Our tales of the natural world are disappearing and we shouldn’t let them.
It’s no coincidence that more books about trees are popping up. There is an air of desperation in new books by Peter Wohllben, Janine Burke and others.
For an ecologist working in a tangle of creeks in North Queensland, crocodiles are a tangible threat. We are food to them, yet we must learn to co-exist with these creatures.
The great walker and poet can give us much to ponder and marvel at on our daily jaunts
Writing vividly about her beloved Aberdeenshire landscape has reconnected many readers and writers to nature, underscoring the need to protect our fragile environment.
Scotland’s literary culture is dominated by a male perspective. So as Burns Night approaches, it’s time to give prominence to a female voice – written in both English and Scots.
Michael McCarthy’s memoir is a timely reminder of the destruction of the natural world.