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We celebrate International Women's Day with our first-ever women-only edition of Resurgence & Ecologist, including contributors and illustrators. Why focus on women? In the words of Mary Robinson, climate justice is a feminist issue. When drought or other disasters strike, women are likely to bear the heaviest burdens. On the flip side, when women are involved in decision-making in their communities and at national level, they can help create solutions to the climate crisis that benefit everyone.

In this issue, Catherine Early explores reforestation as a climate solution and Claire Dubois introduces the work of tree-planting organisation 'Tree Sisters'. Co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, Skeena Rathor, writes about faith and the sacred act of rebellion; we publish a special feature on 'decolonisation' including an interview with some actor-vists who are planning an 'epic' protest at the British Museum; and Kara Moses confronts the darker side of rewilding.

Throughout this issue we are reminded that, as we experience the chaos that climate crisis is causing, there is still time to act.

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Feature articles

The Right to Life

The Right to Life

The Arhuaco people see their home as sacred and believe that all beings inhabiting the earth are interconnected and interdependent. Ana Ilba Torres Torres considers their relationship to animals and how it compares to the ethics of veganism.
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An Epic Protest

An Epic Protest

Marianne Brown catches up with Jess Worth, co-founder of 'BP or not BP' which succeeded in stopping BP sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company last year. Now 'Actor-vists' are teaming up with campaigners who want to return stolen 'treasure' acquired through colonialism with a plan for mass action this Spring.
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The Magical Other Woman

The Magical Other Woman

Jini Reddy set off on an unorthodox journey through the 'wanderland of Britain' with no map and no planned route. Her aim was to roam freely and truly immerse herself in the beauty of the natural landscape. "I'd set my internal compass, be a spell caster, a creator of my own experience."
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Power Plants for the Future

Power Plants for the Future

Clare Dubois founded the TreeSisters as a women-led reforestation project to enact social change and reforestation throughout the tropics. Now a global movement, TreeSisters have planted more than 7 million trees around the world, with a target of 10 million in the first part of 2020.
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The Cosmos Inside Us

The Cosmos Inside Us

June Mitchell reflects on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh and his core message that inner harmony and peace in the world are inextricably linked. During this time of turmoil, it is more important than ever to focus on the inner peace needed to create peace in the world.
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A Thousand Doors Opening

A Thousand Doors Opening

The poetry of Mary Oliver brings light and joy into our lives. Through her poetry she encourages us to be curious, to be whimsical and to learn how to love and pay attention to the world. Jane MacNamee reflects on Mary Oliver's words, so full of mystery and wonder, and raises a 'cup of gladness' in her honour.
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Bee Inspired

Bee Inspired

Lisa Schneidau reviews Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature by Brigit Strawbridge Howard. She discovers a world of tiny wonders and is immersed in the world as seen by bees. "With detailed entomological descriptions and endless curiosity, this book satisfies both head and heart in equal measure."
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Herstory, Not History

Herstory, Not History

Written by Jenni Murray, presenter of BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour, this book gives a snapshot of women's achievements across the ages and in all sectors of society. Louisa Adjoa Parker delves in and enjoys the weaving of a new historical narrative.
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More than a magazine

Resurgence Voices

Resurgence Voices

To coincide with the Sep/Oct issue, we have launched a second series of our popular Resurgence Voices podcast, and a special series of soundscapes called Resurgence Sounds. The first one features our Editor’s favourite – the stream at the bottom of her allotment. Don't miss it here.

Linda Tegg

Repair Gallery

Linda Tegg and architects Baracco+Wright collaborated on Grasslands Repair, with more than 60 plant species of south-east Australia. Only 1% of this plant community remains, having been removed through urbanisation, agriculture, grazing and industrial land use.
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Resurgence Talks

Resurgence Talks

An exciting new series of Resurgence events in London in association with 42 Acres Shoreditch. The monthly programme, inspired by the ideas of Resurgence covers issues including the environment, arts, meditation and ethical living.
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Summer Camp

Resurgence Summer Camp 2020

Join us for our 21st Resurgence Summer camp at Green and Away. The summer camp is a weekend of inspiring talks, workshops, music, storytelling, poetry and craft - bringing the ideas and ethos of Resurgence to life. Come and share ideas for a greener future.
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Resurgence Building for the Future

Resurgence Building for the Future

Keep up to date with our project to create a Resurgence Centre for Education, Environment and the Arts in Hartland. Includes videos, links to the latest articles and pictures of the Small School chapel and garden.
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Free sample copy

Free sample copy

Enjoy a free pdf issue of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. Within the pages of this unique magazine you'll find thought-provoking articles on the latest environmental, ethical and social issues, plus opinion, ideas and stunning art.
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The Resurgence Story

The Resurgence Story

To mark 50 years at the forefront of environmental publishing, we've made a short video all about the magazine, now published as Resurgence & Ecologist, and the environmental charity behind it - The Resurgence Trust.
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Picture Credits

Picture Credits

Web banner image: Shepherd's Cottage, by Rebecca Vincent;In Dreams We Wake by Molly Costello; The Right to Life: Photograph by Natasha Johl; An Epic Protest: Photograph by Diana More; The Magical Other Woman: Painting by Beckie Reed; Power Plants for the Future: Illustration by Sanny Van Loon; The Cosmos Inside Us: Photograph © Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism; A Thousand Opening Doors: Photograph by Andrea Gulickx; Bee Inspired: Artwork by Lizzie Harper; Herstory, Not History: Artwork by Vix Harris

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