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Week for the Future and the Global Climate Strike

by: Sara on 09/03/2019

New Society Publishers has pledged to join the global climate strikes in our community on September 20th.  Global heating and climate change is the most pressing crisis facing humanity and the biosphere. In many of our books, we offer tools and resources to understand the scale of the challenge and encourage action to tackle the wide-ranging …

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Interview with Andrew Mefford, author of The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

by: EJ on 03/11/2019

Organic no-till farming methods allow small scale farmers to use less machinery, be more efficient, have higher yields, build organic matter in the soil and address climate change challenges. In The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution: High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers, Andrew Mefford compiles current state of the art, …

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Author Inteview with L. Hunter Lovins

by: EJ on 09/25/2018

L. Hunter Lovins has been our featured guest this week on Facebook and Instagram with a book giveaway of her new book, A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life, co-authored with Stewart Wallis, Anders Wijkman, and John Fullerton . Her thoughtful and direct answers to our interview and readers questions have be alternating between …

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Reflections of an Elder: The Pipeline Protest

by: Sara on 06/01/2018

The following post is from Helen Wilkes, the author of the upcoming book, The Aging of Aquarius: Igniting Passion and Purpose as an Elder. In The Aging of Aquarius,  Helen offers inspiration and practical step to help reignite passion and  sense of purpose, to effect real change int he world as an empowered elder. 

In this post Helen describes her …

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How GERTIE Came to Gabriola

by: EJ on 05/08/2018

Regular readers of our blog will know we are big GERTIE bus supporters.  Right from the beginning, New Society Publishers has been part of the developing bus system -  donating money, volunteer hours and helping spread the word on social media.  We are even building a bus stop in memory of New Society Publisher co-founder Chris Plant.  (but that's …

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