Lara Stevens interviewed on ABC Radio National

Bushfires near Plumwood Mountain, NSW in late 2019
Bushfires near Plumwood Mountain, NSW in late 2019 (Getty Images / Tracey Nearmy).

April 2021:

Dr Lara Stevens was interviewed on the ABC Radio National program The Philsopher's Zone.

What happens when we recognise non-human animals as sentient beings with rights? Why do women have a particular stake in environmental justice? What exactly do we mean when we talk about sustainability? Anyone looking for a way into these contemporary questions could start by exploring the work of Val Plumwood, the pioneering Australian eco-feminist thinker and activist who died in 2008. Her philosophical legacy is as important today as it ever was - perhaps even more so, as we struggle to deal with an ecological crisis that threatens the future of countless species, including our own.

Listen to the program here: