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John Harvey Negru is publisher at The Sumeru Press, Canada’s largest independent Buddhist book publisher, and author most recently of Bodhisattva 4.0: A Primer for Engaged Buddhists. The book comprises 108 short introductions to the ethical issues inherent in emerging technologies, environmental crises, and a sustainable future, from a Buddhist perspective, supplemented by 500+ resources for further study and networking. He has been involved in many Buddhist community development projects and environmental causes over the past 50 years, and has been a technological design educator for more than 25 years.

These articles about Green Buddhism are adapted from topics in Bodhisattva 4.0: A Primer for Engaged Buddhists.

Bodhisattva 4.0 is published monthly.

Rising Above the Blame Game

BDG columnist John Harvey Negru reflects on the recent rise of violence and us-vs-them views in the world, contrasting them to the wisdom of the Buddhadharma

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No Inside, No Outside

An interview with Kira Jade Cooper, whose work has spanned from ecosystem health to systems change to mindfulness and more, on the topics of nature, Buddhism, relationships, and the future

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Head-Scratchers

A meditation on the end of the world and the Buddhist wisdom we might hold as we pass through this transition

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Modern Koans

Navigating an increasingly impersonal and consumeristic society with the wisdom of Buddhist practice and educational foresight

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Ripples in the Pond

Looking at how Buddhists can learn from advances in organizational development to remain relevant in a volatile world

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Tensegrity

A Canadian educator and Buddhist publisher ponders the publishing industry and a life in flux

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