Tag Archives: Jane Goodall

Untamed, The Wild Life of Jane Goodall – Book Recommendation

As regular readers of my blog know, one of my passions is the conservation of our planet and all its species, and today’s post returns to that theme. There is only one of my childhood heroes that followed me into … Continue reading

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EARTH DAY, 2015 on Miss Marple’s Musings – How will you celebrate?

Earth Day’s 45th anniversary could be the most exciting year in environmental history. The year in which economic growth and sustainability join hands. It’s our turn to lead. So our world leaders can follow by example. I have very excited … Continue reading

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Some Zoo Appreciation

In his novel LIFE OF PI, as one commenter reminded me last week, Yann Martel gives a fantastic defense of zoos. Modern zoos attempt to meet animals’ needs much more humanely than was done before, but I still have some grave … Continue reading

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