Queensland's Wild Rivers legislation was declared invalid in Cape York by an Australian Federal Court judge yesterday. The court decision focused on the previous Labor government’s declaration of the Archer, Lockhart and Stewart Rivers on April 3 … [Read more...] about Federal Court Rules Against Wild Rivers
SEVERE Tropical Cyclone Ita, Category 5, is expected to move in a general southwest direction towards the far north Queensland coast tonight and into Friday, while possibly intensifying further. That’s the advice at the Bureau of Meteorology … [Read more...] about Cooper Creek Wilderness in Direct Path of Ita – UPDATED
“AS a generalization, most hunters love animals, most foresters love trees, most fishermen love fish, most miners love rocks and most farmers love the soil. “Strong proponents of the intrinsic values of wildlife today tend to be intolerant of … [Read more...] about Best Book: Belly of the Beast
What is wilderness? Dave W provides some insights… IT is a place that is not under human control: a place where people might pass through, but not stay: a land where the wild beasts rule. Before people existed, the world was one vast … [Read more...] about What is Wilderness (Part 13)
Jennifer, I would like to share a photograph of a 'magical place' from a cross-country hike, from several years ago, of the Enchanted Pools loop, in the Northern Sierras. The amateur photographer is tiocampo. Here's a link to all of the … [Read more...] about Enchanted Pools, Sierra Nevada, California
Guess where I took this photograph... and what the rock formation shows? … [Read more...] about Know Your Environments?