Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels in the Great Basin Desert in Utah are four 18-foot long concrete tubes arranged in an X-formation and aligned with the movements of the sun.
"From the earliest times, human civilization has been no more than a strange luminescence growing more intense by the hour, of which no one can say when it will begin wane and when it will fade away."
Robert Smithson's brand of land art went against the hegemony of galleries and museums who he accused of dictating the context, meaning and value of art.
Gary Snyder's poem on the healing and enlightenment we need to find as a race in order to once again locate ourselves in earth's valleys and pastures.
Published thirty years after it was written, Nan Shepherd's nature memoir describes a very physical intimacy that grew and developed through the author's exploration of the Cairngorm Mountains.
Author and activist Kathleen Dean Moore on what inspires her, what drives her, and her struggle to write about hope.
Jonathan Franzen invites us to consider how our social, political and economic architecture not only accommodates short-sightedness but also rewards it.
A dive into the particulars of beekeeping, 'the oldest form of agriculture' and a homage to the symmetry and symbiosis of bees, honeycombs and flowers.
Melanie Challenger asks how we can re-associate ourselves with nature and whether a pre-industrial intimacy with the natural world is even possible.
Writer and botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's book Braiding Sweetgrass is a call to awakening to ecological consciousness and an awareness of our interconnectedness with nature.