Life Savers @ Burleigh Heads on Queensland's Gold Coast It's Easter. Over the next few days, I'll be going to church and the beach and eating some chocolate. I also hope to find some time for a blog post or two. Happy Easter. … [Read more...] about Happy Easter
Archives for April 2007
Seal pups have been drowning because of thin and melting ice due to warmer than usual weather. So, the Canadian government has reduced the hunting quota by about 20 percent according to Doug Struck writing for the Washington Post: "Canadian … [Read more...] about Warm Weather, Lower Quota for Seal Hunt
According to science writer, Julian Cribb, “climate change has unleashed the biggest academic gold rush in recent history, with state and federal governments splashing tens, even hundreds of millions of dollars around almost weekly on new projects … [Read more...] about How Much Money for Climate Change Research in Australia?
Hi Jennifer, In the spirit of Steve Irwin, we have learned that no wild animals should be killed for food as we have an abundance of farm animals. Also, many people believe that activities such as whaling belong in the past. However, a report … [Read more...] about Choosing Between a Whale, Kangaroo or Beef Steak? A note from Ann Novek
"The US supreme court yesterday issued a landmark ruling in favour of environmentalists and against George Bush's stance on global warming. The court judged that the federal Environmental Protection Agency had the power through a clean air law to … [Read more...] about US Supreme Court Rules on C02
Hi Jennifer, I suppose you've heard about Sydney's "Earth Hour". I'm not sure whether to be amused, or saddened, by TV footage showing people turning off their lights, and using candles instead. It seems to indicate a total lack of … [Read more...] about Earth Hour and Candles: A Note from Sylvia