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biophilia

(bi′ō-fĭl′ē-ə, -fēl′yə)
n.
A strong attraction for or emotional attachment to the living world.

bi′o·phil′ic (-ĭk) adj.

biophilia

A non-medical term for the love of life or living systems.
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In The Biophilia Hypothesis, Kellert SR, Wilson EO (eds).
See generally THE BIOPHILIA HYPOTHESIS, supra note 1.
Ulrich, Biophilia, Biophobia, and Natural Landscapes, in THE BIOPHILIA HYPOTHESIS, supra note 1, at 73.
Antoine in The Biophilia Hypothesis, encapsulates the book's theme: through loss of contact with the natural world and destruction of its biological diversity, human beings risk losing their senses.
This theory is known as the biophilia hypothesis and its basis is that there is genetic tendency to affiliate with life (Wilson 1993, Wilson, 1984), whereas connectedness to nature is subjective, and refers to an individual affective sense of connection with the natural world.