Tag: Endangered Species
‘Let them eat cod’ as fish stocks rise
After years of restrictions, cod is now sustainable and can be eaten with a “clear conscience”. What lessons should we learn from this apparent environmental success story?
Bird extinctions to ‘lay waste the human heart’
A new book charts the 30,000-year relationship between humans and birds in stunning detail. Now many bird species face extinction. This, warns author Mark Cocker, would be tragic for humans too.
Congo’s gorilla haven threatened by war and oil
A gorilla sanctuary has been forced to close by war in the Congo, and is under threat from oil exploration. How does nature conservation co-exist with more disruptive human activities?
Anger as South Korea vows to bring back whaling
South Korea has revealed a plan to begin hunting whales. The proposals defy a worldwide ban, and the international community is furious. But is whaling really so unreasonable?