New Nature: Issue 18

New Nature: Issue 18

This month we celebrate the success of the fantastic young writers who took part in our inaugural writing competition. Entitled ‘the embodiment of Spring’ and judged by reknowned author, Robert Macfarlane, some sensational articles were submitted as part of contest proceedings, and we had an incredibly tough time making anything that vaguely resembled a decision. [...]

New Nature wins at the UK Blog Awards 2018

New Nature wins at the UK Blog Awards 2018

Last night, it was revealed that New Nature Magazine has won in the 'Green and Eco Company Category' of the UK Blog Awards 2018, beating some seriously tough competition to take home the prestigious prize for virtual work. Hooray! Born of a conversation between myself and managing editor, Alex Pearce, in late 2016, New Nature aims [...]

New Nature – the ‘mad March’ edition

New Nature – the ‘mad March’ edition

Traditionally, March is the first month of Spring: a time of pleasant birdsong, early blooms and fresh, new life. This year, things appear somewhat different. Storm Emma and the Beast from the East have collided and merged and Britain, for the large part, finds itself enduring what seems to many like a second Winter. Snow [...]

New Nature: Issue 14

New Nature: Issue 14

It’s been a very busy time lately with lots of interesting environmental news being released this month. Don’t worry if you missed any of it though as, in this issue of New Nature, Abby Condliffe gives us 10 easy ways to help the environment right now (p.26), and our own Emma Pereira recaps the government’s [...]

A fab competition for young nature writers

A fab competition for young nature writers

New Nature is launching it’s first nature writing competition! All entries will be judged by the New Nature team and Robert Macfarlane. Pieces of work can be written in any style but must be a maximum of 600 words and focus on the subject matter: the Embodiment of Spring. Closing date: 31st March 2018. Winners [...]

New Nature | Issue 13

New Nature | Issue 13

The United Kingdom is full of incredible wildlife to discover, and over the past year, contributors to New Nature magazine have shared with us their adventures and conservation concerns. It has been a huge privilege for the team, as well as inspiring, to read such wonderful contributions by young wildlife lovers. We have included some [...]

New Nature Issue 12!

New Nature Issue 12!

It’s December, the blushed tones of Autumn now but a fading memory and vibrant greens of Spring and Summer a soothing promise of things to come. Outside, the air resonates with the nasally honking call of migrant geese and our fields and hedgerows have been overtaken by thrushes from afar: by redwings, fieldfares and immigrant [...]

Want to inspire more young naturalists? Then its time to celebrate the ones we already have

Want to inspire more young naturalists? Then its time to celebrate the ones we already have

There is an awful lot of negativity in the environmental field. Little wonder given the sorry state of the wider countryside, the downward trends displayed by many wildlife populations, climate change and the continued prominence of issues such as raptor persecution, land mismanagement and pollution. Indeed, life for an environmentalist can be disheartening at times [...]

New Nature Issue 11!

New Nature Issue 11!

November is a month of rain and frost, of falling leaves and howling gales, the steady drip of birds coming to winter in Britain now becomes a torrent of ducks, waders, owls and finches. As there are changes in the natural world, there are changes in the world of conservation, and one of the most [...]

New Nature issue 10!

New Nature issue 10!

October is an exciting time in the naturalist’s calendar: a period of conspicuous and adrenaline pumping change as leaves redden, red deer roar and myriad migrant birds grace our coastal watch points. It is a time of returning wonders – geese, swans and thrushes, of succulent fruits, curious fungi and tumultuous weather. All of which, [...]

Interviewed, How Now Magazine

Interviewed, How Now Magazine

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of chatting to Bel Jacobs, the lead editor of How Now Magazine - a webzine focused on highlighting human efforts to counteract some of the most pressing problems facing the world today. Including, but far from limited to, environmental destruction and ecological ignorance. Having been contacted for an interview, [...]

New Nature issue 9!

New Nature issue 9!

This month has seen a bit of a change in the New Nature team. Due to the success of previous issues, we now have three new team members. We have Lauriane Suyin, our Outreach Manager, and Emma-Jo Pereira who is our new Social Media Manager. I (Scott) am also new and I will be part [...]

New Nature Issue 8!

New Nature Issue 8!

The August edition of New Nature, the youth nature magazine, has been released and is now available to download online and free. Check it out: https://goo.gl/FeC9Sd This issue has a definite marine theme and features some fabulous writing with regards to cetaceans, micro plastics and marine wildlife; in addition to an interview with Andy Bool, the [...]

Six months of New Nature

Six months of New Nature

It has been nothing short of a pleasure to work on New Nature magazine over the past six months: to read and publish the work of our marvellous young contributors and labour alongside the various, incredibly diligent, individuals that currently reside on our editorial team. Each of whom, through thick and thin, have given their time [...]