Following my thoughts on Ecocide. We can all do our bit! Thanks Opher!
There is a world-wide massive decline in all types of animals and plants. As man’s numbers explode the natural environment is being decimated. The loss of habitat, bush-meat, deforestation, road-kill, pollution and pesticides has taken its toll globally.
There is also a decline in our own wild-life. Birds that used to be common are becoming scarce. Animals that used to be a regular sight are not becoming extinct. The hedge-hog, barn owl, hare, slow-worm and dormouse are just a small number of those at risk.
Insects and other invertebrates have declined by a staggering 56%. These are the food for many of our birds and mammals.
They too are subject to the same problems as the larger animals abroad.
- All too often the first instinct of anyone finding an insect, snake or rodent is to kill it.
- Hedges, trees and areas of natural vegetation are being scrubbed up for industrial farming…
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