He studied computer science and social and cultural ecology. He currently teaches at the Department of Environmental Studies at Masaryk University, where he also leads the international DeepEn project aimed at developing experiential learning methods based on the broad tradition of deep ecology. His work at the Institute of Global Change Research of the Czech Academy of Sciences includes research on the intangible values of nature and landscape. He is interested in the relationship between humans and non-human nature and the transformation of concepts of nature. His professional interests also include ecophenomenology, ecopsychology and philosophy of science.