Art Makes Children Powerful poster by Bob and Roberta Smith. From Hare to Hytner: Leading Cultural Figures look back on the experiences that inspired them as children and reflect on the dangers of marginalising the arts in schools
Humans kill 100 million sharks a year [while sharks kill maybe 10-15 humans]. Sharks are vitally important apex predators that have shaped marine life in the oceans for over 400 million years. They are essential to the health of the planet, and ultimately to the survival of humankind. Unless we'd like to swim in oceans loaded with jellyfish, maybe we oughta stop long-lining them, finning them and wearing their pretty teeth around our necks.