That’s a bit wuff…

If we really want to go green, we eat all the dogs and ban their keeping. The average pet dog has an environmental footprint twice that of a heavy fuel-guzzling SUV from the 2000s, according to the book Time to Eat the Dog (Thames and Hudson, 2009). It’s a book that’s not new, but is new to me.

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Country bumpkins

Country Life magazine, this week…

“many Pacific islands know that they will soon be inundated”.

What total utter crap, and from a leading staff writer too. Who obviously has no clue about the latest research. A new multi-decadal study of over 700 Pacific islands has found that no islands with people on them are shrinking. The study of…

“709 islands, reveals that no atoll lost land area and that 88.6% of islands were either stable or increased in area, while only 11.4% contracted.”

The study was funded by the French National Research Agency and the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Oceans (MEEM).