There has been a fair interest at this blog in marine mammals, in particular whales. (If you are a new reader just do a search using the word 'whale' or 'whaling'.) But I actually think dugongs are more beautiful and probably more vulnerable as a … [Read more...] about Steller’s Sea Cow
Archives for March 2006
Following my recent post titled 'More Tall Tales from Jared Diamond' there was comment that it would be useful to know the area of old growth forest remaining in Australia. I put the challenge to Ian Mott and here is his guest post: "Professor Jared … [Read more...] about Ian Mott on Jared Diamond & Old Growth
Congratulations to Dr Jim Peacock who was recently appointed to the postion of Chief Scientist for Australia. I have always admired his dogged approach to GM issues. He was waving the flag in a very matter-of-fact way when it was most unfashinable … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Dr Jim Peacock
Everyone with a computer can help scientists better understand the universe, or just climate change, according to Phil Done. In the following guest post Phil suggests we all join the The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) … [Read more...] about BOINC and save the planet!