Browsing All posts tagged under »conservation«

Is it SAFE…….?

April 10, 2011

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……Now there’s a question. In the words of Lawrence Olivier as the exiled Nazi war criminal from the classic 1970’s film Marathon Man, it’s a question and now a new scientific acronym that today’s conservationists are also struggling with (minus the pliers). SAFE (Species Ability to Forestall Extinction) is the latest method that Australian researchers from the […]

The (not so) guilty pleasure of holidays

April 4, 2011

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I’d like to think I’m not an ‘over-the-shoulder-reader’ when I travel on the tube. I find it really irksome when other people do it to me and I often want to turn and say, “Have you quite finished, can I turn the page now?!” I always carry a book or pick up a free paper […]

On your bike – cinema comes to remote Ugandan villages

March 12, 2011

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This week I was mortified to see just how much my electric bill has gone up. It’s a utility I know I can’t live without, but it makes me so cross that certain companies are hiking up their prices even when they’ve earned a bumper profit in the recession. Electricity is something I think we […]