Archive | December 2015

Dragon Mother’s 2015 in review

Fascinating reading. Dragon Mother blog statistics. Thanks for all the likes and comments from around the world in 2015! Planning to step up my blogging game in 2016.

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 40 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.


December 26, 2015 – Nature 365

I just love to watch Nature365 wolf films. Such beautiful animals. The US are so lucky to have them. I wish US land-owners and cattle ranchers would stop vilifying and persecuting them. Hunting of wolves and all top predators should be permanently outlawed, in my opinion.

What To Do With All That Holiday Plastic — Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic pollution threatens all life, including our own. There is a giant floating, swirling rubbish heap in the North Atlantic ocean and another in the Great Pacific which are gradually increasing in size and are responsible for countless marine animal deaths.

Ocean trash is an embarrassing reminder of how far we have yet to adapt and evolve our cultures away from everything disposable and wasteful, and move entirely in the direction of bio packaging and respectful use of everyday food and (reusable) objects.

Radio 4: Best of Natural History Radio. ‘Would You Eat an Alien? – Emotional Aliens’

‘Would You Eat an Alien? – Emotional Aliens’

Professor of Animal Welfare, Christine Nicol, discusses ideas relating to the welfare of animals we choose to eat, our relationships with all other animal species and the emotional states of animals.