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Nature and wellbeing in the digital age
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Why Name It That?: spiders online

Why Name It That?: spiders online | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it

Technology has pulled many new words from other fields, especially nature. I was looking through a book by Sue Thomas called Technobiophilia: Nature and Cyberspace. It got me thinking about terms we use in new ways from technology.

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Two years since Technobiophilia: what’s the response? | Sue Thomas

Two years since Technobiophilia: what’s the response? | Sue Thomas | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
My book 'Technobiophilia: nature and cyberspace' was first published two years ago this week, on 26 September 2013. Here are a few notes on what has happened since.
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Interface | Human Spaces | The impact of biophilic design on productivity

Professor Sir Cary Cooper highlights that incorporating natural elements in the workplace has the potential to increase workplace productivity by 13 per cent.
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I think it was James Lovelock who once... - Technobiophilia: the surprising story of nature and the internet. | Facebook

I think it was James Lovelock who once said that if humans become too troublesome, Gaia will just shrug us off.
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The Technobiophilic City

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This month's newsletter from The Biophilic Cities Network discusses technobiophilia. In a wide-ranging essay, 'Envisioning a Technobiophilic City', Tim Beatley writes  "We can look forward to the p...
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The Promise of Biomimicry | Jennifer Barnes

The Promise of Biomimicry The Urban Greenprint applies biomimicry at a city scale. What can we learn from Nature that will help our cities become more ...
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The Humane Agenda: Animals in Cities | John Hadidian and Bernard Unti

The Humane Agenda: Animals in Cities While it might seem obvious that a biophilic city would be a “humane” city, this assumption merits closer examination.
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Why Is It Taking So Long For Psychology To Go Green?

Why Is It Taking So Long For Psychology To Go Green? | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
I'm re-reading Ralph Metzner's 1999 ecopsychology classic Green Psychology and am amazed how little has changed in the field of psychology since it was written....

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, February 11, 2015 7:36 PM

A significant change needs to be made in today's psychology...

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Science explains your environmental leanings

Science explains your environmental leanings | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
Psychologists wanted to know why some people are more likely than others to be proactive. Here’s what they found.

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, April 16, 2015 7:57 PM

Now, how do we teach compassion?

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The Biophilic Approach: Design Tactics and Stats to Help Sell Your Space

The Biophilic Approach: Design Tactics and Stats to Help Sell Your Space | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
Professor Sir Cary Cooper, said: “As well as enabling organisations to make links between their physical spaces and the performance of their people, this study throws light on one of the defining challenges of modern life – our ability to cope with urbanisation and loss of connection with green spaces.”

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, May 1, 2015 11:43 AM

It amazes me that people still don't believe that #Nature in our spaces can make such a difference in our lives!


In a nutshell: Professor Sir Cary Cooper, said: “As well as enabling organisations to make links between their physical spaces and the performance of their people, this study throws light on one of the defining challenges of modern life – our ability to cope with urbanisation and loss of connection with green spaces.”

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The dangers of eco-gentrification: what's the best way to make a city greener?

The dangers of eco-gentrification: what's the best way to make a city greener? | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
With upwards of 5 million visitors each year, the popularity of New York’s High Line has created difficulties for local residents and small businesses. So is there a better way of introducing nature into our cities?

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, August 13, 2015 1:46 PM

With upwards of 5 million visitors each year, the popularity of New York’s High Line has created difficulties for local residents and small businesses. So is there a better way of introducing nature into our cities?

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Technobiophilia

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We are in wonder about nature and all its glories, most of which we cannot understand, especially since we did not creat…
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#tds82 ‘Technobiophilia’ and you | The Daily Stillness

#tds82 ‘Technobiophilia’ and you | The Daily Stillness | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
Daily Stillness: #tds82 ‘Technobiophilia’ and you http://t.co/G0jcb7nyS0 #stillweb http://t.co/QwScZCOgkD
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Download Biophilic Design The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life

Download this book now http://bbooks.net/free.
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The Future of Technobiophilia: An Interview with Sue Thomas

The Future of Technobiophilia: An Interview with Sue Thomas | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why so many technological terms are named after nature, such as the cloud, or why many of us have wallpapers and screensavers of beautiful natural wonders and landscapes?
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Biophilic Cities and the New Global Network | Tim Beatley

Biophilic Cities and the New Global Network What are Biophilic Cities? What do they look and feel like and what makes them biophilic? Beatley addresses these ...
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Designing Nature in Unexpected Places | Marc Grañén

Designing Nature in Unexpected Places PHYTOKINETIC is the best way to provide cities with a new ECOLOGICAL VALUE, working as an example for citizens ...
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How biophilic design brings in human benefits

How biophilic design brings in human benefits | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
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“The Future Will Belong To the Nature-Smart...The More High-Tech We Become, the More Nature We Need.” – Richard Louv

“The Future Will Belong To the Nature-Smart...The More High-Tech We Become, the More Nature We Need.”  – Richard Louv | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
“The future will belong to the nature-smart...The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.” – Richard Louv We email, text, tweet, and then buy on Amazon.  The Tribune Media Group recently...

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, February 2, 2015 1:38 PM

Love this quote from Richard Louv...

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THE NATURE-SMART CAREER: 11 New Jobs For a Nature-Rich Future : The New Nature Movement

THE NATURE-SMART CAREER: 11 New Jobs For a Nature-Rich Future : The New Nature Movement | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
Field Notes from the Future: Tracking the Movement to Connect People and Nature

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Find your way back to nature

Find your way back to nature | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
From barefoot running to natural navigation via foraging and urban woodlands, Jini Reddy tells you how

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Companies harness environment to help workers smell the roses

Companies harness environment  to help workers smell the roses | Technobiophilia | Scoop.it
“There’s an evolutionary need we have to interact with living things and the absence of this makes people profoundly depressed,

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Maureen Calamia's curator insight, July 5, 2015 7:12 PM

Grow it Yourself (GIY) in Ireland - great idea to bring into the workplace!