A keeper pets a Przewalski’s horse at the West Lake national nature reserve area near Xihu, in northwestern China’s Gansu province, in May 2013. Once classed as extinct in the wild, the horses, named after a Russian officer and explorer who spotted them around 1880, bear a striking resemblance to those depicted in European cave paintings, with short necks, spiky manes and a yellow hue. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Alarm bell on one million species facing extinction has been sounded and heard. What now?

  • The damning report on the acceleration of species extinction and its impact on human life is the wake-up call we all need. Unfortunately, it was short on clear guidance on what must be done to reverse the current trend

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A keeper pets a Przewalski’s horse at the West Lake national nature reserve area near Xihu, in northwestern China’s Gansu province, in May 2013. Once classed as extinct in the wild, the horses, named after a Russian officer and explorer who spotted them around 1880, bear a striking resemblance to those depicted in European cave paintings, with short necks, spiky manes and a yellow hue. Photo: AFP
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