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The aim of this article is to propose the concept of ecophilia as the guiding idea for conceiving an education with ecological concern -ecopedagogy. Drawing on E. O. Wilson's idea of biophilia and Yi Fu Tuan's notion of topophilia, I coin the term 'ecophilia', which means the human affective and embodied bond with other living beings and the environs, e.g. nature and place. Ecopedagogy is coined to mean an ecological approach to education with the aim of cultivating ecophilia. I argue thatdoi:10.7571/esjkyoiku.11.43 fatcat:tkg2q6ib5ff7bidi7uhlwqma3e