There is nothing nicer than having a friendly ball of fluff happy to greet you when you arrive home, especially if you live alone. They can be a best friend and a great companion. They're our pets! Don't get me wrong I love my pets and growing up have always had them. Domestication of dogs … Continue reading Domestication of cats and dogs
Most people like to be fashionable, or at least have a sense of what type of clothing they like to wear. The fashion industry drives the believe that you must have the latest trends that fly in and out of season monthly or even weekly. Perhaps what you didn't know is by following fashion trends … Continue reading Fashion
Accessibility and Easy access! This is what draws us all to supermarkets, accessibility and easy access. If you want tropical fruit, but you live in England, no problem. If you hate cooking, there's plenty of ready to eat meals waiting for you. If you aren't really interested in the process behind how your meat gets … Continue reading Supermarkets
I don't even want to imagine a world without ecosystem services! Although our continual neglect to see the value in some of these services may just be our biggest mistake yet! Ecosytem services are naturally occurring processes that the environment provides, which we then use as much needed resources such as clean air, water, food and materials. … Continue reading Neglecting Ecosystem Services
Imagine a world where plagues and diseases were not uncommon. Thanks to vaccines and advances in medicine there isn't a whole lot out there that kills us anymore. Other than cardiovascular diseases which can sometimes be prevented with behavioural changes such as a healthy diet, physical activity and quitting tobacco use and other harmful substances … Continue reading Medical advances
Cows! Yes I know what you're thinking, what the heck? How can cows be one of humanity's mistakes ? Surely whatever a cow does is fault of the cow. Well perhaps not. Cows, although they are quite cute (some may not think so but I certainly do), they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed. … Continue reading Cows!
A little like Moana, in the new Disney movie, the ocean "calls me!". I mean how can it not? It's filled with fascinating unknowns! However it's this unfortunate fascination which draws most of us to it, and in turn lead us to dominate and claim it as ours. Sadly humans are the cause of many … Continue reading Destroying the Ocean