The following would appear strongly related to the topic of "ecopsychology."
Ecologies of the Heart. Emotion, Belief, and the Environment E.N. Anderson Oxford Uuniv. Press 1996.
E. N. Anderson, a cultural ecologist, has spent his life exploring the ways in which different groups of people manage the environment. He has concluded that all traditional societies that have manages resources well over time have done so in part through religion- by the use of emotionally powerful cultural symbols that reinforce particular resource management strategies.. He also argues that the beliefs, while seeming unscientific, if not irational, are based on careful observation of nature. He describes several systems:
For example: Chinese Feng Shui: On the whole, the common denominator is concern with the circulation of ch'i in the Earth, water, and air. The circulation of water is seen as related to the flow of ch'i. Wind too has its natural lines of flow. Good and bad fortune can follow the channels of any of the three.
(Note: It turns out that the flow of water and air have been associated with physiological Responses. In water the effect is in the magnetic properties of the water with respect to The characteristics of the surrounding earth (water flowing through clay is bad). In air, much research has been done on the physiological effect of positive (poison) and negative ions, especially in respiration.)