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In the November/December issue we celebrate a sense of unity and connection with the natural world.

In our arts pages, we explore the powerful paintings of Hilma af Klint who believed that the world began with unity and only later became fractured into polarities. The story of how we all began is also the subject for our Keynotes article, in which Michael Barrett invites us to look again at the book of Genesis, step away from the notion of 'mastery' over the living planet and focus on our connectivity.

In Ethical Living, Sue Kittow describes how the solitary act of walking nurtures a sense of unity, and in our Undercurrents section Andrew Papworth and Tim Fisher share a way of addressing family conflict inspired by Maori culture.

Just as united we stand, divided we fall: this is the message at the heart of our Ecologist interview, where senior climate consultant Suzanne Dhaliwal calls out racism in the environmental movement. "We need a model of organising that is a mirror of the world that we are trying to create," she says. "Keep talking about things", she urges. And keep listening.

Her words remind us of songbirds in winter, treecreepers, long-tailed tits and wrens, and more, who flock together to improve their chances of finding food and surviving. As we prepare ourselves for the challenges ahead, we can follow their example and take strength from unity.

We hope you find much to enjoy in this issue of Resurgence & Ecologist and can take time to explore many of our featured articles.

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Feature articles

The World is Waking Up as Disaster Looms

The World is Waking Up as Disaster Looms

The publication of WWF's biannual 'Living Planet Report' brings one more reminder of the scale of human impacts on our world. Yet, amid statistics of population declines, extinction and deforestation, Tony Juniper finds reasons to be hopeful, and urges us to join together to call for a Global Deal for Nature and People.
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When Green is Too White

When Green is Too White

Zion Lights looks beyond the public face of the environment movement to discover some uncomfortable truths about campaign strategies that have gone awry and left grassroots activist marginalised. We need a new model of campaigning that places environmental justice at the core.
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Maori Tradition Helps Heal Families

Maori Tradition Helps Heal Families

At a community hall in Camden, family conflicts are being addressed using a powerful process inspired by traditional Maori culture. The aim is to rebalance the power between social work professionals and families by involving extended family and giving everyone a voice. The results are transformative.
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The Story of A Recoverable Earth

The Story of A Recoverable Earth

The relentless retelling of 'doom and gloom' stories have alienated many people from the environment movement. It's time for a new narrative and Paul Jepson has an idea - to create a narrative around ecosystem regeneration that is fresh, hopeful, intriguing and empowering.
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A Stitch In Time

A Stitch In Time

Marianne Brown discovers a project bringing new life to historic knitwear in the Shetland. Using patterns based on garments in the Shetland Museum, people can now make their own treasured pieces. "Each time someone knits a new version of the original garments they are keeping the story around that garment alive."
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Time and Tide

Time and Tide

'No. More. Plastic: What You Can Do To Make a Difference' sets out simple actions to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, urging us to buy less plastic and spend more time cleaning up our mess. But does the book go far enough? Oliver Tickell takes a look at what else needs to change.
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More than a magazine

Resurgence Voices

Resurgence Voices

We've launched our first podcast! Resurgence Voices, podcasts from the Resurgence Trust, will cover themes of ethical living, eco activism and the arts. Our first podcast features Satish Kumar talking about food, peace walks and living in harmony with Nature. Don't miss it, it's here

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Alan Campbell Gallery

Alan Campbell is an expedition artist from Georgia, USA who works with scientific research programmes in some of the remotest locations on the planet. His painting 'Lone Iceberg - Cape Hallett' features in Adrian Cooper's article in the arts pages of our Jan/Feb issue.
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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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Gift Membership

Free book with Xmas Gift membership

Treat your family and friends to a gift membership this Christmas and you'll be giving a gift of timeless wisdom, helping the planet and supporting Resurgence all in one! Gift includes: Six issues of Resurgence & Ecologist plus a free copy of 'No. More. Plastic.' by Martin Dorey.
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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;Winter Glow by Annie Soudain; The World is Waking Up as Disaster Looms: Cattle ranching near the northern border of the Chiribiquete National Park, Calamar Municipality in the Department of Guaviare © David Martinez/WWF; When Green is Too White: The Indigenous Peoples' Block through the streets of Paris during the closing day of COP21 \A9 Allan Lissner/IEN; Maori Tradition Helps Heal Families: Illustration © Leigh Wells/IKON Images; The Story of A Recoverable Earth: Illustration by Geraldine Sy; A Stitch In Time: Recreation of the jumper knitted by Doris Hunter. Photograph © Susan Crawford; Time and Tide: Illustration by Caz Haigh

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