Another Escape – Volume 12: The Water Volume
Another Escape is an outdoor lifestyle, creative culture and sustainable living publication that explores the stories of passionate people, alluring landscapes and intriguing ideas. We cover a disparate selection of subject matter all deep-rooted in exploration, creativity, innovation and discovery, and aim to be a a source of inspiration for those who seek an active and considered lifestyle by encouraging an optimistic, forward-thinking and responsible mindset.
The Water Volume shares in the lives of those deeply connected to water. It uncovers the restorative power of diving in, and it slips into worlds beneath the waves. It explores how experiences in water can inspire creative practice, and it ruminates on the pressures felt by aquatic species and the deep blue. It encourages us to think holistically about the health of our rivers, lakes and oceans and that of ourselves, and it champions those making a stand so that we may also feel inspired to become guardians of our planet’s watery places.
This volume includes
Diving into the cold, curative waters of mountain lakes • Exploring the impacts of positive ocean experience • Inspiring a curiosity for marine species and ocean stewardship through creative practice • Wild coastlines and coastal communities • Discovering nature’s bounty in the intertidal zone • Weaving willow with one of the last fishermen still making traditional lobster pots • Discussing our connection to the planet’s watery places and how it has framed human history • Championing the people racing to save sensitive marine ecosystems • Uncovering lives shaped by water •
The Water Volume explores our human connection to water. It dives into underwater worlds and experiences impactful encounters with marine life; it uncovers a yearning for cold, curative waters to provide balance, clarity and space for creativity; and it learns how artistic media can encourage meaningful discussion on ocean conservation. It questions whether we are losing sight of the importance of our planet’s rivers and oceans and our connection with them, and it stresses the need to act now if we are to save sensitive marine ecosystems. It celebrates those giving a voice to the world’s watery places and how positive ocean experience can foster a powerful generation of ocean guardians.