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Alan Ashbarry

Alan Ashbarry has a deep commitment to people in communities that depend upon the sustainable management of Australian forests and acknowledges the pride that forest scientists, professional foresters and timber workers have in providing a renewable resource and in creating jobs that have long term benefit for society, the economy and the environment. Alan was […]

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On Boxer and Blogging

I’ve observed that comment threads following blog posts can be a bit like forests. When just a few people post lots of comments, they tend to crowd out others, and you end up with a less diverse thread. There is an old fellow who comments every so often at this blog. He tends to make […]

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Detribe: Who is He?

A regular contributor to discussion at this blog is someone know as Detribe -that’s his blog signature. I attended a conference with Detribe in Ballarat a couple of years ago and he offered me a lift back to Melbourne and the airport. At some point during the trip he suggested I get something out of […]

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Neil Hewett

One of Neil Hewett’s first contributions to this blog was a picture of a buttressed tree trunk. He has since made valuable contributions to discussion on a range of topics from whaling to the practicalities of powering a home in remote Far North Queensland. Neil’s passion is ecotourism and he gives us some insights into […]

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Louis Hissink

When I started this blog it was with some trepidation as I outlined in my very first post, http://www.jennifermarohasy.com/blog/archives/000549.html . And I wondered whether anyone would comment. I like comments because I like to know what I might have got wrong, and what I might have got right and I like to read different perspectives […]

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Warwick Hughes

Early environmentalists wore the badge of ‘skeptic’ as an honor. Thomas Huxley, a colleague of Charles Darwin, wrote: The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin. In 2005 to be a skeptical environmentalist is to almost be […]

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