I'm posting this here as I am fed up of rewriting it on separate posts on conservation and other sites and so I can link back to it with ease where needed as I comment a lot on conservation and marine and cultural conservation issues (except pangolins).
I actually suggested the regulated sale of confiscated ivories (to fund ongoing conservation efforts, a DNA database and enhanced security of elephants and rhino and customs etc) before they decided to reprise Leakey's old
My Father's signet ring and a childhood discovery of an old, red stick of sealing wax in one of Granny's draws led to a fascination with sealing wax and the concept of seals.
In my early twenties I capitalised on my juvenile martial arts experience took a job working shifts as a security guard for one of Woolworths main Distribution Centre at Dorcan just outside Swindon.
One of our responsibilities was sitting in a hut and checking lorries into and out of the site, checki
I used to be a Database Manager for IDG Media (the World's largest IT publisher) in the mid 90's. I was a journalist and photojournalist working in Kenya and internationally from the mid-late '90s. I have an MA in International Journalism from London's City University and did my dissertation on reporting in Africa and the use of statistics. It was called "Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics".
I have been arguing this for many, many years and have screenshots of much of it. I p