In this era of constant bad news, here's a video that will make you smile. Humans in Zimbabwe befriend and care for a troupe of orphaned or mistreated elephants and carry out a heroic reintroduction to the wild.
A pat on the back THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE’S Climate & Energy program has released findings that rooftop solar delayed and reduced peak demand in the National Electricity Market this past summer. This improved the reliability of the grid and covered for coal-fired power plants during breakdowns. Solar produces reliably during hot days
By Amélie Cabirol, University of Trento and Andrew Barron, Macquarie. EVER BEEN OVERWORKED, tired and felt muddle-headed? Research now shows honey bees suffer from the same thing – and we understand why. A honey bee’s life is hardly relaxing. Every day forager bees make many trips, travelling long distances, to gather vital
THE ANIMALS IN THE WILD photographic competition was held again this year. It is an initiative of David Shoebridge, Greens member of the Legislative Council who continues to offer practical support to the many people who oppose the Eurobodalla Shire Council’s granting of an extended lease of crown land to
What will we eat in 2050? California farmers are placing bets. By Nathanael Johnson, Grist. Chris Sayer pushed his way through avocado branches and grasped a denuded limb. It was stained black, as if someone had ladled tar over its bark. In February, the temperature had dropped below freezing for three hours,
French Guiana region to install world's largest power station with 140 MWh renewable energy storage. MANA, FRENCH GUIANA has announced the launch of a world first in the history of renewable energy with the creation of its CEOG project (French Western Guiana Power Plant). The project harnessed via HDF’s Renewstable® solution will deliver
Book review by Crystal Bevan. EARLY AUSTRALIAN SETTLERS faced not only starvation due to limited food supplies and failing crops, but also natural disasters similar and relatively more destructive than the ones we face today. Attempting to live and settle with an alien landscape’s volatile climate almost decimated the Europeans and
LITTLE OAK SANCTUARY is a not-for-profit, registered charity that offers sanctuary to animals in need while promoting compassion for all animals through education and cruelty-free living. We started in 2013 on a 20-acre property in Bywong, inspired to share the stories of individual farmed animals in the hope of making connections