The winners in a competition bringing together writing and the environment. Dr David Higgins of the University of Leeds looks afresh at the failure of the scientist Victor Frankenstein to take responsibility for his creation, in relation to modern debates about how humanity is shaping the Earth. Rosanne van der Voet from Amsterdam looks at the potential of storytelling to confront today’s threats to the oceans. Dion Andre Dobrzynski from Orkney follows the invisible odyssey of a plastic microfibre, adrift among the plankton.
In collaboration with ASLE – the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment