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Public unable to accurately gauge environmental degradation, say scientists


17th April, 2009

Experts have identified something called ‘shifting baseline syndrome’. No, not a symptom of excessive alcohol intake, but rather the theory that people’s perception of the environment is based on what they can see with their own eyes today, not what things were like in the past. more...

The myth of apathy

Renée Lertzman

19th June, 2008

Don’t pronounce too harshly upon those who seem not to care about the environment, advises Renée Lertzman. They may only be paralysed by the size of the problem more...

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