Through the rafting expedition of Oliver Cassidy, Franklin tells the remarkable story of Australia’s most significant environmental protest, the Franklin Blockade. We spoke with Cassidy and producer Chris Kamen to learn more about the thinking behind the film.
From restoring Britain’s lost rainforests to expanding our Right to Roam, Guy Shrubsole’s environmental activism pulls back the curtain on the myth that Britain’s countryside is wonderfully abundant, at least in its current state. He’s also full of ideas for how to change that.
In spring and summer 2020, as lockdown stifled human life, wildlife filmmaker James Aldred found himself alone in a New Forest hide filming nesting goshawks. Goshawk Summer recounts those strange, wondrous weeks watching the natural world unfurl into the space vacated human activity. We asked him about that time, at once teeming and devoid of life.
Simon Baxter's woodland photography is astonishing. Below is an extended conversation (edited for length) between Simon and our Editor Sam about Simon's slow, local, emotionally attuned process.