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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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2020 Rivers in Crisis

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Guest Viewpoint

Scientists don’t come with more credibility than Professor Richard Kingsford – a regular on the news, the science show Catalyst and not known for holding his punches. Even when he was a senior research scientist working for the NSW Government you could count on Richard to make sure the truth was told. Now he is Professor of Environmental […]

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RED CLAWED INVADER: YET ANOTHER ACCLIMATISATION DISASTER

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments · News

By James Woodford In spite of all the shocking disasters that have resulted from acclimatisation it looks like we have done it again. Scientists working on inland rivers in the Lake Eyre Basin have been alarmed to discover that the redclaw crayfish – a native of rivers in far northern Australia – appears to have […]

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