Traces of a GM material known as Topas 19/2 were have been found in Victorian canola ready for export. GM canola was approved by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator in Canberra sometime ago for commercial production in Australia. However, … [Read more...] about Aussie Canola Contaminated by GM Material
Archives for July 2005
Some months ago grain and oilseed growers from West Australia, dried fruit, dairy, grain and beef producers from Victoria, and cotton, grain, cattle, sheep and oilseed growers from New South Wales and Queensland got together in Canberra to talk about … [Read more...] about New Pro-GM Network Establishes
I received the following email from a Fletcher Christian. In some of the email exchange associated with getting his approval to post this comment he signed off "Gotta go put Bligh in the long boat." Anway, he clearly believes that readers of this … [Read more...] about Global Warming Skeptics in Denial?
Scientists believe they have discovered proof that global warming has altered Tasmania's marine environment. So begins one of today's stories at ABC Online, that continues ... A group of biologists from the Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries … [Read more...] about New Coral Reef from Global Warming?
I received the following message from a reader of this web-log: "You have previously exposed the drawing of shonky conclusions by government agencies from time to time. Here is a developing case. The Queensland DNRM (Department of Natural Resources) … [Read more...] about Dam and Damn Climate Change in Queensland
I was in Gympie yesterday. When I asked the origin of a pile of logs at a saw mill I gleaned the following story: There are over 3,000 wooden bridges on main roads in Queensland. These bridges are held up with wooden girders many of which are … [Read more...] about Timber Town Imports Timber