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cover features 4 Biodiversity Havens Anna Locke describes how permaculture polycultures provide food and support Nature to an unexpected degree.

8 Parks and Recreation How can we encourage more insects into our gardens and community spaces? Vicki Hird suggests ways to boost their numbers to create healthy and biodiverse ecosystems.

17 The Recycled Pizza Oven Ness Woodcock-Dennis shares how she built a back garden pizza oven.

35 Why We’re All Hypocrites Is direct protest effective? And can an individual’s low carbon footprint really change the world? Sami Grover asks us to entertain some provocative questions.

41 Climate Emergency Centres: A Transformative Way How Climate Emergency Centres are nurturing community-led climate resilience and adaptation.

49 Learning a New Skill City life made Benjamin Woollard yearn for an affordable, small-scale rural pastime, so he taught himself basketry and found that it brought him a creative outlet and deep peace.

59 Decolonising Permaculture Sarah Queblatin suggests that before we start to ‘observe and interact’ – permaculture principle no. 1 – we need to step right back and honour local knowledge, seeking consent from people and place.

66 From Soccer Field to Multi-use Garden Deirdre Holmes describes how a school garden project became a community hub and the genesis of many community solutions.

69 Let Us Rise Up as Warriors Kelli Christine Case explores the connection between our lungs and the forests of the world and suggest ways to respond wisely and gracefully in these turbulent times.