Recognising the work of André Franciso Pilon, who’s writing and teaching on holistic ecosystems is worthy of notice.

Returning Earth to Mankind and Mankind to Earth: An Ecosystemic Approach to Advocacy, Public Policies, Research and Teaching Programmes

Professor, University of São Paulo; Psychologist, State Court of Justice; Director, Ministry of Health; Editor, journal Academus. Education: Masters of Public Health Education, University of Puerto Rico; Doctorate/Post-Doctorate, University of São Paulo. Affiliations: Int. Acad. of Science, Health & Ecology; United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification; IUCN Comm. on Environmental Policy; EuroScience; World Alliance for Citizen Participation; WSSCC; Centre for Healthy Cities. His proposal for advocacy, public policies, research and teaching programmes encompasses environmental problems, quality of life and the state of the world. Instead of the effects, priority is given to the general phenomenon: