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Living for the future
Date: 15 Aug 2008 :: By: Vicki Stebbins
Peak Oil, what's it all about? – Part 1We are now seeing huge changes to our world and those things we have come to expect as cheap and part of our lives are fading into the distance. We hear the terms 'Climate Change', 'Peak Oil', 'Sustainbility' and wonder where is this taking us and how do we survive and 'what does it mean for me'. Read More »»
It's Easy Being 'Green' or is it?
Date: 26 May 2008 :: By: Shadowgirlau
Every little bit helps when it comes to fighting global warming or so the Health & Wellbeing mag that I was reading just this week would have one believe. Now here is the but – how serious is everyone about their ecological foot prints though? Why do I ask? Well I ask because after almost every fact regarding a green issue, there followed and ad to buy this or buy that and you will be greener. One could be forgiven then for thinking that being green is more about commercialism than it is about our changing environment. Read More »»
Why Save Water?
Date: 23 May 2008 :: By: Shadowgirlau
Of all the water in the world, only 3% is fresh. Less than one third of 1% of this fresh water is available for human use. The rest is frozen in glaciers or polar ice caps, or is deep within the earth, beyond our reach. To put it another way, if 100 litres represents the world's water, about half a tablespoon of it is fresh water available for our use. Read More »»
Kangaroos - When is it the right number?
Date: 16 May 2008 :: By: V Stebbins
It's been of interest to me over many years when we talk about 'culling' our wildlife the thing that we hear most often is 'oh but there's lots and they need to be culled'... so my question is when is it the 'right' number?Kangaroos and other macropods have been an intrinsic part of our country and were represented in the millions, our kangaroos ranged over kilometres each day and their average lifespan of 25 years, meant they grew to large sizes. Read More »»