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Horticultured: Manchester Fashion Movement brings great clothes to the great outdoors

Horticultured: Manchester Fashion Movement brings great clothes to the great outdoors

First Chanel’s Metiers D’Art took place in Manchester last December and now RHS Bridgewater’s Horticultured unfolded in Salford showcasing some fantastic local and sustainable brands
Feeling the need for green in Manchester

Feeling the need for green in Manchester

When the urban sprawl of Manchester can feel all-encompassing, we discuss what being away from the countryside can teach us
Review: Akram Khan’s Jungle Book Reimagined

Review: Akram Khan’s Jungle Book Reimagined

Akram Khan’s reimagining of The Jungle Book offers a charming yet bleak moral perspective on the ecological crisis we could be facing in years to come

How Mayfield Park is turning an abandoned space into a Mancunian heartland

Mayfield Park is quickly turning a once abandoned space into a core, green part of Manchester’s urban life. But how did the site’s developers turn a once disregarded lot into a natural Mancunian paradise?
The Darkness Manifesto Review: Johan Eklöf’s illuminating new book sheds light on the night but warns us against doing the same

The Darkness Manifesto Review: Johan Eklöf’s illuminating new book sheds light on the night but warns us against doing the same

See the world through a new lens as Johan Eklöf’s ‘The Darkness Manifesto’ poetically exposes the dark undertones of nature, politics and pollution for better or for worse.
Jamaica: A reflection of my trip

Jamaica: A reflection of my trip

I’ve never been to Jamaica as a tourist. Over Christmas, I jetted off to the birthplace of reggae and jerk, visiting family and friends.
Grimmfest 2021: Tarumama

Grimmfest 2021: Tarumama

Drawing on Colombian folklore, Tarumama is a surreal and at times poignant horror drama about a feuding family
How to deal with eco-anxiety

How to deal with eco-anxiety

A guide for coping with eco-anxiety and reconnecting with nature
Covid and climate change: A worrying trend

Covid and climate change: A worrying trend

Georgie Selwood explores the ways in which climate change could impact our relationship with disease.
5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 things we should aim to bring into the future beyond these current crazy times
The world’s funniest photography competition

The world’s funniest photography competition

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards engages the public with conservation through its refreshing take on the often grandiose world of wildlife photography
The Mancunion conquer Treetop Trek

The Mancunion conquer Treetop Trek

I was recently lucky enough to visit Treetop Trek on behalf of The Mancunion, alongside Features Editor, Felix Hanif-Banks. The site is nestled away in the enchanting woodland of Heaton Park. A trip to Treetop Trek is a retreat which can fit into any lifestyle, no matter how hectic. The site provides wholesome fun for […]
Nature, Manchester and You

Nature, Manchester and You

A city like Manchester can really take it out of you. Whether you’re running up and down 6 flights of stairs to make it to your next lecture on time or bustling through Deansgate Locks to get a selfie with Love Island star Molly-Mae, metropolitan life in one of the country’s liveliest cities really drains […]
UoM signs up for Covering Climate Now to fight climate crisis

UoM signs up for Covering Climate Now to fight climate crisis

For a week this September, the University of Manchester will join forces with media outlets and organisations to devote their research to the global climate emergency
Manchester with no bee

Manchester with no bee

The mass extinction of species is hitting insects particularly hard, which may have devastating consequences for ecosystems all around the world.
Halima Cassell: Eclectica – Global Inspirations

Halima Cassell: Eclectica – Global Inspirations

Claudia Neuray reviews Halima Cassell’s exhibiton Eclectica – Global Inspirations, which is currently on show at Manchester Art Gallery
David Attenborough takes the People’s Seat at climate conference

David Attenborough takes the People’s Seat at climate conference

It has been announced that British natural historian Sir David Attenborough will take the first ever ‘People’s Seat’ at this months UN climate conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland
100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

100 million year old spider with tail found in fossil

An international team of researchers, including University of Manchester’s Dr Russell Garwood, find a fossil that suggests spiders used to have tails

University launches interactive tree trail

“People have a very personal relationship with the trees that they see each day” said Urban Green Managing Director as University launches tree trail

Interview: Chadden Hunter

Science & Technology Editor, Georgie Hines, sits down with Planet Earth II producer Chadden Hunter to discuss conservation, the challenges of nature filmmaking, and what’s in store next