Unlike politicians Greta Thunberg walks the walk on climate change

Greta Thunberg

“Don’t talk the talk unless you can walk the walk” is the well-used phrase. For the sake of clarity is means that people should do what they say they are going to do and not just talk about it. And I have immense admiration for …

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Texas: a battleground between developers and conservationists over the golden-cheeked warbler

Golden-cheeked warbler

Housing estate developers are in competition with conservationists and at the centre of this battle in the state of Texas, USA is the golden-cheeked warbler. This is a paradigm case of the constant friction between conservationists and commercial enterprises. Commerce wants to destroy habitat, to …

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Protecting Congo’s mountain gorillas has cost the lives of 180 park rangers

Virunga NP gorilla and ranger

Recently it’s been reported that five park rangers and a driver have been ambushed and killed while they were protecting endangered mountain gorillas in Africa’s oldest national park, Virunga National Park. This is a world heritage site in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The conservation …

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Classic story of wildlife conservation versus destruction of habitat for commercial reasons in Australia

Golden-shouldered parrot under threat from Mr Harris's plans

NEWS AND COMMENT: This story from Australia highlights the battle between the conservation of native wild species on that continent and commerce which often wants to destroy the habitat of the species in order to commercialise property which in this instance is 2,000 ha of …

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