The worst thing about Michael Duffy is that unless you buy the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday, chances are you will never get to read his column. While the Herald puts most of its stuff (and staff) on the internet, trying to find Duffy's column … [Read more...] about On Michael Duffy
Archives for June 2005
The Sydney Morning Herald has started a site called 'whales watch' with photos of whales emailed in from readers. Some of the photos are truly magnificent. http://www.smh.com.au/ftimages/2005/06/21/1119250965027.html … [Read more...] about Pictures of Whales
I am passionate about Australia's rangelands. They cover about 75 percent of the land area of this continent - according to a website that I've just discovered. The Australian Burea of Statistics (ABS), from memory, suggests about 60 percent of … [Read more...] about Managing our Rangelands (Part 1)
I write a fortnightly column for The Land; the NSW Rural Weekly. Last week I wrote about drought and Jared Diamond and I have got lots of positive and negative feedback. The Land doesn't put a lot of stuff on the web, but the piece is up at the IPA … [Read more...] about The Land (June 16, 2005)
As Environment Minister Ian Campbell laments the playing of politics at the International Whaling Commission meeting in Ulsan (South Korea) today, I wish we had a better idea how population numbers of the different whale species are fairing - and … [Read more...] about Whales & Climate Change
Just last month the PM announced the appointment of a taskforce to "examine the latest scientific evidence on the impacts of ethanol and other biofuel use on human health, environmental outcomes and automotive operations" (quote not at above … [Read more...] about Running on What?