by Madeleine Scobie When the Covid-19 pandemic started around March 2020, Scotland and the rest of the UK were put into several lockdowns throughout the year to try and control the spread of the virus.…Continue readingConnecting With Nature In Scotland
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by Annie Lord Annie Lord is collaborating with A+E to explore the theme of the Regenerative Cathedral. Working from St Mary’s Cathedral on Palmerston Place, Annie is developing a story which responds to the climate…Continue readingPreservation
by Jonathan Baxter I wrote this ‘response’ in December 2022 when SCCAN asked me about a deadline I’d committed to. I wrote it off-the-cuff. It’s my way of introducing an embedded artist residency I’m engaged…Continue readingDeadline
by Gazelle Buchholtz Creation of a Climate Community BookMy short story ‘Earth’s Violet Sun’ was originally written in Danish and published in my book Søvnløse Spor (Sleepless Tracks). The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN)…Continue readingThe Creation of a Climate Community Book
For the 6th year, communities all around Europe celebrated ECOLISE’s project European Day of Sustainable Communities (#EDSC2022), this year aligned with the European Year of Youth (#EYY2022). As SCCAN, we are very proud to be…Continue readingEuropean Day for Sustainable Communities 2022 – Stories and Reflections from Scottish Communities
This short children’s story was created for a storytelling event at the Glasgow Centre of Contemporary Arts, as part of a project in partnership with Glasgow University, Veganwheels, and Ananda Animal Sanctuary. Because it is…Continue readingLittle Binx Doesn’t Want to Eat her Friends
The Wrong Turn is a short dance film about nature and humanity. One day, while dancing in ecstasy, mother nature gives birth to humanity, her greatest creation. As she guides man to comprehend the universe he has…Continue readingThe Wrong Turn
By Pam Candea I The treasure. It was always about the treasure. Heroes always find the treasure, don’t they? They do that by off-loading their issues onto others so that they can focus on the…Continue readingThe Treasure
In celebration of the European Day of Sustainable Communities, we would like to share 3 stories told at the National Mining Museum Scotland, with whom we partnered to collaborate for the Midlothian Climate Beacon. We…Continue reading#EDSC 2022 – Stories from Newington Grange