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In Resonance with Nature Holistic Healing for Plants and Land

By: ANDEWEG, HANS, VERMAAS, MARLON

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 956

ISBN: 086315705X


illustrations and diagrams Around the world, as well as close to home, much of our land is in crisis. Harmful pollutants have left plants, soil, fields and forests seriously damaged, and our future on this planet in the balance. This timely book examines a number of theories of natural energy, and presents practical techniques for diagnosing and healing plants and land, including the use of vibrations. A variety of projects conducted by Hans Andeweg have proved his... View more info

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Lord of the Elements Interweaving Christianity and Nature

By: BAAN, BASTIAAN, DEXTER, MATTHEW

Price: $39.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12658

ISBN: 0863159591


b/w illustrations The four classical elements of earth, water, air and fire are present in Genesis and continue to be significant throughout Christianity. Different streams of thought, such as the School of Chartres, and Celtic Christianity, have emphasised them in different ways. In this unique book, Bastiaan Baan, an experienced spiritual thinker, brings these elements together with ideas from Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophy. He considers, in particular, how eleme... View more info

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Hidden Nature The Startling Insights of Viktor Schauberger

By: BARTHOLOMEW, ALICK, BELLAMY, DAVID, OBE

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2004

Seller ID: 756

ISBN: 0863154328


80 b/w illustrations This title pioneers a new Science of Nature. It offers striking new arguments against GM technologies. It proposes startling solutions to our energy needs. It includes a foreword by well known media botanist David Bellamy. Austrian naturalist, Viktor Schauberger (1885-1958) was far ahead of his time. From his unusually detailed observations of the natural world, he pioneered a completely new understanding of how nature works. He also ... View more info

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Wholeness of Nature Goethe's Way of Science

By: BORTOFT, HENRI

Price: $54.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1996

Seller ID: 606

ISBN: 0863152384


Illustrations, port. The scientific work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) represents a style of learning and understanding which is largely ignored today. The approach of modern science is largely detached, intellectual and analytical, and it is increasingly recognized that many of our contemporary problems stem from the resulting divorce from nature. By contrast, Goethe's way of science pursued understanding through the experience of the 'authentic wholen... View more info

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Ethics for a Full World Or, Can Animal-Lovers Save the World

By: BURKEY, TORMOD, V.

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Clairview:

Seller ID: 14804

ISBN: 1905570856


The global emergencies facing the inhabitants of our planet—climate change, diminishing biodiversity, ocean acidification, overfishing, land degradation, and more—are symptoms of a common problem: the world is full. Humanity has already exceeded several planetary boundaries. The current situation is without precedent, and its manifestations are numerous. Ethics for a Full World argues that our dominant culture of anthropocentrism is an underlying cause of the... View more info

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Animal Life in Nature, Myth and Dreams

By: CASPARI, ELIZABETH

Price: $46.95

Publisher: United States, Chiron Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 1869

ISBN: 1888602228


col This book, in the style of a symbol dictionary, is beautifully presented with 101 colour photographs of the animals. Each animal is discussed from the point of view of its actual behaviour in nature. The animal's role in mythology and fairy tale is then considered, and, drawing upon this material, each animal's possible symbolic meanings in dreams are related in a very readable manner. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1869] View more info

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Living Origin of Rocks and Minerals

By: CLOOS, WALTHER

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Floris Books: 2015

Seller ID: 13690

ISBN: 1782501738


Increasingly, enthusiasts are attracted by the rich variety of rocks and minerals that surround us and are looking for new ways of viewing them. In this book, Walther Cloos considers the Earth to be a living organism with the three main kingdoms of nature—mineral, plant, and animal—as stages left behind as the Earth developed. He suggests that everything that is now inert and static was once dynamic and alive. He considers many different aspects of geology, i... View more info

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New Eyes for Plants: A Workbook for Plant Observation and Drawing A Workbook for Plant Observation and Drawing

By: COLQUHOUN, MARGARET, EWALD, AXEL, GOODWIN, BRIAN (PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY, THE OPEN UNIVERSITY)

Price: $43.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 1841

ISBN: 186989085X


160 b&w illustrations This volume covers plant growth and development around the year, and includes exercises for seeing and understanding plant transformation. A wide variety of ordinary plants are drawn at every stage of their development, from bud to seed, from fruit and flower. Instructions help the reader try out the observation and drawing exercises. Features of the book include: a companion guide to plant development round the seasons; numerous illustrations... View more info

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Hidden Geometry of Flowers, The Living Rhythms, Form and Number

By: CRITCHLOW, KEITH

Price: $79.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 11342

ISBN: 0863158064


560 colour illustrations Can we imagine a world without flowers? Flowers are beautiful, offering us delight in their colour, fragrance and form, as well as their medicinal benefits. Flowers also speak to us in the language of the plant form itself, as cultural symbols in different societies, and at the highest levels of inspiration. In this beautiful and original book, renowned thinker and geometrist Keith Critchlow has chosen to focus on an aspect of flowers that ... View more info

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Thriving Beyond Sustainability Pathways to a Resilient Society

By: EDWARDS, ANDRES R.

