Entries from February 24th, 2009

While the fires continue to burn….

February 24th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

Professor Poongschtock’s piece published last week has spurred another senior expert into print on the issue of the reality of fire management in Australia. Apart from the choice of another crazy pseudonym, Dr Berris Fueller, is well worth a read before we lynch any more so-called greenies. Picture by Rick Stevens. In south-eastern mainland Australia […]

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Hazard Reduction: The Blame Game

February 18th, 2009 · 51 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

The Bushfires in Victoria were a paradigm-shifting event – gripping, terrifying and devastating for dozens of communities and hundreds of families…The news was shocking in its magnitude and the disaster will have enormous consequences for land management and housing development across the nation. Professor Poongschtok is an alias for one of┬áReal Dirt’s most informed readers. […]

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