Monthly Archives: May 2015

Underwater conversations: Why I wish we could have them.

We are not at one with the oceans The majority of humans now live in cities. Some are the great cities, rich in history, filled with modern delights; others are less great cities, cities that never were much to talk about or cities that long ago lost their vitality. But all cities provide a layer … Continue reading »

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Chickens, bees and agribusiness – the need to put the chemical genie back in the bottle.

Let’s start with the chickens I’ve been reading a collection of essays by George Monbiot – Bring on the Apocalypse. Mostly from the early 2000s. His essays paint a brutal world in which the rich and powerful get their way with government as their hand servant. They make me angry, depressed, and unable to believe … Continue reading »

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