Moor-haunting

A piece about Dartmoor

 

This is a piece that was published online with the Elsewhere Journal. I wrote it after I’d been on Dartmoor (in Devon, UK), and was trying to express how it makes me feel, and what it prompts me to do — it’s a feeling I don’t quite encounter anywhere else.

Here’s the original, and I’ve reposted it below:

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Nature’s soundscapes: protecting personal and planetary silence

**First published in The Ecologist, 4th July 2017**
In search of stillness and silence, our Nature Editor, Elizabeth Wainwright, spent a night under the stars in the wilderness (Devon’s Dartmoor) which left her feeling reflective about the price we are all paying – humans and Nature – for increasing noise pollution

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