Issue 203 • November/December 2000
It is a gift to be simple
Welcome • Satish Kumar
A CULTURE OF SIMPLICITY • Leonard Koren
The sixteenth-century Japanese tea master refined the culture of wabi-sabi.
EPICUREAN SIMPLICITY • Stephanie Mills
How are we to live?
THE GREAT AFFAIR • Liz Medler
Thomas Merton had the knack of presenting things in simple forms.
THE FADING RAINBOW • John Feehan
Once our physical needs are satisfied what further use have we of nature?
DECLARATION OF DEPENDENCE • Satish Kumar
We depend on the Earth.
MAGIC OF THE SEA • Michael Viney
Sustainable use of inshore waters will bring security to coastal communities.
THE CHALLENGE OF OUR TIME • Fritjof Capra
A sustainable society can only be built on the foundations of ecoliteracy and ecodesign.
BEYOND THE BIG LIPS • Darrell Addison Posey
The knowledge of people of the Amazon can guide Brazil towards ecologically appropriate development.
A NOMADIC JOURNEY • Will Cretney
Oasis gardens in the Sinai desert reflect the Bedouin people's love for their land.
JOURNEY TO THE SOURCE • Freya Mathews
Three friends in Australia set off to walk to the headwaters of a little creek.
THE WORLD IS NOT FOR SALE • Donella Meadows & Hal Hamilton
We refuse to eat food from factories.
HERBICIDE, PESTICIDE ? SUICIDE • Roger Scruton
Seed merchants prosper and farmers wither.
AT THE POINT OF DEATH • Nicholas Albery
A funeral guide.
LOVING THE ENEMY • Alex Evans
How to protest with loving-kindness.
IN THE GARDEN OF GAIA • Philip Vann
The sculptures of Giles Kent are an embodiment of simplicity and serenity.
CATCHING THE LIGHT • Emmanuel Williams
The painter, Harold Hitchcock, is enraptured by the movement of light.
CELEBRATION • Sophie Poklewski Koziell
Resurgence marks twenty-five years of editorship.
FRIENDLY FARMING • Mahmood Futehally
Regenerating barren land in Pakistan.
CLEAN COLOUR • Bharathan & M. R. Rajagopalan
Nature gives us colour, synthetic dyes give us problems.
A RING OF GREEN • Herbert Girardet
Urban farming in Shanghai.
A VICTORY • Premila Canagaratna
Sri Lankan court blocks phosphate development.
The Occasional Didymus • John Moat
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle • David Nicholson-Lord
Business Diary • David Boyle
Readings • Angela Zelter & Donna Rawlinson Maclean
Poetry • Grevel Lindop
A Sense of Place • Ian Christie
Recipes • Dana Spowers
Magazines & Publishers
FUTURE NATURE • David Rothenberg
An occasional magazine blending art with ecology and technology.
WOODEN BOOKS • Jay Griffiths
Books with quality of craftsmanship and delicate charm.
SMALL IS STILL BEAUTIFUL • Kirkpatrick Sale
Review of Small is Beautiful
SCIENCE IN SERVITUDE • Mary Tasker
Review of Playing Safe: Science and the Environment
GOOD ENOUGH CITIES • Herbert Girardet
Review of Building the 21st-Century Home London, Pathways to the Future
THE RISKS WE RUN • Charles Handy
Review of Democracy at Risk
SCIENTIFIC SPIRITUALITY • Chris Clarke
Review of SQ - Spiritual Intelligence
PEOPLE AND TREES • Oliver Rathmill
Review of The Time of Trees - A Photographic Essay
PAIN AND PRAYERS • Colin Hodgetts
Review of The Pool of Memory
DANGERS OF DEVELOPMENT • Marian Van Eyk McCain
Review of The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy
ORDER AND CHAOS • Michael Shaw Bond
Review of The Blackwinged Night
PEOPLE'S CRAFT • John Lane
Review of Traditional Pottery of India The Golden Age of Irish Art
SUBLIME TRUTHS • Jordi Pigem
Review of Verses from the Center
Review of Landscape with Portraits
Review of How the Whale Became
Review of The Ecology of Health
Review of The Tribal Arts of Africa Chokwe!
Review of Cutting Your Car Use