The March/April issue looks at the theme of Craft: on redefining its place in our disposable culture, how it can bring people together, and be a form of quiet activism.
In the Ecologist pages Catherine Early talks to Carlos Moreno about an idea transforming urban life – the 15-minute city – and James Meadway takes a look at why economic growth should no longer mean rising living standards for the few but must also address global inequality.
In Connected Life Anna Turns looks at toxic global chemical pollution and highlights the work of Pure Earth, who are helping to clean-up and support those communities seriously affected; whilst Simon Mitambo explains how an insect is helping the Tharakan people revive their culture and Nature.
Our Feature Story is by author and journalist Jeremy Seabrook. In Wisdom & Wellbeing Julia Travers speaks to Noé Álvarez about his 6,000-mile ultramarathon across the Americas and in Art & Culture Gary Cook meets David Nash to discuss trees, ‘going’ sculptures and the climate crisis ahead of his exhibition ‘Full Circle’ at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
- Catherine Early: Fifteen-minute 15-minute Cities
- Fiona Dobson: A Turning Point for Nature
- Jeremy Seabrook: Culture Shock
- Amy Twigger Holroyd: Crafting and Commoning
- Rose Ravetz: Plain Sailing
- Anna Souter Making Drama Out of Crisis