Category Archives: New Zealand

Wildlife populations reduced by 58%

The news this week: the Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London reports that “global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970.” Worse, if current trends continue, by 2020, vertebrate species may decline by two-thirds. The report … Continue reading

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Gentle Nature

New Zealand has been in my thoughts lately. I’ve been working on a collection of essays about the thought-provoking weeks I spent in that island country last spring. I had just finished a draft of an essay entitled “Gentle Nature” … Continue reading

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