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The Way of the Garden

Issue 306 • January/February 2018

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A Time to Take Stock

Reflections on the year and future plans


Stop Funding Hate

Persuading companies to drop advertising in companies that give voice to discrimination

News From the Grassroots •

A round up of environmental news from around the globe

Political Cartoonist Detained •

An appeal on behalf of Amnesty International

Support Grows for Our Planned New Home

Reporting on our appeal to set up a Resurgence centre for education, environment and arts

Resurgence Poetry Prize Winner

Seán Hewitt wins the annual Resurgence prize for his poem Ilex


Turning Bed Sheets into Banners •

A mountain community turns back the tide of industrial agriculture

Living Well in the Non-materialist World •

An interview with scientific 'heretic' Rupert Sheldrake

Mistletoe and Other Parasites

Not all bloodsuckers are bad for your health

Charting a Course Towards Clean Energy •

An inventor could turn the tide for a local fishing industry


Mystery and the Way of the Garden •

Exploring the transformational power of cultivation


A Call for Regeneration •

We need to move beyond sustainable development to help heal the Earth's ecosystems

Diversity Keeps a High Street Alive

Small traders defying the advance of online and supermarket shopping in their town

We Want Local Democracy - and our Dignity •

Catalonia's drive to break from Madrid is a step towards decentralisation and empowerment

Family Planning Makes for a Healthy Ecosystem &

Reproductive health and rights play an important role in conservation

Ethical Living

The Power of Love •

Extolling the virtues of the 'greatest religion on Earth'

Future Perfect? •

Local solutions - and chestnuts

The Good Goodbye •

Funeral rites and wrongs

Reef Encounters

How tropical fish made climate change personal

A Reflection in Liquid Pearl •

On the ephemeral beauty of dewdrops

The Arts

Chronicler of Country Life •

The rural photography of James Ravillious


Poetry - Headland and Heartland •

A collaboration of poet and photographer on England's eastern shore

Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters to our Editors


Joining Hands at Standing Rock

Review of Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock (film review)


Review of Generation Zapped (film review)

Books of the Year

Review of A rich selection of books on topics as diverse as futurology, Nature writing, politics and poetry

Drawn by the Wind and the Waves

Review of Risingtidefallenstar

A 3D Future is Missing a Dimension

Review of From Global to Local: the Making of Things and the End of Globalization

Pedalling on a Bumpy Road

Review of Bike Boom: The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

Beyond Words

Review of Senses of Mystery: Engaging with Nature and the Meaning of Life

Web Exclusives

Article - Geese, Peat and a Thread of Healing

Songs inspired by Nature

Article - On the Beach

Ideas to protect small islands

Article - The Monstrous Regiment of Corporations

Putting forward a case to curb corporations

Article - We Need Love to Save the Amazon

Why we need to make an emotional attachment to conservation

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