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My participation in the McGill Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences Virtual Art Show

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!

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Being connected to the land: How Indigenous traditional fire practice can save Australian land, and why it has to be practiced by Indigenous people

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

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

OPEN CALL: Human-Earth Relationships through the lenses of  Behavioural Economics, Collective and Individual Decision Making

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

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

If “future” spells “disasters”, a step forward is not what we want.

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.

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

Book review: “Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance” by Nick Estes

I wrote a review of the book “Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance” by Nick Estes for the Women and Environments international magazine, issue 100/101, December 2019, pages 90-91. The magazine is available here: http://www.yorku.ca/weimag/CURRENTISSUE/images/WEIMAG_100_101.pdf Have a nice read!

Anthropocene · Ecological Economics

The future of Economics should start from what Economics has neglected for centuries (ANZSEE 2019 Conference blog)

I wrote this blog post for the Australia and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE) website. Have a nice read! Link to the blog post: https://www.neweconomy.org.au/anzsee/blogs/the-future-of-economics-should-start-from-what-economics-has-neglected-for-centuries/