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You Be The Judge (the AEF Poll)

I have a little bookmark with the words: “Whatever you can do, Or dream you can, Begin it, Boldness has genius, Power & Magic in it. Begin it Now.” And so the Australian Environmental Foundation (AEF) was launched on Sunday, on World Environment Day, in Tenterfield. It was some years ago that I realized there [...]

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On Plant Rights

The following poem was sent in from Ian Beale PhD, Mungallala, SW Queensland, with the comment that it is a response to my post on ‘Eating Whales’(7th June) and Senator Andrew Bartlett’s comment that followed the post. The Vegetarian’s Nightmare (a dissertation on plants’ rights) Ladies and diners 1 make you A shameful, degrading confession. [...]

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Here’s to a logger …

I’m in Launceston, Tasmania attending the National Conference of Timber Communities Australia (TCA). It will be opened this morning by the PM, John Howard. I got my conference bag last night. It’s contents included a stubbie holder with the verse: Here’s to a logger Who fills a need From houses to paper From one little [...]

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