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Spring is the perfect time to reinvigorate the old and bring about change. Reflecting on this, and Findhorn's New Story Summit, Jonathan Dawson and Jini Reddy urge us to create new narratives and to start living them today.

In our Frontline section, we report on the Right Livelihood Awards, as well as on new green technology - from off-grid energy in Ethiopia to biogas-fuelled buses in Bristol.

Also in this issue, Isabella Tree reports on her campaign to rewild the land around Knepp Castle; Andrew Wasley salutes a small-scale fresh food scheme that doesn't rely on fossil fuels; Peter Popham explains why Japan resists remilitarisation; and Matthew Fox looks at the relevance of the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart in the 21st Century.

In our reviews pages, Jonathon Porritt examines a new study of how the last few decades have seen politicians and corporations attempting to deny the limits of economic growth on a finite planet.

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Feature articles

Warning: Don't Take the Bee Out of Business

Warning: Don't Take the Bee Out of Business

Loss of biodiversity is an increasing problem, leading to a spiral of decline in the entire system. Tony Juniper considers the importance of nature to our economy and our wellbeing and calls for a greater appreciation of what nature does for us.
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Only Connect

Only Connect

If we want to make a better world we need to make the links between the environment, development and human rights. Andy Atkins, Executive Director at Friends of the Earth, calls for action to join the dots and create the future we want.
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Fruit of the Vine

Fruit of the Vine

In the first of a new diary column, Leo Johnson explores the neighbourhood, shares his journey of discovery to make good wine and embarks on a community project that has big plans.
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Bringing the Arts Down to Earth

Bringing the Arts Down to Earth

Clive Adams introduces Soil Culture, an arts project that supports the soil and features as part of the UN International Year of Soils programme. Soil Culture uses the arts to inspire a deeper understanding of the soil at a time when its significance is hugely underestimated.
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Reviews

Putting Our Heads in the Sand

Putting Our Heads in the Sand

Paul Brown reviews Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change and finds an uncomfortable conclusion in this study of the politics of climate.
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A Question of a Good Story

A Question of a Good Story

Lindsay Clarke reviews Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond With Nature's Intelligence. He discovers a lucid account of how our relationship to the universe might be restoried and restored.
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Warning: Don't Take the Bee out of Business: Painting by Kate Lynch; Only Connect: Illustration by Timothy Karpinski; Fruit of the Vine: Cartoon by Ian Baker; Bringing the Arts Down To Earth: Soil-erg © Claire Pentecost; A Question of a Good Story: Illustration by Maggie Li