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  1. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    Andy - I was going to post on this thread a few days ago along the lines - 'If you don't like a thread (ie this one) just don't read it'. But didn't get around to it. My initial posting was mainly directed at the kind of posts and insults being bandied around such as regularly appear on the...
  2. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    That's for Admin/mods to decide - see guidelines above. Or maybe a poll of members - you are entitled to your opinion, but I suspect it isn't as you see it.
  3. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    The Guidelines are pretty clear - Birdforum Guidelines - Please read Welcome to Bird Forum, the friendliest discussion forum on the Internet. Please follow these guidelines to help keep it that way. Respect other members: Remember: treat others as you would expect to be treated yourself. We...
  4. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    Hmmm, you say that but it's one of the things so taken for granted that we don't even think about it and how we would cope without it. Along with things like the internal combustion chamber, internet and phones. I doubt that most people give even a seconds thought in a whole year.
  5. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    Why should this be going to RF? It's not about any kind of personal vitriol, but Chosun highlighting conservation issues (albeit with some kind of historical racial slant at times and in her own particular style). Have to admit I broadly agree with the majority of the issues highlighted and...
  6. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    Hmmm. I think it was in the context that the over-arching theme is that it is presented as everyone was always killing everyone else of a culture type that they didn't like, whereas the long periods when peace between different religious groups was the norm doesn't really get mentioned. Sorry...
  7. dantheman

    INDIGENOUS Communities ARE Better At Preserving Biodiversity, Research Shows

    Bizarrely, but relevant to this thread perhaps there was an item on Radio 4 first thing this morning saying that essentially most societies have co-existed peacefully most of the time, but historians tend to focus on the warring side. eg mixed religions for centuries in eg Palmyra, Syria...
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