Category Archives: Strategic thinking

Biodiversity in an Age of Responsibility

The Foresters’ Forum – Further notes on what it is to be a forester …. rather than a tree agronomist. 2020 hasn’t just been about Covid-19.  The stories online that should most concern us as foresters are the significance of … Continue reading

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The UN Declaration of Human Rights: We need this Moral Compass back.

The UN Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948.  It is a measure of any government.  Just how well are our people doing?  It is a measure for any commercial behaviour as well.  Are you a contributor to this … Continue reading

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The Loss of the Napier-Gisborne Rail Link: Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold

This article criticising the current government’s decision to close the Napier-Gisborne rail line was published in the NZ J Forestry in December 2012. ================================================================ Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart, … Continue reading

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