National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course 

The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course Keith Weed becomes the new president of the Royal Horticultural Society today He said it was a ‘privilege’ to become the prestigious charity’s head Mr Weed, 59, joins a number of other RHS staff with gardening names By Xantha Leatham For The Daily … Read more The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course 

The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course 

The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course Keith Weed becomes the new president of the Royal Horticultural Society today He said it was a ‘privilege’ to become the prestigious charity’s head Mr Weed, 59, joins a number of other RHS staff with gardening names By Xantha Leatham For The Daily … Read more The head of the Royal Horticultural Society? It’s Mr Weed, of course 

More Britons have picked up the savings habit says Nationwide Building Society

Around two in five have saved more than they usually would in recent months as a large chunk of day-to-day expenses disappeared during lockdown, a survey by Britain’s biggest building society shows. A similar number will continue with the new found savings habit, despite the dramatic drop in rates on offer from all ranges of … Read more More Britons have picked up the savings habit says Nationwide Building Society

No staycations for them! High society sets off on their summer holidays

Well-heeled holidaymakers have jetted off to high society hotspots after their summer plans were restored following an easing of lockdown restrictions.  Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer, 29, has shared photos from the ever-popular French Riviera, where Princess Beatrice’s BFF and society nutritionist Gabriela Peacock was also seen holidaying with her family. In Italy, Princess … Read more No staycations for them! High society sets off on their summer holidays

Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she sits in a US cell, photos reveal the her society life

Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she languishes in a US cell, photos reveal the life of unbridled hedonism that Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘madam’ enjoyed for decades at society events Ghislaine Maxwell is currently in a US prison cell after she was arrested in America this week Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘madam’ lived a life of glamour that is … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she sits in a US cell, photos reveal the her society life

Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she sits in a US cell, photos reveal the her society life

Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she languishes in a US cell, photos reveal the life of unbridled hedonism that Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘madam’ enjoyed for decades at society events Ghislaine Maxwell is currently in a US prison cell after she was arrested in America this week Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘madam’ lived a life of glamour that is … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell before the fall: As she sits in a US cell, photos reveal the her society life

Climate may have triggered collapse of the Rapa Nui society, scientists say

The collapse of the Rapa Nui society on Easter Island in the South Pacific Ocean may have been triggered by changes in the Earth’s climate 500 years ago. The Rapa Nui people inhabited the remote island, about 2,300 miles from the coast of Chile, from the middle of the first millennium AD.  The arrival of … Read more Climate may have triggered collapse of the Rapa Nui society, scientists say

Coronavirus is sending British society back to the 1950s for many women’

UK society has ‘regressed to a 1950s way of living’ for many British women because the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened inequality and left women with more childcare, experts claim University of Sussex researchers quizzed more than 2,000 parents for the study 45% of mothers were responsible for majority of childcare during the outbreak In comparison, … Read more Coronavirus is sending British society back to the 1950s for many women’