Hussh | In the shadow of deforestation, the Indigenous fight for Amazon and climate stability

In the shadow of deforestation, the Indigenous fight for Amazon and climate stability

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesIn the shadow of deforestation, the Indigenous fight for Amazon and climate stabilityJanuary 18, 2024In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, Indigenous leaders are engaged in a crucial battle—not only for the preservation of their ancestral lands but also for the stability of the global climate.This struggle unfolds against the backdrop of alarming statistics: over 9 million …

Hussh | Hope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytelling

Hope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytelling

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesHope in the climate crisis: The transformative power of positive storytellingJanuary 5, 2024In recent years, two opposing camps have emerged: the “doomers” and the “deniers”.Doomers typically weave a narrative of impending planetary extinction unless immediate action is taken. They use apocalyptic imagery and alarming predictions to paint a dystopian future. While often rooted in scientific evidence, this …

Hussh | No-one else was in the room where it happens — Pacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28's historic climate deal

Pacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28’s historic climate deal

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesPacific Island Nations excluded from final pass of Cop28’s historic climate dealDecember 19, 2023In the wake of the much-publicised Cop28 climate summit, an air of triumphant progress seemed to permeate the media coverage.The United Arab Emirates, hosting this pivotal event, hailed the final agreement as a historic turning point; a paradigm shift in the battle against climate …

Hussh | The eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wilderness

The eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wilderness

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesThe eyes of Yellowstone, an enduring legacy in a warming wildernessDecember 19, 2023Situated in Canyon Village near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone National Park, Steven Fuller holds a unique position. Known as the “winterkeeper,” he oversees the maintenance of this critical area through the bustling summer months and the solitude of winter.During these long, cold months, …

Hussh | Uncovering the UK's murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate change

Uncovering Britain’s murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate change

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesUncovering Britain’s murky colonial past reveals the true extent of its role in climate changeDecember 12, 2023In the intricate and often contentious dialogue on climate change, a new dimension has emerged around the historical responsibility of nations and empires that once dominated the world.The United Kingdom, long regarded as a significant yet smaller contributor to the warming …

Hussh | Review | Utama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truths

Utama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truths

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesUtama: A cinematic journey into the Andean plateau reveals stark climate truthsDecember 1, 2023ReviewSet against the backdrop of Bolivia’s Andean plateau, Utama masterfully captures the profound impacts of climate change on indigenous communities, weaving a narrative of resilience, tradition, and looming cultural loss.Utama, Hussh Critic’s Pick Written & Directed by Alejandro Loayza Grisi Drama | Not Rated …

Hussh | Navigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28

Navigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesNavigating the petrostate paradox at Cop28November 24, 2023As the world teeters on the brink of a climate emergency, the simplicity of its cause belies the complexity of its solution.The heart of the matter still seems pretty clear to me: a significant proportion of existing fossil fuel reserves must remain untapped to avert a global catastrophe. Not too …

Hussh | From fast to forward-thinking - Fashion's pivotal shift towards sustainability

From fast to forward-thinking: Fashion’s pivotal shift towards sustainability

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesFrom fast to forward-thinking: Fashion’s pivotal shift towards sustainabilityNovember 2, 2023We’re living in a time where clothing production has surged to unprecedented levels—and it has no sign of slowing.Whether we’re frugal consumers, closet shopaholics, or avid lovers of a sale, to some degree we are all contributors to the turbulent world of fashion. What’s regularly under-reported however, …

Hussh | Review | The Territory, National Geographic

The Territory: A resounding ode to Indigenous fortitude amidst rampant exploitation in the Amazon

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesThe Territory: A resounding ode to Indigenous fortitude amidst rampant exploitation in the AmazonNovember 1, 2023ReviewA poignant magnification of the resilience and resistance amidst the daunting challenges of Amazonian deforestation and societal upheavals.The Territory, Hussh Critic’s Pick Directed by Alex Pritz Documentary | PG | 1h 23mIn the cascading narratives of global climate crises, stories of Indigenous …

Decolonising climate change: A quest for environmental justice and equity

Climate// Hidden Stories SeriesDecolonising climate change: A quest for environmental justice and equityOctober 30, 2023Without trying to be crass, climate is a hot topic right now. Yet in our haste to alert our slumbering world to the realities the crisis is creating on a daily basis, we seem to still be overlooking the intricate tapestry that ties environmental degradation to …