Earlier this year, Japanese whalers in the Antarctic were accused of ramming a Greenpeace boat. The evidence suggested it was the other way around, that Greenpeace had rammed the Japanese. Nevermind, when Greenpeace returned to Australia they were … [Read more...] about Reality TV or Manufactured News?
Archives for March 8, 2006
Clark Spencer Larsen form the Department of Anthropology, The Ohio State University, has recenty published a paper in Quaternary International outlining how agriculture was impacting on the environment, including climate, 10,000 years ago. Titled, … [Read more...] about Impact of Agriculture 10,000 Years Old
There has been much discussion about whaling at his blog and some discussion about why the Japanese continue to hunt whales in the name of research. It is a very foreign and offensive concept to many of us in countries like Australia even though, we … [Read more...] about Giving Thanks to Whales in Nagato, Japan
I attended the IPA's annual H.V. McKay Lecture on Technology in Melbourne last night. Philip Burgess from Telstra was the guest speaker on the topic of 'Future Proofing'. He gave an interesting and wide ranging talk that included two reasons why we … [Read more...] about We Will Never Run Out of Oil: Philip Burgess