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The Quiet Revolution

Issue 277 • March/April 2013

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Reaching Out

The time has come to spread the word


Action From the Grass Roots •

Grass roots initiatives around the globe

Bee Guardians •

Promoting bee conservation

Shared Experiences •

Reclaiming Japan's cultural heritage

Mother to Mother

Helping slum dwellers in Dhaka

Fashion Detox •

Behind the scenes of 'fast fashion'

Ethical Living

Community Banking

Can credit unions replace the high-street banks?

World of Nature •

Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of John Muir

Pioneers - Politics by Example •

An interview with environmental activist Donnachadh McCarthy

Slow Travel - Life on a Bicycle •

Realising a childhood dream of seeing the world by bike

Black Magic •

Exploring the alchemy of wine making

Occasional Didymus - Old Owls •

The wisdom of wise old owls


Valuing the Small Farm •

Why EU policy makers are interested in Romania's smallholder farmers

The Natural Choice

Farming with an emphasis on biodiversity rewards everyone

Ecosystem Engineers •

How to maintain robust, biodiverse ecosytems

The Myth of Human Dominion •

Why the notion we must curb nature is a myth

Marching for Justice

A strong people's movement across India is ushering in change

My Green Life •

Julia Neuberger on why environmental issues are moral issues


The Power of Kindness •

Never accept payment for a kindness


Hearing the Call •

We are on the brink of The Great Turning


Soil, Soul and Society

Introducing an eco-philosophy that that will benefit all living beings

Life is Absurd •

The life and work of Albert Camus

The Quiet Revolution

Faiths are key in helping to protect the planet

Psyche and Society •

We need a whole culture that encourages a deep connection with the wild world

Reshaping Growth •

Reshaping the economy without using up natural resources

The Arts

Carving Time

The work of Dorset-based sculpture David Risk Kennard

Beauty is Long-term Utility •

Part two of the Beauty Dialogues, featuring Roger Scruton


Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters from our readers

Poetry - Unexpected Gifts •

A tribute to Janice Fixter


A Meditation on Mountains

Review of Celebrating Nan Shepherd's Green Classic The Living Mountain

Slow Protest

Review of The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

In Search of Happiness

Review of In Search of Happiness: Understanding an Endangered State of Mind

Pursuing Change

Review of Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Towards the Unknown

Review of Fathomless Heart: The Spiritual and Philosophical Reflections of an English Poet-Sage

What Price the Good Life?

Review of How Much is Enough? And What Money Can't Buy

A Meeting of Minds & Hearts

Review of Poet and Critic: The Letters of Ted Hughes and Keith Sagar

Crossing the Great Divide

Review of The Carbon Cycle: Crossing the Great Divide

Reclaiming Sustainability

Review of Sustainability: A Cultural History by Ulrich Grober

Web Exclusives

Article - Eating Seasonally

Eating seasonally enhances our sense of place and participation

Article - Solar Gold Rush

Is solar farming the answer to 'green' energy?

Article - Bearing Down on Wildlife

Sections of rural society are still using wildlife as scapegoats

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