Sinking Islands and the Loss of Origin in the Anthropocene

By Warefta Murshed In this blog, I attempt to weave together some of the conceptual themes I’m exploring in my dissertation by examining the challenges that the island nation of Kiribati faces at the forefront of climate change. Climate change is perhaps the most visceral manifestation of the Anthropocene, confronting Kiribati with the very realityContinue reading “Sinking Islands and the Loss of Origin in the Anthropocene”

Plants as Teachers, Researching with Plants: an Experiment in Method

By Stanley Connell-Longman My research stems from a curiosity about what can happen when theoretically engaged scholarship encounters the possibility of plant teaching. My understanding of plant teaching stems from my learning with Nathaniel Hughes, a practitioner and teacher who has developed a School of Intuitive Herbalism, based in the Stroud valleys. Intuitive Herbalism isContinue reading “Plants as Teachers, Researching with Plants: an Experiment in Method”

Using satellite data to investigate land cover change

By Kilian Mayer Medium resolution satellite images give us the chances to see how humans reshape the world. The publicly available dataset CCI-LC (Climate Change Initiative Land Cover), based on satellite images of the European Space Agency, offers a detailed look on our planet’s surface and how it has changed from 1992 to 2015. TheContinue reading “Using satellite data to investigate land cover change”