Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival by Jing LinTransformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival by Jing Lin

Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival

byJing LinEditorJing Lin

Paperback | January 9, 2012

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Transformative eco-education is environmental education that is literally needed to transform and save our planet, especially during the global ecological crises of our present century. Such education demands inner transformation of many deeply rooted ideas, such as the following: the Earth exists merely to provide for human comfort; the extinction or reduction of other species does not matter; we are free to consume or destroy natural resources at will but are safe from destruction ourselves; and the Earth will continue to sustain us, even if we do not sustain the Earth. Unless these concepts are changed, we will increase global warming and add to the ruin of much of the Earth. This book presents powerful ideas for transformative eco-education. At this time of ever-increasing ecological crisis, such education is needed more than ever before. We urge readers to use the ideas and activities in this book with your students, develop them further, and create new conceptions to share with other educators and students. The chapters in this book provide key principles, of which the following are just a few.
Title:Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary SurvivalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.34 × 0.68 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161735502X

ISBN - 13:9781617355028

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