Category: Long read essays

Nature’s New Year (2)

Part 2 of my long-read essay on thoughts about the new year: new years in general and this one in particular.

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Nature’s New Year (1)

At two minutes past ten in the morning, on Monday 21 December, the sun's solstice will occur. A traditional turning of the new year, and a welcome moment at which to turn thoughts towards 2021.

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Extinction – who cares?

To mark the publication on Monday of Framing Nature - conservation and culture, this long-read essay compiles edited excerpts on the subject of extinction and loss

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Vulture Awareness Day

To commemorate Vulture Awareness Day and to mark the launch later this month of my next book, I am starting a new occasional series of essays. This one focuses on the vulture crisis that began in India and now threatens entire populations of vultures across Asia, Africa and Europe.

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