Here There Everywhere

I’ve always considered myself to be an environmentalist in the broadest sense of the term.  Reduce, reuse, and recycle were drummed into me at a young age.  I also attended a Canadian university with a very liberal and ‘hippy’ community where this view was nurtured.  Respecting and caring for the environment is something I’d say most Canadians value.

Yet Canada like many western countries is one of the top consumers of the world’s resources.  Our carbon footprint is large and in charge. What was our past like though and what was man’s impact like on long gone species?

Extinction Exhibit

Currently the Natural History Museum is running ‘Extinction: Not the End of the World?’ with the hopes to go beyond the dodos and the dinosaurs to explore the crucial role extinction can play in the evolution of life. While extinction is the main theme, modern conservation efforts go hand in hand and…

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