Fishing communities are now "based on razor-blade economics and driven by factors and rules that continually flow from city offices"
The weather forecast determines my life these days.
This wind has been consistent in its strength since before Christmas, I got
several big landings of line-caught squid then, and since then, a couple of
days trying to catch mackerel, but that’s it.
Once upon a time, well actually, three years ago, Tesco promised
to help protect our oceans. Just like a knight in shining armour arriving to
save the day, they suddenly switched and made the boldest public promise of all
the tuna brands to clean up their tins just before we launched a tuna league
table in which they were last.
Orangutans at a feeding station run by Orangutan Foundation International
Who would think that when you are trying to
get rid off your dandruff you could be eliminating the orangutans and tigers
too? When I look at these images of forest destruction and biodiversity I’m
once again reminded that even your shampoo could harbor a dirty secret.
Funny how environmental issues can
rocket to the top of the news agenda when UK property prices might be affected.
Sorry, that probably came across as slightly cynical, but that’s been the
pervading atmosphere in the flooding stories for most of the last month.