Category Archives: Marine Life and Extinction

In Support of Captain Paul Watson

We live in a strange world.  About a fortnight ago Captain Paul Watson, the leader of Sea Shepherd, was arrested in Germany for actions taken in Costa Rica that he states occurred ‘over a decade ago’.  The event in question … Continue reading

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Making a Local Event an Eco Event

I think it is fair to say that most impassioned environmentalists feel, justifiably, that climate change and other serious environmental issues should be on everyone’s lips and minds. Yet, a kind of lethargy seems to have permeated the green movement … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Turtles

Two recent news stories have caught my eye, both revolving around the same order of species*, showing the different and unpredictable ways our impact on the environment can affect vulnerable creatures.  The stories are about sea turtles, all seven species … Continue reading

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March for the Dolphins

A very brief blog to let you all know that tomorrow is 1st of September – the first day of dolphin slaughter season in Japan.  I shall be marching in London, from Leicester Square Station to the Japanese embassy, with … Continue reading

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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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Enough is Enough

Rather out of the ordinary for me today, I accosted two teenage boys for littering the streets of my home town.  Picking up their discarded plastics, I took them to them and pointed out they were only meters from a … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Shark Week’ on the Discovery Channel.  I don’t receive Discovery, but the feedback I have seen on social networking sites gives the impression that Rob Stewarts’ fearless masterpiece is not one of the films being shown.  Instead, sharks continue … Continue reading

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