“Alan has been an inspiration for many decades, with the vision to see Scotland recover some of its forests.”
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I was interviewed this week for the Exploring Possibilities series of podcasts hosted by Sheryl Sitts in the USA, about working in cooperation and co-creation with Nature in the Findhorn Garden and my work with Trees for Life to help restore the Caledonian Forest in the Highlands of Scotland.
The podcast can be heard here.Read more
Welcome to my web site! I am an inspirational public speaker, ecologist, nature photographer and writer based in the Findhorn Community in the northeast of Scotland.
In 1986 I founded the award-winning conservation charity, Trees for Life, which works to restore the Caledonian Forest in the Scottish Highlands.
I care deeply about our planet, and have dedicated my life to protecting its biological diversity and sharing the beauty and wonders of the natural world through my photographs, talks and writing. Read more
My latest blog post
“I realised that I was watching a major event in the life of this shieldbug, the closest human equivalent of which may be being born from our mother’s womb. Somehow it felt like a great privilege to witness this profound and almost miraculous process of transformation. It’s a useful exercise to imagine what it must feel like to break out of what ha …Read more
Over on Twitter…
My wife & I spent the past 3 days out in Moidart on Scotland's west coast & there was typically wild & varied weather - we had hail, sleet, snow, heavy rain, very cold winds & also blue sky & sunshine. Here's some of the beautiful & dramatic skyscapes that we experienced.4
I know the weather is like mid-winter but please, please, please make the effort to vote. If there is a poor turnout Johnson and his cronies will claim a lack of interest in Scotland's part and he'll continue his devastation of Scotland. We need a big turnout today.
All attempts to fix our climate crisis have failed because the priority has always been not to save our climate but to save the Capitalist/Socialist growth and development model that is killing our Earth
We need to tear down these systems to save our future with a de growth world