Following Hurricane Katrina and Al Gore’s movie ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ many have come to expect an increase in the number and intensity of hurricanes hitting the US coast each year as the so-called "climate crisis" intensifies. According to the US … [Read more...] about How was the 2006 Hurricane Season?
Archives for November 2006
"Despite being portrayed as a villain, timber harvesting in the form of thinning can substantially counteract the impact of fire regrowth on water yield. The benefits of regrowth thinning have been widely studied throughout Australia. In Melbourne's … [Read more...] about Thinning Forests To Increase Water Yield
On Monday I read in The Australian that the NSW Land and Environment Court ruled Centennial Coal had failed to adequately consider the impact of greenhouse gas emissions from its proposed Anvil Hill coal mine in the Upper Hunter and so the approval … [Read more...] about New Coal Mine Not Given Go Ahead As It Will Produce GHG Emissions
According to an article in yesterday's New York Times the market for organic foods continues to grow with sales reaching US$13.8 billion in 2005 compared with US$3.6 billion in 1997. But there's not much 'organic seafood' about because of problems … [Read more...] about Fishers Snagged: Not Farmed, Then Not Organic
Last week the US President, George Bush, visited Indonesia to discuss amongst other things "investment". No doubt some radical environmentalists along with some Islamic fundamentalists don’t want foreign investment in Indonesia. Like the activists … [Read more...] about All The Best To Richard Ness
In the following note from Russell, which was originally posted as a comment on a thread about how biotechnology benefits American farmers, he tells us something about farming in Nigeria and how white farmers from Zimbabwe are being invited to … [Read more...] about Farming in Nigeria: A Note from Russell