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India Bourke is the online editor for the New Statesman's international edition.
The same nature documentaries that once took great pains to remove humans from the frame are now desperate to return us to the story.
While high-profile exiles can claim asylum with relative ease, the “Timothys” threatened by China's crackdown on dissent face a harder task.
As the pandemic has swept the globe, it has passed with particular virulence through the world’s meat-packing plants.
As global lockdowns lift, prospects for the natural world look more fraught than ever.
In Laos, where wild elephant numbers have plummeted by 90 per cent, the release of captive animals is viewed as a potential solution.
The science fiction writer is consulted by politicians and courted by Google and Facebook for his visions of a better future. But with time running out, what can a novelist do to tackle the climate crisis?
Can being in touch with nature help the new green movement keep its momentum?
The movement has harnessed the power of spectacle and reminded the country of one of its greatest and most threatened strengths.
Forests may be the realm of wolves and fairy tales, but they have also always been a place where animals grazed in the undergrowth.
The author of the bestselling book The Uninhabitable Earth on why “we are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible”.