Issue 289
March/April 2015
We Need New Stories

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Welcome

New Hope in a Changing World

Beyond the bad news, there are stirrings of inspiring possibility

Frontline

One Step Forward

Mixed news for bird conservation

Right Livelihood Award •

Bill McKibben honoured for his work to create a better world

President Backs Peat Forest Preservation •

Protecting peat forests in Indonesia

Action From the Grass Roots •

Grass roots initiatives around the globe

Nonviolent Peaceforce •

Small-scale interventions help prevent conflicts around the world

Victory for the Yukon Campaigners •

Update on the campaign to protect a vast wilderness in Canada

Police Target Journalists as 'Extremists' •

Environment photographer Adrian Arbib on the new pressures on the press

Ecologist

Warning: Don't Take the Bee out of Business

The importance of pollinators for food, farming and the economy

Wait and See Life Returning •

A pioneering project in rewilding

Boxing Clever With Horse Power •

Reporting on a local, sustainable food scheme that doesn't depend on fossil fuels

Japan's Farewell to Arms

The country's opposition to militarism is deep rooted

Keeping the Environment in Focus •

A profile of the Green Alliance

Keynotes

We Need New Stories •

Society needs new narratives

Putting A New Vision Together •

A recent summit at Findhorn focused on New Stories for our time

Undercurrents

Only Connect

Joining the dots between environment, development and human rights

Dissolving the Bonds of Welfare •

Further public spending cuts are planned for the welfare state

Fire and Ice •

The elemental appeal of the Cairngorms

Ethical Living

Unconditional Empathy

Friendship is the organising principle of life

Fruit of the Vine

Introducing a new diary column

Shoes for the Feet and Mind •

A Tibetan parable

A Mystic For Our Time •

The ideas of Meister Eckhart inspire today's eco-warriors

Appealing for Yolanda •

Solidarity with an activist

The Green Wine Revolution •

Organic wine is booming

Mouths Full of the Future &

The food we eat should reflect our faith and values

Regulars

Poetry - Witnessing, and Warning •

Contemporary eco-poems

Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters to our editors

Crossword

A brain teaser full of ecological clues

The Arts

Journey Through Not Knowing •

Printmaking and mental health

Bringing the Arts Down To Earth

An arts project that supports the soil

Back to A Land •

A major exhibition of work by Henry Moore

Reviews

The Growth Delusion

Review of Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Pantomime, But No Laughing Matter

Review of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

Putting Our Heads in the Sand

Review of Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

When Promises of Progress Fail Us

Review of Grassroots Postmodernism, and The Future of Development

A Question of a Good Story

Review of Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond with Nature's Intelligence

Teach Yourself Wisdom

Review of The Beautiful Risk of Education

Still Hoping, Still Suffering

Review of Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of U.S. Policy

Seeing the Wood for the Trees

Review of The Wisdom of Trees

Web Exclusives

Article - You Can't Kill The Spirit

Reflecting on the Mumbai attack of 2008

Review - The News Behind the News

Review of Monuments

Review - Returning the Heart to the Hearth

Review of The Art of Mindful Baking

Article - Free Speech, the Media and the Roots of Violence

The attacks in Paris raise far more questions than those about free speech

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