A fire-side chat with Authors & Educators on a Mission

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‘A fire-side chat with Authors & Educators on a Mission‘ is the name of an online event hosted by WildHub, a thriving online conservation community. This event was inspired by the lead-up to COP26, this year’s important climate conference that took place in Glasgow. In this introductory clip, the group members introduce themselves and the group.…

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Championing climate action in the Global South

I recently had the pleasure of chatting to Derval Barzey, host of The Climate Conscious Podcast, about championing climate action in the Global South. Like myself, Caribbean-based Derval is a resident of the Global South and she knows what I’m talking about when I say how those countries are the most vulnerable to effects of…

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In conversation with Climate Optimists

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For a good two years now I have been networking intensely with other authors, educators, creatives, communicators and anyone who shares my concerns and sense of urgency regarding the state of our natural environment, global society and planet. The COVID pandemic has unexpectedly helped make this happen, as more and more of us communicate online.…

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A chat about climate education

Conversations with Calvin

  In this interview We The Species podcast host Calvin Schwartz and I talk about climate education, conservation and storytelling with The Adventures of Captain Polo. Calvin convinces me to give some of the back story to how I got into conservation, a tale that involves how I dodged the French Infantry and how a…

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The Road to Green Transportation

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By Kat Sarmiento At an early age, children are already introduced to the concept of vehicles and transportation. Beginning with the nursery rhymes they get to listen to, to the books that are read to them, and the videos they see on TV or the internet, kids get excited to see cars, boats, airplanes, trains,…

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A chat with Drunk On Porpoise

Drunk On Porpoise

A chat with Drunk On Porpoise is a conversation about conservation, climate change, education, humour, satire and graphic novels. These subjects may seem an eclectic mix, yet they all come together very naturally in this interview. Another topic covered in this interview was my process in creating a graphic novel. I explain the different steps…

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A climate change graphic novel

Pole to Pole cover

The Adventures of Captain Polo: Pole to Pole is the 4th book of the series, and like it’s predecessors, it explores different aspects of our era’s most critical existential crisis. However, Pole to Pole is much more than just another children’s book about climate change: it is also a story about courage, desperation, tenacity, exploration,…

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An interview by Paul Lafferty

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An interview by Paul Lafferty from #32alltheway means having an informal chat, a rich dialogue rather than an interview as such. There are no superfluous, silly questions here. This is all about an exchange of thoughts and experiences focused on the topic of what authors write about, and also who they are. In this particular…

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An afternoon chat with The Weird Fish Lady

Weird fish lady

I first met Gloria Barnett, aka The Weird Fish Lady, at the annual conference of the Association for Science Education where I launched my first comic book about climate change in 2019. I’ve since tracked her down and we had a fascinating chat all about the oceans and why they’re important. Gloria is a sailor,…

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