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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Linda Spalding

Linda Spalding’s books include The Follow: A True Story, a study of orangutan rehabilitation in Borneo. She received the Governor General’s Award for her novel The Purchase.

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Our Kissing Cousins

A bold attempt to save the bonobos, one of our closest simian relatives October 2015
Congo. Nightmare or paradise? The history is heartbreaking, almost unbearable, and yet Deni Béchard’s The Last Bonobo: A Journey into the Congo provides hope that paradise may reassert itself. The bonobo or Pan paniscus was assumed to be a chimpanzee until very recently, when close observation revealed dramatic differences. Where the chimpanzee is male…