The trees of our childhood – with their exceptional shapes, boughs and presence – can feel very human, almost like old friends...
In her latest book “The Island of Missing Trees”, novelist Elif Shafak gives voice to a fig tree, raising pertinent questions about borders and belonging.
Almost half a century ago, the Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss created the concept of deep ecology. We still have much to learn from his principles today.
John Seymour was a leading pioneer of self-sufficiency. His ideas can today be felt in the post-growth movement, as well as the WWOOF community.
What does the word ‘apocalypse’ mean? And how can we understand it in the context of an Earth hurtling towards climate catastrophe?
Saharan dust is a phenomenon that starts in the desert and brings multiple benefits to oceans and plants across the whole of the globe.
Microplastics are almost imperceptible to the human eye. Yet their impact on the environment is shocking – as evidenced by the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
It is two hundred years since “The Year Without a Summer”, when a sun-obscuring ash cloud – ejected from one of the most powerful volcanic eruptions in recorded history – caused temperatures to plummet the world over.
Three teenage girls from the Indigenous communities of the Americas are raising environmental awareness all around the world.
Naomi Klein’s latest book “How to Change Everything” (co-written with Rebecca Stefoff) is an inspirational guide, sure to spur the youngest generation to environmental action.
“It’s Okay to Panic”, the new film by the creators of “Smog Wars”, will be released on 1st June 2020. The film’s production was supported by PRZEKRÓJ Foundation.
American acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton takes us on a sound trip to the first quiet park on Earth, where we can hear the gentle sounds of the Zabalo River, nestled deep in the Amazon rainforest.
All around us are magic machines that suck carbon out of the air, cost very little and build themselves. Trees – in all their gorgeous variety and spectacular beauty – can make a massive difference to the world, if we accept one condition: we have to leave fossil fuels in the ground, where they belong.
Here is a documentary about Poland's smog problem and the country's efforts to tackle it, directed by Jonathan L. Ramsey and produced by Michał Konopa.
It was supposed to be a regular day for those living in the Polish capital, Warsaw. However, at dawn a whale appeared. Watch a trailer for a documentary about the events of that day. The online premiere of the film is on 11th December 2020.
There is a quiet space between the stimulus and the reaction. In this space, our greatest strength awaits: the power of choice.