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David Nicholson-Lord is an environmental writer, former Environment editor of the, 'Independent on Sunday' and is the author of Green Cities - And Why We Need Them (New Economics Foundation).

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Article - The Resurgence Story

Issue 264 • January/February 2011 • Leadership > Web Exclusives > Article

Celebrating 45 years of publication, Resurgence connects us to each other and the Earth.

The Silence of the Greens

Issue 251 • November/December 2008 • Feasting & Fasting: Connecting the Plate and the Planet > Keynotes

Why do environmentalists choose to ignore the problem of over-population?

Notes From The Underground - Diagnosis •

Issue 242 • May/June 2007 • Do we need God? / Food Futures > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

Celebrity deficit hyperactive disorder.

LONDON CONUNDRUM •

Issue 241 • March/April 2007 • Urban Ecology > Urban Ecology

We need green space in cities, yet we are building over it at an alarming rate. The story of Camley Street natural park, in the centre of London.

Notes From The Underground - BOTTOM-UPPY - GRASS-ROOTY •

Issue 240 • January/February 2007 • There is no wealth but life > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

A light-hearted look at forward-planning strategies.

THE GREAT URBAN INDOORS •

Issue 238 • September/October 2006 • Celebrating 40 Years of Resurgence > Nature Care

We are losing sight of Nature in our bid to gratify our appetites.

BLIND SPOT •

Issue 237 • July/August 2006 • Reflecting on India > Current Affairs

The reluctance to address human population growth.

Notes From The Underground - THE UNDERGROWTH OFFENSIVE

Issue 236 • May/June 2006 • Animate Earth > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

London's vegetation is adopting the tactics of guerilla warfare.

Notes From The Underground - EPISODES OF FRENZY •

Issue 234 • January/February 2006 • Earth, Wealth and Wellbeing > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

Bouts of cultural mass hysteria are engineered by an all-subsuming corporate agenda.

Notes From The Underground

Issue 232 • September/October 2005 • Nature Knows us - do we know nature? > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

SIMPLE SOLUTIONS •

Issue 231 • July/August 2005 • The Four Pillars of Sustainability > Feature Articles

Bringing environment and development together.

Notes From The Underground - SECOND-HAND •

Issue 230 • May/June 2005 • Inspired Designs > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

Notes From The Underground - SECOND-HAND •

Issue 230 • May/June 2005 • Inspired Designs > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

Notes From The Underground - GREEDIER AND SPEEDIER •

Issue 228 • January/February 2005 • Gaia and Global Change > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

Notes From The Underground - I'M TERRIBLY SORRY TO BOTHER YOU?" •

Issue 226 • September/October 2004 • Ecoliteracy : Dancing Earth > Regulars > Notes From The Underground

WHY NATURE IS GOOD FOR US •

Issue 225 • July/August 2004 • Seeds of Life > Feature Articles

Nature persuades us that life is worth living.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle - ON BECOMING NOCTURNAL •

Issue 224 • May/June 2004 • The Heat is On > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 222 • January/February 2004 • Natural Governance > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 220 • September/October 2003 • Science and Spirituality > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

TEN-POINT PLAN FOR PEACE - •

Issue 218 • May/June 2003 • Futility of War > Prospects for Peace

Changing behaviour which leads to conflict.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 217 • March/April 2003 • Myth of Prosperity > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 215 • November/December 2002 • The Power of Nature > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 213 • July/August 2002 • Reverential Ecology > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

GREEN TRAGEDY

Issue 212 • May/June 2002 • Kamasutra: The Art of Love > Tourism

We need a new set of travel ethics.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 211 • March/April 2002 • A sense of belonging > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 209 • November/December 2001 • Crafts for Christmas > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 205 • March/April 2001 • Good food and better farming > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

AN EARTH ACADEMY •

Issue 204 • January/February 2001 • The force of imagination > Education

Schumacher College celebrates ten years of environmental education.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 203 • November/December 2000 • It is a gift to be simple > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

GREEN SCENE •

Issue 201 • July/August 2000 • Only Connect - Soil, Soul, Society > Feature Articles

Taking the pulse of the green movement.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 199 • March/April 2000 • You are, therefore I am > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 197 • November/December 1999 • Transport > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 195 • July/August 1999 • Earth Charter > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

HOW HUMANS DISCOVERED THE WILD •

Issue 193 • March/April 1999 • Deterrence - Nature - Wild > Feature Articles

For many people David Attenborough is the public face of natural history.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 193 • March/April 1999 • Deterrence - Nature - Wild > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

FISH AND FAST FOOD •

Issue 191 • November/December 1998 • Wildlands Philanthropy > Feature Articles

The rhetoric of development provides an invaluable camouflage for the exploiter.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 191 • November/December 1998 • Wildlands Philanthropy > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

THE NEWS IS GETTING WORSE •

Issue 189 • July/August 1998 • Right to a Way of Life > Feature Articles

Any objective analysis of media reporting shows they are becoming more superficial and materialistic.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 189 • July/August 1998 • Right to a Way of Life > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

TRANSFORMING CITIES •

Issue 188 • May/June 1998 • The Gene Debate > Reviews

Review of Cities for a Small PlanetTHE DRIVE TO MODERNITY

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 187 • March/April 1998 • Pilgrimage to Tibet > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Using a consumer accessory (a dog-walker) to manage another consumer accessory (a dog) is an extraordinary feat of accessorization.

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Issue 181 • March/April 1997 • Land reform in Britain > Regulars > Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

The Secret love of nature

Resurgence at the heart of earth, art and spirit