Articles by Cal Flyn
This year, picking my way through the detritus of the storms, the plight of the jellyfish felt somehow more apt, more meaningful and perhaps a lot closer to home
Cal Flyn / August 29, 2020
Boris Johnson recently pledged to cut the “newt counting delays” in the British planning system. But without our county recorders, our understanding of our landscapes would plummet
A lot has been written about the solace of nature during uncertain times. But as I picked my way along the coastal path each day, I began to understand that going outside offered me something else as...
Cal Flyn / June 10, 2020
From Syrian refugees to migrating seabirds
Admire our avian neighbours, by all means—but don’t envy them; they, too, have been dealing with a difficult period of confinement
Our containment on an island is a source of comfort and claustrophobia
Cal Flyn / April 1, 2020
A few promising—if somewhat salacious—experiments with apes and dolphins in the 60's didn't amount to much. Recent breakthroughs using machine learning, however, offer us fresh prospects of...
Siberian blue robins and red-winged blackbirds have been blown off course—and they're not the only ones feeling adrift
Cal Flyn / March 3, 2020
The world will come to life around you if you let it