The rangelands cover some 81% of Australia and are popularly known as 'the outback'. A new report, 'Rangelands 2008 — Taking the pulse', is the first time that disparate datasets have been brought together at a national and regional scale to … [Read more...] about New Report on Australian Rangelands
With reference to the crisis in financial markets, Sydney-based think tank The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) held a forum yesterday entitled ‘The End of Capitalism’. CIS Research Fellow, Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich, suggested that doom and … [Read more...] about Always Scared to Death?
DOES society benefit from a fear-driven science-funding policy that threatens the livelihood of scientists with the courage to argue against “orthodox” and established “beyond doubt” views on climate? The media drives this fear with increasingly … [Read more...] about ‘The Deniers’, Reviewed by Art Raiche
Dear Jennifer, I enjoy your work, here’s a new climate change book for your Christmas reading: We're not scared anymore Mr Gore. A climate change parody by geologist Marc Hendrickx. Synopsis: Ms Green is surprised when Mr Gore comes to teach the … [Read more...] about A New Book by Geologist Marc Hendrickx
THE World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has condemned Nunavut – the most sparsely populated and largest Canadian Territory – for maintaining its polar bear hunt quota threatening that boycotts may follow the decision. CBC News ran a story last week that … [Read more...] about Why Campaign Against Hunting Polar Bears?
MICHAEL Crichton, author of more than a dozen best-selling science fiction adventures including 'Jurassic Park' and 'The Andromeda Strain', and also a well known global warming sceptic, died of cancer in Los Angeles, aged 66, on Tuesday. My … [Read more...] about Michael Crichton Dies Aged Just 66