Tag Archives: environmentalism

We Were the World

It was 1985. Big hair, big ties and big budgets. Boomers were trading flower power for buying power, VW busses for BMWs, scruffy jeans for three piece suits. Then Africa happened. This is a story of changing times and shifting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist by Dr. Patrick Moore

Green Pioneer Takes On the Environmental Establishment Greenpeace co-founder Dr. Patrick Moore helped change the world, and now he wants to change it again through his highly enjoyable new book. Moore writes convincingly that the environmental movement has lost its … Continue reading

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Avatarred and Feathered: Mining Gets Titanic Smear Job

“I have malaria,” said one of the haggard figures that emerged from the dense tropical jungle. “I need medicine.” It was 1996. We gave him what we had. Our tiny plane had just landed on an impossibly small runway littered … Continue reading

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Environtology: Sacred Earth, Profane People

These days it is not uncommon for environmentalism to be described as a religion. Even without analysing such a statement, it rings true to many people. Why? Some might assume that because the environmental arena is fraught with emotion and … Continue reading

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