The Idler (Issue 38) How to Save the World Without Really Trying

Dan Kieran, Gavin Pretor-Pinney, Tom Hodgkinson

The Idler team believe that idleness is unjustly criticised in modern society when it is, in fact, a vital component of a happy life. This new issue of the Idler looks at man, nature and the earth and reveals that doing nothing is the only way to save the planet.

Richard Benson on growing a wild flower meadow
Noted Gaia scientist Stephen Harding on why we need to stop interfering with nature
On a Green Note The new folk movement by Will Hodgkinson
Alan Moore on the Green Man in history and legend
Cosmic Gardening Mark Manning is blown away by Rudolf Steiner
The One-Straw RevolutionThe legacy of Masanobu Fukuoka and his technique of "no-work farming", where you let nature take the strain
Growing Vegetables the Easy Way An idler's guide
John Michel on William Corbett
Ukulele Special All you need to know about the history of the uke, where to buy one, how to play it and why the uke is more punk than the guitar.

All this as well as tips for living the good life and full colour illustrations and photography throughout.

  • Ebury Press
  • Published 5th October 2006
  • 224 Pages
  • 149mm x 210mm x 17mm
  • 445g
  • £10.99