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This Is Not A Drill – An Extinction Rebellion Handbook: Book Review

The climate crisis is not some unfortunate accident but a reality that has been at the very least accelerated and measurably worsened by a set of habits and assumptions that have poisoned us as a human race. There is nothing quite like a short collection of essays to make you think. Essayists like Orwell and

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Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie: Book Review

You are not lost, just melodramatic. The path is at your feet, see? Now carry on. In her essay, ‘The Wind Horse,’ Kathleen Jamie says, “often I wished I would draw, like the art students. I’d have drawn those yaks chewing the cud, their animal patience.” For anyone who reads that essay, let alone the

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Feral – Rewilding the Land, the Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot: Book Review

Rewilding, paradoxically, should take place for the benefit of people, to enhance the world in which we live, and not for the sake of an abstraction we call Nature. This book is about rewilding. The concept of rewilding is vague and has different meanings depending on who you talk to. George Monbiot does a wonderful

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