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
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 - 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 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 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...
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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
With Lek Chailert, Ryan Emers...
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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...
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
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
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.