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Is the word sustainability still meaningful? by Dr Pavel Cenkl

Head of Schumacher College Dr Pavel Cenkl questions whether we can still use a word like 'sustainability' when it is being increasingly misused - often for commercial gain.
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Breaking New Ground by Stephan Harding

Finding unexpected beauty can bring great pleasure but sometimes it can bring with it a greater insight.

Could Brexit provide an opportunity to re-imagine our food sytems?

Leaving the European Union may present many challenges but it could it also bring opportunities to re-think out-dated food systems?
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We need sustainability education that acknowledges ancient wisdom says Stephen Harding

Incorporating the ancient ways of knowing from indigenous cultures with our scientific knowledge will create a better understanding of how to care for our planet.
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We need to continue the legacy left by Polly Higgins says Jonathan Dawson

The death of Polly Higgins, the barrister who fought to have ecological damage recognised as a crime against humanity, is a tragedy on so many levels writes Jonathan Dawson.
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Indigenous wisdom has much to teach us says Jonathan Dawson

In a second blog from the Findhorn Climate Change and Consciousness conference Jonathan Dawson finds the story and rituals of the indigenous wisdom holders have much to teach us about care for the Earth.
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Is change finally coming? Jonathan Dawson feels a new mood of hope

In the first of a series of blogs from the Climate and Consciousness Conference at Findhorn, Jonathan Dawson senses a growing momentum and power in the social movements fighting for a revolution in our relationship to the Earth.
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Why need a more holistic approach to science by Stephan Harding.

If we are to care for our planet we need a transformational journey towards wholeness which cultivates our intuition and ability to sense and think in the practice of science as an alchemical journey, as a refinement of the soul.
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Can design catalyse the 'Great Transition'? by Ruth Potts

Do we need focus on values rather than detail in our visions of a kinder, fairer more sustainable future?