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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why wildlife needs a youth movement

Originally posted on the Green Alliance website. A few days ago I happened upon Some thoughts on the common toad, a little known essay by George Orwell. As toads slowly awake across the UK right now, Orwell’s celebration of the end of winter was a timely read. I know it’s not a toad, but it’s close enough, right? Typically, Orwell uses his subject as a diving board into the issue of politics. His critics, he says, see appreciation of nature […]