A Green Manifesto

Issue 280 • September/October 2013

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To GM or not to GM?

Why Nature and farmers will feed the world, not Monsanto and the technocrats


Action From the Grass Roots

Grass roots initiatives around the globe

On the Verge of Destruction

Councils in the UK are accused of destroying vital wildlife habitat


A Green Manifesto

The Green Party vision for a good society

The State of Nature

Reflections on the state of the UK's biodiversity and a call for coordinated action

What Price a Rainforest?

The financial world must recognise our total dependence on natural capital

Get the Frack Out!

Exposing the bigger issues that surround the controversial process of fracking

Urban Farming

Reporting on the growth of innovative food production in cites around the world

My Green Life

An interview with Rowan Williams



Another world might be possible

On Kindness

Kindess is the greatest

Ethical Living

The Transition Experiment

Rob Hopkins is a driving force for local community action

Family Orchards

A way for families to enjoy an oasis of peace

The Perfect Marriage

Recipe for delicious hawthorn and apple jam

A History of Sweetness

Why wine with a story is, by definition, wine of high quality

To Hate or to Heal

A personal journey of reconciliation that inspired a passion for peace

A Human Biosystem

Why conventional medicine needs to embrace more holistic spiritual science


A Long Ecology &

Acclaimed landform artists share their concept for creating an ecological paradise


From Charity to Solidarity

Development begins when we realise we are all in this together

Pluralist Commonwealth

Building a community-sustaining economy is the way forward

Finding Common Cause

What motivates people to show they care about social and environmental issues?

Lessons From Edo

An historical model for tackling the environmental challenges we face today

Can I Do Without It?

Why we should adopt an Epicurean approach to the world

Beauty and Sustainability

Vandana Shiva on the connection between beauty and ecology


Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters from our readers


A brain-teaser full of ecological clues

Poetry - Small Epiphanies

The perceptive poetry of Ann Williams

The Arts

To Light a Fire

A groundbreaking exhibition of indigenous art

Blackberrying for Beginners

Shortlisted essay from the Resurgence & Ecologist Nature Writing Competition


An Elephant in the Woods

Review of Feral: Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding

Class, Poverty and Climate Change

Review of Flight Behaviour

A Global Family

Review of The Compassionate Animal

A Journey Unfolds

Review of East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Plastic Awareness

Review of Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain's Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans

Why Genes Are Not Selfish

Review of Why Genes Are Not Selfish and People Are Nice: A Challenge to the Dangerous Ideas that Dominate our Lives

Web Exclusives

Article - 99 Words for Peace

Scilla Elworthy and Inua Ellams share their thoughts on peace

Article - Responses to Change

Reflections on Signs of Change

Review - The Ghost at our Table

Review of Resonance: Beings of Frequency

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