This Equinox happens to coincide with a Global Climate Strike week of actions. Novasutras Santa Cruz participated by holding an Equinox meditation focusing on climate and forest well-being, with an in-person meditation about 12 hours before the moment of the Equinox. A recording of that public event has just been posted on our YouTube channel, so you can include it as part of you own Equinox celebration.
Michelle Y. Merrill, Ph.D., is an expert in international sustainability, systems and complexity, teaching and learning, biologically-inspired design, anthropology and ecology. Over decades of research, she has worked in the US, Asia and Africa studying rainforest primates and Higher Education for Sustainability. She is a published author, a respected educator and international speaker, and the founder of Novasutras. She earned her doctorate from Duke University in 2004.
Celebrate the Cross-Quarter with Us The cross-quarters are the midpoint between the Equinox and the Solstice. The precise timing of a cross-quarter is defined as the time when the sun crosses Latitude 16° 20?, midway between the Equator and the Tropic line. That will be tomorrow, November 7th at 22:56 UTC (2:56pm PST). Novasutras will…
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Our 11th ecospiritual news livestream focused on climate activism and the No2APEC coalition. Suggested actions to take are in the links. We emphasize care for activists, and offer a guided meditation focused on nature reconnection as a key supportive practice for environmental, peace and social justice activists.
How is the invasion of Ukraine connected to fossil fuel funding and the ongoing climate crisis? How can activists respond? We can break our global fossil fuel addiction, reducing the incentives and capacities of warmongers, and reducing our risks during the climate emergency.