Tag Archives: environmental communication

Chapter Nine: Communication Failures: Strategies of Denial of Ecological Self

This chapter will examine psychological mechanisms that lead to environmental communication failure and also the psychological, cognitive and perceptual capacities that could enable the recognition of ecological self. Because the phenomenon of denial is central to environmental communication failure, seeking strategies to circumvent and eventually break denial is central to effective communicative processes. Psychology, cognitive […]


PhD: The Visual Communication of Ecological Literacy: Designing, Learning and Emergent Ecological Perception

My PhD titled ‘The Visual Communication of Ecological Literacy: Designing, Learning and Emergent Ecological Perception‘ has now been approved. This practice based work in the School of Architecture and Design and the University of Brighton was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. I will be publishing one chapter of my each week for […]

The Visual Communication of Ecological Literacy – Paper No.1

ABTRACT. This new paper will describe how graphic design can support ecological literacy. Starting with a brief introduction to ecological literacy and a proposal that communication design must join the crisis disciplines in responding to predicaments in the earth science, the paper will argue that within an increasingly visual culture, visual intelligence can support the […]