Wayne Ellwood

About Wayne

Wayne Ellwood is a former co-editor at New Internationalist magazine. He is the author of the best-selling No-Nonsense Guide to globalization. He has worked as an associate producer with the BBC television series Global Report and has edited the reference book The A-Z of World Development.
He lives in Toronto where he now works as a freelance editorial consultant and writer.

Website: http://newint.org/contributors/wayne-ellwood/

Last stand: saving the world’s forests

One of my vivid boyhood memories is of scrambling amongst granite outcrops of the Canadian Shield in the shimmering heatĀ of a July afternoon.

I emerged from the forest into mottled sunshine and stretched out on flat, lichen-covered rocks, high above the black waters of a quiet lake. Stately white pines touched the sky. Underfoot was a cushion of sharply perfumed pine needles. The air was calm.

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