Sunday, 16 November 2014

Sometimes we actually should sweat the small stuff

"Amid reports of sex scandals, lone-wolf terrorists and Middle East beheadings, it’s easy to miss small events. But they sometimes carry messages far larger than those in the headlines.
One small event – almost a non-event, really – happened over the past two months: the southward migration of monarch butterflies in eastern North America. This year’s monarch count was about twice last year’s count, but then last year was a disaster."... writes Thomas Homer-Dixon

Read the entire story in the Globe and Mail

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