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Issue 241 • March/April 2007

Urban Ecology

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Welcome

URBAN GARDENS

We need to grow food, harvest water and generate energy in our cities.

Frontline

RURALZED •

Bill Dunster has developed a design for affordable, ecological self-build homes in the UK.

FARE SHARES FOR THE PLANET •

FareShare works with major food retailers in the UK to distribute unsold food to homeless and disadvantaged people.

GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND •

Zero-waste and carbon-neutral villages in the UK.

WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN •

After the collapse of the cod-fishing industry, the town of Raleigh, Newfoundland, revived the traditional art of mat-hooking using recycled materials.

NEGLECTED ASSETS •

Stuart Downward is helping urban communities to reclaim their lost rivers.

CALLING A SPADE A SPADE •

Tools for Self Reliance is still making a difference by refurbishing unwanted tools.

Urban Ecology

LONDON CONUNDRUM •

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.

SMART GROWTH •

US cities are neck-and-neck in the race to be green.

U-Turn

How the city of Seoul, Korea, restored its river by tearing down a motorway.

CITIES OF HOPE •

Cities: Magnets of Hope.The World Habitat Awards recognise inspirational approaches to solving housing problems.

STEMMING THE TIDE •

The New Rural Reconstruction Movement in China aims to reverse the movement of people into the cities.

FROM SKY TO SEA

Water shortage and flooding are in the vanguard of climate change. We need to learn to respect water and use it intelligently.

ECO-RENOVATION

The Renewable Energy House in the heart of Brussels.

Keynotes

RESPONSIVE COHESION •

Thinking contextually would lead to a more ecologically coherent and democratic world.

ASSESSING THE UNKNOWN •

Collective wisdom, resourcefulness and ingenuity will help us to deal with the risks to the planet.

Undercurrents

WHY WHALING? •

Why some governments support commercial whaling.

ROBOTIC LIVES

In this era of instant connectivity, we may be losing connection with ourselves.

A NEW HUMANITY •

The metaphor of imaginal cells, and the Alliance for a New Humanity.

TIME OFF •

Restoring a sense of wellbeing: one family's experience of travelling in Europe.

CONTAMINATED WITHOUT CONSENT , &

The No More Breast Cancer Campaign is campaigning for the UK government to address the role of pollutants in the breast cancer epidemic.

The Arts

POETRY •

To the River: the poetry of Tim Lilburn.

THE SILVER VOICE •

The photographic process is a fluid and living ecology.

VISUAL JAZZ

Lois Walpole's innovative basket-making.

ENCHANTED IMAGINATION •

Remedios Varo's painting combines the rigour of academic training with a magical surrealism.

HANDMADE REVOLUTION •

Making your own clothes: spinning, knitting, dyeing and weaving.

Regulars

Small Steps - FAIR FASHION

The fashion and clothing industries need to respect worker and environmental rights. Labour Behind the Label is a campaign group that supports garment workers' efforts to improve their working conditions.

Sensible Solutions - CLARIFYING CLIMATE CHAOS

Kyoto2 would control fossil fuels and greenhouse-gas emissions as close as possible to the point of production. An outline of the framework for a second climate change protocol.

Visionaries - HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN •

The famous Danish storyteller underpinned his stories with deep wisdom.

Letter from America - DRYING TIMES •

Saving energy by drying washing on a line.

Slow Travel - SIBERIAN SILENCE •

A fraught but breathtakingly beautiful journey through Siberia by bus.

Recipes - Salads of Spring •

A spring salad made with a delectable mix of wild and garden herbs.

Letters to the Editors

Reviews

THE BIG PICTURE

Review of The tragedy of a stork trapped in a plastic bag on a rubbish dump. From One Planet by Nicolas Hulot.

In My Own Words: WALKING TO GREENHAM

Review of In the 1980s a group of determined people walked from Cardiff to Newbury during the Cold War to establish the famous peace camp at Greenham Common.

In My Own Words: THE JAIN PATH

Review of We cannot heal the wounds of global injustice if we are consumed with anger rather than compassion.

PROFOUND PEACE

Review of Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life by Abbot Christopher Jamison. Anyone may find sanctuary in his or her daily life.

PROACTIVE AND POSSIBLE

Review of Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning by George Monbiot. Cutting our greenhouse-gas emissions sufficiently for our survival will need a profound transformation of our society and economy.

A TALE OF TWO BOOKS

Review of Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom by David Macaulay. An extraordinary book about the kingdom of Gross National Happiness.

A FAUSTIAN BARGAIN

Review of Nuclear Power is Not the Answer by Helen Caldicott. Why we should still be saying 'No thanks'.

A THOUGHTFUL TORTOISE

Review of Timothy's Book: Notes of an English Country Tortoise by Verlyn Klinkenborg. Imagined philosophical conversations between Gilbert White and the tortoise who lived in his garden.

SPIRIT SANCTUARIES •

Review of The Night Life of Trees by Bhajju Shyam, Ram Singh Urveti and Durga Bai. The act of painting is an act of prayer. Magical works by three Gond artists.

AS ABOVE, SO BELOW

Review of Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View by Richard Tarnas. Challenging the view that the cosmos is a soulless, impersonal and unconscious background.

Web Exclusives

Article - LIFE WITHOUT e-POCKETS

Computers make it easy to find stuff however it’s organised; that means i never really organise and simplify my stuff.

Review - A PHILOSOPHICAL GIANT •

Review of Of Myself by Rabindranath Tagore

Review - A QUEST FOR TRUTH •

Review of The Science of Oneness by Malcolm Hollick

Review - ARTISTIC SPONTANEITY

Review of Archetypal Postures by Ian R. Hopton

Review - FORWARD TO NATURE •

Review of The Bloodless Revolution by Tristram Stuart

Review - MIND AND MATTER •

Review of Circles of Transformation by Marilyn Daniels, Anne Goodman, Edmund O’Sullivan and Heather Reid

Review - SAVE THE TURTLE •

Review of Voyage of the Turtle by Carl Safina

Review - SURVIVAL STRATEGIES •

Review of After Eden by Kirkpatrick Sale

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