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About seasonalight

Ginny Battson, Wales. Writer, Getty Image contributor ~ ecology, enviroethics, intrinsic value of biodiversity, geodiversity, ecoliteracy. Currently studying MA Applied Philosophy.

Words and Phrases to avoid moral accountability in human/non-human relationships ~ contributions via Twitter, with thanks.

Language is power. Observe meanings and misrepresentations. Please feel free to contribute. via @FindNatureNow “There’s a deceptive style of ‘code talk’ that’s become pervasive in US government re: treatment of wildlife. It’s the psychology of attempting to increase a false … Continue reading

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To Earth, my daughter.

Paintings of wild animals and hand markings left by adults and children on Sulawesi cave walls, Indonesia, at least 35,000 years old, some of the oldest artworks known. Photo: Maxime Aubert, Griffith University 2014 – do click on the image for … Continue reading

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Great Pond Mountain

Sound of the Whip-Poor-Will via The Macaulay Library My baby lay on a rainbow rug on a granite summit, the cells of her new born skin shimmering in the Maine sun. Big Fall skies stretched bands of cloud to streamers, whilst … Continue reading

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Alive

My whole body shook, I had no control over the waves of anxiety. By now, I could barely speak. Three months since finding my mother, I’d experienced little sleep. I’d experienced a few scorching, electrified dreams, and a torrent of … Continue reading

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The Wilderness

  Terra-UK is one of the most densely populated land areas in the world. The concept of wilderness seems overly ambitious here upon our heavily burdened soils. We are sold as such a well-groomed and culturally domesticated species, at least … Continue reading

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Planet Valens

Oh, the vicissitude of this day as a celebration of love! From its early roots in paganistic fertility, to the pious diktats of the early Roman Catholic Church and, now, the tacky displays of chocolates and roses in every supermarket, … Continue reading

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Radical

  In Australia, a heat tsunami is breaking every record in the book, killing human and non-human life, crippling farmland, livestock and produce, whilst threatening more in the form of unstoppable, slaughterous wild fires. Meanwhile, in an air conditioned building … Continue reading

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Summimbers

Curtains of rain seen at a distance : summimbers (drift/rain ~ latin). My #inventaword for today. — Ginny (@ginbat) January 28, 2017

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Fluminism as an Environmental Ethic.

Ginny Battson © 2017 I recently presented Fluminism as understanding of the interconnected universal narrative ~ there is flow to and from all dimensions, including ones we are yet to understand. The complexity is endless, the minutiae beautiful. To be … Continue reading

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Fluminism

Ginny Battson © 2017 Like Heraclitus, I learn from rivers. In all things, I perceive flow. I am not writing of Eastern notions of being present in the zone. Instead, I write of the interconnectedness of all, in the flows … Continue reading

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