Author: Louisa Wood

The Price of Life

$350,000. That’s enough to buy you a second home in Scotland, a handful of cars, a boat, (half a bathroom in London) and now the dubious right to trophy hunt a critically endangered...

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A sour aftertaste

The world is addicted to coffee. Globally, it is estimated that 1.6 billion cups of coffee are drunk everyday with the Fins being the worse culprits, cruising into the lead at a whopping...

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The forgotten dead

I’m fed up of seeing dead animals on our roads. I’m not talking about our treasured dogs and cats; if they are lost, lives stop, hearts break, patterns change. What I mean are...

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Not for sensitive skin….

Jellyfish aren’t too popular are they? We’re all pretty happy admiring their rather ethereal form behind the (hopefully) solid walls of aquarium glass, but as soon as you hear the scream of ‘jellyfish...

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Stallions of the Sea

Evolution really pulled out all the stops when it came to seahorses. With a monkey-like tail, horse-like head and kangaroo-style belly, they wouldn’t look out of place alongside the griffins in Harry Potter...

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Saving Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

There’s something comforting about hedgehogs. I’m not talking about their prickly appearance but rather how they conjure up memories of youth, and Beatrix Potter, and English gardens on summer evenings. In fact, we...

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