Vast mountains, desert plains stretching to the horizon and an array of flora and fauna are visible here.
This is the nature that is at risk should expansion, mining or human greed, and potentially need, impact fully upon this most unique of island habitats.
Western writers too have input into these matters.
"It's a beautiful world
And when the city sleeps we go walking
We find a hole in the sky and then we start talking
And then we say "Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ
Buy us some time, buy us some time"" - Richard Ashcroft
There is still time left to look after ourselves and the planet bequeathed in our keeping.
|Man's influence casts a long shadow - Giles Crosse|