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Educating for a

sustainable future

Cultural Ecology

Cultural Ecology is an educational framework and a mindmap for studying the distribution and abundance of living things in relation to the behaviour of humankind intent on expanding its ecological niche.   The vision is an inclusive economy in which there is expanded opportunity for more broadly shared prosperity especially for those facing the greatest barriers to advancing their freedom and well-being.

People R Nature

Cultural ecology highlights evidence on the interdependence between people who are part of nature with other living things, as well the pointing to the consequences of human activity on the environment. Governments and citizens are increasingly aware of the impact of atmospheric pollution and climate change and the need to apply science  to understand them.

Human Artefacts c.2010 


Food production systems are also unique in terms of their economic, institutional, and cultural contexts. Markets link demand and supply of food commodities throughout the world. This linkage is strong within commodity groups, between commodity groups, and between sectors


Today, we live in a culture that has been significantly shaped by the forces of industry. We live in a society that has come to place an extreme value on the consumption of material goods.

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