Issue 294
January/February 2016
A Food Renaissance

ORDER a PRINT copy for £3.00 plus p&p

ORDER a PDF copy for £3.00

issue cover 294

Welcome

A New Year: A Renewed Commitment

Exploring new ways of thinking and living

Frontline

California Passes Ban on Plastic Microbeads

The environmental cost of synthetic microbeads is too great

Artists Reject Fossil-Fuel Sponsorship •

Update on the campaign to end fossil fuel sponsorship of the arts

Flood Plan Makes Room For the River •

Plans to contain flooding in the Netherlands are working with Nature, not seeking to control it

Scottish Land Campaign Grows •

Pressure for curbs on tax-haven owners is mounting

News from the Grassroots •

Environmental news from around the globe

Festival of Wellbeing Raises the Roof •

Resurgence event overcomes last minute crisis

Michael Meacher and Dora Holzhandler •

Tributes to two extraordinary people

Ecologist

A Food Renaissance Goes Live

Unveiling a new forum for change

Farm Campaigner Breaking New Ground •

An interview with Helen Browning, Chief Executive of the Soil Association

Dharma of Food •

The spiritual ideas behind agriculture

Trust the Soil, Cherish the Crop

A Japanese farming philosophy taking root in Britain

Keynotes

Think of Time as Nature Thinks •

Modern science is catching up with traditional wisdom

Quotes

The Emergence of Social Ecology

Extract from an interview with Murray Bookchin in 1986

Undercurrents

Mind Matters •

Assessing the impact of mindfulness as it becomes more mainstream

Wake Up Laughing

A five-step course to bring joy into our lives

The Man Who Saw Fire In the Eye of the Wolf •

Reassessing the work of Aldo Leopold

The University of Green

Schumacher College celebrates 25 years of teaching and holistic thinking

Tagore and the Meaning of Self •

The enduring influence of Tagore on Schumacher College

Ethical Living

Worlds Apart •

On parties and poverty, East and West

Activist Jailed for Reporting Assaults •

An Amnesty International Appeal

One Earth, One Humanity, One Future

A new story of unity and radical pluralism

A Diet for Every New Year

Eating seasonal foods throughout the year connects us with the season

Sparkling in a Cool Climate •

The renaissance of English wine

Making a Fist of It •

Crowdsourcing a poem

The Arts

A Radical Fervour, Forged in the Forests

Recalling Pablo Neruda's twin passions of love and Nature

Portrait of The Artist As Priest •

A new exhibition of work by David Jones

Sacred Song, and Where to Find It •

Launching an online portal for evensong services in the UK and Ireland

Regulars

Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters from our readers

Crossword

A brainteaser full of ecological clues

Reviews

Our Books of the Year

Review of the books most enjoyed by Rowan Williams and others in 2015

Souls With Wings

Review of Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

Capitalism With A Conscience

Review of More Human: Designing a World Where People Come First

Getting Better At Doing Good

Review of The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

The Lonely Traveller

Review of 60 Degrees North: Around the World In Search of Home

A Primer For Activism

Review of Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service

Camels In Canada

Review of Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet

Web Exclusives

Article - The Practice of the Sacred

A Basis for Spiritual Ecology

Article - Analogue or Digital: A Dichotomy

Why we need to maintain a balance between digital and analogue in life

Review - The Triumph of Art

Review of David Tress

The Resurgence Trust is an educational charity that publishes Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, Resurgence.org and the Ecologist.org to promote ecological sustainability, social justice and spiritual values. Read our vision statement

© The Resurgence Trust | Terms & Conditions | Privacy | Registration & Login Help | Sitemap | Contact Us

The Resurgence Trust publishes Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. Registered Charity Number: 1120414