Will Covid-19 provide the perfect smokescreen for further incursions into Alpine Europe?

As the dust settles cautiously on the beginning of the end of novel coronavirus' first wave, I ponder if what the world has learned during the last six months will be long forgotten once the need for rampant materialism once more kicks in, first during the egregious Halloween/Bonfire Night season before the vulgarity wrapped within…

The European Alps: the world’s next ecological battleground?

When the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) voices its concerns over what they consider to be an 'arms race' between competing alpine resorts, and countries, it ostensibly highlights that the latest global ecological battleground has shifted to Europe's highest climes, as the insatiable tentacles of man threaten to spread over the last untouched terrain…