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Journals and Magazines where you can find inspiration[]

Our favorites include:

English language

Adbusters - - Very creative group of artists and writers make this happen. Here is how they describe themselves: "Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported, 120,000-circulation magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces."

Communities Magazine - - A quarterly magazine with information and stories from intentional communities. Includes a column from the Ecovillage Network of the Americas.

"E" - - A bimonthly clearing house of information on the environment, advocacy and green products. Based in the U.S.

The Ecologist - - From the United Kingdom, one of the oldest and most respected journals on environmental affairs. Monthly.

Grist - - A web based journal of environmental news and commentary done with a sense of humor. Based out of Seattle. Readers can subscribe through their e-mail for free, although donations are appreciated.

Permaculture - - A quarterly publication from the U.K. covering a wide range of topics related to sustainability.

Permaculture Activist - - Based in Indiana, this journal covers natural building, permaculture, urban sustainability and more. Quarterly.

Positive News and Living Lightly

Positive News - reports on issues not often covered in the mainstream media and promotes the many enterprises working towards a sustainable future.

Living Lightly on the Earth - is a subscriber magazine, full of more in-depth stories about the positive initiatives people are doing around the world to create a sustainable future.

The UK edition of the paper is published by Positive News Publishing Ltd, a not-for-profit company based in Shropshire. Check on their website for editions from Hong Kong, Ithaca, NY and Argentina

Resurgence - - Resurgence is the leading international forum for ecological and spiritual thinking. It is a life-line to the heart of the environmental movement, connecting readers to a world of ideas, tools and resources that are needed to create positive change. Print and online versions available.

Yes! Magazine - - This quarterly magazine is produced by the Positive Futures Network (PFN). Their purpose is to support people’s active engagement in creating a more just, sustainable, and compassionate society.

Others magazines you may want to look at:

Sierra Club Magazine - - On line and print magazine. Excellent articles which are accessible to all ages.

Catalyst - - This is the magazine for the Union of Concerned Scientists. Short articles on their environmental campaigns.


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