In the abiding light of summer, the nature in Jim Crumley’s heartlands of Scotland is burgeoning freely. Seals sing, brown hares bound, dragonflies dance. His silent vigils reveal not only an enchanting account of summer’s exuberant profusion, but the unfolding climate chaos. From declining puffin populations to the demise of entire glaciers, The Nature of Summer explores what is at stake as our seasons are pushed beyond nature’s limits.
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Posted on May 29, 2020
I think we can all agree that the last three months have been a whirlwind. There’s been a LOT to take it in. So, we’ve d…
Posted on May 11, 2020
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