Photo Elicitation: Trees and the City

This essay aims to discuss, through a photo elicitation, the four different narratives of trees, as stipulated by Joanna Dean, that one encounters in the city. It provides a personal story for each of the four narratives, accompanied by respective photographs, as well as three other interviews with a peer, parent and grandparent on each…

Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

This article discusses a personal visit to the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, in Pretoria, South Africa. The article describes my experience at the sanctuary, a reflection on what I discovered, a discussion of the fauna and flora of the area, the importance of the site for the community as well as any environmental concerns I…

The Soundscapes of the Anthropocene

This article discusses the key concepts of the Anthropocene, as discussed in four articles, namely; Gisli, P et al. 2013; Steffen, W et al. 2011; Waters, CN et al. 2016 and Whitehouse, A. 2015. It also debates how human activities impact the natural environment, in terms of the fauna, flora, biodiversity and foremost, the sounds,…