Who killed Cock Robin? I said the Sparrow
with my bow and arrow, I killed Cock Robin
Who'll dig his grave? I, said the Owl,
with my pick and shovel, I'll dig his grave.
Who'll be the parson? I, said the Rook,
with my little book, I'll be the parson.
Who'll be chief mourner? I, said the Dove,
I mourn for my love, I'll be chief mourner.
All the birds of the air
fell a-sighing and a-sobbing,
when they heard the bell toll
for poor Cock Robin.
The Creature Court Verdict ECOCIDE
The destruction of large areas of the natural environment especially as a result of deliberate
human action is resulting in extensive damage
and destruction to people and planet.
The word Ecocide derives from the Greek oikos
meaning house or home & the Latin caedere - to demolish, kill. Literally "killing our home".
Its time to make Ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace, to sit alongside genocide, war crimes, crimes of aggression and crimes against humanity.
A mock trial held in the Supreme Court of the UK demonstrated that a law of Ecocide can work in practice.
Find out more at eradicatingecocide.com & facebook.com/Ecocide
Clissett Wood, Herefordshire Autumn 2011
Its not just little Cock Robin who is going
to an early grave...
intensive agriculture, indiscriminate use of harmful chemicals, misplaced scientific ingenuity & our whole madly consumerist culture is slowly but surely overloading our poor old planet.
ecological elegy - various appearances...
Spring Greens Herefordshire Spring 2013