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Marc De Verteuil

Monday, October 7, 2013
Early childhood memory: a bottle of peanut butter slips from my hands, hits the floor and the glass shatters into a thousand pieces.
Monday, September 30, 2013
It’s Monday: don’t-eat-anything-with-a-face-day. Have you ever heard of “Meatless Mondays”?
Monday, September 23, 2013
Ganga Singh, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR), announced a proposed two-year hunting ban, starting October 1, stiff increases in fines for illegal hunting and a critical baseline
Monday, September 16, 2013
I have a friend who’s a poacher. It’s not his real name, but let’s call him Khan. He’s a devout Muslim, a dedicated father and a gentle soul who lives in one of the crime hotspots.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Last year, in Mexico, I squeezed my 6ft 2in frame in the daily mini bus from the town of Tullum to the ecotourism and fishing village of Punta Allen in the Sian Ka’an biosphere, a Unesco World Heritag
Monday, September 2, 2013
Environmentalists don’t make good table companions. Order shrimp at my table and I’ll frown. For each pound of shrimp caught in T&T, up to 14 pounds of by-catch is killed.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Anthropocene. The word is so new that spellcheck doesn’t recognise it. Anthropo-for “man,” and “cene” for new. Dutch Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen first used it in print in 2000.
Monday, August 19, 2013
An unusual thing happened in Costa Rica in 2012. Its parliament voted to ban hunting. Not one MP voted against.

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