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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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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A new name for Polo, and a new adventure

Pole to Pole

My character Polo the Bear, climate change messenger and globetrotter extraordinaire has some important news! He is now officially Captain Polo: concerned polar bear, world citizen, adventurer, explorer and climate change educator. Captain Polo recently went through an Inuit initiation ceremony by special invitation from his Inuit friends. Polo completed the initiation following ancient Inuit…

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