Nature

Nature is Speaking – Reese Witherspoon is Home

I am home
I give you comfort, I shelter your family
See me for who I am, home sweet home
I am your refuge
I am the flora that supports you
The foundation that keeps you steady
The walls that give you shelter
The roof that protects you
I am your home
If you don’t take care of me, I …

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Nature is Speaking – Lee Pace is Mountain

Mountain “I am the Mountain I am nature’s oldest temple My glaciers and streams provide the water you drink My forests, your wood, your clean air From up here, I see how you’ve come to treat this world You used to recharge your body and soul in the calm of my forests You once climbed […]

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Nature is Speaking – Liam Neeson is Ice

Ice “I am Ice I move slowly I keep the world cool, well, I used to But humans keep warming this planet I tried to warn you I sent pieces of me thundering into the ocean You did nothing I raised sea levels You did nothing It has taken you decades to notice Perhaps I’m […]

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Nature is Speaking – Penelope Cruz is Water

Water “I am Water To humans I am simply just there I’m something they just take for granted But there is only so much of me and more and more of them every single day I start as rain in the mountains Flow to the rivers and streams and end up in the ocean Then […]

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Nature is Speaking – Joan Chen is Sky

Sky “Look up! There I am I am the Sky I’m a warm protective blanket wrapped around everyone on Earth I can bring clouds, rain and wind I can be an Ice storm, without me you would fry Every day I am the breath you take in Yet you are making me sick I am […]

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The Insanity Gene

Frogs are disappearing from the Sierra Nevada in California, from the Monteverde cloud forest reserve in Northern Costa Rica and from Australia. In Central Costa Rica the population of several endemic frogs crashed. Rare and specialised species are vanishing from populated and disturbed areas and from …

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People are not evil, just amoral

To be evil is to know right and wrong and to deliberately choose to do wrong, to wilfully cause pain, death and destruction. To be amoral is to be indifferent, to be unconcerned as to rightness or wrongness of anything. This causes one to act selfishly in a way that is totally uncaring of consequences. This is a …

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Biodiversity – Size Matters

Marine life, and ocean coral reefs in particular, are threatened by acidification, illegal fishing, legal overfishing, agricultural runoff, the spread of algae, excessive silt flowing in the seas and oceans caused by deforestation and dynamite fishing. In fact most of marine life will …

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The Age of Humans

Nobel Prize winning Dutch chemist, Paul Crutzen popularised the term ‘Anthropocene’ (The Age of Humans) that represent this human dominated geological epoch. His argument was based on the facts, 18 years ago, that human activity has has transformed between a third and a half of the land surface area of …

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The Sixth Mass Extinction

A study published nearly two years ago warned that “This current ‘biological annihilation’ underlines the seriousness for humanity of Earth’s ongoing sixth mass extinction”. This was a study by Gerardo Ceballos, Paul Ehrlich and Rodolfo Dirzo called ‘Biological annihilation via the ongoing …

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