Seeds of Change: The Future of Food

Issue 259 • March/April 2010

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Food Beautiful Food

Food from trees and vegetarian food grown organically are an ecological imperative.


101 Solutions to Climate Change

How long could it take for the world to be powered entirely by renewable energy?

Language Barriers

China's young people ask for more information on climate change.


Beyond the debates, protests and walk-outs, there was much to be inspired by at COP15.

Earth Day

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

A tiger reserve and a key elephant migration corridor has been protected.

Earth Journalism

Honouring the world's best climate change reporting.


Repair Project

A Gandhian approach to domestic violence that really works.

Our Bee Brethren

Why we must now ask what we need to give back to the bees?


Strong in the Rain

Strong in the rain, strong in the sun.

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

Praise ignorance, for what man has not encountered he has not destroyed.

All the Joy

All the joy the world contains.


We Have Enough

Those who know they have enough are already rich.


The Future of Food

The future of food and the future of humanity are intricately linked.

A New Food Future?

Why the future of food must be rooted in an organic ethos.

Food Rights and Wrongs

Food sovereignty respects women's rights, including the right to food.

The True Cost of Cheap Food

Globalisation may produce cheap food, but who really benefits?

Eat Like It Matters

Eating less meat may be the best way of tackling global warming.

Power to Producers

Fairtrade is a real success story for producers and commnunities

Make Friends with Farmers

Farms as living models keeping our sacred knowledge alive.

The Arts

The Beauty of Nature

Through art and imagination, humans can learn to love the Earth again.


Poetry - A Recipe for Water

Intense lyrical poetry that displays the beauty of Nature.

Opinion - Emissions Trading? I Beg Your Indulgence

A wry look at the cap and trade CO2 emissions schemes.

Gardening - Beans and Peas

The delicious scent and versatility of sweet peas has given rise to whole societies of passionate aficionados.

Voice From The South - Water Wisdom

India has over-exploited her groundwater, creating water famine.

Big Foot, Little Foot - Living on Low Carbon

Cutting your carbon footprint will bring a clear conscience and maximum joy.

Pioneers - In the Cosmic Swimme

The Universe is moving in a clearly purpose-filled direction.

Food - The Market Dogma

The market can be a useful tool but a clumsy master.

Deep Spirit - An Ecological Sense of Home

An awareness of health, harmony and beauty is all places and settings is the wider meaning of ecology.

Letters to the Editors - Bird Appreciation

Members' Page - Community Page

Taking action for the wellbeing of the planet.


The Future of the Ancient World

Review of The Future of the Ancient World: Essays on the History of Consciousness

The Poet of Ecology

Review of The Poet of Ecology: A Selection of Writings in Memory of Robert Waller

A Vision of Peace

Review of The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century

Oasis for the Soul

Review of The Search for Spirituality: Our Global Quest for Meaning and Fulfilment

The Moralisation of Violence

Review of The Liberal Defence of Murder

Vitality of Spirit

Review of In Celebration of Cecil Colins

The Divine Microcosm

Review of Where on Earth is Heaven?

Antarctica of the Mind

Review of Drawn to Antarctica: An Artist's View

The New Canaries in the Coal Mine

Review of A World without Bees: The Mysterious Decline of the Honeybee and what it Means for Us

Celestial Deity

Review of Sun of gOd: Discover the self-Organizing Consciousness That Underlies Everything

Web Exclusives

Article - Get Your Hands Dirty

We have regulated food production to a mostly remote economic sector.

Article - The Framing Game

No-one should be denied access to healthy, affordable food.

Article - The Next Food Revolution

The future of food, agriculture, development and sustainability depend on small-scale farmers.

Article - Summits Without Soul

The goal of mountaineering is to explore rather than to conquer.

Article - Spring Menu

Experiment with nature's rich harvest.

Article - Applied Philosophy

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.

Article - Reflective Waters

Slow travel on the French canals.

Article - Art and Beauty

God and Work: Aspects of Art and Tradition

Article - Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries

A documentary film about the life of Peter Matthiessen.

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