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Paperboats Zine

The urge to explore and celebrate all the kinds of lives of Planet Earth is stronger than ever, but the environmental and ecological crisis demands we also lift our eyes, and our voices, to species extinction and habitat loss, to what is happening to the forests and hills, the rivers and seas, our streets and gardens. The writer’s instinct to pay attention has never been more vital. Literature can help us to see the natural world – and our place in it – differently.

Bridget Khursheed

Messy Woodland Clearing in winter

Into Clearings

Imagine a wood it is dark and warm
its damp places trackable through reed wet
the briared lochan its infinity of spored dust broken

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