My latests musings on 29 August, 2015

Here are my recent musings on patterns and connections In Nature.

This series of blog postings contains the most recent  Internet articles that interest me. They are sources for my musings and my research which I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.

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What kind of person trophy hunts??? An interesting article about the kind of person who kills animals for their own pleasure and ego satisfaction.

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A great video from “Sustainable Human”. “The Challenge” questions our fundamental drive as a species. Is it to acquire material possessions for ourselves or to work together to explore inner and outer space?

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The human super predator revealed. Hunters and fishers dominate exploitation of the world’s prey

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Scientists say that we are super good at killing stuff.

Humans don’t really need another reason to feel like the greatest species on Earth, so far removed from Nature that we can basically do whatever we want with it. Scientists in British Columbia have officially dubbed us “super predators.”

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The Deceit of Yes/No Conservation

If you care about a healthy planet, conservation and environmental groups should stop selling environmental choices as simple, and concerned citizens should expand their understanding of global markets and dynamics to understand what’s truly at stake.

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27 Images That Prove That We Are In Danger

 

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DIRT! The Movie takes you inside the wonders of the soil. It tells the story of Earth’s most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility–from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation.

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From Trophy Hunting to Species Extinction.   A mounted head or showing off your wealth is apparently more valuable than a species threatened with extinction.

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Setting Aside Half The Earth For ‘Rewilding’: The Ethical Dimension.

The famous biologist and naturalist, E.O.Wilson, would do this by establishing huge biodiversity parks to protect, restore and connect habitats at a continental scale. Local people would be integrated into these parks as environmental educators, managers and rangers – a model drawn from existing large-scale conservation projects.

 

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My name is Bill Graham. As a Marine Biologist who has worked in the US and Mexico for 30 years, I am a student of Nature, a teacher, a researcher, and a nature photographer. Through my work, I have acquired an ever growing passion for how everything in Nature is connected. Today, I travel extensively contemplating about, writing about, and photographing Nature’s connections. I also work with conservation projects in the USA and Mexico and mentor talented youth.

2 Responses to “My latests musings on 29 August, 2015”

  1. James Pearl says:

    I appreciate your bringing to conscious awareness the connection between natural patterns and human survival.
    Would you kindly write on the subject of the necessity of
    Symbiosis for growth and survival. This would be a symbiotic interaction for vegetative, animal, and human.

    Thank you,

    • Hi James:

      Thank you for your comment. Your suggested topic will be of interest to many of my readers. Our forum is an open dialog where we share each other’s ideas. I invite you to submit your thoughts as a guest blogger which I will be happy to publish in the main blog section.

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