Nature

Biodiversity Emergency – Planet Earth is Broken

Biodiversity emergency. This is a moment of truth for people and planet alike. COVID and climate have brought us to a threshold. We cannot go back to the old normal of inequality, injustice and heedless dominion over the Earth.

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Climate Action Now on Pollution – Planet Earth is Broken

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declares that we must take climate action now at his address at Columbia University on the “The State of the Planet” on the 2nd December 2020. CLIMATE ACTION – “Every individual must also do their part — as consumers, as producers, as investors. Technology is on our side. Sound economic […]

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Planet Earth is Broken, Natural World Collapsing

“We are facing a devastating pandemic, new heights of global heating, new lows of ecological degradation and new setbacks in our work towards global goals for more equitable, inclusive and sustainable development.
To put it simply, the state of planet Earth is broken.”

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Meat Eating is Driving the Extinction of Life on Earth

Crops that would otherwise feed billions of people are fed to industrially reared animals that we then consume as meat or for their skin or fur. Every day wild habitats are being converted to make way for more industrial agriculture to feed livestock to satisfy our carnivorous appetite, but not only.

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Natural Environment Promotes Wellbeing & Good Health

A growing body of research of over one thousand studies points to the beneficial effects that a pristine natural environment has on human health and quality of life. Being in nature is just so good for us. When we enter nature we should go quietly, with humility and respect, understanding that we have everything to learn and little, if anything at all, to teach.

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Truth, the First Casualty of Ecocide on Earth

We say we love for our children while we destroy their future. We continue to lie to the younger generations, hiding from them the truth about the fatal consequences of our actions. Scientific discoveries decades old have yet to reach educational institutions and we continue to teach outdated and infantile notions.

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Coronavirus: yet another warning from nature

It is said that this coronavirus originated from the wet markets in Wuhan, China. Wet markets sell meats and fish and fresh produce as opposed to dry markets that would sell household goods and supplies. In China wet markets also cut up wildlife and this is sold for food and for dubious medicinal purposes.

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Desertification of Malta – We Can Still Turn It Around

It struck me suddenly as I was walking in the scorching sun along a dusty, plastic littered pavement. The only non-human life around was a row of orphaned bushes in a centre strip. Nowhere to hide from the scorching heat. Malta’s environment is in the process of desertification, becoming like …

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Home – Nature is Speaking – Reese Witherspoon

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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Mountains – Nature is Speaking – Lee Pace

Mountains often serve as geographic features that define natural borders of countries. Their height can influence weather patterns, stalling storms that roll off the oceans and squeezing water from the clouds. The other side is often much drier.

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