Category Archives: Land Life and Extinction

Forsake Plastic, Clean Beaches

Continuing my line of posts on personal positive changes, here’s a very simple thing you can do for the environment.  Stop using plastic bags.  Where carbon chokes our atmosphere, plastic chokes the planet – including the great oceans, which we … Continue reading

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Burning Ivory for Cultural Differences

In The Sixth Exinction, Richard Leakey writes about the day Daniel arap Moi, Kenya’s head of state in 1989, put a torch to $3 million worth of ivory.  As director of the Wildlife Conservation Department, Leaky had been faced with … Continue reading

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The Power of Children

Born Free announced on Facebook yesterday that Paws n Claws are running a writing competition for 5-11 years old to write about wild animals.  The profits from the book that will be published with the winning stories will go to Born Free … Continue reading

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Awesome Biodiversity vs Terrific Extinction Rates

WWF UK announced the beginning of a competition today whilst also introducing us to some amazing, lesser known forms of wildlife with the use of some fantastic photographs.  They’ve posted something about 1,000 new species that have been discovered in … Continue reading

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