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Love In The Anthropocene, Catherine Olver Sep 2018

Love In The Anthropocene, Catherine Olver

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Poetry by Catherine Olver.


Weather, Yvonne E. Blomer Sep 2018

Weather, Yvonne E. Blomer

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Poetry by Yvonne Blomer.


Season Of Fires, Rina Garcia Chua Sep 2018

Season Of Fires, Rina Garcia Chua

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"Season of Fires" is an exploration of the intersection of loss, denial, and acceptance during the 2017 wildfire season in the Okanagan Valley.


Uncontrolled Burn, Elizabeth Miller Sep 2018

Uncontrolled Burn, Elizabeth Miller

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Poetry by Elizabeth Miller.


The Weather, Rob B. Budde Sep 2018

The Weather, Rob B. Budde

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Poetry by Rob Budde.


Cariboo Fires, 2017, Susan Mccaslin, Mark Haddock Sep 2018

Cariboo Fires, 2017, Susan Mccaslin, Mark Haddock

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A union of poetry and photography exploring the devastating impact of the wildfires in the Cariboo region of British Columbia in the summer of 2017 in relation to climate change.


That Was Then, This Is Hell, Christine L. Lowther Sep 2018

That Was Then, This Is Hell, Christine L. Lowther

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Author describes a storm at her floating home and wonders it it is a by-product of human industry/ climate change.


A Roof Of One's Own: Widow Walking In The Anthropocene, Anna C. Mullen Sep 2018

A Roof Of One's Own: Widow Walking In The Anthropocene, Anna C. Mullen

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A nonfiction work that explores widow's walks in a time of climate change on the coasts. This piece walks the lines between speculative fiction and lyrical essay.


Plasticpoems, Fiona Tinwei Lam Sep 2018

Plasticpoems, Fiona Tinwei Lam

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These are poems that comment on and depict the extensiveness of marine plastic pollution and the overflow of plastics in landfills in our environment in a humorous and pictorial way via concrete/visual poetry.


Two Poems, Karli Woods Sep 2018

Two Poems, Karli Woods

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Poetry by Karli Woods.


Fallow Futures: A Short Story, Jonathan Hope Sep 2018

Fallow Futures: A Short Story, Jonathan Hope

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What will the future be like? And how will humans live with, within the natural world? As we hear more and more of natural phenomena and land formations that are not only protected but also granted legal rights equivalent to those of humans (recently, the Whanganui River in New Zealand), couldn’t we imagine this trend extending to other-than-humans? Wouldn’t the already-ubiquitous grasses, that cover approximately 40% of the earth’s ice-free terrestrial surface, be a good candidate for such a project? In this piece of speculative fiction, humans and grasses together build a future world.


Two Poems, Ariel Kroon Sep 2018

Two Poems, Ariel Kroon

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Poetry by Ariel Kroon.


The Sea Decides, Joanne Leow Sep 2018

The Sea Decides, Joanne Leow

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Fiction by Joanne Leow


Study View, Tim Youngs Sep 2018

Study View, Tim Youngs

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Poetry by Tim Youngs.


Sea Squad, Liam Geary Baulch Sep 2018

Sea Squad, Liam Geary Baulch

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The Sea Squad is a band of cheerleaders against climate change. Taking action as a team in formation, they gather momentum, inviting all people to cheer with them, mimicking the infinitely expandable nature of the seas' molecular structure. The work was developed and performed as a bilingual project at Est-Nord-Est in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec, Canada, and has since been performed and exhibited internationally. The following poems are some of the chants that Sea Squad use to get a crowd cheering together against climate change.


Two Poems, Dale Tracy Sep 2018

Two Poems, Dale Tracy

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Poetry by Dale Tracy.


Auguries By Clea Roberts, Kate Braid Aug 2018

Auguries By Clea Roberts, Kate Braid

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Review of Clea Roberts' Auguries.


Welcome To The Anthropocene By Alice Major, Gillian Harding-Russell Aug 2018

Welcome To The Anthropocene By Alice Major, Gillian Harding-Russell

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Review of Alice Major's Welcome to the Anthropocene.


Yardwork: A Biography Of An Urban Place By Daniel Coleman, Vivian M. Hansen Aug 2018

Yardwork: A Biography Of An Urban Place By Daniel Coleman, Vivian M. Hansen

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Review of Daniel Coleman's Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place.


I'D Write The Sea Like A Parlour Game By Alison Dyer, Yvonne E. Blomer Aug 2018

I'D Write The Sea Like A Parlour Game By Alison Dyer, Yvonne E. Blomer

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Review of Alison Dyer's I’d Write the Sea Like a Parlour Game.


Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-To-The-Land Life By Dianna Hunter And The New Farm: Our Ten Years On The Front Lines Of The Good Food Revolution By Brent Preston, Kristin Van Tassel Aug 2018

Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-To-The-Land Life By Dianna Hunter And The New Farm: Our Ten Years On The Front Lines Of The Good Food Revolution By Brent Preston, Kristin Van Tassel

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Review of Dianna Hunter's Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life and Brent Preston's The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution.


Tar Swan By David Martin, Melanie Dennis Unrau Aug 2018

Tar Swan By David Martin, Melanie Dennis Unrau

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Review of David Martin's Tar Swan.


Among The Ruins, Edie Steiner Mar 2018

Among The Ruins, Edie Steiner

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Photographic essay, a version of which was first presented at the 2011 Green Words/Green Worlds Conference, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto. Images previously presented in the exhibition Abject Transformations at Arcadia Art Gallery, Toronto.


Two Poems, Nicholas Bradley Feb 2018

Two Poems, Nicholas Bradley

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Poetry by Nicholas Bradley


Two Poems, Joanna Lilley Feb 2018

Two Poems, Joanna Lilley

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Poetry by Joanna Lilley.


Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper Feb 2018

Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper

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Poetry by Renée Jackson-Harper


The Terranauts By T.C. Boyle And The Addlands By Tom Bullough, Carly E. Thomas Feb 2018

The Terranauts By T.C. Boyle And The Addlands By Tom Bullough, Carly E. Thomas

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Review of T.C. Boyle's The Terranauts and Tom Bullough's The Addlands.


Form Follows Function, Lyn Baldwin Feb 2018

Form Follows Function, Lyn Baldwin

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Natural history. Teaching. Writing. All have form, all have function. But just as no architecture is risk-free, no architecture is neutral. In this personal essay, I explore the surprising connections that develop when university students engage with natural history as way of knowing the ground underfoot.


Gothic: A Field Journal, Grant Paton Feb 2018

Gothic: A Field Journal, Grant Paton

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An undergraduate’s memoir about his experience as a summer researcher at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado. The student explains his research in his own words and gives his thoughts on how he, the research center, and the other scientists there fit into the local and national society.


Dust Or Fire By Alyda Faber, Brandi Estey-Burtt Feb 2018

Dust Or Fire By Alyda Faber, Brandi Estey-Burtt

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Review of Alyda Faber's Dust or Fire.