THE WIDENING CIRCLE
Children of the Anthropocene considers how we need to focus on creating a loving society and shifting our attitudes on care; Whale Whispering features an interview with Michaela Harrison on the transformational power of music through song; Re-Indigenising the Land reveals how the Indigenous Manobo youth of Bukidnon, Philippines, are preserving their land and culture; and I Live in Dandora Phase 4 shows how growing up in a Nairobi slum influenced Kevin Ochieng’s photography (cover photograph).
ROOTED IN THE INFINITE
Radical Roots explores - through interviews with Claire Ratinon, Isaias Hernandez, Sophie Strand and Farmer Rishi - how we might find radical kinship by rerooting and rewilding through myth-telling; Koji is Community features a conversation between chef Jo March and fermentation explorer Pao-Yu Liu on culture, community and not being scared of difference; and in Common Ground, Vicky Chown reveals how root and tuber crops are a vital food source around the world, alongside a creative photographic project from Will Hearle and Kasia Borowiecka.
THAT WE BELONG
Artists Gregory and Koffman explore the human relationship with nature through time in Nature Rights; The Forest is Life considers how the principles of Earth Jurisprudence are being used to revive Benin’s sacred groves; Black women and women of colour share new perspectives on nature through artist Bryony Benge-Abbott’s film The Colour of Transformation; and in Rights and Responsibilities, an extract from Sacred Instructions, Sherri Mitchell proposes how we can take back our power and build a rights-based society that is balanced, just and harmonious.
My Local Pond is Disappearing and I Can’t Stop Watching is a reflection on the demise and partial rebirth of a pond in Bromley, UK; Everything is Blindingly in Bloom reveals how a move to the country wilderness inspired Shana Cleveland to write an album of supernatural love songs - Manzanita; p_l_an_t is a series of one-page recipes aimed at educating on a plant-based future; and Camonghne Felix pens an ode to her aunty with the poem Born. Living. Will. Die.