Regular commentator at this blog Ian Mott sent me the following email: Hello Jen, We have all grown accustomed to the notion that it is the removal of trees from the landscape that causes salinity. But recent research from the Argentine Pampas … [Read more...] about Can Trees Cause Salinity? Asks Ian Mott
Archives for February 2006
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 … [Read more...] about Detribe: Who is He?
The following comment from Ian Castles was made at the thread on yesterday's blog post Greenhouse Mafia Gagging Scientists?: "I hold the directly contrary view to that presented in the [4-Corners] program: CSIRO scientists have had exceptional … [Read more...] about Greenhouse Mafia (Part 2): Ian Castles’ View
I wonder how much fertilizer, water and pesticide was applied to all the roses that will be delivered today - Valentine's Day? Not to mention the energy involved in transporting them and keeping those cut stems cool? According to a website about … [Read more...] about Eco-Roses
The ABC television program Four Corners promotes itself as "investigative TV journalism at its best". It certainly has a reputation, and an ability to get its programs talked about even before they have been shown. I have already received several … [Read more...] about Greenhouse Mafia Gagging Scientists? (Part 1)
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 … [Read more...] about Neil Hewett