every now and again, my scumbag brain drifts back to the maddening task of trying to wrap itself around belief systems – of how to make sense of the sense people make of the problems of the world… without falling back to the the extreme but seductive binary you’re-either-with-us-or-against-us positions that are always invoked i.e. 721 more words
Tags » Biodiversity Conservation
Today the world will celebrate the first ever World Wildlife Day. The 3rd of March was chosen by the United Nations General Assembly because it is the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which is an international treaty that aims to ensure global trade does not threaten the survival of listed species.
Last week I had an interesting Twitter conversation with a young woman from the western Great Lakes area, Christine Wickham. I knew from our previous exchanges that she’s highly interested in gray wolf conservation, and that she’s been pretty upset by the sanctioned wolf hunts in her home state of Michigan. 388 more words