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Introduction to Nature Awareness and 8 Shields

What if we deeply felt our connections with nature and life in every moment of our days and in every action we take?

To create truly life-sustaining and life-regenerating cultures and places – as Permaculture and other movements aim to do – we as humans need to nourish and become aware of these ever present connections.

Over several decades the Nature Awareness movement has worked in many countries to help people find this awareness again. And to help children grow up with that awareness. To remember the network of connections we have with the rest of nature. Through rediscovering these connections, a model for connecting people to nature evolved. It is based upon existing patterns in nature, patterns like the times of day, the seasons, the growth patterns of trees, human stages in life, and human stages of growth. Continue reading