Nature

Ecocide: no more lies, the truth please

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 Scientific discoveries decades old have yet to reach educational institutions and we continue to teach outdated and infantile notions.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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The Desertification of Malta

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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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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