animals

Meadow Grass / Unmake the Land

“In the tracks of grazing cattle and the oak tree’s swell” – a pair of new poems about labour and the land by writer Hannah Green.

Fields of View

Chicago-based naturalist and botanist Andrew Hipp on the connecting threads between science, natural history and writing.

Behind the Orange Curtain

Besides getting the usual “Go West, Young Man”-type pandering that we all seem to get from American propaganda, a couple things I came across as a Midwest wanderlust adolescent that…

Le Président / The Crocodile Feeder

  Le Président: Seven Days In the beginning, Le President, flattened his ancestral villagei, to create his idea of heaven. “Let there be no jungle”; & there was no jungle….

Lessons from Seed

A personal essay by seed researcher and baker Col Gordon on the complex relationships between plants, people and place.

Sue Spaid

Bees, Art and Biodiversity

How can artists improve biodiversity? Philosopher, author and curator Sue Spaid’s 2020 lecture explains (includes video + edited transcript).

Jessica Emsley

A Receptive Walk

Audio, photography and text by artist Jessica Emsley from A Receptive Walk, an artistic exercise to disrupt the usual rhythms of more-than-human communication.

Claire Morgan

Dead Owls and Blue Bottle Flies

Heather Swan, author of Where Honeybees Thrive, explores the taxidermy art of Claire Morgan alongside her own encounters with owls and death.