Price: $25.95

Publisher: United States, New Society Publishers: 2010

Seller ID: 11732

ISBN: 0865716412


12 b/w photos, charts & maps Every 15 seconds on our Earth Island, a child dies from waterborne disease. Three times an hour, another species becomes extinct. Each day we consume 85 million barrels of oil and pump 23 million tons of carbon dioxide into an already warming atmosphere. But against this bleak backdrop, beacons of hope shine from thousands of large and small initiatives taking place everywhere from isolated villages to major urban centres. Thi... View more info

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Vortex of Life, The Nature's Patterns in Space and Time

By: EDWARDS, LAWRENCE

Price: $64.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 824

ISBN: 0863155510


Building on his earlier research Lawrence Edwards examines the influence of celestial motion on the form of plants, embryos, and the heart. His statistical analysis of bud shapes, begun in the 1960s, leads him to suggest that all living forms are affected by patterns in time as well as space, with all of life and nature passing through vast cycles of change. He proposes that there are universal laws, not yet fully understood, which guide an organism's growth into predete... View more info

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Metamorphosis in Nature and Art The Dynamics of Form In Plants, Animals and Human Beings

By: ELSNER, PETER

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 13124

ISBN: 1907359249


This book researches the process of metamorphosis. Living forms - plants, animals, humans - are in continual transformation and growth, their development sculpted by dynamic forces. These 'open secrets' invite wonder and inquiry into the mystery of metamorphosis and form in nature. Drawing on metamorphic principles, Peter Elsner's profound yet practical research methods will help you investigate how living forms develop. As befits its subject matter, the book is... View more info

Water The mangrove seed and the tides of the river

By: FIRKINS, LISA AND SAMS TINA (ILLUS)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Sydney, Wise Owl Creations:

Seller ID: 7939

ISBN: 0987057715


Spiral bound, hand printed on gloss card [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7939] View more info

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Wonder of Trees Nature Activities for Children

By: FROMMHERZ, ANDREA, BIEDERMANN, EDITH, DUNCAN, BERNADETTE

Price: $34.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12110

ISBN: 0863158668


275 colour illustrations Trees are impressive beings. Their secrets, magic and wisdom have always fascinated people. This colourful book tells us many of the mysteries of trees, such as which tree gives us strength; which leaves and blossoms can be made into soothing ointments and delicious teas; and which tree can be entrusted with our secrets. Children are encouraged to use all their senses in getting to know thirteen common trees. Activities include stories, son... View more info

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Language of Plants A Guide to the Doctrine of Signatures

By: GRAVES, JULIA

Price: $68.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 11502

ISBN: 1584200987


colour illustrations 'As a child, I just knew which plant to pick up and hold to my head for a headache to go away. Once I heard about the concept of a 'doctrine of signatures', I would just stand silently, in awe of nature talking to me, talking and talking in her silent, direct speech. The book of nature seemed so obviously spelled out, and in oddest contrast to what I learned in medical school. My professors seemed never to have heard of nature being vibrant and... View more info

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Living World of the Plants, The A book for children and students of Nature

By: GROHMANN GERBERT

Price: $29.90

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 8010

ISBN: 1888365129


A stimulating description of the plant kingdom. An excellent source book for teachers of all grade levels. Can be useful as a reader for children grades 5 and up. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 8010] View more info

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World Ether, Elemental Beings, Kingdoms of Nature From Rudolf Steiner’s Spiritual Science

By: HAGEMANN, ERNST

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 7664

ISBN: 0929979311


An annotated bibliography for advanced study of Rudolf Steiner’s indications in books and lectures about the etheric realm and its manifestations in the physical world. It is probably the only gathering in a systematic fashion of his many descriptions of the highly differentiated world of elemental beings. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7664] View more info

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Spirit of Trees Science Symbiosis and Inspiration

By: HAGENEDER, FRED

Price: $47.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 14829

ISBN: 1782504486


A holistic appraisal of 24 of the most common, best-loved trees of Europe and North America, presented with stunningly beautiful paintings, drawings and photographs. Trees are one of Earth's oldest life forms: silent witnesses to human evolution and the passing of time. Many people today take the presence of trees for granted, unaware of their greater significance in Earth's ecology, their medicinal and nutritional properties, or the veneration bestowed on them ... View more info

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Earth-Friendly Re-Visioning Science and Spirituality through Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and Rudolf Steiner

By: HOFSTETTER, ADRIAN

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 1590

ISBN: 1584200235


Earth-Friendly collects the fruits of a lifetime of study and teaching in search of a holistic, organismic, living science, respectful of the sacredness of nature and the ubiquity of the spirit. As a biology philosopher, Sister Adrian’s first teachers were Aquinas and Aristotle; later she came to know the work of Goethe and Rudolf Steiner. Earth-Friendly traces the development of Sister Adrian’s conviction that "the spiritual science flowing fro... View more info

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Thinking Like a Plant A Living Science for Life

By: HOLDREGE, CRAIG

Price: $46.95

Publisher: United States, SteinerBooks, Inc: 2013

Seller ID: 12761

ISBN: 1584201436


colour illustrations We often instinctively feel that our lives would be better if we lived closer to nature. In this unique book, Craig Holdrege offers a specific, practical way of taking that step which, he argues, will signficantly benelfit ourselves and our world: starting to think like a plant. Plants are both dynamic and resilient, intimately connected to their environment. If we can slow down, Holdrege explains, study plants carefully and consciously interna... View more info