The NSW Government has finally made a decision on the Pilliga-Goonoo forests and the decision is likely to decimate local timber communities.Click here (jpg 136kb) to see a picture of 24 Pilliga West State forest, one of the WCA so-called iconic … [Read more...] about Pilliga-Goonoo Lock-up Announced
John Quiggin’s Publications
Following my blog post of 26th April (Australia's Highest Paid Blogger) John Quiggin has written to me asking that the following information be provided by way of clarification with respect to the paragraph in that blog post starting "Quiggin's … [Read more...] about John Quiggin’s Publications
The Hunter’s Legacy
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
from Neil Hewett, Nth Queensland
Interests versus Propaganda
"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
Back from Extinction!
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!