Interconnectedness and Salutogenesis from ‘Design for Human and Planetary Health’ D.C. Wahl 2006 So what genuine possibilities stand before us when we are considering the question of health? Without doubt it is part of our nature as living beings that our conscious self-awareness remains largely in the background so that our enjoyment of… Read More

“Design for human and planetary health: a transdisciplinary approach to sustainability” by Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://hackernoon.com/design-for-human-and-planetary-health-a-transdisciplinary-approach-to-sustainability-e83ed741c63d Design for human and planetary health: a transdisciplinary approach to sustainability WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Vol 99, © 2006 WIT Press, ISSN 1743–3541 (on-line) D. C. Wahl, Centre for the Study of Natural Design, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK Abstract This paper explores various integrative frameworks that are contributing to… Read More

“Bioregionalism — Living with a Sense of Place at the Appropriate Scale for Self-reliance” by Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/bioregionalism-living-with-a-sense-of-place-at-the-appropriate-scale-for-self-reliance-a8c9027ab85d Bioregionalism — Living with a Sense of Place at the Appropriate Scale for Self-reliance An excerpt from ‘Exploring Participation’ (D.C.Wahl, 2002) “Living-in-place means following the necessities and pleasures of life as they are uniquely presented by a particular site, and evolving ways to ensure long-term occupancy of that site. A society which practices living-in-place keeps… Read More

“Earth Law: the enabling constraints of collective living” by Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/earth-law-the-enabling-constraints-of-collective-living-3d7e895f261 Earth Law: the enabling constraints of collective living A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community; it is wrong when it does otherwise. — Aldo Leopold (1949) In order to share the gifts of life cooperatively we also need transformative innovation in national and… Read More

A Resetting of our Life-Dysfunctional Cultural Value Systems to the Life-Valued Ground via The Three Horizons Framework

As a biological and cultural species, we are ultimately grounded to the life-supporting systems of our planet and that of our societies, respectively. We are ultimately anchored to these life-supporting systems and are able to survive and thrive by the necessary and sufficient provisioning of the universal human life necessities as explained in Professor John’s… Read More

“Two stumbling blocks on the road to regeneration: externalities and subsidies” by Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://medium.com/@designforsustainability/externalities-and-subsidies-stumbling-blocks-on-the-road-to-regenerative-economies-d1e9bc93bbfd Two stumbling blocks on the road to regeneration: externalities and subsidies The prevailing opinion among today’s political and economic elites is that economic globalisation is in some sense inevitable, perhaps even the summit of human achievement. The oft-repeated mantra is that ’there is no alternative’ and we should adapt to it as best… Read More