Ian Beale from Mungallala, SW Queensland, emailed me this picture with the headline: Save the poor bustard - stop tree thickening. He also wrote, Our area has the widespread problem of thickening of woody species, but we have an increasing number of … [Read more...] about Save the Bustard
National Parks Reviewed: My colleague Jim Hoggett who worked for the Commonwealth Treasury for 16 years and now runs a successful cheese producing goat farm in north-eastern NSW has just written "The Uses and Value of National Parks: Does More Mean … [Read more...] about Just Released on Parks & Weeds
Noeline Franklin lives in the High Country and sent me the following three images/messages today: On drought, View image. On carrbon trading, View image. Coroner faces hearing, View image. Each image is 70-80 Kb. … [Read more...] about 3 Messages from Noeline
Brisbane's newspaper the Courier Mail published an opinion piece by me today titled "Drip-fed figures". I raised the issued of desalination. Is it an option for Australian cities? Anyway, the piece begins: "Late last month Queensland Premier Peter … [Read more...] about What About Water Desalination?
This is my first trip to Tassie. I have sat through speeches from the Prime Minister and Premier Paul Lennon and today watched a helicopter carrying Kim Beazley rise above the Tahune Forest Reserve. What I will probably remember most though,is the … [Read more...] about Tall Trees
Following is an extract from my speech to the Timber Communities Australia Conference in Launceston, Tasmania: "It is a fact of life that if you don't have your own clear plan, your own vision, you will likely be recruited into implementing someone … [Read more...] about Rethinking Environmentalism