While reading Libby Lester’s Media and Environment as research for an essay, I came across a section where she writes about another author’s work which I found very interesting. Published back in 1972, Anthony Down’s book is called Up and Down With Ecology – The Issue Attention Cycle. He theorized that any ecological issue goes through a … Continue reading
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The Great Disruption – a Kind of Review
I’ve just finished reading The Great Disruption by Paul Gilding. I finished it in half a week, not being able to do much else until I’d absorbed every page. It was fantastic. Kind of like a slap in the face, a call to arms and a breath of fresh air all at once. Okay, now … Continue reading
Pandas – precious cutie or evolutionary dead-end?
I want to discuss with you today the plight of the panda. Aren’t they adorable? It’s no wonder Giant Pandas are one of the most loved species in the whole animal kingdom. Because they’re so popular they’re often used as what’s called a ‘flagship species’ – an endangered species that is well known and well … Continue reading