32 AN EPIC PROTEST Marianne Brown speaks to BP or not

BP co-founder Jess Worth 34 BRINGING BACK AUSTRALIA’S

‘GOOD FIRE’ Cultural burning can help heal the

landscape, says Jessica Wegener 36 LETTING GO To unlearn conquest we must listen to

our bodies, writes Zahra Dalilah 38 THE MAGICAL OTHER WOMAN Jini Reddy delves into a journey of

discovery in the British countryside


40 A LEGENDARY FALCON Ruth Tingay reminisces on an

encounter with a merlin 41 POWER PLANTS FOR THE FUTURE Clare Dubois shares her tree-planting

mission 42 DARN IT! Katy Bevan encourages us to respect

makers and materials by mending 46 THE COSMOS INSIDE US June Mitchell reflects that we need

inner peace to make peace in the world


48 FAMILY MATTERS Emma Crichton-Miller speaks to

Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia 54 “LEAVES ARE PAGES OF

OUR LIVES” Lucy Bell shares the stories of activist

publishers in Latin America 56 A THOUSAND OPENING DOORS Jane MacNamee celebrates the work of

Mary Oliver



CANNOT ACHIEVE Sophie Yeo reviews On Fire: The

Burning Case for a Green New Deal by Naomi Klein 59 FOOD FUTURES Catherine Early reviews The Fate of

Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World by Amanda Little 60 INTERDEPENDENCE IS A

BEAUTIFUL THING Annette Shaw reviews Local Is Our

Future: Steps to an Economics of Happiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge 61 FLYING THE GREEN FLAG Ella Daish reviews How to Save the

World for Free by Natalie Fee 62 LEADING THE FIELD Fiona Reynolds reviews We Made a

Wildflower Meadow by Yvette Verner 63 BEE INSPIRED Lisa Schneidau reviews Dancing with

Bees: A Journey Back to Nature by Brigit Strawbridge Howard 64 HERSTORY, NOT HISTORY Louisa Adjoa Parker reviews A History of

the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection by Jenni Murray 65 MAN-MADE CRISIS,

FEMINIST SOLUTIONS Rachel Marsh reviews the podcast

Mothers of Invention



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