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We Are the ARK

Returning Our Gardens to Their True Nature Through Acts of Restorative Kindness

By Mary Reynolds

Illustrated by Ruth Evans

Change can happen one person, one patch of land, one decision at a time.

Individuals can’t save the world alone. But if millions of us work together to save our own patch of earth—then we really have a shot.

How do we do it?  With Acts of Restorative Kindness (ARK). An ARK is a restored, native ecosystem. It’s a thriving patch of native plants and creatures that have been allowed and supported to re-establish in the earth's intelligent, successional process of natural restoration. Over time, this becomes a pantry and a habitat for our pollinators and wild creatures who are in desperate need of support.
These ARKs will become the seeding grounds for our planet’s new story. They will be sanctuaries for our shared kin—the rooted and unrooted—and safe havens for the magic and abundance of the natural world. Most importantly, the ARK-building actions are within our control and laid out here in We Are the ARK. In these inspiring pages, discover how one person’s actions can effect big change in this world.

Even the tiniest postage stamp patch of land matters! We are building a patchwork quilt of life that will wrap its way around this planet.


 

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Number of pages
276
Publication date
October 25, 2022
ISBN
9781643261959