People and their Animals – Yann Arthus Bertrand

One of the more interesting bodies of work by Yann Arthus Bertrand is his series of portraits of people and their animals. Although he is best known for his aerial photography, his people/animal portraits are more humanistic and more engaging. Bertrand has become involved in environmental issues in many ways and with a number of …

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Nature is Invited to the Royal Wedding

For the first time ever, 20 foot trees from the Royal Estate were, at the request of the Royal couple, brought inside Westminster Abbey to line the ceremonial passage – particularly appropriate in this International Year of the Forests. The importance of Nature also made it into the Bishop’s address. There is maybe nothing that …

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Stanley Meltzoff And The Value Of Artistic Illustration

Last week was not a good week for conservation minded people.  Japan (consumer of some 80% of the endangered tuna caught) led the charge to stop a CITES listing for the endangered Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna. It now seems probable that this species will become extinct.  But meantime, it will continue to be served …

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