Tag Archive: Conservationism

Aug 10 2014

Nature – not just something to be visited, but a home where people provide sustenance for themselves

OBS! The author of this article, Ford Elms, New Foundland, Canada, has allowed me to copy and publish it here: In a tradition going back more than a thousand years, the Faroese renew their connectedness to their history, their culture, their communities, and the natural world around them. The pilot whales return to the Faroe …

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Aug 04 2014

Cultural clashes make the SSCS’ Grindstop campaign counterproductive

by Elin Brimheim Heinesen  In the old days the Faroese killed pilot whales, because they needed the food. Nowadays the Faroese still kill pilot whales – not only because they need the food – but also to prove to them selves that they are Faroese. What people eat becomes intrinsic to their identity as people. …

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