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New Appointment
We’re delighted to welcome Elizabeth Wainwright to the Resurgence team. Elizabeth will be providing editorial and website support and working on educational projects for The Resurgence Trust.

What on Earth Evolved?
Test your knowledge of the natural world and raise money for Resurgence at the same time. More

Phone Co-op
Thinking of changing your phone or broadband supplier? Go ethical. More

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10:10 Campaign goes global
Get set for a momentous day of climate change action on 10:10:10

Climate Debate
George Monbiot confronts ‘climate ministers’ on fossil fuels.

Art in Action
Fine art and craftsmanship.

Ooffoo Laureate 2010
Read the winning entries.

Friends of the Earth
Power Up

Planning, the law and your rights.
7-9 May

Schumacher College
Tracking the Past, Meeting the Future
: Rediscovering our indigenous roots with Tim ‘mac’ Macartney.
7-11 June.

Schumacher College
Pilgrimage and Discovery
: Further explorations with the Earth Pilgrim. With Satish Kumar.
11-18 June.

Resurgence Readers' Weekend
2-4 July 2010
Explore some of the key topics from Resurgence in a beautiful eco-setting. More

Friends of Resurgence
May/June 2010

On Being Human

front coverIn the May/June issue of Resurgence, we look at education from the perspective of Gross National Happiness. Rather than focusing on education for economic growth, we need an education that encourages children to not only think, but to develop their intuition, imagination and sense of belonging to the Earth.

We also present a special feature on sculpture with unique insights into the artististic process.

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An Interview with Antony Gormley

StillIn an exclusive interview, Antony Gormley talks about the influence of Buddhism and meditation on his work, shares his thoughts on the body as a constantly changing, open place of exploration, and gives an insight into his perception of consciousness.

"Art can absolutely be a catalyst for a process of understanding, a kind of empathy, a process of engagement."

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Going Back to Our Roots

Back to our rootsJulian Rose challenges the direction of the Green Movement and asks, "Why has it failed to come up with dynamic, human-scale solutions to the corporate agenda that continues to dominate our lives and landscapes?" The solution lies in a return to the environmental movement's founding principles, including 'Small is Beautiful'.

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Nature Deficit Disorder

Nature deficit disorderIn an extract from his book Last Child in the Wood, Richard Louv gets to the roots of what nature can teach our children. He also elaborates on why we cannot expect children to enjoy and learn from nature when the adults around them are saying one thing (get outdoors) and doing another (staying inside).

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New Twists on Old Favourites

Mukti MitchellIn her first column for Resurgence, Jane Hughes editor of The Vegetarian Magazine, shares delicious recipes that capture the elegant simplicity of her cooking. Discover the joy of vegetarian cooking and relish the luxury of asparagus Tartlets with soft goats cheese.

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Also free to read online from the May/June Issue

Living Maps: GPS technology in the Amazon. More

The Smoky Spice: Mallorca’s Slow Food movement. More

In the Footsteps of the Masters: Artist Andrew Lacey’s work in bronze. More

Georgina Vs Goliath: a struggle to ban crop spraying. More

Much Less Resistence: A New Science of Life review. More

A Heartfelt Plea: The Barefoot Beekeeper review. More

This month's web exclusives

Art in Nature: science, art and nature meet in the foothills of Dartmoor.
Little Pink Puddings: Rhubarb and ginger puddings.
Sacred Geometry: How the World is Made review.
A Creative Unfolding: The Participatory Turn review.

Don't miss the following articles only in print

Education is the Key: Jigmi Y Thinley, Prime Minister, Bhutan
Nuclear is not the Solution: Helen Caldicott
Why Wool Still Matters: Sue Blacker
A Life Entwined: Robert Ernst
The Hunter as Teacher: Patrick Evans
Wild Grace: Philip Vann

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Resurgence Summer Camp at Green and Away
29 July – 1 August 2010
Talks, music, dance, storytelling. More. . .

Tribe of Doris
10 – 15 August 2010
Celebrating Spirit through music, dance, song and ceremony. Travel the world meeting and learning from indigenous tribes, musicians and dancers without the need for a plane ticket! Over 40 workshops a day, with inspirational teachers from across the globe. A participatory event with open mic performances, jamming, ceremonies, plus a health and relaxation zone and creative youth activities. More. . .

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