Quotes of the day
“I’m here in solidarity with people across the state of California that are being subjugated to these outrageous fee increases. It’s completely unjust to put the burden on students.”
Kyle Tramberly, a junior at UC San Diego, is one of those protesting over fee increases in the UC system. Earlier today some students stormed UCLA’s Campbell Hall and blockaded themselves inside (LA Times).
“We knew about SuperCroc, the titan of all crocs, but we didn't have quite an idea of what existed in the shadows of the Cretaceous. We have crocs here [in what was once Gondwana] that ate plants and galloped and ate dinosaurs and were flat as a board.”
Paul Sereno, of the University of Chicago and National Geographic, has unearthed some terrifying prehistoric crocodiles.
“We have no time to waste here. The ecological services must be restored.”
Christian Lambrechts, a United Nations environment programme expert seconded to the Kenyan government, comments on the eviction of thousands of people who were squatting in the country’s Mau forest (Guardian).
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