Exquisite: that is my word for an important book published this year, entitled ‘A Stray Liana’. It is replete with the most beautiful photographs all by Neil Hewett, and all taken amongst the Daintree Rainforest where he has lived for perhaps … [Read more...] about Exquisite
We live in an era when it is politically incorrect to say the Great Barrier Reef is doing fine, except if it’s in a tourist brochure. The issue has nothing to do with the actual state of corals, but something else altogether. Given that the Great … [Read more...] about Why Deny the Beautiful Coral Reefs Fringing Stone Island?
APPARENTLY the Nature article I quote from in my new first film Beige Reef doesn't claim there is no longer any Acropora at Stone Island. According to Graham Readfearn, writing today in The Guardian, I got it wrong. In fact, he’s got it wrong. … [Read more...] about Experts Now Agree: Is Acropora Coral at Stone Island
FRENCH military general Napoleon Bonaparte is quoted as saying that, "A good sketch is better than a long speech.” Then there is the expression, ”A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, why have I spent so much of the last two decades … [Read more...] about My First Film: Beige Reef
Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Identification of leading practices in ensuring evidence-based regulation of farm practices that impact water quality outcomes in the Great Barrier … [Read more...] about Senate Inquiry into Water Quality at the Great Barrier Reef: My Submission
AS the editor of the last book, and the next book, in the Institute of Public Affairs’ Climate Change: The Facts series I spend a lot of time pondering the nature of ‘facts’. A fact is something that has become known as true. A fact may be … [Read more...] about Towards a New Theory of Climate with a New Book