Category Archives: Biodiversity

People of the forest

25 orangutans will die today. Just like yesterday. And tomorrow. Palm oil deforestation is killing the last orangutans on our planet, and if we don’t act now, in just eight years there won’t be any left. Orangutans need trees to … Continue reading

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The Lorax, by Dr Seuss

With thanks to Dr Bob Rich, for reminding me That we need to speak up for the truffula trees

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Cabinetto reshuffle

I’m celebrating Towel Day (now just eight days away, froods!) early with an attempt at Deb Whittam’s ’42 Words’ challenge #5 (‘cabins’). I hope you like it! After The Fall we learned to live in harmony with nature. We harvested … Continue reading

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A haiku for Earth Day 2020

The future is bright As long as we do what’s right Don’t give up the fight I’m dedicating this haiku to Earth Day 2020 (22 April), the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate … Continue reading

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Ego or Eco?

Originally posted on INTO THE EREMOZOIC:
Thanks to the excellent blog ConservationBytes for sharing this eye-catching cartoon (original artist unknown)…. The simple graphic suggests that questioning our prejudices about our place in the biosphere might help us to interact with…

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Wake up! Your house is on fire!

Originally posted on Bobbing Around:
This is the message of Tim Flannery’s inspiring essay in The Conversation today. Anyone who denies the climate catastrophe, anyone who stands in the way of emergency action, is a mass murderer on a scale…

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Earth Overshoot Day 2020 – the guessing game

You heard it here first. Back in June 2013 I conducted a poll right here on Wibble, asking readers to guess when Earth Overshoot Day would happen. It looks like the folks at the Global Footprint Network have taken a … Continue reading

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Beyond Hope

via Beyond Hope A long article. But well worth reading. I couldn’t find a ‘reblog’ button — just follow the link above.

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The trouble with plastic waste

Originally posted on daryanenergyblog:
Figure 1: The great Pacific Garbage patch [Phys.org, 2018] With large garbage patches of plastic growing in the oceans, the ecological impact of our oil addiction is now a major crisis. And it’s also starting to…

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Unwinding the Human Predicament

From here, reproduced with permission from the author Jack Alpert of the Stanford Knowledge Integration Laboratory, with a hat tip to Damn the Matrix for pointing me in this direction: Note: this is an unfinished work, comments welcome alpert (at) … Continue reading

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