Andrea Abbott

Opinion
Andrea Abbott

No Lake for a Swan

Humans have kept birds captive for centuries, either in cages or through clipping their wings. But what gives us the right to deny a bird free flight?

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Andrea Abbott

Finding Flowers

In this time of unprecedented human-induced ecological destruction and with many of the world’s leaders apparently turning a blind eye, it might seem that only a super hero can save us. But that’s to underestimate what one or a few ordinary heroes can do to help restore ecological integrity.

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Travel and Leisure
Andrea Abbott

Literary ramblings

Literary connections add a cultural touch during a short rambling tour on the Isle of Wight and in parts of South Devon in England

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Andrea Abbott
Andrea Abbott

Persevering in a pandemic.

There can be few people on Earth who haven’t experienced at least some of the impacts of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Lives have been shattered, livelihoods lost, and economies wrecked. But amidst all the doom and gloom can be found inspiring stories of human resilience and creativity.

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Environment
Andrea Abbott

In Praise of Insects

The decline in insect populations throughout the world is a catastrophe we humans ignore at our peril. Far from being pests, insects carry the health of the planet on their tiny shoulders.

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