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Resurgence & Ecologist offers positive perspectives on a range of engaging topics covering ecology, social justice, philosophy, spirituality, sustainable development and the arts - an eclectic mix that cannot be found anywhere else.

Published bi-monthly, each beautifully illustrated issue contains feature articles by respected writers, news from the frontline of the environmental movement, ideas on ethical living, book reviews, recipe columns, humour, poetry and arts profiles. Past contributors include Margaret Atwood, Michael Morpurgo, Antony Gormley, Rowan Williams, Vandana Shiva and Polly Higgins...the list goes on.

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Feature articles

Feature articles

Growing Self-sufficiency in Uganda

Growing Self-sufficiency in Uganda

Katie Dancey-Downs visits a permaculture project in Western Uganda run by and for people with disabilities, supporting sustainable agriculture skills so they can grow food to eat and sell. As the government encourages more people to grow their own food, the project is being recognised as a vital source of knowledge and much-needed skills.
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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Food security in remote areas in increasingly on the agenda. In the Shetland Islands, local people are taking action to become more self-sufficient. Despite challenging growing conditions, community projects are emerging and gardeners are sharing skills with 'folk who want to grow stuff'. Laurie King reports on Transition Turriefield.
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Gardening for the Earth

Gardening for the Earth

Can Nature take care of itself or do we need to redress the damage done by humans? Stephen Blackmore and Gunter Fischer reflect on the transformation that has taken place at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Hong Kong - an example of 'the finest application of horticultural science to repair the web of life'.
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Fuel for Thought

Fuel for Thought

As part of our special feature on Peatlands, Donald Murray explores the good - and the dark - side to peat-digging. Drawing on his own experience working in the peats on a small Hebridean island, he recalls communal moments, Gaelic songs sung, back-breaking toil, the uplifting sight of wildlife and not forgetting, the ghost stories.
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Digging A Hole For Ourselves

Digging A Hole For Ourselves

Environmental groups have been urging us for years to stop buying peat that is causing great damage and a massive increase in greenhouse gases. So, why do so few gardeners make their own compost? Horticulturalist Nicky Scott sets out a 'how to' on making compost and techniques for successful peat-free gardening.
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Grow Your Own Remedies

Grow Your Own Remedies

The pandemic has made us all aware of our own health and the need for a strong immune system. Medical herbalist Anne Stobart shares her tips on herbs to support health. She offers some natural remedies for common ailments, with information on nutrition, relieving symptoms and getting the most out of your harvest.
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Home Is Where the Art Is

Home Is Where the Art Is

PL Henderson meets sculptor Walter Bailey who crafts his work from untreated locally-sourced green wood so that it can return to the Earth at the end of its life. Deeply connected to the natural world, "His sculptures not only echo the harmony and tensions of the natural landscape, but also ultimately focus on the essence of life itself."
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Bird's Eye View

Bird's Eye View

Artist Jackie Morris reviews 'The Birds They Sang: Birds and People in Life and Art' by Stanislaw Lubienski, a book that opens up the world of birds to those who care to look. Within its pages she finds "Nature writing, perhaps at its best, weaving human and bird, city, park and country into a tapestry that sings off the page."
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