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When Worlds Collide #49: Living with Our Toxic Heritage…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 13 January 2013 My column on 30 December 2012, which assessed the lasting influence of Silent Spring and its author Rachel Carson, was focused on the … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #48: The Lasting Echo of Silent Spring

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 30 December 2012 “The ‘control of nature’ is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and philosophy, when it was supposed … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #45: Reimagine Development: Where Nobody Gets Left Behind

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 9 December 2012 Paul Hermann Müller (1899 – 1965) was a Swiss chemist. He won the 1948 Nobel Prize in physiology (medicine) for his 1939 discovery … Continue reading

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