Monthly Archives: December 2010

Losing Touch with Nature

A recent article by Kevin Armitage at The Solutions Journal resonated with me on a number of points: http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/node/814 It looks at the problem of the modern Western child’s lack of contact with the natural world, and the consequences of … Continue reading

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HK’s Climate Change Strategy – a Response

The government is asking for responses to its consultation paper regarding climate change. I sent the following deposition :  I would like to respond to the Government’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda on behalf of the South Lantau Transition … Continue reading

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‘Jug, Jug’ to dirty ears.

During the last couple of months or so I’ve often heard a Collared Scops Owl making it’s soft call in the tree overhanging my flat. On one memorable occasion there were three of them calling from different places nearby. I’ve … Continue reading

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Permaculture Principles

The latest issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society ( http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/) attempts to sound a wake-up call to the world about climate change just as the latest round of talks opens in Cancun, Mexico. Due to the extremely slow, and low, level … Continue reading

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