"Absolute wilderness is those boundless places in the eye of the mind of the beholder where no human footprints can be found and for which all those enter there and become lost have no hope of rescue. Only the most reckless trapper or sibylline … [Read more...] about What is Wilderness? (Part 5)
Archives for May 27, 2008
At the Genetically Modified Crops Summit in Melbourne last week Dr TJ Higgins from CSIRO Plant Industries suggested there was a place for both organic and GM food crops including by using organic methods to cultivate superior varieties breed through … [Read more...] about The Future of Farming – GM Organics?
"It can be quite tricky traversing a car dominated city by bicycle, particularly when you need to travel an unknown route to a new destination. "But the chances are, someone has cycled that way before you. Bikely.com makes it easy for him or her to … [Read more...] about Tracks for Cyclists
The new Tasmanian premier, David Bartlett, today said the future of the state's key project, the pulp mill, was in the hands of its proponents and their financiers. His predecessor, Paul Lennon, tied his political fortunes closely to the mill, which … [Read more...] about New Premier, No Pulp Mill for Tasmania?