A Warming Argument (long read)

Forward: The original idea for this 70 minutes of narrative had been floating around since November 2019. Reading about the shortcomings of the 'Paris' agreement on Greenhouse emissions and yet again witnessing much politics being played out by those Nations led by Conservative right wing Governments, really had my 'Greenie' blood boiling. Yet again, the … Continue reading A Warming Argument (long read)

Part 3: The 20%, Paradise

80% of all Crows in existence are urban dwellers. It is a standard statistic all over the World. The top of the Urban Scavenger tree is their only true place. For human researchers such as my amateur self, great mystery and intrigue surrounds their organisational abilities. Still, there are many unanswered questions. Some suggest Crows … Continue reading Part 3: The 20%, Paradise

Ecology Intermission 1

..a Cautionary Tale or two........... (Ecology: How living things relate to each other and their environment) Previously in Lust and Invasion, the importation of Crows from another Country for pest control purposes realised an explosion of Crows through to the Malaysian Peninsular interior where Crows had never existed. Disastrous consequences for the local ecology from … Continue reading Ecology Intermission 1

Part 2. Lust and Invasion

(just about all facts from Monash Uni Malaysia 2016 Study: Alien origins of the Common House Crow) Great research and clearly written. Crows are the Creme de la Creme of feathered Scavengers. In this case - Corvus splendens, the Asian House Crow. Everyone else on the Scavenger tree in the urban environment will never match … Continue reading Part 2. Lust and Invasion