Having learned of the terrible flooding and landslides in the state of Uttarakhand, I just wanted to express my profound sympathies and those of my wife to the people of India at this most difficult…

“I wanted you to know how deeply my wife and I feel for the people of the Québécois community of Lac-Mégantic who are suffering from the appalling disaster which has engulfed their town. We can only…

Paul and Anne Ehrlich's report is a timely and urgent reminder of how the collapse of civilizations has, in the past, been caused by the degradation of Nature's services, and how that process is now…

Having visited Tasmania so recently, and retaining countless fond and happy memories of all those we met, my wife and I were profoundly saddened to hear of the appalling bushfires which have caused…

It hardly seems possible that it is now thirty-seven years since Papua New Guinea gained its independence an occasion at which I was honoured to represent The Queen. I can still vividly recall the…

It has been more than forty years since I first visited New Zealand, and over those many years I have come to know Christchurch and the Canterbury region as treasures of the country’s natural and…

It was with the greatest shock and sadness that my wife and I heard the terrible news this morning of a massive earthquake in North East Japan.

My wife and I were horrified when we heard the news early this morning of a second major earthquake to hit an already damaged Christchurch. The scale of the destruction all but defies belief when we…

"My wife and I have been horrified by reports of the terrible flooding in Queensland. The scale of the disaster all but defies belief and, on behalf of us both, I just wanted you to know how much our…

My wife and I have been following the unfolding tragedy at the Pike River mine with mounting concern for all those involved ever since the terrible explosion at the end of last week. We have both…