Looking to the larger-than-human world

Writing for the Dark Mountain Project, Edinburgh Council member Wendy Wheeler (back row, far right) offers insights on how the world of bio-semiotics — ways of communication taking place within and throughout the natural world — might be helpful in these times: A new way of thinking about communication, signs and meanings – as biological as well as cultural, and as evolutionary and ecological rather than just as human-made fictions – might help us escape from the dangerous fantasies growing in our midst.

In Other Tongues: Ecologies of Meaning and Loss