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[August 2019] On a cobblestone road in Old Montreal walking back home on a late Summer night still shaking for the conversations I had had that day shaking my head how could I have done it again? I was wrong, again, wrong, again; wrong, again; I was wrong, again. Wrong, wrong, wrong. … … ……… Continue reading Not a butterfly
August 2019 I had been betrayed. My life was invaded. Unsettled, upset and scolded because of that blamed for feeling, blamed for speaking shamed for correcting the invader down my throat condescending advice I even apologized, because I’m that nice. February 2020 I had been betrayed. I had known for months. Unbearably vulnerable I needed…… Continue reading All I can hear
The International Society for Ecological Economics, European Society for Ecological Economics, and international degrowth research networks will have, online (based at the University of Manchester) their joint conference between July 5-8, 2021. The website of the conference is this, and this is the registration link. Registration as an attendee is free! 😉 At this conference,…… Continue reading Ecological Economics, Behaviour and Decision Making at the ISEE-Degrowth 2021 online conference, July 5-8 2021
Two of my poems, The blue, the green, and the grey and You will move me that day too are part of the Virtual Art Show of the Department of Natural Resource Sciences of at McGill University. Here is the link: https://nrsvirtualartshow.wordpress.com/portfolio/alice-damiano/. Enjoy!
By Alice Damiano (i.e. @aliceintheanthropocene) and Dan Morgan, originally published by Resilience.org While late 2019 and the year 2020 will probably be remembered for the covid-19 pandemic, the world should not forget about another disaster: The bushfires in Australia, that this year were unusually intense and out of control. What let them be so terribly out of…… Continue reading Being connected to the land: How Indigenous traditional fire practice can save Australian land, and why it has to be practiced by Indigenous people
I just realized that WordPress has a “spam” section for comments, and that in fact not all the comments that are labeled as “spam” are actual spam. WordPress also seems to be automatically deleting “spam” comments after a little while. Hence, I have probably missed several comments to my posts over the years, hidden in…… Continue reading NOTE on comments
UPDATE! DEADLINE POSTPONED TO MARCH 31, 2020 OPEN CALL The 7th International Degrowth / 16th International Society for Ecological Economics Joint Conference Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis Manchester, 1 – 5 September 2020 You are invited to submit abstracts to a session titled: Human-Earth Relationships through the lenses of Behavioural…… Continue reading OPEN CALL: Human-Earth Relationships through the lenses of Behavioural Economics, Collective and Individual Decision Making
Fiamma bagnata, da sola ti spegni come un foglio bianco di disegni non desideri più illuminare quel cielo che ti aveva fatto sperare come la luce dei tuoi confini voleva destreggiarsi fra i troppi destini così l’acqua che arriva dal tuo centro vuole farti morire lenta dentro. In passato troppo intensamente hai voluto…… Continue reading Fiamma bagnata
Pint of Science is a scientific festival where researchers at any stage of their career–from students to professors–share some of their research with the general public, in pubs. I think it’s a great idea, and indeed I’m really happy this festival is becoming very widespread worldwide… and Montreal, the city where my university is located,…… Continue reading If “future” spells “disasters”, a step forward is not what we want.