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November/December 2013

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Protecting the Countryside

The November/December issue of Resurgence & Ecologist focuses on the urgent need to protect our countryside. We look at the impact of Biodiversity Offsetting and how best to cost up the true value of Nature.

Self-styled 'eco-optimist' Jonathon Porritt believes we still have time to turn things around in order to build a more sustainable world and explains how we should go about this.

In his punchy, political keynotes piece Michael Jacobs, a former special advisor to 10 Downing Street, explains his view that unless the Greens actively collaborate with Labour, the environmental movement in the UK will never hold any political sway.

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Green ManifestoArt for Oceans

Innovative art is regenerating coral reefs in Indonesia, helping to restore marine habitat so that fish can breed and thrive in once destroyed areas of the reef. Living Sculptures in the Sea brings a visionary approach to coral restoration.

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Urban FarmingProtecting the Countryside

Andrew Motion, president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, explains why we need to work together to champion good planning, so that we can better protect our landscape for the long-term benefit of all.

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rosesMy Green Life

Dragon's Den businesswoman Deborah Meaden - currently part of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing Saturday night TV line up - tells Sharon Garfinkel why sustainability matters, both in and out of the boardroom.

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JuniperSpiced Juniper Berries

As the winter draws near Susan Clark settles in, and perfects the recipe for spiced mulling syrup that captures the distinctive taste of juniper berries. For a twist, try juniper-mulled cider, also featured in this popular Into the Kitchen series.

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rosesPoetry With Purpose

Matthew Merritt enjoys The Mara Crossing, a selection of poetry and prose by Ruth Padel that weaves human stories and nature writing together around the primordial theme of migration.

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rosesA Hero for Our Time

Heathcote Williams discovers a new kind of eco-Bond for our time, a hero who tackles injustice against animals and humans alike, in Richard Ryder's novel The Black Pimpernel.

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Also free to read online from the Nov/Dec Issue

Food Glorious Food by Jyotsna Ram: Relationships, not money, hold the key to ecological food production More
Natural Farming by Ted Taylor Yoshikazu Kawaguchi is seen by many as a leader in the natural farming movement in Japan More
New Landscapes by India Windsor-Clive Exploring the work of the Chinese environmental artist Yao Lu More

A selection of this month's web exclusives

Beauty Comes First: Chris Lloyd celebrates the work of pioneering nature photographer Ansel Adams. More
Art for Regrowth: Artist Joey Foster Ellis reflects on his underwater reef sculpture installed in 2011. More
Inspired Learning: Enlivened Learning is a journey through higher education initiatives that are re-imagining what it is to learn and to be human, writes Udi Mandel. More
Do Animals Think and Feel by Richard Ryder: Review of The Wisdom of Animals and Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of our Fellow Creatures. More

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Don't miss the following articles only in print

The World We Made • Jonathon Porritt
We still have time to build a sustainable future

Selling Out on Our Ecosystems • Beth Stratford
How best to cost up the true value of Nature?

Trees in Schools • Andreas Kornevall
Restoring the Earth one tree at a time

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