October 2017, issue no. 395

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Welcome to the October Environment issue! Highlights include:


Highlights from the current issue

'The New Maps Keep a Weather Eye' by Judith Bishop

Judith Bishop

Bold shades of autumn leaf – or blazing embers’ light,
bright to extinguished, as if fires set
in hearths huddled closely in the dirt were offset
by pallid oceans with their artificial light.
A More

Matthew Chrulew reviews 'Zoo Ethics: The challenges of compassionate conservation' by Jenny Gray

Matthew Chrulew

Zoological gardens are conflicted institutions. They provide a miraculous opportunity for close-ups with exotic and native animals one might never otherwise encounter. Yet they do so by ke ... More

A survey of environmental writing

Australian Book Review

To complement our coverage of new books on the subject, we invited a number of writers, scholars, and environmentalists to nominate the books that have had the greatest effect on them from More

Mridula Nath Chakraborty reviews 'Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India' by Shashi Tharoor

Mridula Nath Chakraborty

For a book that began as a tweet, Shashi Tharoor’s Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India has had a remarkable journey, taking its best-selling author on a world tour, More

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