Issue 259 • March/April 2010
Seeds of Change: The Future of Food
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Food from trees and vegetarian food grown organically are an ecological imperative.
101 Solutions to Climate Change • Lorna Howarth
How long could it take for the world to be powered entirely by renewable energy?
Language Barriers • Lorna Howarth
China's young people ask for more information on climate change.
Hopenhagen' • Lorna Howarth
Beyond the debates, protests and walk-outs, there was much to be inspired by at COP15.
The Billion Acts of Green campaign is a chance to make a difference and be part of history in the making.
Victory for Indian Wildlife • Lorna Howarth
A tiger reserve and a key elephant migration corridor has been protected.
Honouring the world's best climate change reporting.
A Gandhian approach to domestic violence that really works.
Our Bee Brethren • Philip Chandler
Why we must now ask what we need to give back to the bees?
Strong in the Rain • Kenji Miyazawa
Strong in the rain, strong in the sun.
Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front • Wendell Berry
Praise ignorance, for what man has not encountered he has not destroyed.
All the Joy • Shantideva
All the joy the world contains.
We Have Enough • John Naish
Those who know they have enough are already rich.
The Future of Food • Elizabeth Amrien
The future of food and the future of humanity are intricately linked.
A New Food Future? • Andrew Kimbrell
Why the future of food must be rooted in an organic ethos.
Food Rights and Wrongs • Molly D Anderson
Food sovereignty respects women's rights, including the right to food.
Globalisation may produce cheap food, but who really benefits?
Eat Like It Matters • Mia MacDonald
Eating less meat may be the best way of tackling global warming.
Fairtrade is a real success story for producers and commnunities
Make Friends with Farmers • Michael Ableman
Farms as living models keeping our sacred knowledge alive.
The Beauty of Nature • Peter Adams
Through art and imagination, humans can learn to love the Earth again.
Poetry - A Recipe for Water • Gillian Clarke
Intense lyrical poetry that displays the beauty of Nature.
A wry look at the cap and trade CO2 emissions schemes.
Gardening - Beans and Peas • Brigitte Norland
The delicious scent and versatility of sweet peas has given rise to whole societies of passionate aficionados.
India has over-exploited her groundwater, creating water famine.
Cutting your carbon footprint will bring a clear conscience and maximum joy.
Pioneers - In the Cosmic Swimme • Eric Maddern
The Universe is moving in a clearly purpose-filled direction.
Food - The Market Dogma • Guy Watson
The market can be a useful tool but a clumsy master.
Deep Spirit - An Ecological Sense of Home • Thomas Moore
An awareness of health, harmony and beauty is all places and settings is the wider meaning of ecology.
Letters to the Editors - Bird Appreciation
Taking action for the wellbeing of the planet.
Review of The Future of the Ancient World: Essays on the History of Consciousness
Review of The Poet of Ecology: A Selection of Writings in Memory of Robert Waller
Review of The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century
Review of The Search for Spirituality: Our Global Quest for Meaning and Fulfilment
Review of The Liberal Defence of Murder
Review of In Celebration of Cecil Colins
Review of Where on Earth is Heaven?
Review of Drawn to Antarctica: An Artist's View
Review of A World without Bees: The Mysterious Decline of the Honeybee and what it Means for Us
Review of Sun of gOd: Discover the self-Organizing Consciousness That Underlies Everything
We have regulated food production to a mostly remote economic sector.
No-one should be denied access to healthy, affordable food.
The future of food, agriculture, development and sustainability depend on small-scale farmers.
The goal of mountaineering is to explore rather than to conquer.
Experiment with nature's rich harvest.
Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.
Slow travel on the French canals.
God and Work: Aspects of Art and Tradition
A documentary film about the life of Peter Matthiessen.