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

A&E wild hub event 1

‘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

Climate Optimists 1

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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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 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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Wisdom of the Ages podcast interview

Wisdom of the Ages podcast

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to do a Wisdom of the Ages podcast interview. Hosted by best-selling and award-winning author Ayn Cates Sullivan, Wisdom of the Ages is a show that taps into the many expressions of universal, ancestral and personal wisdom to ignite evolutionary consciousness. The interview, titled Solutions: Actions for a Healthy…

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