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Chilean Wildfires Ravage Rare Species

Chilean Wildfires Ravage Rare Species
Huge firestorms raging across parts of drought-stricken southern Chile have “wiped out” hundreds of rare plant species and threatened wildlife as well, according to environmental advocates.

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Nature Conservation

Earth Hour 2015 Official Video - YouTube

Earth Hour 2015 is about getting the crowd to use #YourPower to change climate change. Take action and go beyond the hour at https://www.earthhour.org.

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Nature Conservation

Are we in a new geological era or are we just a bit egocentric?

In May 2011, the headline of one issue of the Economist was “Welcome to the Anthropocene.” For the non-geologists amongst us, this translates to “Welcome to the age of man.” You may already feel like you are in the age of man and in no need of a welcome. 907 more words

How to change global consumption patterns

We may value an object we own for multiple reasons:

  • Its utility (it serves an important function)
  • Its price (we sacrificed a lot to have it)
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It costs 2€ to be more environmentally friendly – and you will get them back after you finish your drink!

It’s summer, 35⁰C, just after 10am… The temperature in my tent is becoming unbearable so I finally get out onto the Trencin airport runway. It’s the morning of the last day of my favourite summer festival. 624 more words

Lost Animals--Garry Rogers Goodreads Comment

Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record by Errol Fuller

Garry Rogers rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book was hard to read. As you pass from one tragedy to the next, you gather sadness like a rolling ball gathers snow.

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Human Impact

Anthropogenic Global Warming ...

I was sitting out on my roof this morning eating my breakfast of a four egg bacon cheese omelet and strong full caff espresso roast coffee and thinking about the day. 1,078 more words