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Silent spring: the obligation to endure

Silent spring: the obligation to endure – excerpt from book ‘Silent Spring’ Rachel Carson The history of life on earth has been a history of interaction between living things and their surroundings. To a large extent, the physical form and the habits of the earth’s vegetation and its animal life have been molded by the […]

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State of Montana Slaughters More Yellowstone Bison

State of Montana Slaughters More Yellowstone Bison Montana is at it again. As this issue went to press, the Montana Department of Livestock had rounded up and sent to slaughter 15 buffalo that wandered outside Yellowstone Park in search of food. The excuse for the killing: The animals tested positive for brucellosis, a disease that […]

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Battle For A Wild Garden

Battle For A Wild Garden – South Africa The good guys are finally winning in a floral wonderland in South Africa High in the craggy mountains of South Africa’s Cape at the southern tip of the continent, a helicopter disgorges a uniformed task force deployed to repel an alien invasion. Men and women duck the […]