Was it former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, Australian Democrat Senator Andrew Bartlett or Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull? Who convinced Queensland’s Premier Beattie to change his mind on recycling sewage as a … [Read more...] about Let Me Drink Recycled Water
Archives for July 2006
I've been sent links to www.dipetane.net.. According to the website you add dipetane to your petrol or diesel and you get a 10-17percent efficiency increase and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. According to Wikipedia* it's a fuel enhancer that … [Read more...] about An ‘Advertisement’ for ‘Dipetane’
"Last week the Auditor-General stated that farmers have escaped land clearing prosecutions because the State Government had ‘problems with meeting the evidence requirements’ under NSW native vegetation laws,” said a spokesperson for the NSW Regional … [Read more...] about Guilty Until Proven Innocent Says Auditor-General
The Yangtze River Dolphin, also known as the baiji, is perhaps the most endangered of the world’s large mammals. The last confirmed sighting was of a single adult in September 2004. The journal Conservation Biology recently published three short … [Read more...] about How to Save the Baiji?
In discussions about water allocation in the Murray Darling Basin it is generally assumed that runoff now is equivalent to what it was at the time of European settlement. Consider, for example, the following table from a Murray Darling Basin … [Read more...] about Fewer Trees Means More Water for Macquarie Marshes: Ian Mott
The Australian Federal Court ruled last friday that environment group the Humane Society International (HSI) could sue Japanese whaling company Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd to get an injunction forcing the Australian government to stop whaling within the … [Read more...] about Humane Society To Sue Japanese Whalers