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Drought victim!

eel-drought-victim

Do you know how difficult it is to remove eel slime from your hands? On my walk yesterday afternoon (Tues 6 Nov 2018), I skirted the waterholes, now mud holes, in our swamp checking for any sign of pigs. What I found was an enormous dead eel (1m long, 10cm thick) lying

Success in treating Wombat mange

Wildlife carer’s innovative method that any landholder can adopt WOMBATS IN AUSTRALIA face challenges to their survival, including drought and the destruction of their homes due to environmental factors and human activities. As if that were not enough, sarcoptic mange remains a considerable hurdle for our native friends. Mange is a contagious

Save the planet, it’s the only one with beer

beer drinkers toasting

Severe droughts and extreme heat threaten to deplete barley yields, making beer rarer and more expensive, an international study has shown.  Depending on severity of the weather, yield losses are expected to be between 3 and 17 percent, but the authors expect this will mean crops are prioritised for essential goods

Decimation of an Icon

Decimation of an Australian Icon

This report exposes our kangaroos in crisis and on the brink of extinction, right across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia, decimated by a trade in leather and meat, and condoned by federal and state governments. This report also unveils decades of propaganda and myth used to justify a

Why save Corunna Forest?

Corunna Forest protest Narooma Times

NSW logging plans expand TILBA TILBA ON the South Coast of NSW is a beautiful village surrounded by bushland at the foothills of Gulaga Mountain, and close by the clean, clear waters of Lake Corunna. Local residents, many of whom are indigenous, are protesting against logging in the area, on the grounds

Adani caught drilling, clearing

Adani open letter AYCC

BREAKING NEWS: Adani has been caught starting work at the Carmichael mine site, illegally and without consent from Traditional Owners. — Australian Youth Climate Coalition wants to stop them ADANI HAS STARTED drilling bores into the Great Artesian Basin and clearing land to make way for their climate-disaster coal mine. The 'Stop Adani'

Video-of-the-week: Could you go ‘Zero Waste’?

recycling rubbish hints

Japan’s ‘zero waste town’ is so good at recycling that it is attracting foreign visitors Residents of Kamikatsu diligently sort their waste into 45 different categories so it can be recycled, reused or composted. YOUTUBE: How this town produces no trash. > Read the related article here. This is how the Carter family from

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