Celebrated author Robert Macfarlane discusses his latest book, Underland, which journeys deep underground to look for answers.
Artist Monica Haller explores the Mississippi River as an Anthropocene site with intimate ties to her own family history. She records the underwater sounds of this historical waterway to trace connections between the river and legacies of slavery, philosophies of ownership, and environmental racism.
Plantations discipline both plants and people. Two scholars reckon with the Plantationocene to develop a shared vision of multispecies justice.
Anthropocene anxiety about uncertain climate futures is on the rise. For the Indigenous Haida Nation, ecoanxiety arrived 150 years ago.
How do the minerals in your phone place you within global flows of extraction? Gabrielle Hecht discusses uranium mining in Gabon, sea rise in the Marshall Islands, and the geopolitics of an African Anthropocene.
The Anthropocene gives a name to human-caused environmental change. The Plantationocene puts colonialism, capitalism, and enduring racial hierarchies at the center of the conversation and asks what past and future modes of resistance might emerge.
“We can’t contain water.” Feminist philosopher Astrida Neimanis discusses the environmental inequalities and queer rhythms of the elusive fluid.
Comics and graphic novels help us picture new worlds and imagine how to save our own. Four writers recommend their favorites.
How does the celebrated author of the new story collection “Florida” write books in a poisoned, warming world? “By being constantly, constantly angry. All day long.”
A new generation of experimental poets responds to the growing awareness of human impacts on the planet with work that challenges traditional nature poetry and poetic form.