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* 5 June is World Environment Day

Jeremy Marchant
Plumbing before poetry
In this article, Huggy Rao and Robert Sutton suggest seven worthwhile things to do if you want to get better at what you do
Quotation of the day
Mankind has gone very far into an artificial world of his own creation. He has sought to insulate himself, in his cities of steel and concrete, from the realities of earth and water and the growing seed. 
There is certainly no single remedy for this condition and I am offering no panacea. But it seems reasonable to believe—and I do believe—that the more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race.

Rachel Carson (1907-1964), pioneering American enviromentalist
From the website:  Are you a thinker, feeler, knower or sensor?
In this article, I run through these four personality types.  The point is, never mind what you are, what personality types are the people you communicate with?  How should you modify the content of your communication to respect their preferences?
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What happens when you replace the women in ads with men?
Heavy handed irony, but it makes the point amusingly [1:39]
Don’t rely on the media
Communication department.  How the BBC is consistently giving a false balance in its reporting of global warming and its consequences.  In this alarming article John Abraham and Dana Nuccitelli show how the BBC, through ignorance and naivety (let us hope nothing worse), are incapable of presenting this issue fairly and accurately.
Stunning photographs of wildlife
from the Masters of nature photography book.  I particularly like the second one
He fades away
June Tabor sings a superb song by Alistair Hulett about the personal consequences of mankind’s (I can’t bring myself to write “humanity”) parallel abuse of the environment and of people [dur 4:30]
Blog of the week
What businesses need to learn from Nigel Farage
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