Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
20-min essay: Can We Really Be Friends With an Octopus? (Ferris Jabr, Hakai magazine). Stories of human-octopus interactions in the wild and in captivity.
maps: 30 Years of Deforestation and Forest Growth, by continent and country. (Visual Capitalist)
short article: The man who ran all of Glasgow’s 6,000 streets (BBC News). “I’m not a very good runner so usually I pretend to check the map to get my breath back.”
article: Why Is This Interesting: The Bat Edition: On the pandemic, origin, and nature (Substack: Noah Brier, Why Is This Interesting?) Bats account for 20% of mammal species; they’re one of the only mammals other than humans to live in highly dense populations; and they are the only flying mammal.
3-min video: Polar bears on Kolyuchin Island, Chukotka, Russia, exploring an abandoned house (YouTube: Dmitry Kokh). Drone footage, in case you’re wondering.