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10 Steps to Save the Reef

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Blog

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/28/10-steps-to-save-the-great-barrier-reef  

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Riverstalgia: How Coal Companies are stealing our rivers

November 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

As BP Solar announced this week it was packing up the picnic and emigrating, we were reminded how much fun it is going to be now that we are alone with Nat King Coal. Not only does the coal industry pollute the atmosphere, it has a few good rivers on its conscience as well. Caroline Graham takes […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 30 October

October 30th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

Right now our water tank here on the NSW south coast is perilously low, which is why I reckon the story of the week is the admission from NSW Premier Nathan Rees that in February Sydney nearly ran out of water. Excuse me? The biggest and most important city in the country nearly ran out […]

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Scumbags, Slimebuckets, Saviours of the World

October 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

The days are getting longer, the beaches more crowded – it’s the bloomin’ algae season but principal research scientist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Professor Alan Millar, says have no fear, those dreaded seaweeds come in peace…. So you think algae stuffs up our beautiful beaches, fouls our precious swimming pools, dams and water supplies, makes […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 16 October

October 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

                                            Now to the weather. Real Dirt has been writing about the environment for more than fifteen years and if there is one thing that is certain it is uncertainty. The biggest stories are nearly always the ones that no-one saw coming. But every now and then there is a weather map that looks […]

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