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Hug the Earth, Kill the Humans

In reaction to the March 29 maritime deaths of four seal hunters, Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society chief, declared the deaths of seals a "greater tragedy."

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Girl Fish, Boy Fish, It Fish

I have a friend in Quebec who wrote to Canadas top environmental guru, David Suzuki, asking him to consider how the moral environment impacts on the material environment, a point that is missing from Suzukis voluminous statements about the environment.

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Is environmentalism the new religion?

In his new book Apollos Arrow, ambitiously subtitled The Science of Prediction and the Future of Everything, Vancouver-based author and mathematician David Orrell set out to explain why the mathematical models scientists use to predict the weather, the climate and the economy are not getting any better, just more refined in their uncertainty.

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Eating our Friends

The consensus among the monotheistic religions has been that animals exist for our purposes and that we are entitled to use them, domesticate them and eat them, subject only to God's inscrutable dietary laws.

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The Environment

Truth? I am an avid indoorsman, a man who finds it difficult to get all misty about the great outdoors. That's where the snakes live.

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