We can probably say with certainty that the dinosaurs never saw what was coming. They were getting on with their lives; eating, mating, raising young and repelling rivals. Then, one day, a meteorite slammed into what is now Mexico and it was all over for them.

By contrast, human beings…

Anthea Lawson is an activist with a formidable reputation. Trained as a journalist, held numerous high profile campaigning positions, uncovered scandals and frauds, been instrumental in getting laws passed and with access to the corridors of power. Despite this enviable status, she encountered terrible, disrespectful working practices at the NGOs…

When I was in my teens, I was introduced to the ideas of Evangelical Christianity and for a few years, this was a big influence in my life and a lot of ideas were absorbed. I gradually lost interest as I reflected on the church’s role in society. The idea…

The swish of grass

Quiet is not the same as silence, it is much more nuanced. Silence is an absence of sound, a void. It is alien and unsettling. Quiet is the distant, gentle, reassuring sounds of the world. Distant laughter, birdsong, the swish of grass. Sounds that comfort, rather than intrude. …

Most of us know that the human world is suffocating and killing the natural world. We know this from the last fifteen minutes of David Attenborough documentaries and from our own revulsion at the rafts of discarded plastic in the sea. From our despair at woodland being destroyed for shopping…

When confronted by the uncomfortable suggestion that their products might be harmful, big business trends to react in a depressingly familiar way. They lie and they fight back. Big car manufacturers sold poorly designed and unstable cars until legislation forced them to design for safety. Tobacco companies insisted their products…

Chris Jerrey

Photographer, blogger, environmental activist. Interested in the climate crisis, rewilding and trying to make a change for the better.

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