There are so many myths surrounding the Murray River. It is far away from most Australians who live in cities and over the years various activists have told stories which have grabbed national headlines while bearing little relationship with … [Read more...] about Listing Murray River Myths
Archives for April 2011
How Serious Are the Ngarrindjeri About Connectivity?
According to David Nason writing in last Friday’s The Australian, the traditional owners of the Lower Lakes, the Ngarrindjeri, want more water flowing through their country from up-river to maintain connectivity and keep the Murray’s mouth as the … [Read more...] about How Serious Are the Ngarrindjeri About Connectivity?
Lake Eyre, Still Flooding
For the last three autumns, Lake Eyre in central Australia has received runoff from good flooding rains.These photographs were taken by Rhyl as she flew from Quilpie to Birdsville to Lake Eyre in July 2010.And the flood waters are arriving … [Read more...] about Lake Eyre, Still Flooding
Australian Government Only Gets Flawed Advice on Climate
ON November 10 last year the Australian government's Multi-party Climate Change Committee (MCCC) received a scientific briefing before it entered the policy-setting mode that it remains in today.The briefing was provided by the only scientist on … [Read more...] about Australian Government Only Gets Flawed Advice on Climate
No Carbon Tax Rally – Brisbane May 7
How will history record our current obsession with carbon dioxide and the idea of taxing it? What have you done about it? I will be at the Brisbane rally against the carbon tax on May 7, See you there… Queensland Parliament House Cnr of Alice … [Read more...] about No Carbon Tax Rally – Brisbane May 7
UN Embarrassed By Forecast On Climate Refugees Six years ago, the United Nations issued a dramatic warning that the world would have to cope with 50 million climate refugees by 2010. But now that those migration flows have failed to materialize, the … [Read more...] about Climate Refugees?