Tag Archive: environment

Elixirs Of Death: Lessons From The Grave


Silent Spring revolutionised international attitude to pesticides. But 50 years on, have we lost touch with Rachel Carson’s legacy, and what could the future bring?

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Review: Cowspiracy


Animal agriculture may be the most destructive force contributing to global climate change. But environmental organisations are being made to keep quiet, whilst activists have been murdered for speaking out. Those are the real facts.

Does money grow on trees? The debate continues


‘Natural Capital’ is populating the news, sparking moral debates, bringing conservationists to the edge of their seats: the choice to commodify something we have evolved with for centuries? Back in March I wrote this little… Continue reading

Review: Stories For Our Children – The World in 2050


With the world falling apart at the seams, inspiring the next generation to act is of upmost importance. Published by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in 2010, ‘Stories for our children: the… Continue reading

Western Australia to Cull Endangered Sharks


Shark attacks have caused deaths in 7 people over the last 3 years. In a bid to reduce the possibility of attack, the Western Australian (WA) government is proposing that the Shark Drum… Continue reading

The Future of Conservation?


With populations on the rise, issues such as habitat loss, invasive species, and overexploitation are following suit. As technology and research advance alongside, we are hopeful that solutions to just some of these… Continue reading

War VS Wildlife?


The revolutions of the Arab Spring, concerning developing nations in both North Africa and the Middle East, began in 2010 and are continuing through Syria today. Not disregarding the humanitarian concern in said… Continue reading

Greenwashing: Beware!


They come in many forms. Slogans, packaging and policies. Playing off your weakness and your fear for the environment, Greenwashers are using you. This sly form of advertisement ensures that you commit your… Continue reading

Illegal animal trade?


The CITES Convention 2013 is currently underway; the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand. Hot topics so far have included overfishing of sharks, elephants in… Continue reading