We Need New Stories

Issue 289 • March/April 2015

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New Hope in a Changing World

Beyond the bad news, there are stirrings of inspiring possibility


One Step Forward

Mixed news for bird conservation

Right Livelihood Award

Bill McKibben honoured for his work to create a better world

President Backs Peat Forest Preservation

Protecting peat forests in Indonesia

Action From the Grass Roots

Grass roots initiatives around the globe

Nonviolent Peaceforce

Small-scale interventions help prevent conflicts around the world

Victory for the Yukon Campaigners

Update on the campaign to protect a vast wilderness in Canada

Police Target Journalists as 'Extremists'

Environment photographer Adrian Arbib on the new pressures on the press


Warning: Don't Take the Bee out of Business

The importance of pollinators for food, farming and the economy

Wait and See Life Returning

A pioneering project in rewilding

Boxing Clever With Horse Power

Reporting on a local, sustainable food scheme that doesn't depend on fossil fuels

Japan's Farewell to Arms

The country's opposition to militarism is deep rooted

Keeping the Environment in Focus

A profile of the Green Alliance


We Need New Stories

Society needs new narratives

Putting A New Vision Together

A recent summit at Findhorn focused on New Stories for our time


Only Connect

Joining the dots between environment, development and human rights

Dissolving the Bonds of Welfare

Further public spending cuts are planned for the welfare state

Fire and Ice

The elemental appeal of the Cairngorms

Ethical Living

Unconditional Empathy

Friendship is the organising principle of life

Fruit of the Vine

Introducing a new diary column

Shoes for the Feet and Mind

A Tibetan parable

A Mystic For Our Time

The ideas of Meister Eckhart inspire today's eco-warriors

Appealing for Yolanda

Solidarity with an activist

The Green Wine Revolution

Organic wine is booming

Mouths Full of the Future &

The food we eat should reflect our faith and values


Poetry - Witnessing, and Warning

Contemporary eco-poems

Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters to our editors


A brain teaser full of ecological clues

The Arts

Journey Through Not Knowing

Printmaking and mental health

Bringing the Arts Down To Earth

An arts project that supports the soil

Back to A Land

A major exhibition of work by Henry Moore


The Growth Delusion

Review of Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Pantomime, But No Laughing Matter

Review of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

Putting Our Heads in the Sand

Review of Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

When Promises of Progress Fail Us

Review of Grassroots Postmodernism, and The Future of Development

A Question of a Good Story

Review of Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond with Nature's Intelligence

Teach Yourself Wisdom

Review of The Beautiful Risk of Education

Still Hoping, Still Suffering

Review of Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of U.S. Policy

Seeing the Wood for the Trees

Review of The Wisdom of Trees

Web Exclusives

Article - You Can't Kill The Spirit

Reflecting on the Mumbai attack of 2008

Review - The News Behind the News

Review of Monuments

Review - Returning the Heart to the Hearth

Review of The Art of Mindful Baking

Article - Free Speech, the Media and the Roots of Violence

The attacks in Paris raise far more questions than those about free speech

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