Once a staple of the Ukrainian landscape, Carpathian water buffalo populations in southern Europe dwindled over the last century. In this final instalment of our second season of audio shorts, Kitty Horlick tracks down Michel Jacobi - a self-sustaining farmer coaxing the species back to life - to find out more about his extraordinary vision.
In his Modern Nature diaries, filmmaker and writer Derek Jarman recorded his cultivation of a garden at a desolate, shingle beach at Dungeness, on the UK’s South Coast. When the garden was threatened by private development in 2020, Alexander Harris turned to Jarman’s works, and found a polymath guerrilla gardener who challenged a traditional treatment of England’s ecology, championing ‘deliberate living’ in the face of climate inertia.
Netflix Reality TV smash hit Selling Sunset treats viewers to high-end homes, glamorous real estate agents and impressive views of the LA skylines – as seen by the rich and famous. But LA has also been the epicentre of increasingly intense summer wildfires. Leila Sackur asks whether luxury property is making the impacts of the climate crisis worse for ordinary people.