Players, not spectators, in life’s beautiful game

So significant is the global impact of human activity on Earth that the current geological epoch (the Anthropocene) is named after us. What happens next depends on how quickly we recognize our mistakes, and how urgently we act to remedy the damage. Continue reading Players, not spectators, in life’s beautiful game

Immutable Australia – until ecological vandals got hold of it

Noah’s Ark is the legend of a catastrophe. The impact of the great flood apart, the only species to make it into postdiluvian times were those floating on a wooden raft in an endless sea. Australia was one such raft. Continue reading Immutable Australia – until ecological vandals got hold of it