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Entries Tagged as 'sea level rise'

King Tide: A Glimpse Into Waterworld

December 31st, 2008 · 4 Comments · News

By JAMES WOODFORD Phil Watson says 9.50 am on January 12 will be a preview of the state’s sea level future. Watson is the Team Leader of the Department of Environment and Climate Change’s Coastal Unit and for the first time has launched a program to document the flooding impacts of the highest tide visible […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 28 August

August 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

This  Week’s Environmental News in Three Minutes….  This is an era that calls for tough talk and Real Dirt wishes there were more tough talkers around, which is a pity that a little Australian with a name befitting a wharfie pub brawler faces extinction. The Aussie in question is the Growling Grass Frog and by […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 21 August

August 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

Kimberley wilderness property, Marion Downs – purchase announced this week by Australian Wildlife Conservancy (story below) It’s hard not to feel sorry for the baby whale in Pittwater, north of Sydney, but it is also a really striking example of how confused our priorities can get when it comes to animals. The story – by far the most […]

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