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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