The world, as we know it, is changing ...In the autumn issue of Granta, acclaimed nature writer Barry Lopez meditates on language and seeing; poet Kathleen Jamie travels to the Alaskan wilderness; science writer Fred Pearce describes the effort to keep Sellafield safe; Adam Nicolson investigates murder in rural Romania; Robert MacFarlane introduces unpublished extracts from the notebooks of Roger Deakin; and new Australian writer Rebecca Giggs witnesses the monumental death of a stranded whale. Fiction by Ben Marcus, Ann Beattie, Deb Olin Unferth and David Szalay.
Poetry by Noelle Kocot, Maureen McLane, Ange Mlinko and Andrew Motion.
Photography by Helge Skodvin introduced by Audrey Niffenegger. 'Every way one turned the tundra was laid out like a green sea, sedgy and subtle and glinting with secret melt pools and waterways.' Kathleen Jamie