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FRONTLINE 6 101 SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE 6 LANGUAGE BARRIERS 7 'HOPENHAGEN' 8 EARTH DAY 9 VICTORY FOR INDIAN WILDLIFE 9 EARTH JOURNALISM
UNDERCURRENTS 10 REPAIR John Moat
A Gandhian approach to domestic violence which really works! 14 OUR BEE BRETHREN
Philip Chandler Why we must now ask what we need to give back to the bees?
KEYNOTES 16 WE HAVE ENOUGH
Those who know they have enough are already rich.
FOOD 21 A NEW FOOD FUTURE?
Andrew Kimbrell Why the future of food must be rooted in an organic ethos. 25 FOOD RIGHTS & WRONGS Molly D.Anderson
Food sovereignty respects women's rights, including the right to food. 28 THE TRUE COST OF CHEAP FOOD Timothy A.Wise
Globalisation may produce cheap food, but who really benefits? 32 EAT LIKE IT MATTERS Mia Macdonald
Eating less meat may be the best way of tackling global warming. 34 POWER TO PRODUCERS Harriet Lamb
Fairtrade is a real success story –
for producers and communities. 36 MAKE FRIENDS WITH FARMERS Michael Ableman
Farms as living models keeping our sacred knowledge alive.
REGULARS 2 WELCOME Satish Kumar 40 LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
Readers' views and comments. 41 OPINION Gar Smith
A wry look at the cap and trade CO2 emissions schemes. 42 SPRING GARDENING
Brigitte Norland A passion for beans and peas. 44 VOICE FROM THE SOUTH
Vandana Shiva 46 BIG FOOT, LITTLE FOOT Mukti Mitchell 48 PIONEERS – BRIAN SWIMME
Eric Maddern 50 FOOD
Riverford's Guy Watson 52 DEEP SPIRIT
Thomas Moore 69 COMMUNITY PAGE
4 Resurgence No. 259 March/April 2010 NEW ON THE WEBSITE SLOW SUNDAY: 28th MARCH 2010 Slow cooking: recipes and ideas. CLIMATE CHANGE 1 Minute To Save The World: Restore the Earth video. BLOGS Ian Tennant: on eco-poetr y and education. MOST READ What is Music? Annie Lennox Extreme Knitting by Sandy Brown FUTURE OF FOOD Continues online with ar ticles including Get Your Hands Dirty, The Framing Game and The Next Food Revolution. WEB EXCLUSIVES Hedgerow Spring Menu: Jane Le Besque Applied Philosophy: Shaun Chamberlin Slow Travel on the French Canals: Siobhan Horner www.resurgence.org
IN OUR TIME
Feeding the 5,000 If we planted trees on land currently used to grow the surplus food we waste we could, in theory, offset 100% of human-derived greenhouse gas emissions.
Feeding the 5,000
That’s just one of the shameful food waste statistics highlighted by the Feeding the 5,000 (www.feeding5k.org) lunch in Trafalgar Square, London, where food that would otherwise have been wasted was turned into a gourmet-style free lunch.
In the UK, US and Europe, up to half the entire food supply is wasted between the farm and the fork.
ARTS & CRAFTS 54 THE BIRTH OF BEAUTY
Peter Adams Through art and imagination, humans can learn to love the Earth again. 56 POETRY
Peter Abbs Eco-poet Gillian Clarke’s A Recipe for Water reveals a poet writing at the height of her powers.
REVIEWS 58 THE FUTURE OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
Jeremy Naydler introduces his new book. 59 THE POET OF ECOLOGY
Philip Conford celebrates the life of Robert Waller. 61 A VISION OF PEACE Roger Ash Wheeler reviews The
Wisdom of Sustainability.
62 OASIS FOR THE SOUL
Dominic Corrywright reviews The Search for Spirituality. 63 THE MORALISATION OF VIOLENCE Ariane Koek reviews A Liberal Defence of Murder. 64 VITALITY OF SPIRIT
John Lane introduces two new books about one of England’s great visionary artists, Cecil Collins. 65 THE DIVINE MICROCOSM Clare Goodrick-Clarke reviews
Where on Earth is Heaven? 66 ANTARCTICA OF THE MIND Jeremy Hooker reviews Drawn to
Antarctica. 67 THE NEW CANARIES IN THE COAL MINE Maurice Carder reviews A World without Bees. 68 CELESTIAL DEITY David Jay Brown reviews Sun of gOd. 70 CLASSIFIED ADVERTS 72 DISPLAY ADVERTS
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