Just Stop

“You treat the world as you treat each other.” – The Day the Earth Stood Still I recently watched the remake of the ’50s movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and was struck by the comment quoted above … and how accurate it was – as the pictures above clearly illustrate. I wonder what’s […]

Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary a Paper Tiger?

The Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary was established in 1994 by the International Whaling Commission, with 23 countries supporting it and Japan opposing it. It covers 50 million square kilometres of ocean surrounding Antarctica. I remember throughout the 1980s writing letters to environment ministers diligently pushing for the sanctuary. But is it a ‘paper tiger’? On […]