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About That £185 DHL Tee Craze

Ok, probably I’m the last one on this bandwagon but I’ve just read a hateful article about this and it’s still in my mind so I thought I’ll share my thoughts with you. 808 more words


Linking social theory to science for a more just conservation: the case of the ivory trade

Hello all!

As some of you may or may not know, my interests in the sciences (and outside of them) are a bit all over the place. 1,589 more words

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The Fetishization of Experience

Recently I attended a lecture of the great British literary critic and public intellectual, Terry Eagleton. The title of the talk was, “Why God for Christians Is Good for Nothing.” Meandering, caustic, peppered with spicy critique, I enjoyed it.  1,011 more words

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How my veganism impacted my conservation (pt 2)

I hope that I have at least successfully made the following thematic points in part 1:

(1) Successful tactics in furthering an ethical stance do not come from forcing another to conform to one’s own ethics. 368 more words

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Fact, fiction, and genre expectations

At the Words by the Water festival in Keswick last week, we were able to witness two versions of the same real events and thereby to compare them. 751 more words

How my veganism impacted my conservation (pt 1)

This may turn out to be a pretty disjointed post. I’ve been vegetarian since I was 11, vegan since 15 and as such I’ve spoken to many and changed my views on activism throughout the past 10 years. 1,051 more words

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Moral Dilemmas

For many naturalists, animals and “nature” (however we define it) has been a central interest or connection of theirs for much of their lives. Since I can remember (and arguably before according to home videos!), I loved animals and was fascinated with them. 314 more words

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