Why grandparents should talk to children about the natural world of their youth

Shifting baseline syndrome affects everyone. It's blinding us to the long-term deterioration of wildlife and ecosystems.

Lizzie Jones, PhD Candidate in Zoology, Royal Holloway • conversation
Sept. 1, 2020 ~5 min

biodiversity wildlife oral-history generations grandparents baseline-assessments

Climate change: why farmers are among our best guides for making sense of topsy-turvy weather

Farmer interviews offer a rich and detailed perspective on extreme weather and climate change.

Paul Merchant, Oral Historian and Researcher, British Library • conversation
July 2, 2020 ~6 min

climate-change agriculture farming drought extreme-weather farmers oral-history