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Fundraiser Appointed
We welcome Hannah Perkins to the Resurgence team.

Tagore Festival
Visit the Tagore website for updates and bookings. www.tagorefestival.com Festival programme now available online here.

Regular Blogs
Nature, conservation, science and film: Read Blogs

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

Phone Co-op
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In Brief

what on earth

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

The Impossible Hamster Club
A short film that says it all. . .

Art in Action 2011
400 demonstrating artists, designer makers, teachers, musicians and performers

A Global Call for Sharing and Justice
A hot topic at Our Future Planet

Schumacher College
Confluence of Cultures: Understanding the Past, Enriching the Future
9-13 May 2011

Schumacher College
Earth Pilgrim: Exploring the landscape of spirit
4-9 June 2011

Yarner Trust
Home Cheese Making
24 July 2011

Friends of Resurgence
March/April 2011

Welcome front cover
Intrinsic Values

In the 45th anniversary year of Resurgence, we highlight the importance of core values that serve people and the planet. Our March/April issue celebrates the champions of intrinsic values who have contributed to Resurgence over the years, including Caroline Lucas, Vandana Shiva, Annie Lennox and Václav Havel. Feature articles include HRH The Prince of Wales on Islam and the Environment, and Rowan Williams on Moral Housekeeping.

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To read the March/April issue in full, download from the website: www.resurgence.org/shop/issues.html

Rowan Tree by Rose AndersonOur Core Values

Respect for the environment and care for the Earth are values at the core of all religions and wisdom traditions. Satish Kumar looks at the values that underpin Resurgence and why the restoration of wisdom, respect and reverence for life hold the key to solving the current environmental crisis.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Intrinsic Values by Jay Luttman JohnsonTranscending Self-interest

George Monbiot highlights the critical difference between intrinsic and extrinsic values and explains why we need to live by our intrinsic values if both people and the Earth are to flourish. Humanity will be far better served by the values of hospitality, humility and harmony than by the values of success, speed and greedy self-interest.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Big Save

Dirty Art

From soil collected on the heights of Devon’s Dartmoor to a verge-side Californian clay found on Highway 101 in the USA, two earth artists — Leah Fanning Mebane and Cea Blyth — explain the benefits of creating colour from natural pigments. "When I learned it was possible to make my own paints from clay and oil, my passion was ignited."

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Mithila ArtWild Nature

The portrayal of nature in movies evokes a passion and respect for vivid wild landscapes. Resurgence film editor, Caspar Walsh, highlights a very personal selection of contemporary wilderness films that have opened his heart and blown him away. Discover films where nature is the true star. . .

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Also free to read online from the March/April Issue

Pilgrim or Tourist: Peter Owen Jones explores the real journey we must all make. More

Green the World - GreenSpirit: Path to a New Consciousness. More

The Pond: Witnessing the miracle of a normally hidden watery world. More

This month's web exclusives

Unsustainable Subsidies: Deepak Rughani
The Riches of Burma: Sophie Poklewski Koziell
The Resurgence Garden: James Towillis
Back to Front Gardening: David Midgely & Roxanna Summers
Butterfly Wings and Why: Horatio Morpurgo reviews Butterflies: Messages from Psyche

Don't miss the following articles only in print

Islam and the Environment: HRH The Prince of Wales
Moral Housekeeping: Rowan Williams
A Call to Humility: Václav Havel
The Art of Liberation: Harry Eyres

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Tagore Festival
Dartington, Devon
1-7 May, 2011
A festival of arts, craft and culture to celebrate the life of Rabindranath Tagore.
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Resurgence Summer Camp
near Worcester
28 – 31 July
A weekend of talks, music, craft and inspiration. More information and online booking. . .
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Midsummer Camp
18 – 25 June
Eight days, living in community. Five rhythms dance, live music, improvisation and comedy workshops, wild swimming in a beautiful river, and children’s activities.
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