Had things got worse since Adams's visit?
Each place has its own unique problems. In Madagascar a slash-and-burn policy over the past 60 years has devastated four-fifths of one of the most remarkable forests there ever was. That is what threatens the lemur population in Madagascar, as opposed to the [central African] northern white rhino, now extinct in the wild, which has more to do with poaching and the cross-border incursions of whatever war is going on.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Stephen Fry: New Scientist Interview
Issue 2721 of New Scientist, and online, features an interview with Stephen Fry about his involvement in the Last Chance To See TV series project. The interview also covers his interest in Twitter, Apple and all things technological.