Entries Tagged as 'kangaroo'

Real Dirt, Fast – 2 October

October 2nd, 2008 · 6 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

Professor Garnaut’s final report on climate change came down this week just as the planet’s economy looked as though it was about to do some weird quantum thing and collapse down to a little black hole the size of a pea. Still those little black holes, as the scientists tell us, can be as heavy […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 14 August

August 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Real Dirt Fast

As the Georgians and Russians prepare this week to play with their fancy and very dangerous firecrackers in the Balkans we were reminded that humans have been red in tooth and claw for a very long time. One of the great slugging matches of Australian science, some would say our very own academic Balkans, is […]

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Roo on the Menu or Rue the Day – SMH/Real Dirt Exclusive

August 7th, 2008 · 14 Comments · News

Picture by Stuart Cohen Story by James Woodford AFTER installing solar panels, buying a hybrid car and turning off the air-conditioner, the climate-conscious Australian is now being asked to eat kangaroo. The marsupials, it turns out, have the potential to be the Prius of the nation’s farmlands. A scientific paper in the international journal Conservation […]

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