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Walking the Green London Way
28 May – 2 June
Marking 50 years since Satish’s pilgrimage. More

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In Brief

Giants in the Forest
– coming to woodland near you?

Artists Project Earth
Rhythms Del Mundo Africa – go crazy

PR/Events intern needed
Big Green Week, Bristol

Process and Pilgrimage
19-23 May, 2012
Speakers include: Ilan Pappe, Satish Kumar, Marilisa Cuccia, Graham Jones, Philip Franses

Schumacher College
Animals and Us
18 June, 2012
With Richard Ryder, Rachel Hevesi, Satish Kumar and Stephan Harding

Courses at the Yarner Trust
Regular courses in sustainable living, plus environmental arts camps and school visits.

Friends of Resurgence
May/June 2012

Welcome front cover
Catalysts for Change

In the new issue of Resurgence we bring together authors and ideas that inspire change and look at the arts as a springboard for transformation in human consciousness.

We profile the extraordinary talent of David Hockney, consider the impact of his recent exhibition and discover how an appreciation of landscape has shaped his work.

Paul Hawken takes a look at the work of photographer Chris Jordan — exposing waste in all its forms; Fritjof Capra explains why ecoliteracy is critical to our future and Vandana Shiva challenges India's proposed Seed Law.

Plus, News from the Grass Roots — taking a look at projects across the globe that are changing lives. Here’s a selection of articles and new features from the new issue, with links to articles that you can read in full online.

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Saving the planet, one stew at a time with zero-carbon cooking.

Wonderbags can reduce fuel use by 30%, alleviating poverty and exposure to toxic smoke from wood-burning stoves. Increasing popular in South African homes, there are currently 150,000 Wonderbags in use.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Museums of happinessMuseums of Happiness

Museums are central to the integrity of our communities and have a key role to play in the future wellbeing of people and planet.

They are places of connection that can help create new perspectives and values in society – putting cooperation and stewardship at the forefront rather than behind economic wellbeing.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Illustration by WozniakEcological Literacy

Deep ecology recognises the intrinsic value of all living things – seeing nature as an intricate web of which humans are just one part.

Fritjof Capra explains why we need a radical revolution in education and why our understanding of ecological literacy might just determine our fate as a species.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

BadgersA Sense of Place

"There’s great excitement in spring when it starts to blossom, when the light changes. I call that “action week”. And I think about the fact that hawthorn has been there for so long that my ancestors would have looked at it and enjoyed it too."

David Hockney talks about his paintings, local landscapes and why we should all shout louder to protect the countryside from development.

More: www.resurgence.org/magazine/

Also free to read online from the May/June Issue

The Transformative Power of Art More
Rescuing the Economy More
A Hymn of Praise More
Lessons from the Bees More
Walking the Talk More
A Symbol of Hope More
Building Solutions More

This month's web exclusives

Tribal Hero: Naomi Canton
Green Pai Driving: Rajesh Pai
Zen Cycling: Anthony Golding
Engaging with Food Choices : Helen Jukes
A Human Nature: Garry Fabian Miller & Tom Greeves
Growing Consumerism: Tracey Bush

Don't miss the following articles only in print

Witness the Waste: Paul Hawken
What Rubbish? Nicola Peel
Reclaiming the Seed: Vandana Shiva
Rescuing the Economy: Nick Robins

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Green Books
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Schumacher College
Schumacher CollegeSchumacher College has been at the forefront of radical new thinking and education for 20 years. Connect with thousands of like-minded people and learn alongside the leading thinkers and activists of our day by joining the College Network. www.schumachercollege.org.uk

Yarner Trust
Yarner TrustThe Yarner Trust is a charity based in North Devon running adult courses in sustainable living, family activities, environmental arts camps, and school visits. You can book courses on-line at www.yarnertrust.org

Good Energy
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Bristol’s Big Green Week
9 – 17 June
Ideas, art, culture, inspiration

Art in Action
Waterperry House, Waterperry, Near Wheatley, Oxford
19-22 July 2012
exhibitions, classes and performances of 400 demonstrating artists, teachers, musicians and performers. www.artinaction.org.uk

Resurgence Summer Camp
26 – 29 July 2012
Annual Summer Camp, at Green and Away, nr Bransford, Worcs
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The Westcountry Storytelling Festival
Embercombe, Devon
24 – 27 August
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Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing
15 September 2012
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