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Eating Endangered Animals

‘The problem of the illegal trade in endangered species – such as the consumption of bushmeat (typically primates) in war-torn countries, sushi restaurants serving whale meat, and the sale of endangered species parts in markets all over the world – have been highlighted in recent years.’ .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cadbury's down river

Krafty by name and nature.…

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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

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Canada accused

Why is it that a country that has banned the use of asbestos is still happily producing it for export?.…

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The rising price of life

Will Sierra Leone see Uganda-style protests following an increase in fuel prices?.…

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Epiblog

Though I’ve signed off from a regular blog from the barge, there are a few loose ends to tie up.…

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Filipino journalists living the story

What do you do if your job is to write about a tragedy of which you are part? Iris Gonzales meets some of the journalists whose lives were turned upside down by tropical storm Sendong.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another year is possible

At my home we have seen in the New Year in our particular way. Agathering on one of the larger barges toasted the hour. The smallpugnacious bitch had been tranquilized against her terror of theexplosions that quickly followed on the island between the two pubs andthe lock.…

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Niña’s Ark

So El Niño’s cold sister, La Niña, has deflected the jetstream andsubmerged the Heart of England under foul water. When in distress, it’shandy to finger something five miles high or off the coast of Peru. .…

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Living on a vegetable patch

Reflecting on the times close to nature, times of fresh fruit, blue skies and inner calmness.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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