The ancient crop providing hope to islanders – and humanity Members only

Adam Weymouth visits the Outer Hebrides to learn about bere barley, a Bronze Age crop that is helping farmers adapt to climate change and resist depopulation.

Adam Weymouth
Adam Weymouth
Farming

I have written a book! Members only

My secret is out. Nature's Ghosts will be published in May.

Sophie Yeo
Sophie Yeo
Update

The return of danger Members only

The return of wild boar carries a certain level of risk. It is worth it, argues Chantal Lyons.

Chantal Lyons
Chantal Lyons
Conservation

Happy Christmas from Inkcap Journal Members only

We will be back with more digests and stories in 2024.

Sophie Yeo
Sophie Yeo
all

How to eat like a Climavore Members only

The Climavore diet is a way of eating that responds to the specific challenges of the local environment. The concept is gathering steam.

Coreen Grant
Coreen Grant

‘Storm worse than ever today’: how schoolteachers tracked weather in the Outer Hebrides Members only

School logbooks from the nineteenth century reveal how islanders coped with a period of particularly stormy weather. In their resilience is a lesson for the future.

Chris Baraniuk
Chris Baraniuk
Culture

At a Manchester bog, conservationists are still battling the damage of the Industrial Revolution Members only

A toxic legacy lies beneath the surface of Holcroft Moss. What does that mean for its future?

Sophie Yeo
Sophie Yeo
Conservation

'The life of an animal is not an experiment' Members only

Seven years ago, as research for her book, Louise Gray learned how to stalk deer. She explains here why that kill was never going to be one-off event.

Louise Gray
Louise Gray
Conservation