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
Plants and Animals
There are competing theories about how male koalas go about procreating. The 'king koala' theory proposes that a powerful male dominates breeding and 'holds the fabric of koala society in the palm of his mighty paw', to quote Koala expert Dr Bill … [Read more...] about Counting Koalas
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!