Have you ever walked through the forest and felt like you were being watched. Well if you were walking in the Border Ranges national park of New South Wales, you probably were being watched by forest dragons!
Posts from ‘January, 2010’
Recent fish kill in south east Queensland near Bribie Island related to development and building works.
Energy prices in Queensland and around Australia are all going up or about to go up a lot (http://www.solarpay.com.au/how-to-sidestep-electricity-price-rises.html).
They’re going up, not because of climate change and carbon taxes but because of another reason. That reason is that they were too cheap in the past, it’s now time to pay for the cheap electricity of the past.
In the past what people paid for energy was much less than it cost. How come?
It’s basic accounting so let’s look at a very simplified example.
Ecohouses are being built everywhere these days but some are more eco than others. Here is one in West End, Brisbane.
As well as making honey, honey bees pollinate countless hectares of agricultural crops. It’s estimated that a third of the food you eat could be attributed to pollination by bees. The productivity of modern agriculture would be drastically reduced without the humble honey bee. There is a whole industry based around trucking bee hives to crops for pollination duties.
A durable shopping bag made from recycled materials that fits on your keyring.
For the last 3 days the news headlines have been blazoned with images of the collision that occurred between New Zealand’s Ady Gil and the Japanese whaling vessel, Shonan Maru 2. The crew of the Ady Gil were on a campaign with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to close down Japan’s whaling operations in the [...]
I attended the recent Walk Against Warming 2009 in Brisbane for a couple of reasons. One was to get out there and add to the numbers so that politicians could see that voters cared. Another reason was to see what sort of people turned up.
Hi, this is the first post and I thought I would let you know about the picture at the top of the page. It’s a photo I took of Mount Warning at sunrise from the Border Ranges in northern New South Wales. Mount Warning is part of a very large caldera. A caldera is a [...]