Master of Applied Philosophy, with a passion for wider ecological understanding and symbioethics. Mother, awildian, caninophile, and survivor of trauma and cancer.
PhD Student, Manchester Writing School.
I have written for the Center of Humans & Nature, Zoomorphic, Earthlines and Resurgence & Ecologist magazines, plus contributions to the book series The Seasons, “Spring” and “Autumn,” published by Elliott & Thompson in conjunction with The Wildlife Trusts (2016).
Creator of Fluminism ~ an ecophilosophy of life/love flow.
Getty Images (including photos posted here).
I have lived in the United States and New Zealand before returning to the UK. You may also find me @seasonalight on Twitter, if not wandering rivers and coasts.
Distinction: “Love and ecology … Introducing Fluminism” (2018) TSD Lampeter
Distinction: “Critical Regionalism” (1993) UWIC Received Annual Prize for Critical Studies: Best Thesis (1993) UWIC now Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Battson, G. “Fluminismo” 100 page book, translated to Spanish by Jorge Riechmann et al, published by Ediciones del Genal, Málaga (2020)
Battson, G. “An Ethology for a Kinnage Dweller.” City Blogs, Center for Humans and Nature (Dec 2017)
Battson, G. “Beavers are Fluminists.” Zoomorphic Magazine Issue 9 (Oct 2017)
Battson, G. Harrison, M. (Editor) “An Anthology for the Changing Seasons.” (contributions to “Spring” and “Autumn.”) Books published by Elliott and Thompson, in conjunction with The Wildlife Trusts (2016)
Battson, G. “Living to the Full.” Book review of “Abundance” by Annie Dillard, Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine Issue 299 (Nov/Dec 2016)
Battson, G. “Technofossils and Radionuclides: Welcome to the Anthropocene.” Earthlines Magazine Issue 15 (Jul 2016)
Plus, blogs for NearbyWild, and the Wildlife Trusts on ecoliteracy and mentoring.
Battson, G. “Anthology of Kinship” essay for Horn, G van. & Wall-Kimmerer, R. (editors) Humans and Nature, University of Chicago Press (2021)
Goldfarb, B. The Dictionary hasn’t caught up with the Cimate Crisis. The Nation, March (2020) Albrecht, G. Earth Emotions Cornell Press (2019) Albrecht, G. Talk: Solastalgia, Wild Fire Bath-Spa Universit & Hawkwood (2018) Macfarlane, R. Underland Hamish Hamilton (2019) Terrados, P P. Los grandes simios y sus derechos Básicos ACCI Ediciones (2019) Lyons, A. Interview Sensitive Chaos, Orford Ness art & sound installation, Heritage Futures/AHRC (2019) Lyon, N. Uprooted, on the trail of the Green Man. Faber and Faber (2016) Macfarlane, R. Landmarks Hamish Hamilton (2015)