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The Great Prawn Dilemma

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Blog

At the recent Australian Coral Reef Society annual conference in Brisbane I met a young scientist called Renata Ferrari. We were chatting at the end of day one when canap├ęs were being passed around. On the first plate being offered were some prawns. Without any embarrassment Renata asked the waiter whether they were sustainably harvested […]

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Footpath Fodder

May 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Blog

Our street in Townsville is so wide that the people on the other side look like they inhabit a whole other universe. The road often looks more like a vast asphalt car park than a thoroughfare. When we first moved there Prue and I formally applied to council to plant out part of the nature […]

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