I’ve been really busy for the last few weeks and so haven’t had time to update my blog, but I thought I’d post this link because it leads to one small practical way that we can do something about the … Continued
Muzzle of a humpback whale that sidled up to the boat I was on in the Stellwagon Banks off the coast of Boston, 1991. Three whales spent about two hours lounging around the boat, one of them lifting her snout … Continued
This article spells out exactly what I have been strongly feeling these last few years, especially with all the recent mad weather around the world and the accumulated news of such things as the melting of the Arctic icecap, the … Continued
Flowering dogwood getting ready for winter This is what it takes to get people’s attention: virtual total destruction of your habitat… Over 80% of the forest that covered almost the entire archipelago of the Philippines has been decimated. I remember … Continued
This will not make world headlines and most likely will not trigger most people around the world into a mass hysteria, but when I read the news in the Independant yesterday about the massive drop in sea bird populations in the North Sea, I couldn’t help but feel a great chill sweep through me akin to the shock I felt when first hearing the news of the New York tragedy.
Kurt Vonnegut writes a chilling evaluation of the direction we are heading in as a species. The last line had my hair standing on end. (Thanks, Robert Brady) Lately the advertisements for the movie “The Day After Tomorrow” has hit … Continued