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NEW SOCIETY BLOG — Education

New Society Publishers Spring 2020

Our Acquisitions Editor Rob West offers an introduction to our Spring 2020 season in today's blog. All of these books are now available for pre-order.

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How can I support the application of Indigenous laws?

Alejandro Frid, the author of Changing Tides: An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene, was asked the question "how can I support the application of indigenous laws' many times during his book tour this past fall. Alejandro elaborates on his original response in today's post.

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Building Environmental Strength through a Diversity of Youth

Today's blog post is an excerpt from Engage, Connect, Protect: Empowering Diverse Youth as Environmental Leaders by Angelou Ezeilo with Nick Chiles. Angelou is the founder and CEO of The Greening Youth Foundation, The company's mission is to engage under-represented youth and young adults, while connecting them to the outdoors and careers in conservation.

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Giving Tuesday

Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have finally arrived at Giving Tuesday. For those who may prefer to skip out on the sales offered by major outlets in favour of a more civil and charitable option, this may be the day for you.

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Take the Holidays Outside with these Family Activities

We have all heard about, and hopefully experienced, the health benefits of the great outdoors, but when winter sets in it can be a bit more challenging to make the trek outside. But the effort is well worth it, especially during the busy holiday season, when kid energy and stress levels can run high.

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Interview with Jim Ulager, Author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener

Today's interview is with Jim Ulager, author of Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener. Written by a home seed saver for the home seed saver, this is the guide for those who want to reclaim seed heritage, highlighting the importance of saving seeds for you, your neighbors, and most importantly, subsequent generations.

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Interview with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story

In today's blog interview we speak with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-op in the Age of Grocery Giants.

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Earth Overshoot Day - #Movethedate

Earth Overshoot Day is July 29th ...the earliest ever Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth’s ecosystems can regenerate in that year.

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Interview with Kathryn Rose, Nature-Based Therapy

In today's post we speak with Kathryn Rose, co-author with Nevin Harper and David Segal of Nature-based Therapy: A Practitioner’s Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families.

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Pushing for 100% Recycled Paper

New Society Publishers was the first publisher, working with our printer Friesens, to bring 100% post-consumer paper into the North American printing scene in 2002 – nearly two decades ago. We have recently discovered that a small selection of our books printed at Lightning Source by Ingram Content Group, in the print on demand program, are not printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

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Week for the Future and the Global Climate Strike

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.

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Intrinsic Hope is the Grand Prize Nautilus Award Winner

We are thrilled to announce that three New Society titles have won Nautilus Awards this year.

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Interview with Jim Rietmulder, author of When Kids Rule the School

In today's blog post we speak to Jim Rietmulder, author of When Kids Rule the School: The Power and Promise of Democratic Education. Jim is a founding staff member at The Circle School in Harrisburg, PA, a pioneering democratic school.

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Get on the Peace Train

Excerpts from the new book "Are We Done Fighting"

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