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This haunting vision of climate change could concentrate minds at Cop26 | Tim Adams

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Jonathan C Slaght's nature writing has much greater impact than Boris Johnson's speech at the UN I've been reading Jonathan C Slaght's wonderful book Owls of the Eastern Ice , his account of four seasons trying to locate and protect the largest living species of owl in the remote Russian forests of Primorye, bordering North Korea. The Blakiston's fish owl is a creature that seems entirely made of mythology. The threats to its continued existence include radioactive rivers and deforestation as well as the by-products of climate change: increasing floods, wildfires, typhoons. Slaght's...
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