I’m Dr Catherine Oliver, a geographer and lecturer based at Lancaster University. I currently teach Sociology of Climate Change at undergraduate and postgraduate level. I am a researcher and expert on veganism, animal histories, and urban studies.

My book Veganism, Archives, and Animals is out now in Hardback and eBook. It brings together theoretical and empirical insights to offer a historical and contemporary analysis of veganism and what a “multispecies” future might look like.

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From the blog:

Seabirds, Environmental Change, and Morecambe Bay

On the 18th January 2023, a long-awaited announcement was made by the UK government: Morecambe would be receiving £50 million for the Levelling Up fund to cover half the costs of the Eden Project North. The project seeks to “re-imagine Morecambe as a seaside resort for the 21st century” bringing their trademark domes to inspire,…

Transforming Paradise: More-than-human life in Birmingham’s regeneration.

Birmingham, 2022… …the city has been plastered in colour, shrink wrapped in bright festivities, and has a garish new mascot poised to pose with the one million visitors landing on the city for this summer’s Commonwealth Games. The city is unrecognisable, but it is not only because of these gaudy drippings to welcome athletes and…

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