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We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new editor, Susan Clark.
Lorna Howarth, who edited Resurgence for eight years, is now Development Director at
Artists Project Earth
and will continue to work with our editorial team as Contributing Editor.

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Ooffoo Laureate
Writing competition in association with Resurgence.
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Schumacher College
Baking for a New Food Culture

30 November 2009
With Andrew Whitley and Sheila Dillon. More

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Bija Vidyapeeth, Dehradun, North India
Gandhi and Globalisation

24 November – 5 December 2009
A two week course to mark the 100th anniversary of Gandhi’s manifesto for non-violent social order. Teachers include: Satish Kumar, Vandana Shiva, Samdhong Rinpoche. More

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November/December 2009

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Resilience and Climate Change

front coverThe November/December issue presents a ‘Green Agenda for the Copenhagen Summit’ where key writers and thinkers, including Rob Hopkins, Crispin Tickell, and Wangari Maathai discuss the root causes of, and solutions to, the challenge of climate change.

Far from being doom-laden, this special issue sees the crisis of climate change as an opportunity to rethink our economic, social and political systems. More. . .

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The Three R's

TewksburyOxfam report that the most savage impact of climate change on humanity is likely to be increased hunger. In this article, Jonathon Porrit demonstrates why three fundamental principles – resilience, resolarisation and relocalisation – should underpin food security in the face of climate change.

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Time for Action

Time for Action"Six million hectares of diverse tropical forests are cleared every year."

Tony Juniper outlines a new proposal to protect the rainforests – one that would mobilise funds immediately and provide countries with the financial breathing space they need to embark on lower-carbon and more sustainable development paths.

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Climate-friendly Farming

VetchMukti Mitchell explores a new way of looking at farming that recognises good techniques being practiced on any type of farm and gives credit where it’s due.

The emerging approach of ‘rich-soil’ farming reveals that correctly managed agriculture can help us to turn back the carbon clock.

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Bansky

BanksySubversive, witty, cultish, street-wise, satirical, activist: these are words that seek to define Bansky, but has his more recent work lost its radical edge?

Andy Christian contemplates the recent Bansky versus Bristol Museum exhibition.

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Lonesome Pine

lonesome pineThe native ‘Scots pine’ found in Northern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and the Caucasus is a resilient species that can adapt to almost any circumstances.

Reintroducing them into our woodlands is an act of foresight that will enhance the environment and help mitigate climate change.

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Also free to read online from the Nov/Dec Issue

Trees are the Answer: an interview with Wangari Maathai. More

Keeping Oil in the Ground: a rainforest protection initiative. More

Sensible Solutions: the practice of natural frugality. More

What on Earth Evolved? 100 species that changed the world. More

This month's web exclusives

Free, web-only articles including:
A Better Life for All: Sue Buckingham
Moral Analysis: Jack Santa Barbara
The Illogical Religion of Economics: Jane MacNamee
Books in Brief: Jo Oland
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Don't miss the following articles

Resilience Thinking: Rob Hopkins
Climate Justice: Vandana Shiva
A Learning Society: Kate Davies
Art for Earth’s Sake: Satish Kumar

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Events

Wholeness in Three Panels
23 Nov 2009, London
Organized by Earthlinks. Three panels of three speakers on the themes of science, experience, wholeness and their relation to language. More. . .


Inspired Action Conference
3-9 April 2010
Changing the world from the inside out. More. . .


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