Redesigning the Planet: Global Ecological Design

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About the Author
Michael Barnes is the principal at Cascadia Forest Goods. He was Co-Director of the Ecoforestry Institute from 1993 to 1997. John B. Cobb, Jr. is Professor Emeritus at Claremont College, where he was the Head of the Center for Process Studies. An author of books on religion, ecology, economics, and politics, he is still contributing to many projects. Alan Drengson is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria in Canada, where he was the former Director of Environmental Studies and also taught philosophy. He practices meditation disciplines related to harmony with Nature, such as Aikido. He loves wild dancing, skiing, wilderness journeying and mountaineering. He has published many articles and books. He is the founding editor of The Trumpeter: Journal of Ecosophy and Ecoforestry. Dr. Michael W. Fox is a veterinarian with doctoral degrees in ethology/animal behavior and medicine from the University of London, England. Spending most of his professional life in the US as an advocate for animal health, welfare and rights, he has published over 40 books and writes the syndicated newspaper column Animal Doctor. Please visit his web site ( R. Buckminster Fuller was a system scientist known for his world game efforts, designs, and synergic thinking. He gave many lectures and courses around the planet. Twila Jacobsen taught Ecological Economics at Oregon colleges. She practices it with the Mountain Grove Community, the Ecoforestry Institute (where she was Co-Director from 1993 to 1997) and Cascadia Forest Goods. Arne Naess was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oslo and an enthusiastic mountaineer, who tried to "think like a mountain." His thinking led him to form his own ecological philosophy, ecosophy, which inspired the movement of Deep Ecology-the belief that our concern is for all of nature equally, including humanity. He was always appreciated for his exuberant playfulness. Paolo Soleri is the visionary architect of new, intense human spaces that fit in ecological systems. He is the founder of the first arcology, Arcosanti, and of the Cosanti Foundation. He designs Windbells and lectures around the planet. Alan Wittbecker is an ecologist with SynGeo ArchiGraph, LLC in Florida, where he works on a variety of wildlife and communication projects.