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Beware the Nature Positive plan

9 March 2024

9:00 AM

9 March 2024

9:00 AM

Aesop warned the Greeks of the danger in about 520BC; Avianus repeated it for the Romans a century later. William Caxton warned the English in 1484; as did Jean de la Fontaine in seventeenth-century France. It is of course the ever-timely fable about foolish societies deliberately destroying the very things their wealth and prosperity depend upon.

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