“Alan has been an inspiration for many decades, with the vision to see Scotland recover some of its forests.”
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Because my wife Pupak and I both caught Covid recently, we have had to cancel the workshop ‘A Rewilding Journey’ that was scheduled to run from 28th August to 4th September. We’ve now re-scheduled it for 16-23 October in Glen Affric and there are a few places available on it. Bookings can be made 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…
"None of the world's major economies - including the entire G20 - have a climate plan that meets their obligations under the 2015 Paris Agreement"
This is of course excluding huge parts of our emissions and aspect of equity. Not even then are we on track.
We need massive progress at the Nov. COP 26 meeting & transformative changes to address the climate emergency. Learn about what we can do to protect the Earth before it’s too late using these key 6 steps as describe in our climate emergency article here. https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/biosci/biab079