On a rock in the Atlantic, I felt the magic of place.
Mary Schäffer's botanical watercolours evoked the perishability of the plants she studied, solo, after her husband's death.
Eventually, we will have to recognise that it is not “nature” that we need to protect, but ourselves.
Banff National Park is home to many remarkable creatures but most evenings the talk around the bar and the dinner table usually returns to bears.
Given how reluctant pandas are to breed, it may seem misguided to fund their conservation. But there's a reason we spend so much money.
From the glorious July that I once spent deep in the Arctic Circle to the treacherous climate of central California.
"The world you quit / Is staying here, so say goodbye to it."
While the landscapes of Thoreau and Watkins have been preserved by their art, John Burnside finds the wilderness that once covered America neutralised.
Tradition tells us if a bird sings at night, it's a nightingale. But it's not quite that simple.
In the bleak midwinter, there are few walks more energising.
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