Author: Martin Pedersen

Biodiversity: Will There be Positive Change This Time?

I came across an article by Richard Black, environment correspondent for the BBC, called Solving Nature Loss: Child’s Play?  This article introduced me to the UN Convention of Biological Diversity meetings currently taking place in Nagoya, Japan.  I was intrigued by the delegates references to making real changes for the sake of future generations.  This is of course the right reason for making… Read more →

Euphoria, Despair, and Fairies

I don’t think the best of Hollywood could capture the range of emotions we experienced.  There was shock, confusion, pain, delight, more pain, excitement and then outright euphoria.  What triggered such a dramatic response?  This scene was the result of a 5 year old losing her first baby tooth.  I was about to read the kids a story when I… Read more →