‘Storm worse than ever today’: how schoolteachers tracked weather in the Outer Hebrides Members only 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.
A journey through the Cairngorms – and through time Members only Members only
The naturalist Seton Gordon chronicled the changing landscapes of the Highlands. His books show how far ecological baselines have shifted over the past hundred years.
Stories in the peat Members only Members only
Through the earth's natural archives, Annie Worsley explores the history of her Highlands home.
How the Ordnance Survey shaped the Scotland we see today Members only Members only
By unveiling the secrets of landscape, mapmakers contributed to the deforestation and clearance of the Highlands and Islands.
A Gaelic christening for Scotland's newest species Members only Members only
A new project is naming the plants and animals that have recently arrived on these shores due to climate change.
The End of Sled Dog Racing Members only Members only
At the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally, snow is becoming a rarity. This year, the huskies raced on mud.
Buain Members only Members only
Air Ghàidhealtachd, thathas a’ buain seann arbhar is ruitheam nan òran Gàidhlig mun cuairt son a’ chiad turas ann an còrr is linn. Dè dh’innseas seo dhuinn mu ar dàimh ris an fhearainn?
The Reaping Members only Members only
In the Highlands, people are harvesting ancient grains in time to Gaelic songs for the first time in over a century. What can they teach us about our relationship to the land?