Hot Poets - Group Film
This is a group poem edited together from the 12 Hot Poet COP26 poems - written and performed by leading spoken word poets from the UK and South Africa including Joelle Taylor, Vanessa Kisuule, Matt Harvey, Jonny Fluffypunk, Repeat Beat Poet, Zena Edwards, Toni Giselle Stuart, Chris Redmond, Yomi...
Hot Poets - Yomi Ṣode, Chaos in the Sky and on Land
Hot Poet: Yomi Ṣode
Matched with: Professor David M Schultz from the Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation, and Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Manchester
Poem Focus: How big weather events are reported
A crisis resulting from ...
Hot Poets - Elvis McGonagall, Extreme Weather Report
Hot Poet: Elvis McGonagall
Matched with: Met Office
Poem Focus: Climate Research
The Poem's context is around the reporting of the Met Office which is the national meteorological service for the UK. They provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, helping you make better...
Hot Poets - Jonny Fluffypunk, Put the Children by a Tree
Hot Poet: Jonny Fluffypunk
Matched with: Forest Schools Birmingham
Poem Focus: Forest School
It is Forest School Birmingham’s deepest wish that young people and those working in education awaken to the vital role that the natural world plays in the health and well-being of our species and that, ...
Hot Poets - Repeat Beat Poet, A Rhyming Guide to Climate Litigation
Hot Poet: The Repeat Beat Poet
Matched with: London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Poem Focus: Climate Litigation
The Repeat Beat Poet (aka Peter deGraft-Johnson) is working with Joana Setzer, an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at th...
Hot Poets - Joelle Taylor, Could Mr Sands Please Come to Reception
Hot Poet: Joelle Taylor
Matched with: Dr. Gareth Clay, Department of Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester
Poem Focus: Wild Fire
Dr Gareth Clay is a Reader in Physical Geography at The University of Manchester. He is a physical geographer whose rese...
Hot Poets - Francesca Beard, Geology Rocks.
Hot Poet: Francesa Beard
Matched with: British Geological Survey
Geology and the undergroundThe BGS is focused on public-good science for government and on research aimed at understanding the earth and its environmental processes, helping society use natural resources responsibly, ma...
Hot Poets - Matt Harvey, Praise the Whale
Hot Poet: Matt Harvey
Matched with: Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Poem Focus: The Green Whale and Whale Poo Whale
Dolphin Conservation (WDC) campaigns to save whales and dolphins. Whales play a big part in helping to keep the ocean healthy and are our allies in the fight to reverse climate b...
Hot Poets - Zena Edwards, Mother of the Forest
Hot Poet: Zena Edwards
Matched with: The Word Forest Organisation
Poem Focus: Empowering women in Kenya to grow trees on the equator.
The Word Forest Organisation is a young charity founded by passionate environmentalists based in the South West. They plant trees, build schools, facilitate educ...
Hot Poets - Vanessa Kisuule, The Earth's Thirst
Hot Poet: Vanessa Kisuule
Matched with: RSPB
Poem Focus: Peatland
Passionate about nature, dedicated to saving it. Since the RSPB started on their mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but they’ve grown to meet them too. The RSPB is now the largest nature conservation ch...
Hot Poets - Toni Giselle Stuart, Ocean Home
Hot Poet: Toni Giselle Stuart
Matched with: The Beach Co-op, South Africa
Poem Focus: Beach Clean-Up Plastic Data
The Beach Co-op began in 2015 when a group of volunteers started meeting every new moon to collect marine debris at our local surf break – the rocky shore at Surfers Corner in Muizen...
Hot Poets - Liv Torc - When You Know the Water's Coming
Hot Poet and Co-Artistic Director: Liv Torc
Matched with: Adapting the Levels, Somerset County Council, Somerset Wildlife, Trust and Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group
Poem Focus: Flood Prevention
Liv's poem is based on the incredible work of Somerset County Council, Somerset Wildlife, Trust and ...
Hot Poets - Chris Redmond, Green Futures; The Earth is Waiting
Hot Poet and Co-Artistic Director: Chris Redmond
Matched with: The Weather Makers
Poem Focus: Re-greening the Desert
With an ever-increasing human population extracting value from Earth, the world faces severely degrading ecosystems. Over 1.3 billion people are affected by degrading agricultural...
Natural World Facts - Wildlife of Richmond Park
Richmond Park in England is home to an abundance of wildlife, from majestic Red Deer to Stag Beetles. Explore the biodiversity of this unique ecosystem and join us as we look for wildlife in one of the Britain’s oldest National Parks.
Sanctuary - Elephant Nature Park
Elephant Nature Park is the vision of one woman - Lek Chailert. She has devoted her life to campaigning for the rights and welfare of Thailand’s majestic national symbol, and this film captures the quite extraordinary bond she has developed with the rescued elephants
Sanctuary - Chimp Haven
Ep 2: Chimp Haven in Louisiana is the main national home for chimpanzees retired from Government research facilities. With six large forested areas, the animals are able to live their best chimp life.
Taken from the wild in Malaysia as a baby, Billy was transported to Los Angeles Zoo. There he was cruelly trained to do tricks to amuse the visitors.
Thirty years later, having led a mostly solitary life in the zoo, Billy exhibits symptoms of mental and physical distress.
This powerful film foll...
Eco TrailBlazers - Emily Stanford
Emily Stanford is a conservationist, film-maker and biologist specialising in bats. Emily spends much of her time raising awareness of bats and their place in the ecosystem. Emily describes herself as a Bat Advocate
Eco TrailBlazers - James Levelle
James Levelle is a committed environmentalist with a passion for adventure - his documentary 'Race for the Future' is an 11,000km journey from southern England to the capital of Chile made without the use of fossil fuel powered transport
Eco TrailBlazers - Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt is a vet with a passion for wild animals - he has worked extensively with cheetahs in east Africa and with elephants in south Asia
Eco Trailblazers - Lizzie Daly
Lizzie Daly is a conservationist, wildlife biologist and filmmaker from Wales.
She is passionate about ocean conservation and the protection of wild spaces on land. Lizzie is a true advocate for the great outdoors.
António Guterres - UN Secretary General
Brianna Fruean - environmentalist, Samoa
Brianna Fruean - environment & climate change activist - Samoa
Barack Obama - former US president
National statements - Barack Obama