Dark Matters: Turning Toward the Untouched, the Unheard, and the Unseen in Environmental Education

Sean Blenkinsop, Mark Fettes, Jeanne Kentel


We live contradictory lives. We long to live on, with, and through the earth … yet we get in the way of such possibilities. We get in the way of ecosystems, we get in the way of life unfolding as it knows best, we get in the way of our own best intentions. We touch and are touched by our phones, our computers, our machines, our buildings, but not each other. It is even rarer for us to genuinely encounter, or allow ourselves to be held by, the earth, the trees, the foliage, the animals.

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