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A Bird Stuck in the Sky
I am primarily an ecological and conservation physiologist with a strong passion for wildlife and nature in general. So, one might rightly wonder what motivated me to write a monograph on the natural history of the common kestrel. This little cute bird of…
Are we alone in the Universe?
The short answer to this question is ‘no’. As a scientist, I have little doubt about this, which is odd, because so far we have absolutely no evidence for extraterrestrial life of any kind, anywhere. And this applies to past life as well as pr…
COVID-19 and the economics of information: uncomfortable lessons for sustainability?
COVID-19 has confirmed some long-understood yet long-ignored truths about the economics of information, and has also highlighted deeply disturbing fractures in today’s information ecology COVID-19 has delivered an extraordinary shock to humanity. Ad…