Many animals have moved into cities because their natural habitat has been threatened by extreme weather conditions and human activity. Unfortunately animals that have adapted to ‘city Life’ are losing their natural instincts to hunt in favour of scavenging food. They are also having to adapt to an alien landscape of fast moving cars, pollution, artificial light and concrete.
BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH
In mythology and many religious traditions, the intermediary space between heaven and earth is believed to be “A Utopia, the happiest, most wonderful and peaceful place ever created.”
Re-evaluating this statement from a 21st century non-fantastical perspective the truth is that the sky and atmosphere, the stratosphere, is now shrinking from the effects of greenhouse gases. Researchers have warned that his atmospheric layer could lose 4% of it’s thickness having serious consequences on the fragile balance of our planet. (Alyssa McMurtry 2021, Andalou Agency.)