Greenpeace co-founder and its first President Bob Hunter died yesterday aged 63 following a battle with prostate cancer. Hunter was a journalist by training. He wanted to stop whaling and nuclear testing and in many ways succeeded with his brand … [Read more...] about The Hunter’s Legacy
"The reality is that all scientists have personal ideologies, motivations and goals - all of which can potentially introduce bias into research. Scientific work should be evaluated on its merits, not on 'conflicts of interest' that may or may not … [Read more...] about Interests versus Propaganda
I was rather excited to read this morning that a woodpecker considered extinct since 1944 has been rediscovered. The story is at ABC Online. According to Cornell University ornithologist Tim Gallagher, "Its like a funeral shroud has been pulled … [Read more...] about Back from Extinction!
After Michael Duffy interviewed Prof Bob Carter on climate change on his ABC radio program Counterpoint, there was comment on at least one web-blog site. John Quiggin wrote: "It would be more accurate to describe Carter as a prominent research … [Read more...] about What do Geologists know about Climate?