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Your weekly columnist: an endangered species?

Once upon a time there was news; compact and closely orchestrated by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Fake news was unheard of; just plain vanilla dispensed by the government.…

Endangered Species

Endangered species

The grizzly bears of the Northern Rockies are part of a population once numbering in the tens of thousands. Legal protection has prevented total extinction, yet the great bear remains…

Endangered Species

Endangered species

The Trump administration and a Republican-held Congress appear poised to unravel the nation’s bedrock environmental laws and programs, including the Endangered Species Act (ESA).The ESA is one of our most…

Saving Species? Or Killing Them?

Saving species? Or killing them?

Last year I read an Op-Ed in the New York Times entitled ‘Building an Ark for the Sociopocene’. No, I lied. It was entitled ‘Building an Ark for the Anthropocene‘.…

View Point: Our Endangered Wildlife

View Point: Our endangered wildlife

An AJK Wildlife Department game warden had a cute story (very scary for the characters involved) to tell a journalist recently of how men and leopards in that area react…

Indigenous wisdom

AS the world struggles with the increasingly severe effects of climate change and experiences rapid disruptions, we must prioritise the issue. The planet and our survival depend on it. It…

Looking homeward, dizzily

As the poet said: 'They are not long, the days of wine and roses'. Any extravagant retreat from the daily rigours of our lives, if we are at all able…