Whetstone assembles vital responses to our environments and to our search for a place within them. We must find liveable
The insect apocalypse – rethinking the great chain of being
In Silent Earth Dave Goulson gives a sobering account of the collapse of our insect populations. But make no mistake: if the insects go, we go with them.
Troubled landscapes – Kapka Kassabova returns to the Balkans
In the best travel writing, the border between journey and autobiography is porous. It tracks the relationship between the traveller
‘Till Birnam Wood remove to Dunsinane
How Walking Forest are bringing Suffragette courage to climate change
The conflicts that killed COP 26
It’s hard to give up hope, particularly if it’s the last hope, but COP 26 has failed. The pledges fall
Museums and environmental crisis – it’s not just about the old stuff
They may be the home of the muses, but there is far more to museums than history – they have an urgent role to play in our collective futures.
What Stanisław Lem’s Solaris can tell us about climate change
At the unreachable heart of Stanisław Lem’s masterpiece Solaris lies a distant, ocean-wrapped planet orbiting a pair of suns in
Can a wave have rights?
The drafting of a new ‘ecocide’ law promises serious legal protection for the environment. It’s a fascinating development, but challenges remain.
Why health is central to a sustainable economy.
How are we to live well on a finite planet?
Life after capitalism – an interview with Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity. Here we talk about his brilliant new book Post Growth in which he challenges prevailing economic orthodoxies and sets out powerful suggestions for change.
Covid has shown us the importance of our neighbourhoods – we need to build better.
Confining us to our neighbourhoods, pushing us out onto local streets and parks for some air and exercise, Covid has
End to end: The Land’s End to John o’Groats Cycling Record by Paul Jones.
John Maingay reviews Paul Jones’ magnificent book on the men and women who have taken on the Land’s End to John o’Groats cyling record.