Heather Swan speaks author and poet, Nickole Brown about her relationship with animals, the more-than-human world and the Hellbender poetry conference.
Amy Gaeta argues that drones designed to mimic birds raise the alarm not just about unwanted surveillance but the appropriation of more-than-human life.
Community cats lead diverse multispecies lives outside of human care, but they should still be valued. Kuhelika Ghosh explores how human stewards can engage in forms of “non-kin” care to help them thrive in their outdoor environments.
Edge Effects editors look back on their favorite essays and podcast episodes published in 2023.
Authors Dipti Arora & Astha Chaudhary investigate how politics, media, and affective relationships complexly shape human-crane encounters in India—with positive and negative consequences for both species.
Indian artist Jagannath Panda is known for his play imagination of urban life. Sreyashi Ray explores how it uses rich textiles and figures to highlight the intersection of human and other-than-human issues that resonate with viewers from all around the world.
Once a fringe event, Fat Bear Week has recently come to the attention of mainstream media. Margaret McGuirk argues that this seemingly frivolous program in fact gives us an opportunity to revel in a queered view of nature.
By looking at a recent case study in Botswana, Anna Carlson & Kimberly Thomas explore convivial conservation as a clever, balanced way to address the needs of both wildlife and people.
The editorial board recommends environmental readings from the archives—on topics ranging from the Anthropocene to environmental art to blue humanities.
In this review of Ron Broglio’s Animal Revolution, Taylin Nelson investigates how animals resist human structures and technologies and how Broglio’s book acts as a field guide for humans.