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Bobbing Around Volume 20 Number 1

Who said annoyances have to be annoying? Dr Bob Rich The health of soil, plants, animal, people, and the environment is one indivisible. Professor Rattan Lal, winner of the World Food Prize Bobbing Around Volume Twenty, Number One, July, 2020 … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 12

Attention is a searchlight: it shapes your current reality. It is also a fertiliser: it shapes your future reality. Dr Bob Rich Bobbing Around Volume Nineteen, Number Twelve, June, 2020 Bob Rich’s rave bobswriting.com    anxietyanddepression-help.com/    mudsmith.net/    previous issues *About Bobbing … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 11

Since the mid-20th century, humans have increasingly — although largely unintentionally — threatened significant harm to themselves and to the planet, prioritising economic and population growth but largely ignoring its social, political and environmental consequences. John Hewson, a former leader … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 10

More than 5,000 people have succumbed to coronavirus yet, according to the World Health Organization, air pollution alone — just one aspect of our central planetary crisis — kills seven million people every year. Owen Jones Fighting reality only makes … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 9

The [climate] crisis is not imminent. The crisis is here. George Monbiot [East] Antarctica is melting. Everywhere I looked, there was water rushing off the ice sheet, carving long ravines deep into the ice sheet, or pooling into supraglacial lakes. … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 8

Failing to adequately plan for the known threat of climate change in a country like Australia should now be considered to be an act of treason. Joëlle Gergis, lead author on the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 7

Anyone who denies the climate catastrophe, anyone who stands in the way of emergency action, is a mass murderer on a scale never before seen, as in billions. The planet would cease to support life without the services insects provide. … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 6

The primary end of personal possessions is to relieve hunger, thirst, and nakedness, and if more than sufficient remains it should be transmitted into good works. Galen Habitat loss, pesticide use, invasive species, and climate change all have likely played … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 5

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. Confucius (and all other mature spirits). This (dead baby) turtle, which would fit in the palm of your hand, had eaten 104 pieces of plastic. South Florida … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 19 Number 4

Making a difference is far more important than making a fortune. Bird populations in North America have declined by nearly one-third in 48 years. Bobbing Around Volume Nineteen, Number Four, October, 2019 Bob Rich’s rave bobswriting.com    anxietyanddepression-help.com/    mudsmith.net/    previous issues … Continue reading

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