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Resurgence & Ecologist magazine has been at the forefront of environmental reportage for over half a century. A multi-disciplinary resource, Resurgence & Ecologist explores the most pressing issues of the time through the lens of politics, economics and philosophy as well as social justice, ecology, sociology, sustainability and the arts. Providing diverse, inclusive and global views, its 50+ year archive offers both a retrospective and contemporary analysis of current affairs.

Remaining true to its roots as one of first and leading exponents of systems theory, Resurgence & Ecologist seeks to point out the links between issues as diverse as the climate crisis, war, pharmaceuticals, corporate fraud, globalisation, nuclear power, intensive farming, pollution and the power of mass media. Ahead of its time, this pioneering publication played a leading role in diagnosing the environmental crises that have become all too apparent today. 

This magazine unites two long-standing, thought-leading publications - the Resurgence magazine, which was born in 1966 out of the peace movement, and The Ecologist, which was first published in 1970 as an academic journal. The Ecologist contributed to the formation of the Green Party and Friends of the Earth, spearheading social, scientific and political ecology while Resurgence pioneered cultural and artistic ecology. Having merged in 2012, these magazines are now united as one strong voice for the once disparate environmental and social justice movements. A subscription gives you access to the complete archive of each of these ground-breaking publications.

Resurgence & Ecologist brings together a broad range of acclaimed writers such as Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Bill Mckibben, Mya-Rose Craig, E.F. Schumacher, Caroline Lucas, James Lovelock, Louisa Adjoa Parker, Robert McFarlane, George Monbiot and Winona Laduke

In a world of political turbulence, social unrest and environmental challenges Resurgence & Ecologist is an invaluable resource for any institutional library.

Resurgence & Ecologist magazine is published by The Resurgence Trust, an educational charity (no. 1120414). Subscription to Resurgence & Ecologist is through membership of The Resurgence Trust.


Latest Issue

In this issue of Resurgence & Ecologist we enter this season of darkness with a celebration of the night sky. Lynn Houghton meets two scientists collecting data in Svalbard on climate change during the polar night, and astrophysicist Krystal De Napoli tells us how dark sky constellations have informed Aboriginal astronomical traditions across millennia. We also hear some tips from grower Claire Ratinon on gardening by the moon, and Tiffany Francis-Baker takes us on a night walk.

Elsewhere in Keynotes, American civil rights lawyer Valarie Kaur shares how she turned her rage about social injustice into revolutionary love. In Arts, Carolyn Mazloomi introduces a group of women who are telling the story of racism in the United States through a powerful medium – quilting.

Darkness is coming, but reaching beyond our own fear, we find life – incredible, beautiful, connected – and most wonderful of all, we are part of it.

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  • First Issue: Resurgence, Vol 1 No 1 - May/Jun 1966
  • Latest Issue: November/ December 2020
  • Issue Count: 659
  • Page Count: 39,442
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-674X

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