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Resurgence goes to University Freshers’ Fayres
Resurgence will increasingly be working with students at Universities and Colleges. As part of this, we will be attending a few Freshers’ Fayres this Autumn, including those at The University of Gloucester and The University of Plymouth. We hope that more students will be reading Resurgence and spreading the word!

Resurgence e-books
New e-books online soon. Meanwhile our free Avatar book is available here: Avatar e-book

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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In Brief

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

what on earth

What on Earth Wall Book
£5 from each sale goes to Resurgence

GreenSpirit: Path to a New Consciousness

A comprehensive manual for eco-spiritual, green and sustainable living in the 21st Century. Forward by Satish Kumar.

New journal: Holistic Science Journal
Find what you seek

Schumacher College
Creativity and Social Innovation
20-24 September

Schumacher College
Ecological Facilitation
A gritty and creative approach to leadership
17-23 October

Schumacher College
: First Principles for radical change
25 October – 5 November (one and two week options)

Yarner Trust
Woolly Weekend
: Wool preparation, spinning and dying
18-19 September

Friends of Resurgence
September/October 2010

Embodied Wisdom

front coverThis issue of Resurgence explores the theme of Embodied Wisdom and how we can rediscover the connections between mind and body. Feature articles question what we save when it comes to biodiversity, explore the dying tradition of Transhumance in Spain, and profile inspiring Nature Pioneers. Plus, lessons from our medieval ancestors on creating a healthy work-life balance. A stunning photo feature reminds us that only those species able to adapt will survive climate change, and we launch the new Resurgence film column.

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biodiversityThe Tragedy of Biodiversity

In the International Year of Biodiversity, Paul Evans looks at whether we can favour some species over others when deciding what to conserve and save. The focus on ‘diversity’ will not itself help life on Earth – we need to stand up for the whole of Nature.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

letter from JapanLetter from Japan

Changing value systems is easier than you think. Junko Edahiro explains why Japanese consumers are reportedly staying away from buying goods and are choosing spiritual richness over material abundance.

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AvatarCelluloid Connections

Our new Film Editor, Caspar Walsh, explores the power of film as a platform for personal transformation and global change. He discusses these issues in relation to the film Avatar and considers the role of film in helping us make sense of our lives and the world we live in.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Also free to read online from the Sept/Oct Issue

Profit Before Planet: Exposing the reality of ‘Beyond Petroleum’. More

Boreal Bargaining: Debate rages over the world’s largest forest ‘conservation’ agreement. More

Paul Gauguin: Tate Modern presents Gauguin: Maker of Myth. More

A Sense of Place: The draw of the desert. More

Gardening: The alchemy of the compost heap. More

Eloquent Epistles: Review of Letter from an Extreme Pilgrim, by Peter Owen Jones. More

This month's web exclusives

Awesome Science: How science can accelerate the transition to sustainability.
Painting a New Picture: Recycling paint benefits the environment
Your Countryside Needs You: Community engagement is the key to creating sustainable ‘living landscapes’.
Lighter Later Update: MP backs parliamentary bill for lighter evenings.

Don't miss the following articles only in print

Transhumance: Diego Vivanco on this dying tradition in Spain
Getting off the Treadmill: David Boyle & Andrew Simms
Embodied Wisdom: Juhani Pallasmaa
Adaptation: Jonathan Mitchell
Lucid and Wild: Philip Vann
Slow Travel – The Kindness of Strangers: Adam Weymouth

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The Best Ever You:
Saturday 9 October 2010
With David Wolfe
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To be a Pilgrim or a Tourist?
Saturday 30 October 2010
Satish Kumar hosts a day of talks, music and poetry with profound and committed thinkers and activists. More. . .

Tapestries Exhibition
24th November - 5th December 2010
Exhibition of new tapestries at the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre – 3 Bedfordbury Covent Garden, London WC2N 4BP. More. . .

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