Sir John Betjeman . Poet Laureate 1972 - 1984. Conservation campaigner. Credited with saving the Midland Grand Hotel (now St Pancras Chambers) and the station at St Pancras from demolition and helping to achieve their Grade I listed status. This campaign in the 1960s is often given as the beginning of the conservation movement. He also helped save the Queen's Tower at Imperial College and Holy Trinity near Sloane Square. Cont
The Ocean is a Garbage Can ... Verrier's eye-catching rendering depicts objects bobbing in an ocean. The graphic correlates depth to the number collected since the first Coastal Cleanup day in 1986. In an instant, it's easy to see how difficult it is for marine life to survive in that much detritus.
“Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” -- Chinese Proverb – on Dragoon Mountain image, Arizona, taken by Florence McGinn -- Nature creates a connected world, and to FIGHT TO SAVE THE WORLD’S LARGEST PRIMATE, the world’s leading conservation organizations are not standing still. They have united to save the endangered, eastern lowland gorilla -- https://www.examiner.com/article/fight-to-save-world-s-largest-primate