Month: February 2017

Sonnet for Unlovable Nature

Celebrate saving the less charismatic Write odes to plankton, snail and flies, Our love of birds and mammals may be automatic, But we struggle to value lichen in our lives. It’s harder to to sing of fungi than tigers, Hard to remember the worm in the earth, Diversity means algae as much as flowers So

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Digital Media and Nature Conservation

Technology and nature are often portrayed as opposing forces. We are told to “log off” and go outside. The manner in which digital and other medias can extend a love of wildlife and the outdoors¬†to those not raised with it is often overlooked outside of an academic context but there are ways in which the

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Activism against Activists

Many great thinkers and doers of modern history have labelled themselves activists, many have not and there have been plenty who called the title for all the wrong reasons. There are different schools of thought on this but generally speaking if you want to be good at activism forget about being an “activist”. Forget activism

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